Rotary Club installs its new board for 2023-24 year, under leadership of incoming president Michael Spencer

A new board has been put in place to run the affairs of the Rotary
Club of Antigua (RCA) for the 2023-2024 Rotary Year.

Under Rotary International’s theme, “Create Hope in the World,” the
newly installed members will be focusing on various projects,
including raising awareness about persons living with disabilities,
according to incoming President Michael Spencer.

Spencer and the new directors were installed in a handover and
awards ceremony at the Hodges Bay Club last weekend.

The other appointed board members include Vice President
Evangeline Allen; Secretary Rozanne Emanuel; and Treasurer Linda
Watkins, as well as Barbara Jarvis, membership chair; Samoya Kirby,

youth services director; and Denise Armstrong, Rotary Foundation

Rounding out the board are: Service Projects Chair Kirk Francis;
Public Relations Chair Elisa Graham; Club Administration Chair Jo-
Anne Scotland-Gilkes; and Sergeant-at-Arms Salem Khouly.

President Spencer, who received the baton from outgoing President
Ilean Ramsey, is grateful for the trust reposed in him and says he is
excited to lead a group that is dedicated to making a meaningful
difference in the Nation.

He also thanks the former president and her board for their
exceptional leadership and unwavering dedication to the ideals of

Over the years, Spencer says, the club has accomplished remarkable
feats – transforming lives and making a lasting impact on the
community. Inspired by the examples of all the past presidents, he
pledges that he will strive to build upon the strong foundation they

The newly elected president highlights the four main areas of focus
for the new Rotary Year as: community service; member
engagement and capacity building; succession planning; and
disability awareness.

By engaging with local organizations and leveraging collective
expertise, Spencer says that significant differences can be made in
the lives of those who need it the most.