**Craig “Tony” Gomez** is the new Chairman of the Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB). Mr. Gomez was elected to serve as a Director during the 2006 Annual General Meeting (AGM) in September 2006 and elected to serve as Deputy Chairman in October 2006. Mr. Anthony Ferguson was elected as Deputy Chairman in October 2007 having been elected to serve as a Director in September 2006.
BFSB Directors are elected by the general membership participating in the AGM, with the officers of BFSB elected by its Board of Directors.
The current slate of Directors consists of:
Craig “Tony” Gomez (Chairman); Mark Barratt; Earl Cash; Christian Coquoz; Alan Davidson; Michael Farrant (Secretary); Anthony Ferguson (Deputy Chairman); Miguel Gonzalez; Dennis Govan; Michelle Neville-Clarke; Andrew Raenden; Andreas Rentschler; Charlene Storr; Michele Thompson (Treasurer); William Whitaker and Paul Winder.
Nine **Professional Industry Associations** (PIAs) are represented on BFSB’s Board, and also are subject to election by the general membership. PIA representatives currently serving on BFSB’s Board of Directors are: Jan Mezulanik – Association of International Banks & Trust Companies (AIBT); Cherise Cox-Nottage – Bahamas Association of Compliance Officers (BACO; Ivylyn Cassar – Bahamas Association of Securities Dealers (BASD); Wayne Munroe – Bahamas Bar Association (BBA); Peter Muscroft – Bahamas General Insurance Association (BGIA); Danny Ferguson – Bahamas Institute of Chartered Accountants (BICA); Suzanne Black – Bahamas Real Estate Association (BREA); Kristina Fox – CFA Society of The Bahamas (CFASB); and Paul Winder – Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).
Wendy Warren, in her capacity as BFSB’s CEO & Executive Director, serves as a permanent representative on the Board. The Government representative on the Board is Joy Jibrilu, Ministry of Finance.
The next BFSB General Elections are scheduled for September, 2008.