UK Konkans hold BGM to elect Office Bearers for 2015-2017
By: Raphael D'Souza | Pics: Sylvester
01 April, 2015: The members of UK Konkans held the Biennial General Meeting (BGM) on 29th March 2015 to elect Office Bearers for the years 2015-17. Arun Cutinha led the prayer invoking Godís Blessings on UK Konkans and its members. The outgoing president Ė Mrs Esthela Vaz welcomed the members and applauded the support and cooperation of office bearers during her tenure as President of UK Konkans. She also thanked the members and sponsors for their continued support. Thomas DíSouza, the Treasurer presented the accounts for the last two years.

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Following Office bearers were elected by unanimous decision.
President-Tom DíSouza
Secretary-Kevin Madtha
Joint Secretary-Shanthi Menezes
Cultural Secretary-Eric DíSouza
Joint Cultural Secretary-Gratian DíSilva
Treasurer-Edgar Pinto
Web Administrator-Melwyn Vaz

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In addition to the above, the following members agreed to be the committee members:
Esthela Vaz, Alice DíSouza, Sheela DíSilva, Beena DíSouza, Mini Madtha, Urban Menezes, Clara Teixeira, Wilma & Arun Cutinha, Margaret & Raphael DíSouza, Charlotte Madtha, Sylvester Dísouza, Janet & Thomas DíSouza, Shanthi & Vincent Menezes.

The new president ĖTom DíSouza thanked the efforts of previous committee and set out plans for future activities of UK Konkans.

The committee agreed to hold picnic on 28th June 2015 and Christmas Celebration on 20th December 2015.

He also promised to continue with UK Konkansí policy of keeping cordial relations with other Mangalorean Associations in the UK. He also requested all Mangaloreans living in and around London to become members of UK Konkans and contact him through our website or by emailing for further information.
Viewer Comments
John Peter Fernandes on 24 April 2015 20:57:40 GMT

Congratulations Tom and all the new office bearers. Wishing you all the very best in all your future endeavors.

Esthela vaz on 12 April 2015 14:31:52 GMT

Congratulations to Tom and your Team,I am sure and Confident that UKkonkans will rock under your able leadership.God bless and all the best

Sheela D'Silva on 08 April 2015 06:16:57 GMT

Congratulations Tom on being elected as the president of UK wishes to you and your team!!!

Raphael D'souza on 02 April 2015 14:29:50 GMT

All the best to Tom and his team of office bearers.

Thomas dsouza on 02 April 2015 04:25:40 GMT

Short sweet and informative report. Congratulations to Tom and new office bearers. Wish great success of UKKonkans under new leadership

UK Konkans hold BGM to elect Office Bearers for 2015-2017

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