Global Jamaica Diaspora Council Announces Candidates for the USA Southern Region

MIAMI, Florida – The Global Jamaica Diaspora Council announces candidates for the USA Southern Region: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas.

Six candidates for the USA Southern Region include: Arlene Richards Barr, Dr. Allan Cunningham, Michelle Fanger, Garfield Heron, Mark Jackson, and David Mullings. For more information on candidates in the USA Southern region, please visit the website at

Elections shall be conducted over a 15-day period between December 1, 2019 and December 15, 2019. The Council will be established in January 2020.

An independent Electoral Committee for the USA Southern Region has been established to conduct elections and manage the logistics for the election of Global Jamaica Diaspora Council members. Members of the Electoral Committee include Rev. Horace Ward (CHAIR), Mr. Sydney Roberts, Mrs. Kaye Chong Ms. Fern Lamey, Mr. Malachi Smith, Mr. Phillip Grant Mr. William “Tony” Gray, Ms. Gloria Campbell, and Dr. Nicole Bent Jones.

The elected candidate will become a member of The Global Jamaica Diaspora Council which serves as an advisory and consultative body geared at facilitating more effective engagement between Jamaica and the Diaspora.


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