The Progressive Young Liberals, the National Youth Arm of the Progressive Liberal Party, installed eleven new officers that will lead them into the new fiscal year. The halls of the British Colonial Hilton Hotel were draped in gold as party leaders and supporters gathered to be apart of this history making event.
Electing their very first female Chairman, Ms D’Asante Beneby, this golden team made up of three females and eight males took their positions at the front of the platform and pledged their dedication and support to the organization. Ms. Beneby acknowledged past PYL Chairman Keenan Johnson along with Mr. Omar Armbrister and the outgoing National Secretary Devon Melba Forbes for their dedication and excellent efforts to the organization.
With a course outlined, the chairman pledged to lead her team and the organization to a bright future. She also mentioned that in their mandate they promise to focus on 4 components which are education and empowerment, national development, social outreach and sub branch support and establishment. She has given her team their portfolios and also added a team for Grand Bahama & Outer Island Affairs in accordance with the governing PLP.
The Prime Minister commended the team for an already impressive start to their tenure as youth officers of the party. He pledged his support to each member of the team and also to the success of the organization. He went on to thank the Progressive Young Liberals for their role in the success of the May 7th 2012 general election.
From Left - Right: (Back) Rashad Smith, Devaughn Taylor, Raymond Neymour, Jaydian Miller
(Front) Taran Mackey, Sherwin Johnson, Sasha Farah, D’Asante Beneby, Rt. Hon Perry G. Christie, Andre Kelly, Jenee Meadows, Cashmere Farrington