first_imgThe Liberia Athletics Federation’s (LAF) Elections Commission has released guidelines for the elections of the federation, which is scheduled on Saturday, November 25.The elections are part of the LAF’s 59th General Assembly, which will bring together members of the Executive Committee and two representatives each from the six registered clubs, and will be held at the offices of the Liberia National Olympic Committee (LNOC), on Randall Street, Monrovia.The elections of officers for the next quadrennial which begins 2018 to 2022, are in consonance with the By-laws and Constitution of the LAF, and that of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF).Cllr. Sylvester Rennie is the chairman of the 3-man Elections Commission. Cllr. Rennie is a member of the LAF Executive Committee and the Vice President for Administration of the Liberia National Olympics Committee (LNOC).The elections guidelines were released on Friday, November 9 and are expected to be posted at the LAF, LNOC offices, among others.According to the guidelines, the positions to be contested are President, Vice President for Administration, Vice President for Technical Affairs, Financial Secretary and Treasurer.Their nonrefundable registration fees are US$300, US$250 and US$200 respectively.“Only institutions and individuals who are qualified as per the listing of the Liberia Alethic Federation (LAF) shall be eligible to contest. In the case of the individual, he/she can contest for one of the positions; and in the case of the institutions, each institution is also allowed to field a single candidate to contest for one of the positions.“There shall be no proxy voting and voting shall be done through secret ballot,” according to the guidelines.Registration for applicants wishing to contest any of the Positions during the LAF General Assembly scheduled for Saturday, November 25, begins from Wednesday, November 8, and ends on Monday, November 20, at 6 pm.The list of eligible candidates will be published by the LAF Elections Commission on Tuesday, November 21, at the LAF’s offices on Randal Street, Monrovia, and in some local newspapers.“Each qualified candidate will be required to send a passport size photo to have same placed on the ballot.“Campaign for the LAF’s Elections begins Tuesday, November 21, and ends on Friday, November 24, by midnight.“The LAF Elections Commission will also publish the list of qualified voters on Wednesday, November 15, at the LAF’s Offices on Randal Street, Monrovia, and in some local newspapers.”The guidelines further said: “Theme counting of the ballots begins immediately after the close of the polls, and each candidate is requested to send the name of one representative during the voting, counting of ballots and announcement of the results. The elections results will be immediately announced after the counting of the ballots. Any candidate who has a complaint to be filed after the elections results are announced must do so within five (5) minutes following the announcement of the results, along with a non-refundable fee of US$200. Upon receipt of the complaint, the LAF Elections Commission will immediately probe into such a complaint and make a determination thereto.“If a candidate has any complaint prior to the voting process, said a candidate is also allowed to file such complaint to the LAF Elections Commission, with a non-refundable fee of US$200. And upon receipt of said complaint and fees, the LAF Elections Commission will immediately probe into same and come out with its finding, before proceeding with the voting process.”Also, according to the guidelines, all eligible voters, be it individuals, or institutions, are entitled to one vote during the voting process. Cllr. Sylvester Rennie – Chairman, LAF Elections Commission. – Advertisement –center_img Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

first_imgKELLY’S TOYOTA have announced a sponsorship deal with Co Donegal Olympian Chloe Magee – and you could say she is absolutely delighted.Badminton star Chloe and her brother Sam have been named in the squad for the forthcoming European championships.Chloe had a great run of form recently to make sure she will compete in the London 2012 Olympic Games. The Raphoe woman has also signed a sponsorship agreement with Kelly’s Toyota in Letterkenny.Said Chloe: “It is not only a joy to be driving around in a brand new Kelly’s Toyota Rav 4 jeep but it always is a great feeling to have a massive sponsor like this who believes as much in my career as me.“After a quick stop in Donegal to say a massive thanks to Kelly’s Toyota and showing off my new wheels it was back to business and straight back to Dublin for the Nationals!”Magee won both the ladies singles and mixed titles last weekend in Dublin and next week flies out with the Irish team to the European Team Championships in Holland where the women face Russia, Slovenia and Slovakia. The Men’s team play Germany and Israel. The selected teams are:WOMEN: Chloe Magee, Alanna Stephenson, Jennie King & Sinead ChambersMEN: Scott Evans, Tony Stephenson, Sam Magee & Niall Tierney.© 2011, all Rights ReservedThe copying, republication or redistribution of Content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited by law. Follow us on us on’S TOYOTA PUT OLYMPIAN CHLOE IN THE DRIVING SEAT was last modified: February 13th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:KELLY’S TOYOTA PUT OLYMPIAN CHLOE IN THE DRIVING SEATlast_img read more