New Board Elected for The Greater Tunapuna of Chamber of Industry and Commerce 2023/24

November 1st, 2023

GTCIC Board 2023 to 2024 PR photo
Seated – Left to right: Antonia Ferrier, Vice President; Ramon Gregorio – President and Harold Ramautarsingh – Treasurer. Standing: Left to right: Jason Roach, Vinai Charran, Elizabeth Aqui, Aleah Guitan, Executive Members; Maria Mohammed-Maharaj, Public Relations Officer; Adiola Monsegue – Secretary and Neil Boodoosingh, Executive Member

The Greater Tunapuna Chamber of Industry and Commerce (GTCIC) has recently inaugurated a new Board for the 2023-2024 term, composed of accomplished professionals dedicated to advancing the business interests of the Greater Tunapuna area and its surroundings. The newly appointed Board members for the 2023-2024 term are as follows:

Board Members – Greater Tunapuna Chamber of Industry & Commerce (2023 to 2024):

  • President – Ramon Gregorio
  • Vice President – Antonia Ferrier
  • Secretary – Adiola Monsegue
  • Treasurer – Harold Ramautarsingh
  • Public Relations Officer – Maria Mohammed-Maharaj

Executive Members:

  • Elizabeth Aqui
  • Jason Roach
  • Vinai Charran
  • Aleah Guitan
  • Neil Boodoosingh

Ramon Gregorio, President of the Greater Tunapuna Chamber of Industry and Commerce, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “We have assembled a diverse team of professionals who will
continue to listen to the feedback from our Membership and represent all business interests in the Greater Tunapuna area and environs for this 2023/2024 cycle.”

Some of the key initiatives planned for the 2023-2024 Board term include:

  1. Developing and engaging with micro, small, and medium-sized businesses in the Greater Tunapuna area through member surveys and capacity-building seminars to enhance their skills and professional practices.
  2. Strengthening partnerships with local law enforcement agencies to enhance the safety of business owners and residents, along with continued support for the SOS program, which is poised to be a pioneering effort in the Caribbean region.
  3. Expanding membership, particularly among underserved businesses from various regions, offering a vibrant community, educational opportunities, and representation of their interests on a national level.
  4. Advocating to Members of Parliament (both Government and Opposition) and key stakeholders to highlight crucial national issues and positioning the GTCIC to support efforts in areas such as crime reduction, SME survival, growth, and development, as well as entrepreneurship and youth development and support.
  5. Conducting trade missions with various Latin American countries of interest to our members.

The GTCIC has a large catchment area that starts from Mt. Lambert extends to Arouca and part
of Caroni.