Vincent Cutinha Elected President of Rachana
Rachana, Catholic Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Annual General Meeting was held on 29 August 2021 at Community Hall, St. Sebastian Church Bendur, Mangalore.
Meeting started with a Prayer by Mrs. Eulalia Dsouza. Followed by Welcome Speech of President Mr. Elias Sanctis. Mr. Sanctis also briefed the gathering about various
meetings and projects and the programs held during the year. He also apologized for not being able to conduct various activities lined up due to the Covid Pandemic. One minute Silence was observed to pay homage to the departed souls of Rachana Members in the previous years.
Previous term’s AGM minutes were read by Secretary Mr. Nelson Monteiro, while Treasurer Mr. Felix Pinto read out the Finance Report of the previous term.
President then invited Mr. John Monteiro, Former Rachana President, who was the Election Officer.
Mr. John Monteiro read out the names of eleven nominations for Governing Body for ensuing two years. He also read out few important rules and regulations from Rachana Memorandum for the benefit of the gathered members.
Members who had filed Nomination met at the same hall separately to elect the office bearers. The following are elected :
Mr Vincent Cutinha – President
Mr. C. A. Rudolph Rodrigues – vice President
Mrs. Lavina Monteiro – secretary
Mr. Philip Pereira as Joint Secretary
Mrs. Eulalia Dsouza as Treasurer.
Newly elected President Mr. Vincent Cutinha addressed the members by his acceptance speech. He requested members to be with the new team and support and guide. Former Office bearers and others wished the new team all the success.
Newly elected secretary Mrs. Lavina Monteiro proposed Vote of thanks.
Meeting was attended by almost 35 members. Mr. J. R. Lobo,.former MLA was present.
The elected members of the Governing body for the year 2021-23 are:
President – Vincent Cutinha
Vice President – CA Rudolph C Rodrigues
Secretary – Lavina Montiero
Joint Secretary – Philip Jerome Pereira
Treasurer – Eulalia D’Souza
Member – Titus Noronha
Member – Charles Stany Pais
Member – Laslie N Rego
Member – Walter Dantis
Member – Vijay Vishwas Lobo
Member – Francis Pinto
Member – Louis J Pinto
Member – Rohan Monteiro