Stewart succeeds Mohammed as TTO NF President


PORT SPAIN, Trinidad, November 11, 2012 – Daymian Stewart was elected by the unanimous vote of the general assembly as new president of the Trinidad & Tobago Volleyball Federation on Saturday.


Stewart replaces Mushtaque Mohammed, who served in the position for 24 years and decided to step down to dedicate more time to his duties as president of CAZOVA and to the development programs of NORCECA Confederation and FIVB.


Mohammed, who recently was confirmed as FIVB Board of Administration member and secretary of its development commission, was named as Honorary President and International Ambassador.


Stewart, member of the beach volleyball commission of NORCECA, has formed part of the Trinidad & Tobago Volleyball Federation since 1996. He has a degree from UTT in Electronic Technology and is now pursuing a master in marketing.


The new president entered the organization in 1996 as PR Officer and then went on to win unopposed elections as second, first and delegate vice president.


He has served the local federation at all levels of administration and is a certified instructor of beach volleyball and Volleyball Information System.


Other members elected unopposed were Peer Nassier (delegate vice-president), Gideon Dickson (first vice-president), Greta Stephens (secretary), Cheryl Blackman (treasurer), Kamla Elcock (assistant secretary) and David Thomas (assistant treasurer).


Meanwhile, Winston Samuel was elected as second vice-president and Merlene Remy as public relations officer. Two floor members will also be selected to the board by it newly elected members when it holds its first official meeting.