ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, Friday, November 16, 2012: The NationalOzone Unit (NOU) of the Ministry of Finance, takes this opportunity to congratulate the Grenada Refrigeration, Air-conditioning and Ventilating Association (GRAVA) on their election of a new executive to manage the operations for the fiscal year October 2012-2013.

During a Special Meeting called by the members on Saturday November 10th, 2012 at the T. A. Marryshow Community College (TAMCC), Mr. Henry Frederick, Public Relations Officer on the outgoing executive was elected as the new President. Mr. Frederick replaces Mr. Michael Mitchell who served as President of the Association for the last six (6) years. Mr. Mitchell was elected to serve on the new executive as the Treasurer.

The following is the full composition of the new executive:

President – Henry Frederick

Vice President – Lennard Frank

Secretary – Carlos Ambrose

Treasurer – Michael Mitchel

Assistant Secretary/Treasurer –  Nicholas Joseph

Public Relations Officer (PRO)  – John Campbell

Trustees –  Denis Powlette, Glen Forsyth

Among his immediate responsibilities, as the new president, Mr. Frederick is expected to brief the executive on its role and responsibilities as outlined in the constitution of the Association and to outline plans for the new fiscal year.

GRAVA’s first major undertaking under his stewardship will be the facilitation of a Regional Workshop on Alternative Refrigerant Technologies organized by the NOU. This workshop is scheduled for November 27th – 29th at the Grenada National Stadium.

The NOU pledges to continue working with GRAVA in the promotion of Alternative Refrigeration Technologies and the phase out of Hydrochlorofluorocarbons. (HCFCs).