Incoming COCI Board Members

Back row: C. Philips, L. Bute, E. Gumbs & S. Lint Front row: A. Baker, A. Friday-Illis, B. Fleming & N. Kukreja


PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce and Industry  will like to inform the general public that on January 17th, 2018, where the newest members of the COCI’s Board of Directors were sworn in after all of their credentials were confirmed and in order. Our new members have few words to give to the general public.

I am very happy to be on the St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors. I’ve been trying to be part of this board for a while now and I promise that I’ll do my best and work as hard as I can.” – Edsel Gumbs

I would like to thank everyone for welcoming him to the Board of Directors and that it will be a pleasure working along side everyone.” – Nikhil Kukreja

I would like to thank the board for the warmth he received at this first meeting. It was challenging getting here, but I know together we can be a dream team for St. Maarten. ” – Bertaux Simon Fleming

During this meeting, the board voted on a new Executive Board and the results thereof was that our new President is Stanley Lint, Vice-President is Benjamin Ortega & Treasure is Louis Bute. COCI’s President Stanley Lint & Executive Director Anastacio Baker also have a few things to say as well.

I would like to thank the board for coming out and putting their trust in him to be President. I love to work and work is my passion. I look forward to working with my fellow board members and with this dynamic team, we must make our mark in the community. ” – President S. Lint

Moving forward, we all need some time to see how we can achieve more for the business sector of St. Maarten. He urges everyone to think of ideas on how we can strategically achieve each goal that will be set so that we could do more. ” – Exec. Director A. Baker

The first meeting with the new Board of Directors has been one filled with determination and positive energy. We believe that this board, we will have a prosperous and pleasant 2018.