The following is a short summary of the Officers elected at todays Convention in the Bush Hotel , Carrick-On-Shannon. Note that the posts marked with a * are newly elected while the remaining posts are unchanged as officers were re-elected unoppossed.
The post of Ard Comhairle was the only position that went to a vote and that was contested between Jim Meehan (Dromahair) and Kevin Ludlow (Annaduff). Jim Meehan was deemed elected after a majority win. A more detailed report of proceedings will follow tomorrow.
Leitrim County Board Officers for 2008:
*President: Michael McGowan (Melvin Gaels)
Chairman: Gerry McGovern (Cloone)
Assist. Chairman: Peter Flynn (Aughnasheelin)
Secretary: Declan Bohan (Bornacoola)
*Assist Secretary: Vacant – nominations to be forwarded to next County Board Meeting.
*Treasurer: John Mulvey (Ballinaglera)
*Assist. Treasurer: John Keenan (Gortletteragh)
Development Officer: PJ Meehan (Kiltubrid)
Coaching Officer: Martin McGowan (Allen Gaels)
Cultural Officer: Séan Ó Suilleábhain
Youth Officer: Jimmy McNama (Drumkeerin)
PRO: Brendan Doyle (Kiltubrid)
Connacht Council: Joe Flynn (St Marys), Seamus Prior (Aughnasheelin)
*Central Council: Jim Meehan (Dromahair)
09-Dec-07 by Brendan Doyle – PRO