The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Cricket Canada was held on Saturday, April 4th, 2013 at the Sport Alliance Building in Toronto, Ontario.
The meeting considered several matters including reports from its existing directors, provincial directors as well as the financial report of the organization.
Following the conclusion of the matters, the meeting proceeded to elect new President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary and Three Directors at large to administer the affairs of Cricket Canada for the next two (2) years.
The following are the results of the Election of Officers:
President: Vimal Hardat
Vice President: Amit Joshi
Secretary – Zafar Khan
Treasurer – Charles Pais
Directors at Large – Senthil Selvamani, Hargulshan (Mike) Sharma, Mukesh Narula
Meanwhile, the current executives and board of directors thanked Mr. Moorthy for his contributions to Cricket Canada over past 7 years and wished him well in his future endeavors.
The newly elected President Vimal Hardat thanked everyone for their overwhelming support. He also paid homage to his predecessor Mr. Moorthy and to Mr Calvin Clarke for his long service of over 25 yrs on the Board.
Mr. Hardat said that he believes in collective leadership and that his new Board will be one of inclusion. He will bestow confidence in his newly appointed Executive by delegating authority and ownership. He further stressed the need for proper planning and to continue putting efforts into domestic and grass root development of the Sport. As the organisation is going through major financial deficits, his top priority is to bring financial stability to Cricket Canada.
Vice President Amit Joshi who has been with involved with Cricket Canada for the past two years as a third VP was excited to be part of this new regime again and hopes to assist in bringing financial stability along with some fresh ideas to re-energize the organisation.
While acknowledging that the job ahead will be tough, Mr. Hardat also lamented the need to work together & attract sponsorship in order to allow Cricket Canada to have the ability to stage its various programs throughout the country.
General Manager, Ingleton Liburd said he looks forward to working with the new Board to get Canadian cricket back towards the top of the Associate world where it belongs.