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Athletics: Sands, Mothersill headline new NACAC executive council

Cayman Islands Athletics Association (CIAA) General Secretary and former president Cydonie Mothersill has been elected to the new North American Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) Athletics Association executive council after elections held Tuesday (2 July) in Queretaro, Mexico.

Ms. Mothersill was elected as a Member At Large alongside three others – Evelyn Farrell (Aruba), Howard Cornelius (ANT) and Calixto Sierra (HON) – as part of the 2019 NACAC Congress.

In a third and final round of voting made up of 31 NACAC countries, former Bahamas Athletics Association president Mike Sands was appointed new NACAC president receiving 14 of a possible 31 votes. Haitian Alain Jean-Pierre was second with twelve, while Mexican Claudia Perez finished third with seven.

Sands will replace outgoing president Victor Lopez who will did not seek re-election. Bajan Catherine Jordan was voted Vice President, while American Stephanie Hightower was voted Treasurer.

The new Executive Council will take office at the end of the Doha World Championship in Qatar 6 October.

(Photo: Mike Sands, Bahamas Press)

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Jordan Armenise

Jordan Armenise

Jordan Armenise began his sports broadcasting journey with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (CFL). It was in this role where he was able to craft the immersive and enthusiastic approach to reporting, broadcasting and production you see here today in Cayman's sports community.

Jordan has also worked behind the scenes for a number of Canadian broadcasting & production companies such as CBC Sports, Cineflix Productions and Cream Productions.

Did he mention he was St. Clare of Assisi's 1994 Athlete of the Year?

Now dubbed 'The Sports Guy', Jordan relishes the role as Cayman 27 Sports Producer, where he can tell the stories of Cayman’s athletes. You can reach Jordan at or .

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