Former DBS manager nominated to Electoral Commission

first_imgA former manager of the Dominica Broadcasting Corporation (DBS Radio) has been recently nominated by the United Workers Party (UWP) to the Electoral Commission.Mariette Warrington. Photo courtesy: FacebookMariette Warrington who served as manager of DBS Radio on a month to month basis from 1st January, 2009 was terminated in April of 2010. She has since filed a lawsuit citing breach of contract as one of the issues. Dominica Vibes News has confirmed that the UWP which is entitled to nominate two persons on the Commission has recalled the nomination of Bernie Didier who is reported to have been a long time senior member and supporter of the party. Dominica Vibes news has also confirmed that Miss Warrington attended her first meeting of the Commission earlier today in her official capacity as the UWP nominee on the Commisssion.The Electoral Commission serves as a regulator of the electoral administration on the island aimed at ensuring a level of integrity and public confidence in the administration and conduct of elections including the registration of voters.The Commission which was established by Section 56 of the Constitution consists of a Chairman and four other members.The Chairman who is appointed by the President of Dominica, must be a person who holds a qualification which would entitle him to apply to be admitted to practice as a Barrister or Solicitor in Dominica and who has held that qualification for a total period of not less than seven years and is not subject to the direction or control of any other person or authority.The present Chairman of the Electoral Commission is Attorney at Law Gerald Burton and other members include Attorneys Don Christopher, Kondwani Williams and Alick Lawrence.Dominica Vibes News Sharing is caring! 78 Views   no discussions Share LocalNews Former DBS manager nominated to Electoral Commission by: – February 29, 2012center_img Share Share Tweetlast_img

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