ACGA Employs Administrative Officer
Carmen Gumbs was employed as a part time Administrative Officer for the Anguilla Commonwealth Games Association (ACGA) office, situated on the second floor in the Cricket Pavilion at the Ronald Webster Park.
On the 2 April 2013 Carmen commenced employment with the ACGA and will be responsible for the day to day running of the office. With Glasgow 2014 approaching, she will spend time in the office maintaining the Zeus Database system and assisting with Games preparations.
Carmen commented on her upcoming work in the office, “With the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games approaching, available and up to date information is essential for our Athletes, to ensure that Games preparation is a quick and efficient process.”
She expressed her excitement for her new role with the ACGA by saying, “I am delighted to be offered the chance to assist my Island, and will work towards promoting Anguilla in a positive way. I feel very fortunate to be offered the chance to work with such interesting people.”
The ACGA is very busy as they prepare for the 2014 Games and work towards building and establishing the Association on the island.
History of the ACGA
Originally sanctioned into the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) in 1995, Anguilla has attended the 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010 Games and the 2011 Youth Games. The Association has formally existed on the island from 2007 as the Anguilla Commonwealth Games Association. After receiving support from the CGF and the Government of Anguilla, the ACGA has secured a permanent office space. The upcoming Games for the ACGA include: the 2014 Glasgow Games and the 2015 Samoa Youth Games.