LIBERIA: Consortium Of Business Development Service Elects New Officials, Ends Special General Assembly
By: Julius Konton
A professional group, Consortium of Business Development Service providers of Liberia on Friday October 28, 2022 climaxed its Special General Assembly with the election of new core of officials to stair the affairs of that body.
The Special General Assembly with funding from USAID Liberia Civil Society Project brought together members of the consortium to discuss key issues relative to the growth and development of the body and subsequently ended with election of six officials.
Those elected are Gordon Moiwula Chairman, Samuel Thompson Co. Chairperson, Samuel Kpartor Secretary General, Vennessa Smith Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor, Theophilus Harris Treasurer and Wilson Idahor Institutional Advisor respectively.
The elected officials were subsequently sworn into office to begin work for that proactive body for a period of two years.
In his induction speech, the new chairperson Gordon Moiwula thanked his colleagues for reposing confidence in him to serve them.
He promised to work in order to ensure that the dreams and aspirations of the consortium are fully achieved.
At the same time, the new chairperson of the CBDSPL assured his colleagues that he is a team player as such, he called on them to come on board, work together in order to seek the primary interest of the body.
The Consortium of Business Development Service Providers of Liberia (CBDSPL), is an association of professional Liberian private sector firms that provides technical support services to development partners, government and local institutions, including Liberian Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs).
Recognizing the level of support needed by local Liberian institutions, the Consortium provides technical support services, primarily through capacity building as an intervention to improve the way institutions work.
Over the years, the Consortium has developed considerable expertise, credibility, partnerships, tools and experiences that can assist government, development partners, and local institutions to improve systems and programming.