APPOINTMENT OF NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CULTURE AND HISTORY (NICH) BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Science, and Technology is pleased to announce the appointment of a new BOARD OF DIRECTORS for the National Institute of Culture and History (NICH). The newly appointed Board Members are as follows:

1. MRS. ARREINI PALACIO-MORGAN
2. MR. CARLO HABET
3. MR. MICHAEL COYE
4. MR. GAVIN COURTENAY
5. MS. MERILYN YOUNG
6. MR. ALBERT VAUGHAN

The Board Members bring to NICH years of collective experience and training in the areas of arts, music, film production, accounting, financial management, project development, and public service.
Their term of office will be for a period of two (2) years.

We are confident that this team of Directors will be able to effectively lead NICH thru this difficult and challenging financial period and carry out the mandate given to them by the Minister of Culture Hon. Francis Fonseca to "reform and restructure NICH to ensure that Belize's rich and diverse culture and history are restored to their rightful place as a national priority."

We thank the Directors for agreeing to serve and assure them of our full and unwavering support for the work that lies ahead.