V.I. Basketball Federation Assembly Elects New Officers, Approves New Members


Shakoy Peters hits a lay-up in the second half for a USVI All-Star team that fell to Northern Kentucky on Wednesday night. (Source photo by Kyle Murphy)
Shakoy Peters hits a lay-up. (Source photo by Kyle Murphy)

The Virgin Islands Basketball Federation held its annual assembly on Saturday, Dec. 21. The board of directors approved the membership applications of V.I. College Prospects Foundation Inc. and Livewire Sports Inc. as new members of the federation. The board was unable to act on the applications of Nuff Respect Basketball Youth Club Inc. and MyIsland Ballers Inc. due to the absence of a duly elected officer from both applicants.

The elections of officers for the 2019 to 2023 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) cycle were conducted with the following officers being elected:

President: Earl Baker Sr.

Vice-President (STX District): Donald Bough

Vice-President (STT/STJ District): Dean Adams

Secretary General: David Edole

Treasurer: Averil George

Participating in the election process were the presidents or official representatives of the Amateur Basketball Association, Choices Basketball Association, Livewire Sports, New Breed Basketball Association, St. Croix Basketball Officials Association, Twin City Basketball Association and VI College Prospects Foundation.