Mushtaque Mohammed returns as CAZOVA President


MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, November 10, 2019 - The Congress of the Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Organization (CAZOVA) was held at the Sunscape Resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica over the weekend (9-10 November).


The Congress which was an elective congress decided on the new board to serve CAZOVA until 2023.  The incumbent President, Mushtaque Mohammed of Trinidad and Tobago faced a challenge from Ms. Lucille Hubson (1st Vice President of CAZOVA), President of the United States Virgin Islands Federation.


The second day of the congress started with the Election with 13 of the 14 members present. Mohammed received eight (8) votes to four (4) for Ms. Lucille Hubson with one abstention. The other board positions were not contested since they were unopposed.


CAZOVA is celebrating its 25th anniversary and had a very productive congress.  The NORCECA President Cristobal Marte Hoffiz was present to witness the activities and also presided over the Election Process.


The portfolio assigned by the president and approved by the congress were as follows:


1st Vice President

Kennedy Mc Gowan


2nd Vice President

Gissette Emer


Secretary General

Jacqueline Cowan



Margarette Graham


Board Member

Phillipe Lirus


Board Member

Filomena Daniel-Curiel



In addition, Daymian K E Stewart of TTO was proposed by the president as executive Director which is not an elected position.           


The CAZOVA President together with the 1st Vice President Kennedy Mc Gowan and Secretary General, Mrs. Jacqueline Cowan become board members at the next NORCECA Congress to be held in June 2020 in Punta Cana, Dominica Republic.