CAN TV board chair off to bigger things

 Suleyma Perez (right) thanks Alie Kabba at the 12/9/15 annual meeting of the CAN TV Board.

CAN TV’s outgoing board chair, Alie Kabba, livened up the December 9th annual meeting of the board with his announcement that he is running for election as President of Sierra Leone.  Incoming board chair, Suleyma Perez, lauded Kabba’s contribution to CAN TV, saying, “Alie’s strong community ties, his integrity, and his commitment to strengthening CAN TV for all of Chicago has been the foundation of his leadership during two years of rapid change for our organization.”

At the meeting, the board thanked outgoing members, Derek Grace and James Thindwa for their service.  New board member, Paulette Boyd, was elected and introduced.  And everyone welcomed incoming officers and committee chairs, Suleyma Perez-Chair, John Cooke-Vice Chair, John Blackburn-Treasurer, Chuck Thurow-Secretary, Aileen Kim-Board Development Chair, Freddy Calixto-PR and Governmental Relations Chair, and Jenny Goltz-Finance Chair.