UK Konkans Elect New Committee for 2019-2021
By: Clara & Sylvester | Pics: UK Konkans
18 March, 2019: UK Konkans, a leading Mangalorean Catholic Association in the UK, held its Biennial General Meeting on 2nd March 2019 to elect new Office Bearers for 2019-2021.

The meeting started with a prayer led by Raphael D’Souza paying tribute to Estella Vaz - one of the founder members and Ex-President of UK Konkans. The committee also prayed for continued unity among the Mangalorean community. Outgoing President - Sheela D'Silva welcomed the members and thanked everyone for their tremendous support during her tenure. The feedback on UK Konkans events was very positive from guests and members. UK Konkans is committed to financially support the underprivileged and supported various charities in the last 2 years. DGM Bethel Church, Shankarapura, a worthy charity reaching out to the destitute and neglected children and adults & 'Humanity' charity led by Roshan Belman.

Sheela wished the new Office Bearers all the very best and promised her support.

Treasurer - Tom D'Souza placed the Biennial report outlining various activities held during the last two years and read out the financial report and thanked all sponsors and well-wishers.

Following Office bearers were elected by unanimous decision:

President – Alice D’Souza
Secretary – Clara Teixeira
Treasurer – Gratian D’Silva
Cultural Secretary – Beena D'Souza
Web Administrator – Anuj Puri & Sylvester D'Souza
Public Relations Officer – Raphael D'Souza
Cultural Committee – Beena D'Souza, Kevin Madtha & Shanti Menezes



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Alice D'Souza, UK Konkans new President requested continued support from the members and look forward to working with other Mangalorean associations in the UK. Also requested to mark the following events:

MUKA Easter Celebration
SKA Easter Celebration
6th July 2019 - UK Konkans Picnic
8th December 2019 - UK Konkans Christmas Celebration
Viewer Comments
Richard Lobo on 23 March 2019 19:02:45 GMT

Congratulations & best wishes to President Alice & her new team.

God bless you all. Keep the UK Konkans rocking.

Our sincere thanks to last President Sheela & her Team. Well done Sheela.

Best regards

Lobo Family

Melvin Rodrigues on 23 March 2019 11:16:50 GMT

Congratulations on the new committee- wish you all the success.

Vincent D'souza on 23 March 2019 05:43:27 GMT

Congratulations & best wishes to the newly elected UK Konkans Committee.God's blessings .!!!

Edgar Pinto on 19 March 2019 19:39:21 GMT



A big thank you to the outgoing office bearers and congratulations to the Newly Elected Committee. Wish you all the very best !!!

E Dsouza on 19 March 2019 09:06:55 GMT

Congratulations to new Ukkonkans committee.

Sheela D'Silva on 19 March 2019 09:05:02 GMT

Congratulations and all the very best to the newly elected office bearers of UKKONKANS 2019-2021. Looking forward for a great team work and wish every success in your future events.

UK Konkans Elect New Committee for 2019-2021

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