The Caribbean Regional Anti-Doping Organization (RADO) convened its annual Board Meeting with its fifteen member countries in Castries, St. Lucia from February 23-24. The meeting was hosted by the St. Lucia Olympic Committee (SLOC) in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth Development & Sports.

Working closely with the BVI Olympic Committee (BVIOC) and the Anti-Doping Commission here, she made a powerful presentation at the Elmore Stout High School on Thursday January 24 and was happy with the feedback and interaction that took place. ”I love to have opportunities to talk to young people,” she commented. “Most young people think they are immune, immortal and not vulnerable.

The Regional Anti-Doping Organisation was established in 2006 by the National Olympic Committees and government representatives from The Bahamas, Dominica, Montserrat, Trinidad and Tobago, St Kitts and Nevis, Cayman Islands, St Lucia, Antigua, Suriname, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Guyana, Turks and Caicos Islands, and Barbados and with the assistance of the Commonwealth Secretariat and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). The Virgin Islands signed on more recently, but is taking its involvement seriously.