News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 26, 2014: The next Jamaica Diaspora Northeast USA (JDNE) Advisory Board Member Representative has been elected following recent elections and voting across 12 U.S. northeast states.
After 2,500 votes, Chairman of the 2014 JDNE USA Nominations and Election Committee, Karlene Largie announced that Joan Pinnock, Esq. is now the duly elected Advisory Board Member Representative after securing 731 votes in the elections. Pinnock will replace Irwine Clare, Sr., O.D., as the new Northeast representative.
Tracy Tomlinson-Dixon was voted as the alternate with 451 votes while Erin Lue-Hing was declared the Future Leader representative with 875 votes.
Voting was conducted electronically and via mail-in ballots available on the web site. Voters were limited to one ballot by selecting one candidate in each category and were required to give their name and address.
The candidates will serve for two-years in the volunteer position and serve 12 states in the North East USA including Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington DC.