04 August 2020
The newly-elected Council of the Chamber of Advocates yesterday convened for a first meeting, during which the Electoral Commissioner, Dr Philip Manduca, presented his report detailing the results of the elections held last week.
Dr Manduca invited the Council to nominate a member to occupy the role of President of the Chamber for the next term. Dr Louis de Gabriele was nominated and unanimously approved for the role and will be serving for the coming three years, until 2023. The new President then proceeded to propose members for other key roles on the team. These were discussed and also unanimously approved.
The new Council members will be occupying the following roles:
Dr Louis de Gabriele – President
Dr Stephen Tonna Lowell – Vice President
Dr Stefan Camilleri – Secretary General
Dr Peter Fenech – Financial Officer
Dr Anna Mifsud Bonnici – External Relations Officer
Dr Karl Briffa – Ethics Officer
Dr Matthew Brincat – Academic / Education Officer
Dr Jesmond Manicaro – Chairman of the Audit Committee
The other members of the Council are Dr Edward Gatt and Dr Timothy Bartolo.
Newly confirmed President Louis de Gabriele stated that he welcomes the composition of the new Council, which consists of a mix of members who have already been on the Council, and new members who have been elected, allowing for continuity but also bringing fresh ideas to the debate in Council.