Biographies for 2019 AGM Director Nominations

The Annual General Meeting will take place at the Gazebo located in Phase 5 (adjacent to the pond) on Friday March 29th, 2019. Registration will commence at 5:00pm and the meeting will be called to order at 5:30pm. 

Nominations for the 2019 vacancies on the Board of Directors  close March 15, 2019 (Article no. 52) and the deadline for the submission of proxy forms also closes March 15, 2019 (Article no. 46).


ROBERT SANDS                              

Robert “Sandy” Sands started his career at the Nassau Beach Hotel in 1971. He subsequently spent terms as General Manager at various hotels in the Caribbean and The Bahamas (Guyana Pegasus, Jamaica Pegasus, Carnival’s Crystal Palace Casino, Crystal Palace Riviera Tower (Formerly Cable Beach Hotel) and worked for three-years as Vice President & General Manager of the Nassau Wyndham Resort & Crystal Palace Casino before returning to the Nassau Beach Hotel in 2004. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts Degree in Hospitality Management and Tourism Administration from Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada.

In 1993, he received the coveted Cacique “Hotelier of the Year” Award for his outstanding contributions to the development of tourism in The Bahamas. In 1997, he was awarded the Bahamas Silver Jubilee Medal for Tourism.

In May 2005, Baha Mar Ltd. announced the appointment of Robert Sands to Senior Vice President of Administration and External Relations. In this role, he assumed responsibility for the development and execution of Baha Mar’s government relations, corporate outreach initiatives, all government and external affairs, industrial relations and human capital programs.

Mr. Sands, 64, is the Honorary Consul General to Japan, President of The Bahamas Hotel Employer’s Association; the Past President and a Director of The Bahamas Hotel Association; Trustee both of The Hotel Industry Management and Allied Pension Funds; Past Chairman and Director of The Nassau/Cable Beach/Paradise Island Promotion Board; Member of the Advisory Board of the Salvation Army; Member of the Vestry, St. Christopher’s Anglican Church; Director, Elizabeth Estates Children’s Home. Mr. Sands holds various other Directorships in The Bahamas.

He is married to former Senator The Honourable Michelle Pindling-Sands. He has five children; Delano, Omar, Ashley, Lauren and Holly and one grandchild.

Served as Sandyport Homeowners Association Chairman since December 2012.


JACQUES CARLINO     

 

Jacques Carlino is a resident of Sandyport. Jacques was born in France of Italian parents.

Jacques completed his culinary and catering studies in France but spent most his career managing and owning Michelin Stars restaurants in London including The Square in Mayfair and the Ledbury in Notting Hill. During his career in London Jacques was voted as one of the most influential people in the restaurant industry by the Financial Times and the Sunday Times.

He emigrated with his wife from London to the Bahamas in 2007. He has two children ages 9 and 11. Jacques is the owner of Blue Sail Restaurant located on the Sandyport beach and Blue Caviar catering.

Jacques has always been supportive of local charities and gives generously every year. Jacques has served on the Board of Directors of several communities in France and is familiar with the requirements for being an effective Board Member.


MARVIN STUART              

Marvin has been an Owner at Sandyport since February 2017. He is a successful local entrepreneur who has built one of the Bahamas’ most significant electrical companies. Marvin is a Phase 3 Electrical contractor who has studied at the College of the Bahamas.

Marvin was born in Freeport, Grand Bahama, and moved to Nassau in 1991. He is a member of the Nassau Chamber of Commerce and is an active supporter of local charities and community events. As an alumnus, he is also a committed supporter of the College of the Bahamas and an advocate for local education. He has three sons – Nathan, Ethan and Jonathan – who are aged 14, 9 and 7 respectively. Marvin has a great connection to the sea, and likes to spend any spare time on his boat, fishing, swimming and diving.

 

 
 

LAUREEN SINGH    

Laureen Singh, I am a Canadian Citizen and a resident of the Bahamas for 5 years now. My educational background includes Social work, family therapist and a geography high school teacher. Previously I’ve lived in Vancouver, India, London and now Bahamas…though my favorite place. I would like to nominate myself because I love living in Sandyport, I see many opportunities for our lovely community and also see this as an opportunity to meet and engage with everyone. I look forward to meeting with you all soon. 

 


COSTA BERDANIS              

Mr. Constantinos J Berdanis started his Development and Construction Company in 1995. His knowledge and expertise would be a great asset in assisting the community in reaching their goals. Mr. Berdanis is married with three boys.


GILBERT WARD            

 

Gilbert A. Ward of Lot 11 (no.1) Governor’s Cay has been a Sandyport resident and homeowner for the past 16 years and is now experiencing retirement, since the death last year of his wife Angela. He was an Attorney at Law for 48 years and was also a Director and Chairman of the Sandyport Homeowners Association Limited for the year 2010, the transition year from the ownership and control of the Association by the Developers, to the ownership and control by the home and lot owners. He, together with two others put up $30,000.00 in 2010 to create the current residential entranceway (it did not always look like that) and, as the Association in those days had no surplus funds, he donated a golf cart for the use of the security guards, when most of the other golf carts at that time were out of service due to age and constant use. In keeping with his desire for service above self, he is committed to the overall greater good of the residential community in Sandyport.


ROGER SEIVRIGHT        

Roger is the Managing Director of Unique Vacations (Bahamas) Limited (UVL).  Unique Vacations Limited is an affiliate of Unique Travel Corp., the Worldwide representative for Sandals and Beaches Resorts where Roger has been employed for 18 years.  UVL’s primary objective is to provide operational and information technology support to Sandals and Beaches Resorts.

Roger’s Primary Areas of Direction Include:

  • Information Technology
  • Online/Digital Marketing
  • Audit and Quality Assurance
  • Call center management throughout the Caribbean

EDUCATION

Roger attended primary school in Jamaica, boarding school in the United Kingdom and went to College in the United States of America.

BACKGROUND

Roger was born in Kingston, Jamaica and has lived in the USA and the UK. He has been living with his wife and daughters in Sandyport for 9 years and is a homeowner.  


CRAIG LINES                        

Mr. Craig Lines and family have been residents is Sandyport for over ten years.  Mr. Lines is President of LOM Financial (Bahamas) Limited, a Wealth Management Firm.   He currently serves as a Director on numerous Boards in addition to acting as an Adviser to many international companies.  Mr. Lines holds degrees in Management and Economics and has over twenty years experienced in corporate governance.   Previously he agreed to serve on Sandyport’s Board in 2011. 

Craig’s interests are boating and water sport related activities.  He lives with his wife, Kim and two teenage boys, Aiden & Jason on Governors Cay.

Biographies for 2019 AGM Director Nominations

The Annual General Meeting will take place at the Gazebo located in Phase 5 (adjacent to the pond) on Friday March 29th, 2019. Registration will commence at 5:00pm and the meeting will be called to order at 5:30pm. 

Nominations for the 2019 vacancies on the Board of Directors  close March 15, 2019 (Article no. 52) and the deadline for the submission of proxy forms also closes March 15, 2019 (Article no. 46).


ROBERT SANDS                              

Robert “Sandy” Sands started his career at the Nassau Beach Hotel in 1971. He subsequently spent terms as General Manager at various hotels in the Caribbean and The Bahamas (Guyana Pegasus, Jamaica Pegasus, Carnival’s Crystal Palace Casino, Crystal Palace Riviera Tower (Formerly Cable Beach Hotel) and worked for three-years as Vice President & General Manager of the Nassau Wyndham Resort & Crystal Palace Casino before returning to the Nassau Beach Hotel in 2004. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts Degree in Hospitality Management and Tourism Administration from Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada.

In 1993, he received the coveted Cacique “Hotelier of the Year” Award for his outstanding contributions to the development of tourism in The Bahamas. In 1997, he was awarded the Bahamas Silver Jubilee Medal for Tourism.

In May 2005, Baha Mar Ltd. announced the appointment of Robert Sands to Senior Vice President of Administration and External Relations. In this role, he assumed responsibility for the development and execution of Baha Mar’s government relations, corporate outreach initiatives, all government and external affairs, industrial relations and human capital programs.

Mr. Sands, 64, is the Honorary Consul General to Japan, President of The Bahamas Hotel Employer’s Association; the Past President and a Director of The Bahamas Hotel Association; Trustee both of The Hotel Industry Management and Allied Pension Funds; Past Chairman and Director of The Nassau/Cable Beach/Paradise Island Promotion Board; Member of the Advisory Board of the Salvation Army; Member of the Vestry, St. Christopher’s Anglican Church; Director, Elizabeth Estates Children’s Home. Mr. Sands holds various other Directorships in The Bahamas.

He is married to former Senator The Honourable Michelle Pindling-Sands. He has five children; Delano, Omar, Ashley, Lauren and Holly and one grandchild.

Served as Sandyport Homeowners Association Chairman since December 2012.

 


MARVIN STUART              

Marvin has been an Owner at Sandyport since February 2017. He is a successful local entrepreneur who has built one of the Bahamas’ most significant electrical companies. Marvin is a Phase 3 Electrical contractor who has studied at the College of the Bahamas.

Marvin was born in Freeport, Grand Bahama, and moved to Nassau in 1991. He is a member of the Nassau Chamber of Commerce and is an active supporter of local charities and community events. As an alumnus, he is also a committed supporter of the College of the Bahamas and an advocate for local education. He has three sons – Nathan, Ethan and Jonathan – who are aged 14, 9 and 7 respectively. Marvin has a great connection to the sea, and likes to spend any spare time on his boat, fishing, swimming and diving.

 

 
 

LAUREEN SINGH    

Laureen Singh, I am a Canadian Citizen and a resident of the Bahamas for 5 years now. My educational background includes Social work, family therapist and a geography high school teacher. Previously I’ve lived in Vancouver, India, London and now Bahamas…though my favorite place. I would like to nominate myself because I love living in Sandyport, I see many opportunities for our lovely community and also see this as an opportunity to meet and engage with everyone. I look forward to meeting with you all soon. 

 


COSTA BERDANIS              

Mr. Constantinos J Berdanis started his Development and Construction Company in 1995. His knowledge and expertise would be a great asset in assisting the community in reaching their goals. Mr. Berdanis is married with three boys.


GILBERT WARD            

 

Gilbert A. Ward of Lot 11 (no.1) Governor’s Cay has been a Sandyport resident and homeowner for the past 16 years and is now experiencing retirement, since the death last year of his wife Angela. He was an Attorney at Law for 48 years and was also a Director and Chairman of the Sandyport Homeowners Association Limited for the year 2010, the transition year from the ownership and control of the Association by the Developers, to the ownership and control by the home and lot owners. He, together with two others put up $30,000.00 in 2010 to create the current residential entranceway (it did not always look like that) and, as the Association in those days had no surplus funds, he donated a golf cart for the use of the security guards, when most of the other golf carts at that time were out of service due to age and constant use. In keeping with his desire for service above self, he is committed to the overall greater good of the residential community in Sandyport.


ROGER SEIVRIGHT        

Roger is the Managing Director of Unique Vacations (Bahamas) Limited (UVL).  Unique Vacations Limited is an affiliate of Unique Travel Corp., the Worldwide representative for Sandals and Beaches Resorts where Roger has been employed for 18 years.  UVL’s primary objective is to provide operational and information technology support to Sandals and Beaches Resorts.

Roger’s Primary Areas of Direction Include:

  • Information Technology
  • Online/Digital Marketing
  • Audit and Quality Assurance
  • Call center management throughout the Caribbean

EDUCATION

Roger attended primary school in Jamaica, boarding school in the United Kingdom and went to College in the United States of America.

BACKGROUND

Roger was born in Kingston, Jamaica and has lived in the USA and the UK. He has been living with his wife and daughters in Sandyport for 9 years and is a homeowner.  


CRAIG LINES                        

Mr. Craig Lines and family have been residents is Sandyport for over ten years.  Mr. Lines is President of LOM Financial (Bahamas) Limited, a Wealth Management Firm.   He currently serves as a Director on numerous Boards in addition to acting as an Adviser to many international companies.  Mr. Lines holds degrees in Management and Economics and has over twenty years experienced in corporate governance.   Previously he agreed to serve on Sandyport’s Board in 2011. 

Craig’s interests are boating and water sport related activities.  He lives with his wife, Kim and two teenage boys, Aiden & Jason on Governors Cay.

Notice of the Annual General Meeting 2019

To: The shareholders of 
Sandyport Homeowners Association Limited

            Take Notice that the Annual General Meeting of the Company will take place at the Gazebo located in Phase 5 (adjacent to the pond) on Friday March 29th, 2019 commencing at 5:30pm.

Forms of Proxy are hereby circulated to shareholders for those who wish to have someone else represent them or to cast their vote. On completion of the form of proxy, same should also be sent to the Secretary via the Office on or before Friday the 15th day of March A.D. 2019. Where shares are held by companies, the company must send in a form of proxy designating an individual to cast the vote on its behalf.

Forms of Proxy are hereby circulated to shareholders for those who wish to have someone else represent them or to cast their vote. On completion of the form of proxy, same should also be sent to the Secretary via the Office on or before Friday the 15th day of March A.D. 2019. Where shares are held by companies, the company must send in a form of proxy designating an individual to cast the vote on its behalf.

Nominations to serve on the Board of Directors will be accepted until Friday March 15th, 2019. Nominations should be made by email to nominees@sandyportmanagement.com and include a short biography together with a photograph.

Shareholders who are joint owners or owners as tenants-in-common must send in to the Company Secretary (in care of the office) in writing the name of the shareholder who they have authorised to cast the vote on behalf of the said joint owners or tenants – in –common.

Dated this February 8th, 2019

Robert Sands
Chairman

Download notice and proxy forms


Agenda

  1. The Chairman will call the meeting to order.
  2. It will be determined whether the requirements for a quorum have been satisfied.
  3. To review and adopt the minutes of the last Annual General Meeting of the Company.
  4. To elect Four (4) Shareholders to serve as Directors of the Company for a period of Two (2) years (Article no. 25).
  5. To review the audited Financial Statements for the financial year ending December 31st, 2018.
  6. To consider and approve the Budget for the financial year 2019.
  7. To receive, consider and adopt the report of the Directors.
  8. To approve of the appointment of auditors for the ensuing year and to authorize the Directors to fix the remuneration of the Auditors.


Notes

  1. Any shareholder entitled to attend and vote at the Annual General Meeting of the Company shall be entitled to appoint a proxy to attend and vote in the members stead and the proxy holder need not be a member of the Company.
  2. Proxies shall be either left at the Sandyport Management Office in Olde Towne, or communicated to the General Manager, via email. Proxies must be received at least fourteen (14) days before the start of the meeting (Article no. 46).
  3. Election of Directors shall be by secret ballot. Every member present in person or by proxy shall have one vote for each share held.

Unidentified payments

We are in receipt of a number of payments that we have been unable to identify and are held pending verification. Please review the dates and amounts of the transactions below and log in to check if any are missing from your account. If so, please contact us with confirmation of the payment transmission so that we may credit the balance to your account. Please note that there may be a difference between the transmission amount and the amount shown below due to bank charges (normally associated with international transfers):

Date  Amount
23-Nov-18  10.80
22-Oct-18  67.20
31-Aug-18  0.03
04-May-18  130.00
06-Mar-18  6.95
20-Oct-17  361.20
20-Sep-17  251.56
21-Aug-17  55.32
07-Jul-17  600.00
29-Mar-17  500.00
12-Oct-16  57.47
17-Aug-16  20.04
05-Apr-16  2,146.03
11-Mar-16  3,028.47
27-Nov-15  363.84
21-Oct-15  0.22
22-Sep-15  353.22
01-Jun-15  692.77
31-Mar-15  293.00
03-Oct-14  484.69
14-Jul-14  60.00
03-Jun-14  613.91
02-Jun-14  350.00
25-Feb-14  575.00
08-Jan-14  1,194.84
20-Dec-13  5,938.88
12-Feb-13  480.00
09-Aug-12  300.17
02-Jul-12  230.00
21-Jun-12  966.18
13-Jun-12  57.78
30-May-12  3,037.34
10-Feb-12  1,200.00
09-Dec-11  29.97
18-Oct-11  288.86
09-Aug-11  643.27
15-Feb-11  1,509.88

Holiday business hours 2018-2019

The Holiday season is here again and it is during this time of year that criminal activity tends to increase. However we wish to assure you that we will continue to do our part to ensure the safety of residents and their property. There are a number of safety precautions we would like everyone to bear in mind during this season.

  • Call Security Services on 327-6943 to report anything that appears suspicious.
  • To speak to an officer immediately press ‘0’ and you will diverted to an emergency contact.
  • Monitor children and always be aware of their activities. Our Security personnel have had cause to deal with resident children damaging Association property, their time could be better utilized.
  • Be aware of your surroundings. When traveling home at night, be vigilant to ensure that you are not being followed. If you suspect that you are being followed, please  stop at the security gate. This is particularly important for residents who may normally utilize the automatic entry system – do not use it under these circumstances.
  • Drivers of vehicles with dark tinted glass should open their windows when stopping at the Security gate so that personnel can check that the occupants are not under duress.  When there are guests following you home, please give Security Services their names. Also, inform your guest to stop at the Security gate and not to enter directly after you.
  • Provide Security Services with guest lists for any upcoming functions in order to prevent delays or inconveniencing them.
  • Notify Security Services if your property is going to be vacant over the holidays, you may send instructions using our going away service.

In conclusion, please be reminded that worker identification badges and vehicle decals expire at the end of December.

Business hours during the Holiday season:

Dec 24th – 8am – noon
Dec 25th – 26th – closed
Dec 27th & 28th – 8am – 4pm
Dec 31st – 8am – noon
Jan 1st – closed

Business resumes as normal on January 2nd, 2019. In the event of emergencies outside of business hours, please contact 327-6943.

We would like to take this opportunity to wish all residents Happy Holidays and all the best for the New Year.

Car and boat registrations for 2019

 


2019 auto identification decals are now available for collection from Security Services located at the Sandyport main entrance.

Mandatory boat permits

Under the policy for watercraft moored in Sandyport, all existing permits will expire at midnight on December 31, 2018. Please complete the application form and submit to Security Services together with current documentation. Vessels without or within invalid permits will be denied access to the waterwaysFull details and the application form are available here.

Security may ask that you produce the certificate of registration at the control point. Clause 13 (3) of Government regulation states:

The certificate of registration of a boat for hire shall be affixed in a prominent place on such boat. The licence issued to a person to act as master of such a boat shall be available at all times for inspection.

 

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