Jerome Emanuel is one of the founding members of the BVI Sport Fishing Association. He is the owner of Bad Dog Charters based in Hodges Creek Tortola, his company operates 3 boats doing island tours and fishing trips. Jerry’s goal as president is to represent the association & its members to the fishing industry, the government of the British Virgin Islands, other organizations, public agencies, the media, and the public. Chad strives to develop relationships with key senior executives in the sport fishing industry throughout the business community to maximize the awareness of fishing and BVI Sport Fishing Association’s value and to maintain and increase opportunities for sport fishing and various types of fishing in the BVI.
Meet Vice President Chris Cooke, an entrepreneur who is the owner of CRC Engines and fabricating where her engages in engine sales, service repairs, welding and machining . In his spare time he enjoys relaxing with friends and family while building bonds. He also takes great pride in Sport Fishing as he makes it a ritual to participate in his favorite fishing tournament the Fishermen’s Jamboree in Easter.
Chris believes that serving on the board in the association is one of the best ways to ensure that his voice is heard when it comes to decisions to be made for the association and the entire fishing community
Chad Emanuel is one of the founding members of the BVI Sport Fishing Association. Chad was appointed the Vice President when the association was founded in early 2014 and served as president in June 2015.
Young, energetic and passionate are just a few word that describe treasurer Christine. Christine believes that she largely influences the association in proper financial management which will greatly affect the public’s perception, trust, and assurance in the association’s management.
Her hobbies include singing, dancing,voluntary work and of course exploring the open sea.
Adrianna is also a founding member of the BVI Sport Fishing Association. She was appointed the secretary position when the association was founded in early 2014 and still holds the post up to this day. She enjoys travelling, meeting new people, snorkelling and cooking. Adrianna sees the association in the next 2-5 years BIG, GRAND! She believes if all should go well, the association in partnership with the government of the BVI will help brand the BVI through fishing on a whole, not just sport fishing. Adrianna’s aim is to help the association get fishing as one of the main industries in the BVI.