The Secretariat manages the daily business and operational activities of the association and is overseen by a Chief Executive Officer, who reports to the Board of Directors.
Chief Executive Officer
In the role of CEO from 2003, Mr. Renwick has supported the provision of technical services to producers; overseen an investment programme utilising co-financing resources provided by the EU, through CARIFORUM governments; and assisted with the creation and promotion of the Authentic Caribbean Rum (ACR) Marque as a seal of quality and provenance for the industry.
Vaughn has worked in the fields of trade and export policy and alternative energy with CARICOM, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Secretariat, and the Government of Grenada.
Administrative Assistant / Event Coordinator
Ms. John-Doyle joined the team in 2007 and currently performs a variety of key administrative duties, including providing support to the CEO and coordinating the association’s conferences, seminars and meetings.
Carolann is a member of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP).
An expanded Team, functioning as the Programme Management Unit, manage the EU co-funded Integrated Development Programme for the Caribbean Rum Sector (2003 – 2010) and the CARIFORUM Rum Sector Support project (2012 – 2017).