One of the Caribbean’s longest serving Olympic officials, Steve Stoute was elected to the helm of the Barbados Olympic Association in 1996 after serving as Secretary General since 1968. His career in sports administration dates back to 1964, when he was appointed General Secretary of the Barbados National Federation for Cycling.
Mr. Stoute was also a member of the National Sports Council of Barbados for a record twenty one years. He served as Chairman of this organization from 1983 to 1994.
He is the Chairman of the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) and Second Vice President of the Central American and Caribbean Sports Organization (CACSO).
Ralph Johnson has been a member of the National Olympic Committee Board since 1986. He first joined as a Director and then in 1992 was elected Vice President, a position he still holds.
Austin Sealy was elected to the Council of the Barbados Olympic Association in 1972, becoming Treasurer in 1974 and President in 1982, a position he held until 1996.
The nephew of the founding Secretary General of the Barbados Olympic Association Michael Simmons, Erskine Simmons was introduced to the Olympic movement by his uncle in the 1980s. He was first elected as a Director of the BOA in 1986 and later elected Assistant Secretary General in 1992. In 1996 he was elected Secretary General, a position he still holds.
Mr. Cameron Burke is the Assistant Secretary General of the Barbados Olympic Association being elected to this position in 2004. He was first elected to the Executive Committee of the Association in 1996 as a Director.
Dr. Adrian Lorde is a Director of the Barbados Olympic Association Inc. and President of the Barbados Sports Medicine Association. He is currently Secretary of the Pan American Sports Medicine Federation, and also Chairman of the National Anti-Doping Commission of Barbados and the Caribbean Regional Anti-Doping Organization (RADO). Dr Lorde has served as a member of the Medical Commissions of both the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games, and Pan American Games Sports Organization since 1993.
Esther Maynard the holder of the IAAF Veterans Pin (1995) is currently the Assistant Treasurer of the Athletic Association of Barbados, having served as President of that Association from 1992 to 1996 and more recently from 2004 to 2012. Esther has been involved in Athletics for the past forty two (42) years. She is a current member of the IAAF Technical Committee as well as an IAAF Certified Technical Officials Education and Certification System Lecturer,Technical Delegate and International Technical Official.