BTIA President: Elected 13th Senator for the Belize Network of NGOs in the National Assembly
The BTIA as an NGO in good standing was able to participate and contribute with the development and establishment of the Belize Network of NGOs to represent the interests of the NGO community. The Government of Belize supported and granted the legislation that would allow for 13th senator to be elected by the NGO community to sit as part of the Senate and the National Assembly to represent their interests. Through a rigorous and transparent process, the President of the BTIA was elected as the Senator to represent the NGO community under the auspices of the Belize Network of NGOs. The election was held on the 10th of January 2017.