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Sanjeeva Abeygoonewardena is new President, St. Peter's College OBU


Sanjeeva Abeygoonewardena is new President, St. Peter’s College OBU

Posted on 19 July 2023 by admin

Congratulations and our best wishes to Sanjeeva Abeygoonewardena and his team in planning and execution of events and activities on behalf of St. Peter’s College Old Boys’ Union for the distinct pleasure of all Peterite Alumni in Sri Lanka and throughout the world. The OBU was first formed in 1927, under the distinguished patronage of Rev. Fr. D.J. Nicholas Perera, first Rector of St. Peter’s College Colombo.The 94th Annual General Meeting of SPC-OBU took place on 2 July 2023 at the D.J. Nicholas Perera Hall. Sports star of yesteryear Sanjeeva Abeygoonewardena was elected president for the ensuing year 2023/2024. His erstwhile father, the late Camillus Abeygoonewardena (Formerly DIG Traffic, Sri Lanka Police) was elected president of SPC-OBU in 1993, thirty years ago. He served in this post with distinction till 1996.This is the first time that father and son have been elected president of SPC-OBU in its history. All Peterites round the world would acknowledge this memorable milestone that is carved in stone. Congratulations to Sanjeeva as he takes over the stewardship of the pro-active Old Boys’ Union.

The proceedings began with Holy Mass concelebrated by the Rector, Rev. Fr. Rohitha Rodrigo, Rev. Fr. Priyasad Aravinda, Rev. Fr. Shiresh Emmanuel and Rev. Fr. Srian Ranasinghe – OMI, followed by the traditional breakfast hosted by Rev. Fr. Rector.Upon completion of the proceedings of the AGM, the members proceeded to the College Grounds for fellowship.Johann Andrew PereraHony. General Secretary

St. Peter’s College Old Boys’ Union – Colombo AGM 2023

The official list of Office Bearers of St. Peter’s College Old Boys’ Union 2023/2024!St. Peter’s College Old Boys’ Union held its 94th Annual General Meeting on Sunday, 02nd July 2023, at the D J Nicholas Perera Hall. Mr. Sanjeeva Abeygoonewardena was elected as the new President for the year 2023-2024.Patron: Rev. Fr. Rohitha Rodrigo (Rector)Vice Patrons:

  • Mr. Francis Madiwala (Ex-officio)
  • Rev. Fr. Felician R. Perera (Ex-officio)
  • Rev. Fr. Travis Gabriel (Ex-officio)
  • Rev. Fr. Trevor Martin (Ex-officio)
  • Vidya Jothi Professor Willie Mendis.
  • Mr. Kumar Paul (Snr.)
  • Mr. Mano Chanmugam
  • Marshal of the Air Force Roshan Goonetileke
  • Vidya Jyothi. Professor Rohan Jayasekara
  • Mr. Nivard Cabraal
  • Rev. Fr. Srian Ranasinghe – OMI
  • Mr. Michael Elias
  • Rev. Fr. Victor Silva
  • Dr. B. J. C. Perera

Nominated Past Presidents:

  • Surgeon Rear Admiral (Rtd) Nicholas Jayasekera
  • Mr. Romeish de Mel
  • Mr. Asela Lihinikaduwa

Immediate Past President: Mr. Ravika de SilvaPresident: Mr. Sanjeeva AbeygoonewardenaVice Presidents:

  • Dr. Nirmal De Silva
  • Mr. Nalin Jayasundera
  • Mr. Prasad Manage
  • Mr. Anil Phillips
  • Mr. Priyan De Silva
  • Mr. Dion Saverimuttu

Hony. General Secretary: Mr. Johann Andrew PereraHony. Asst. General Secretary: Mr. Haariz RahmanHony. Treasurer: Mr. Rajith PereraHony. Asst. Treasurer: Mr. Irfan AmirdeenHony. Editor: Mr. Anushka MendisHony. Asst. Editor: Mr. Dastaquir Ismail

General Committee:

  1. Major Jayantha Atapattu
  2. Mr. Roshan Perera
  3. Mr. Lawrence Paiva
  4. Mr. Mohamed Fouzan Ali
  5. Mr. Selwyn Arnold
  6. Mr. Niroshan Mangamuni
  7. Mr. Shawn Adams
  8. Mr. Sanushka Perera
  9. Mr. Lakshan Nanayakkara
  10. Mr. Rajeeva Nonis
  11. Mr. Dilanka Peiris
  12. Mr. Sanoj Mendis
  13. Mr. Ramesh fernando
  14. Mr. Kamil Hisham
  15. Mr. Malkan Cader
  16. Mr. Avishka De Alwis
  17. Mr. Fabian Ananth
  18. Mr. Angelo Fernando
  19. Mr. Dillon Henderlin
  20. Mr. Suresh Thiviyan
  21. Mr. Yohan Akash Major
  22. Mr. Savin De Silva
  23. Dr. Shivaji Felix
  24. Dr. Pradeep Edward
  25. Mr. Mahesh Senaratne
  26. Mr. Sanjeev Dabare
  27. Mr. Suren A. Perera

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