Current Officers
(2018 – 2020)


Mr. Gerald Meighan, BDF (Ret.) – President

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Mr. Owen Pascascio, Police (Ret.) – 1st Vice President

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Mr. Fred Nunez, BDF (Ret.) – 2nd Vice President

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Mrs. Jacinta Marie Alvarez, BDF (Ret.) – Secretary

Mrs. Jacinta M. Cadle-Alvarez is a retired Woman Belize Defence Force Corporal (WBDF-Cpl) and a twelve year Honorably Discharged Veteran of the Belize Defence Force. She was born in San Ignacio, Cayo District in the Country of Belize.  Shortly after Hurricane Hattie she was taken to Belize City by her parents where she attended Saint Ignatius Primary and the Belize Junior Secondary School No.2, she resided there until she migrated to the United States of America in 1997 to present.

Mrs. Alvarez got her military experience by joining the ranks of the Belize Defence Force as an enlisted soldier (Sep. 1984 – Sep.1996). After Basic Training she served in various departments holding posts ranging from Medic (Admin Coy) to Chief Clerk (Air Wing); during this time she also attended leadership and skills Cadres. Retired Corporal Alvarez also served as President of the Junior Non-Commissioned Officers Club for two terms where under her leadership she led the JNCOs Football and Domino Teams to victory. Under her leadership, the JNCO’s also had their first ever JNCOs Sports and Training Day.

Mrs. Alvarez not only served her country by becoming an enlisted soldier; she served the civilian sector by serving on the Board of the Belize Volunteer Blood Donors Association as its Assistant Recording Secretary and Recording Secretary. Upon her migration to the United States (Chicago), she continued her service to people and country by serving as the Secretary on the Board of the Non-Profit Organization known as the Association for Community Enhancement (ACE).

In August 2011 upon the formation of the Belize Ex-Services League of Chicago, Inc.  Mrs. Alvarez was called upon to serve as its Secretary. She gladly answered this call to serve once again for the fourth time in 2018.

Ms. Margaret Robinson (Associate Member) – Asst. Secretary

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Mr. John Pascual, Police (Ret,), Treasurer

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Mrs. Hyacinth Burgess (Associate Member) – Asst. Treasurer

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Mr. Justin Guzman, BDF (Ret,), Sergeant At Arms

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Social Committee Chairman: Mr. Patrick Ogaldez, BDF (Ret.)

Social Committee Members:

Mr. Justin Guzman
Mr. Marion Cacho
Mr. Joseph Miranda
Mr. George “Chamako” Castillo
Mr. Edwin Colon