W. Anthoni Lightbourne
Bro. Anthoni is a member of Heard Chapel AME Church and currently serves as President of the Bermuda Conference Lay Organization and President of his local Lay Organization. He joined the Lay Organization in 2007 and served as local lay president for 8 years 2007/2015. He is a Past President of the Bermuda Conference Lay Organization serving in 2015 & 2016. Other Conference Lay positions held are; 1st Vice President 2013/14, and Director of Public Relations 2011/2012.
He is Vice Chair of the Heard Chapel Steward Board and Head of Finance. He is also an active member of his church using his God given gifts and talent in various ministries within the church.
Bro. Anthoni is a Registered Financial Consultant (RFC) and a member in good standing with the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC).
He has many years of experience in the Financial Services Industry and currently provides personal financial planning to help individuals and families to realize their financial goals and objectives.
Bro. Anthoni has always had a heart for Community Service and has been recognized for his work within the community. He was awarded the Queens Certificate & Badge of Honour in 2000, for Services to the Sea Cadet Corps and being recognised as the first Bermudian born Commander of the Bermuda Sea Cadet Corp, he retired in 2009. Other awards and services include:
Queens Jubilee Medal - 2002
Cadet Forces Medal and Silver Clasp – 1997 (Meritorious Recognition)
The Young Outstanding Person Award (T.Y.O.P. 1991 Finalist)
Past Chairman Bermuda Water Safety Council, 2002 to 2012
Past Director Bermuda Sloop Foundation
Bro. Anthoni is married to Jewell and is the proud father of two sons and deceased daughter, as well as two granddaughters.