Stephen LaBrooy becomes the 35th President of the DBU

Stephen LaBrooy was elected uncontested as the President of The Dutch Burgher Union, at its AGM held on 26th May, 2016. He is the 35th President of the Union, which was founded in 1908, and he takes over from Timothy Speldewinde who served a four-year term.


Timothy will continue to serve on the General Committee as it’s Deputy President, with the Secretary (David Colin-Thomé) and Treasurer (Dallas Martenstyn) remaining unchanged from last year.


The new faces on the General Committee this year are Chris Quyn and Shane Croner who are from the hospitality and banking industries respectively.


Among the Custodians, which was previously known as Ex-Officios, Anthea Muller makes way for former DBU President Nigel Austin.


The full committee which was elected unopposed is as follows:



Mr. Stephen LaBrooy


Deputy President

Mr. Timothy Speldewinde



Mr. David Colin-Thomé



Mr. Dallas Martenstyn


General Committee Members:

Mrs. April Atton

Ms. Tamara Flamer-Caldera

Ms. Michelle Pierez-Abeyesundera

Ms. Leanne de Zilwa

Mr. David Martenstyn

Mr. Joey Caspersz

Dr. Stephan Anthonisz

Mr. Sean Henricus

Mr. Keith Muller

Mr. Chris Quyn

Mr. Shane Croner



Mr. David Grenier

Mr. Dominic Sansoni

Mr. Nigel Austin