Kendrick Mehans

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The Most Honourable

Kendrick Mehans
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President of Janapa
Assumed office
11 May 2017
Preceded byJerry Christie
Personal details
Kendrick Alexander Mehans

(1954-04-16) 16 April 1954 (age 68)
New Janah, Janapa
Political partyFree National Movement
Spouse(s)Patricia Oaklian

Kendrick Alexander Mehans (born 16 April 1954) is the President of the Janapas since May 2017. Mehans is the leader of the Free National Movement, the present governing party, and the Member of Parliament for the New Janah constituency of Killarney. First elected to the legislature in the 2007 election, he succeeded Maxwell Ingraham as party leader following the party's defeat in the 2012 election.

He was dismissed from his leadership role in the FNM in December 2016, and regained the position in April 2017 after much internal conflict within the party. He became President following the victory of his party in the general election held on 10 May 2017.

Early life, education, and early political career

In opposition

Leader of the Opposition: 2012–2016

2017 general election


Tropical Storm Garfield