Lord Maurice Morrow MLA said there was a need for strong DUP representation at all levels to deliver for the people of Ulster.
He was speaking at the annual meeting of the party’s Mid-Ulster Branch in Desertmartin Orange Hall.
The party chairman said he was delighted to welcome Lord Morrow to speak and carry out the election of officers.
Lord Morrow thanked the Association for the invitation to speak and commented on the recent Council and European elections.
He congratulated those that stood in the recent council elections and commended the efforts of all those who won a seat as well as those who didn’t for their continued support for the Democratic Unionist Party.
Lord Morrow made it clear that there was a need strong DUP representation at all levels, working hard together as a united team and family, to deliver for the people of Northern Ireland.
Outgoing Chairman of the Mid Ulster DUP Branch, Cllr Paul McLean thanked everyone for their support over the previous year and declared all positions vacant.
The officers are as follows: Chairman: Paul McLean; Vice Chairman: Ross Mitchell
Secretary: Keith Buchanan; Treasurer: Wesley Brown; Press Officer: Ian McCrea MLA; Chaplain: Sam McCartney; Assistant Secretary: Lisa Brown; Assistant Treasurer: Gary Harkness
Executive Members: Keith Buchanan, Gary Harkness, Lisa McLean, Paul McLean,