|Enews - February 2016|
|Thinking Ahead||Round Table Dinner|
|CEO Farewell||Member Survey|
Chair, Janet Dore will meet with the V/Line Board next week to discuss immediate priorities for the Ballarat service.
Duplication, electrification and increased frequency remain top of Committee's agenda and the highest priorities for discussion.
If you missed the recent coverage in The Courier you can see it here
Mr Fahey was New South Wales Premier from 1992-95 before entering federal politics, and serving as the Minister for Finance and Administration in the Howard government until 2001. He was instrumental in securing the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, acting as Chairman of the bid team.
In 2002 Mr Fahey was made a Companion of the Order of Australia for his work in the political arena, and facilitation of industry growth and industrial relations reform.
Five years later he became President of the World Anti-Doping Agency, a position he held until November 2013. In this role Mr Fahey was a driving force behind moves to increase and enhance drug testing in sport around the world.
Mr Fahey currently chairs the Australian Government Reconstruction Inspectorate, and is the fourth Chancellor of Australian Catholic University.
Invitations will be sent to all members soon.
It was great to see many of our members at the farewell function for John Kilgour. Thank you to past Chair and community member, Tony Chew and corporate member Mark Patterson, North Ballarat Sports Club, for your endearing, humorous and generous tributes. We wish John every success in his new endeavour.
The CEO recruitment process is well underway. Chair, Janet Dore has been very pleased with the high calibre of applications. We look forward to sharing with members the successful candidate as soon as the process is complete. In the interim period Janet will act as Executive Chair - if you have any queries in relation to any aspect of Committee's work please contact Janet via the office 5332 1240.
We have had a good response to our member survey, we are keen to gain greater insight into what you value most about your membership. In this online survey we ask you to tell us, by answering a few simple multiple choice questions, what benefits are of most value to you and your organisation…. Why is membership important and of value to you?
Members please click the link to complete the survey – it will only take 10 minutes.
Each member (one per membership organisation) to complete the survey will go into the draw to win one of the following prizes:
- Morning Tea for your organisation’s team – delivered to your office (up to 10 people)
Survey closes at 5pm on Thursday 25th February 2016 – prizes drawn at random following close of survey. We look forward to your feedback.
Members Breakfast - Western Bulldogs
LBWR Leaders Forum 2016Our LBWR community leaders program welcomed it's 11th intake of emerging leaders at its launch on 11 February 2016. The program and the diversity of participants continues to go from strength to strength.
We wish the 2016 participants every success as they begin their LBWR experience.
To see the list of 2016 participants click here
Further updates and opportunities
Sovereign Hill - Redcoats Sponsorship Appeal
Sovereign Hill has just celebrated its 45th birthday and is now proudly planning their 50th Anniversary celebrations. Recently they have launched an important project – the replacement of the uniforms for Sovereign Hill’s Redcoat Soldiers 40th Regiment of Foot.
Victorian Small Business Commissioner - 2016 Webinar sessions
The Victorian Small Business Commissioner invites you to register at one or more of the upcoming webinars. Read more herecommitteeforballarat.com | copyright 2015 | all rights reserved | unsubscribe