Central Coast industry Connect held its Annual General Meeting on Monday the 28th November. All Board positions were vacated, and the following nominations were accepted.
Ian Hemphil, Margie Haseltine, Patricia Cotterell, Gail Cotrill, Peter Crane, Steven Hyde, Paula Martin and Daniel Farmer. Frank Sammut’s position was not contestable being the Executive Director of the organisation.
Outgoing Chairperson, Peter Crane, commented on the success of CCIC over the past 12 months in what are difficult times for manufacturers due to covid and supply chain disruptions.
“Three significant projects have been delivered or nearing completion: The Central Coast Industry Festival, Better for Business Central Coast mental health project and the Meet the Maker trail. These projects demonstrate the depth, ability and capability of CCIC. On top of these projects there was the announcement of the Central Coast Food Manufacturing and Innovation Hub funding of $17.2M in the October Federal budget which CCIC had lobbied for. These are significant achievements for the organisation and they put it in a good place for the future”
Ian Hemphil, Managing Director of Herbies Spices and Margie Haseltine a professional non-executive Director sitting on a number of boards will co chair the group through the next exciting chapter of the organisation. Larry Botham, Mike Goodman, John Murray and Scott Henshaw support the board as Associate Directors.