The Wauchope Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc Annual General Meeting was held on Monday 30th October at the Wauchope RSL Club.
The AGM was proceeded by a fun 'Interview with the Mayor' with many laughs around the room and a few more serious local issues covered.
So what was the Mayor's first job? She was a Medical receptionist in a doctor's office based in Sydney. Mayor Pinson had a number of insights to share including concepts of "Love it or leave it", "When things aren't right let it go" and don't be afraid to use your voice on issues you are passionate about. She also shared her enthusiasm for the promising future for the Wauchope and surrounding areas.
All Executive positions were declared vacant on the night by the Returning Officer Kellon Beard. Eight Executive positions were elected as follows:
- President: Gary Rainbow
- Vice President/ Secretary: Lisa McPherson
- Treasurer Ann Pereira
- Committee Member: Terry White
- Committee Member: Janette Rainbow
- Committee Member: Kylie Hackney
- Committee Member: Robyn Flanagan
- Committee Member: Vacancy
The Meeting shared an update on local happenings including MotoFest, Wauchope Community Christmas in Bain Park, Creative Wauchope and the upcoming Wauchope to Kempsey Rail Centenary & Bridges and Viaducts Celebrations due to happen in Wauchope later this year.
Images courtesy of the Wauchope Gazette