G-MW will have its first permanently appointed female board chair.August 26, 2014 3:08am
G-MW will have its first permanently appointed female board chair.
Minister for Water Peter Walsh has announced the appointment of two women as the new chair and a new director of the G-MW board.
Mansfield businesswoman Sarah Scales was appointed to replace Gippsland farmer Llew Vale and Bendigo telecommunications consultant Margaret O’Rouke will join the board.
‘‘I congratulate Sarah Scales on her appointment as chair of the GMW board for the next three years,” Mr Walsh said.
‘‘Ms Scales has made a significant contribution to the board since she joined in 2011. She is a member of the Goulburn-Murray Water audit committee and a past member of the remuneration and industry tariff committees.
“Ms Scales has extensive leadership and business management skills, having worked in various senior roles at AWB International and as a director of InterGrain Proprietary Limited and Queensland Sugar Limited.
Ms O’Rouke worked for about 30 years with Telstra before leaving to start her own telecommunications business. She is a board member of Bendigo Healthcare with runs the Bendigo hospital, a board member of Bendigo TAFE and a director of the Tasmanian Ports Authority.
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