LINK Community Transport wishes to announce that Committee of Management (COM) Chairperson and committee member Rob Purcell has resigned from the COM, effective at the Board Meeting on 22th June, 2015 and his final day being the 30 June 2015.
Rob has been a member of the COM since 2008 and Chair since 2012. Rob stated: “Coming towards the end of my third year as Chair, I was conscious of delivering an effective transition to a new Chair and I felt that the best time to do that was in the final months of the financial year 2014/15 financial year”.
“I am very comfortable with my decision based on the capability and capacity of the current Committee of Management members and the selection of and the transition of our new CEO into the organisation”.
“I am looking forward to seeing the organisation grow and thrive. I know I am a better person for having spent the past seven years as part of LINK and will miss the staff, volunteers and the colleagues I have made during that time. I would particularly like to thank the Committee members for their support and drive to ensure LINK remains a highly respected and quality provider of services for our clients and communities”.
Rob’s tenure as chairperson has been highlighted by a forward thinking agenda with operational and financial, governance and risk management his focus.
Rob has been a great supporter of advocacy on behalf of transport disadvantage, leadership to the transport sector as well as community engagement.
We wish Rob the best for the future and acknowledge his valuable contribution as a volunteer at LINK.