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Board appointments to drive Mid West development

25 Sep 2019 4:59 PM - New and extended appointments bring experience from the business and community sectors
Craig Patterson

Regional Development Minister Alannah MacTiernan today announced the new and returning faces for the Mid West Development Commission, including the reappointment of Chairperson Todd West until June 2020.

A board member since July 2017, Mr West has a wealth of expertise in small business and is a strong advocate for regional issues and opportunities.

The Minister has also reappointed current board member Carole Minney until the end of 2019 and appointed new member Craig Patterson.

Mr Patterson was instrumental in the establishment of the Bayalgu Indigenous Pre-Employmet Training Program, an Aboriginal pre-employment initiative, and previously served as President of the Mid West Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

As the Managing Director of civil and earthmoving company Centrals, Mr Patterson continues to have a hands-on role in day-to-day operations, focused on building lasting opportunities for local Aboriginal groups.

Full media statement: Board appointments to drive Mid West development