The Central Ranges Local Learning and Employment Network held its 2015 Annual General Meeting on 19 May 2015 at the Golden Reign Room, Kilmore Trackside,
The 2015 Annual General Meeting opened with a briefing for members about the results of the work of the LLEN in 2014/15 and the news that LLENs around Victoria have been provided with a State Government funding commitment for the next four years, after a period of uncertainty. A new statement of the LLEN’s strategic direction was also shared with members.
Ordinary business included:
- confirmation of the minutes of the 2014 Annual General Meeting
- committee reports of the transactions of the association during 2014
- election of officers of the association
- appointment of an auditor of the association for the year
- receipt and consideration of the statement submitted by the association in accordance with section 30 of the Act.
- Jaclyn Symes, MLC for Northern Victoria
- Don Gibbons, Principal, Seymour Flexible Learning Centre
- Zac, a student at Seymour Flexible Learning Centre
Christine Cox Trailblazer Awards
Each year the Central Ranges LLEN Board recognises people (professionals or volunteers) who have demonstrated excellent leadership in achieving education, training and employment opportunities for local young people. Each recipient is awarded the Christine Cox Trailblazer Award, and receives $500 towards their strategic projects that support local young people. The award is named after founding board member and staff member Christine Cox. Christine worked tirelessly to facilitate training and employment opportunities, especially through the Lower Hume VET and Pathways Cluster and is recognised for her outstanding achievements in our local community.
The Trailblazer award recipient for 2015 was:
Buffy Leadbeater, Coordinator Youth Services at Mitchell Shire Council
Acknowledgement was also given to fellow Award Nominees:
Jana Ash, Workplace Learning Coordinator, CVGT
Jeynelle McLennan, Student Wellbeing Officer, Seymour College
Elected Board members
The following nominees were elected to the board for two years until May 2017:
|Schools – Tony GoodenTAFE Institutes – Jenny JacksonLocal Government – John Walsh
Other Community Agency – Tricia Quibell
Koorie Organisations – Lawrence Moser
Community – Mike Dalmau
|Chair & CEO Reports|
The Annual Report was presented to members and guests at the 2015 AGM.
- Training Needs in Macedon Ranges and Murrindindi
- Transfield Services Partnership
- Environmental Scan 2014
- Koori Celebration Day 2014
- Introduction to Thoroughbred Racing & Breeding Industry