By Brendan Rees
The Cranbourne Chamber of Commerce has welcomed a new president.
Judy Davis was elected to the position as Susan Chenell from Regal Sleep Solutions concluded her two-year run as president.
“I am honoured to become the President of the Cranbourne Chamber of Commerce,” Ms Davis said.
“Cranbourne has a special part in my heart and has for many years.”
Ms Davis, who was the recipient of the City of Casey Volunteer Award in 2013, is currently the venue manager of the Cranbourne Public Hall and Gardens Inc. and the founder of Spirit of Cranbourne Inc.
In her new role, Ms Davis said her focus on delivering positive outcomes for the community was foremost as businesses faced unprecedented times.
“Our community is the lifeblood to our businesses because without the residents of Cranbourne there will be no shops, retail, services or support,” she said.
“This does go both ways because without our businesses the residents would have to travel further away. We must all work together.
“My aim for the chamber is to increase its membership to enable another support for our businesses.”
Ms Davis, who served as president of the chamber from 2009 to 2010, said she aimed to increase the chamber’s membership to enable support for businesses as “together everyone achieves more”.
“We cannot have face-to-face events at the moment so we are running Webinars,” she said with the first online meeting to be held on 30 July from 7pm -8pm.
“I have had many questions on how our council works without councillors. The job of the administrators and how it works is the topic of our first webinar,” Ms Davis said.
In a statement, Robert McKeown, secretary of the Cranbourne Chamber of Commerce said: “It is with pleasure that we announce the new president of the Cranbourne Chamber of Commerce, Judy Davis.
“Judy has some amazing ideas and certainly has the passion we need to drive us all forward, she gives 100 per cent to anything she does and nothing less.
“We are pleased that Judy has accepted this appointment and know she will represent the chamber well and will continue her great contribution to the community.”
Outgoing president Ms Chenell resigned from her position due to her current work commitments.For more information contact: email@example.com