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Citizen members of Mayor’s Task-force on Economic Recovery announced

Citizen members of Mayor’s Task-force on Economic Recovery announced

A release announcing the composition of the Mayor’s Taskforce on Economic Recovery, reads “our diversified economy is reflected in the membership of the Mayor’s Taskforce on Economic Recovery. The Taskforce represents a diverse cross-section of many of Hamilton’s key partners and growth sectors including our three Chambers of Commerce, our Business Improvement Areas, our restaurant, hospitality and entertainment sectors and our academic and non-profit communities. Also participating will be Mayor Fred Eisenberger along with Hamilton City Councillors John-Paul Danko, Nrinder Nann and Terry Whitehead.” 

“At the inaugural meeting of the Taskforce, Ron McKerlie, President of Mohawk College, was selected as Chair and Terri Johns, Board Member, West End Home Builders’ Association, was selected as Vice-Chair.”

“This Taskforce will provide multi-sectoral leadership and direction to guide Hamilton’s economic recovery. It will create an aggressive, action driven plan for immediate, near-term results. At the same time, it will look to position the City of Hamilton for long-term and sustainable economic recovery,” the statement concluded.

The members of the Hamilton’s Economic Recovery Taskforce are:

Matt Afinec, President & COO of Business Operations, Hamilton Tiger-Cats & Forge FC

Florencia Bernstein, Executive Director, Workers Art & Heritage Centre

Rondalyn Brown, Manager, Westfield Heritage Village

Kelly Duffin, President and CEO, Amity Goodwill

Erin Dunham, Owner, The Other Bird

Mark Ellerker, Business Manager, Hamilton-Brantford Building and Construction Trades Council

Patti Hall, Executive Director, The Stoney Creek Chamber of Commerce

Kerry Jarvi, Executive Director, Downtown Hamilton BIA

Terri Johns, Board Member, West End Home Builders’ Association

Lisa La Rocca, Director of Operations, Sonic Unyon Records

Keanin Loomis, President & CEO, Hamilton Chamber of Commerce

Brian Lubbers, General Manager, Courtyard by Marriott

Anthony Marco, President, Hamilton & District Labour Council

Kim Martin, Executive Director, Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton

Rob McCann, Founder, Clearcable Networks

Ron McKerlie, President of Mohawk College

Bob Munroe, Producer/Director/VFX supervisor, Blacktop Recess

Matteo Patricelli, Executive Director, Flamborough Chamber of Commerce

Cathie Puckering, President and CEO, Hamilton International Airport

Ty Shattuck, Chair, Synapse Life Science Consortium

Drew Spoelstra, Chair of Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee

Judy Travis, Executive Director, Workforce Planning Hamilton

Henry Wegiel, Director of Government and Trade Relations, ArcelorMittal Dofasco

Gay Yuyitung, Executive Director of the McMaster Industry Liaison Office

Said Mayor Fred Eisenberger, “Our city’s strength lies in its diverse economy. By bringing together leaders from all corners of Hamilton’s economy, we can take decisive action now to help our community recover and thrive. Working together, Hamilton will prosper once again.”

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  • looks like an odd assortment of anchors., I’m kind of surprised Fred didn’t place Dash on the Board.

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