St. John’s NL – NATI held its Annual General Meeting on May 16th 2012. The AGM provided opportunity for NATI members to receive an overview of the association’s activity in the past year; this included highlights of export programs, a summary of marketing efforts and events, and a review of the association’s financial reports. Members were given opportunity to voice opinion on all of these topics, as well as to present other business for discussion.
Outgoing directors Mr. Gary Lovell and Mr. Cliff Roberts were thanked for their contribution and commitment to NATI at the board level. Following this, an election of officers took place to fill three vacant director positions.
These positions were won by Terry Hussey of Atlas Management, Mandy Woodland of Cox and Palmer, and June Turpin of Bell. Positions will be assumed immediately, and during the next official meeting of the board there will be an election of a Vice Chair who will succeed Gerard Duggan as Chair in 2013.
NATI’s board of directors has members from some of the provinces most prominent technology companies. These directors, led by the Chair of the board, guide the strategic plan of NATI which is committed to effective policy development and advocacy initiatives.