I hope everyone is doing well as we head into spring here in Melbourne! I
am so happy that the weather has started to warm up and the rain has
(hopefully) started to subside!
The AWA Board has been busy during the last few weeks and today is the
Board's "strategy day". The Board will be meeting today, Saturday 1
September, to plan and strategise for the year. Personally, I am looking
forward to the day as I think it will provide a great forum to do some goal
setting and ensure our organisation is on the right track for this year. I
am sure many great, new ideas will come from this day, which will have a
positive impact on our organisation as a whole. I look forward to updating
everyone on how the day goes!
Speaking of the AWA Board - I'd like to welcome Lacy Alford to the position
of Treasurer. Our current Treasurer, Melissa Buttigieg, will be moving to
Singapore soon. We will miss Melissa, but are excited to welcome Lacy to
We have a number of events coming up in the next couple of weeks including
the Night Meeting to be held at Transit (at Fed Square) on Wednesday 5
September at 6pm and the Saturday Morning Coffee to be held on 15 September
at 10am. These meetings are a great way to connect with other AWA members
(including our new members) and I encourage you to come along and
Finally, I'd like to wish congratulations to Heather Pfaff Cunsolo (AWA's
Director of Internal Communications) who's first child is due on 12
September! We will be thinking about you, Heather!
Hope to see you all soon at one of our upcoming events.