Day: July 10, 2020

Patrick Hall Mayor of Canning (2019-)

Patrick Hall says he has a feeling of inevitability when it comes to leadership.

Having served as a policeman for two decades, Mr Hall found himself drawn to executive positions across a broad range of sectors, including retailers and not for profits.

That extended through to his personal life, where he found it natural to volunteer to help lead local sports clubs and other community groups.

“I always felt that if people were looking for a hand on a committee, I had the time and the inclination to do it and I always thought I had something to offer,” Mr Hall said.

“Invariably I would always put my hand up, which was not always great because we had four kids, but we got the job done.”

Those motivations resurfaced in 2015 when, aware the City of Canning’s council had been dismissed, Mr Hall campaigned to represent his local community

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ACBJ to address diversity within the company

Whit Shaw, the chief executive officer of American City Business Journals, wrote about how the parent company of 43 business journals will address diversity within the company.

Shaw writes, “We are reviewing recruiting and hiring practices across the entire company. These reviews will lead to concrete action steps aimed at significantly improving the racial diversity of ACBJ.

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