Connect Patron Connect Networking is delighted that Judy Verlin AM, has accepted an invitation to be its patron.
Judy has had an illustrious career. Following more than ten years in local government (including periods as Mayor of City of Ballarat), Judy Verlin was appointed as Chair of Committee for Ballarat in October 2012.
During her time with local government, Judy was Chair of Regional Cities of Victoria, Chair of Central Highlands Regional Mayors and CEOs Forum, and Board Member of the International League of Historical Cities Network.
Extremely active in the broader community, Judy is a Board Member of Sovereign Hill and a Member of the Regional Development Australia (Grampians) Committee.
In January 2013, Judy was recognised in the Australia Day honours being made a member of the Order of Australia (AM) for her significant service to the Ballarat community.Later that year, Judy was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Ballarat (now Fed Uni) for her service to the Ballarat community.
Judy stepped down as Chair of Committee for Ballarat in October 2015 and is now able to devote more time to her other Boards and interests.
A fabulous career! And Judy’s first role was as an EA.