• Judith McDonald

  • Judith McDonald 2006

    Chamber Member since August 1985
    Managing Director Scuba Warehouse in Parramatta over 20 years
    Director Leading Edge Inventions Pty Ltd
    Joined the board of the Chamber in 1993
    Vice President 1995 -97
    President 1997 – 99
    Member Professional Association of Diving Instructors;
    Member Women Chiefs International;
    Vice President, Australian Retailers Association (ARA NSW);
    Former Member State Chamber of Commerce Infrastructure Committee
    Member Maritime Archeology Advisory Panel, NSW Heritage Department;
    Member of the UWS Regional Council
    Chair Parramatta Chamber of Commerce Retail Committee
    Won Parramatta Awards for Business Excellence in 1992
    Finalist Sydney Business Review Business Woman of the Year 1997
    Prime Ministers Small Business of the Year 1997

    Major supporter and influence for Council’s Main Street Programme

    While President arranged the first regular column in Parramatta advertiser still going at time of life membership known as Chamber Chatter now the Viewpoint

    In 1997 Judith while President was invited by the NSW Dept of Urban Planning to participate in a committee to oversee the preparation of the Parramatta Regional Environmental Plan. The REP focused on 3 key issues as priorities for Parramatta, heritage, urban design and access. Through Judith’s involvement in this process she was invited by Council to be a member of the Council’s then Economic Development Board.

    Through her work for the Chamber, the Parramatta Business Community and Parramatta itself Judith has proved that she is a worthy inductee as a life Member

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