Ian Hamm

Community Broadcasting Foundation welcomes Ian Hamm as new President

cbaacomms, 15th May 2019
The Community Broadcasting Foundation (CBF) has announced that Ian Hamm will be joining their organisation as President on 1 July, 2019.

A Yorta, Yorta man, Ian brings more than 30 years senior experience in policy and strategic reforms at the Australian and Victorian governments.

Ian will apply his expertise and extensive experience leading the Boards of community organisations, to help the Foundation distribute more than $16.8 million annually to support Australian community media.

“I feel honoured to be joining the Community Broadcasting Foundation. I’m an advocate for building stronger communities and appreciate how important community media is in Australia. Through my volunteering at community organisations, I’ve experienced firsthand how community radio and television amplify local voices", he said.

"I look forward to working with the CBF Board, team and volunteers to lead the Community Broadcasting Foundation to future success.”

CBAA Board President, Phillip Randall, has welcomed Ian as the new CBF President. “The CBAA is very pleased to have led a comprehensive selection process in collaboration with the CBF that has supported Ian’s appointment. The CBAA Board, and CEO Jon Bisset, look forward to continuing to work the CBF under Ian’s leadership with the common goal to advance Community Broadcasting.”

Ian Hamm will officially join the Community Broadcasting Foundation Board following the retirement of Peter Batchelor at the end of June.


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