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PHH acknowledges Catherine Norman's years of service


One of PHH’s most steadfast advocates and volunteers, Mrs Catherine Norman, retired from her role as PHH Director at this year's AGM.

Catherine, who originally joined the PHH Mt Eliza Auxiliary in 1985 and has been a member of PHH for 32 years, first came on to the Board in 1998 as Auxiliary representative before replacing Dianna Ward as President in 2000.

In her first year as President, PHH moved into their new premises in Golf Links Road—there is some synergy perhaps in her retirement coinciding with PHH moving into its new home in October last year.

Other highlights include: celebrating 25 years in 2009; the decision to change the name of the organisation to Peninsula Home Hospice in 2012; purchase of the new building in 2015 and relocation and rebranding in 2016.

This is certainly not a time for goodbyes; it is a time for acknowledging her years of quiet, considered and dignified leadership as both Board Chair and Board Director and for being such a strong advocate and champion for PHH within the community.

Catherine will continue to support PHH on the Fundraising Committee and as a member of the Mornington Auxiliary. 

The most valuable gift we can ever bestow is that of our time; it is the only resource that cannot be replenished and it is for this we simply say, thank you Catherine.