FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 10, 2018
Summerside Port Corporation Inc is pleased to announce that Amanda Murphy and Alan Montgomery have been appointed as Directors of the Summerside Port Corporation Inc at its Annual General Meeting held on July 19, 2018.
Amanda Murphy is the current Commercial Services Officer of the Consolidated Credit Union in Summerside, PE. She has been with the Consolidated Credit Union for over 17 years, and during that time has become a Fellow of the Credit Union Institute of Canada. Amanda attained a Master’s degree from the Credit Union Institute of Canada and Dalhousie University with a specialty in Lending Studies.
Alan Montgomery is a retired Chartered Professional Accountant from Summerside, PE. His decades of experience as a CPA and as a member of numerous advisory councils will bring extensive business expertise to the Corporation.
With the news of these new appointees also comes congratulations to recent Board of Directors retirees Earle Smith and John MacDonald. Both were founding members of the Board of Directors since the Port Corporation was divested from the federal government in 2010, and we thank them for their years of service.
The Summerside Port Corporation is comprised of seven members including President Jim Bradley, Vice President Terry Murphy, Secretary/Treasurer Steve MacFarlane, and Directors Bob Ashley, Ivan Noonan, Amanda Murphy, and Alan Montgomery. These members represent the commercial and recreational users of our facilities.
Since 2010, the Summerside Port Corporation Inc has owned and operated the Port as a not-for-profit corporation as part of the Port Divestiture Program of Transport Canada. SPCI operates and maintains the Port of Summerside to maintain and enhance the recreational and economic benefits of the Port for the City of Summerside and surrounding areas.
The Corporation submits an audited financial certification to the Federal Government on an annual basis to confirm that the funds received by the Corporation from the Federal Government continue to be used for the intended purpose of the port transfer which became effective on February 19, 2010. The Corporation continues to work towards self-sustainability prior to the end of its twenty-five-year funding agreement which expires in 2035.
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Summerside Port Corporation Inc