Interim TasTAFE board chair announced

EDUCATION Minister Nick McKim has announced the appointment of a chair for the interim TasTAFE Board.

Kathryn Thomas, a global learning leader for International Business Machines, will help oversee the transition to a single vocational education and training entity.

Mr McKim said one of Mrs Thomas' first tasks would be to appoint a chief executive officer.

``Mrs Thomas is an outstanding and experienced leader and has demonstrated experience, knowledge and understanding of vocational education and training,'' Mr McKim said.

``She understands the impact of VET on the economic and social well-being of Tasmania and is an excellent appointment to this new and important education initiative.''

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