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Michelle Terfry joins the ‘A’ team

A new face will soon be greeting visitors entering Amherst’s town hall.

Michelle Terfry is joining the ‘A’ team as a customer service and accounts payable clerk on May 3. She will be replacing Marie MacDonald, a longtime employee who has greeted folks entering town hall for many years and is set to retire at the end of May.

We are looking forward to working with Michelle,” Interim CAO Jason MacDonald said, as he announced her hiring on April 29, 2021.Michelle Terfry B

“She brings many years of administrative and customer experience to her new position with the Town of Amherst. We are confident that with her knowledge of the town, her administrative experience and her warm sincerity, Michelle will be a wonderful addition to the ‘A’ team.”

“I’m extremely excited to work with a fantastic team at the town and with the councillors,” Terfry said, adding she already knows many of the town staff whom she met at pervious workplaces.

“I love providing customer service and greeting people. I look forward to working with this great team and with the public who come to the town hall.”

Most recently, Terfry provided administrative and accounting support at Maritech Construction Inc., including office functions, the processing of accounts payable, executing payroll and related remittances, participating in the tender process and maintaining health and safety records and training.

Prior to her years with Maritech, Terfry provided excellent service to clients as a customer service representative with the RBC Royal Bank. A graduate, with honours, from the accounting and business administration program offered by Success Business College in Truro, she has also worked as a graphics project co-ordinator with PolyCello.