Retired Royal Australian Air Force Officer and long time Tuggeranong Community Council (TCC) member, Eric Traise, has been elected TCC President. Mr Traise, of the Tuggeranong suburb of Bonython, was elected President at the Council’s Annual General Meeting on held on 3 September 2013. He takes over from Calwell businessman, Nick Tsoulias.
Mr Traises’s election to the post comes as the TCC celebrates its 30th anniversary. Mr Traise said he is privileged to take on the role of Tuggeranong Community Council (TCC) President in its 30th year. He said at the the same time he recognised and congratulate his predecessors for their hard work over the last three decades.
“While not new to the TCC, this is my first term as President and I look forward to working with Tuggeranong residents, other community organisations and our local political representatives to promote the goals and aspirations of Tuggeranong residents. To this end, I am fortunate to be supported by a very competent executive team that is ready to get down to business,”he said.
“There are many issues that concern Tuggeranong residents and to which the TCC will focus its attention over the coming year. They are about improving the quality of life in the Tuggeranong Valley. They include, among others, improving access to community services, better public transport and roads, improving and protecting our environment and attracting more residents, business and employment opportunities to the Tuggeranong Valley,” Mr Traise said.
The new TCC Executive includes, Vice President Glenys Patulny, Secretary Lynn Bott, Treasurer Max Flint and Public Officer Beverley Flint.