Tumut Regional Chamber of Commerce Executive Team
Michael Hannah after spending the previous 33 years in the transport industry and 27 of those in upper level management for some of the largest transport companies in Australia relocated his family and himself to Tumut in 2014 to head V Suthern Pty Ltd. Michael and his family having relatives in Tumut before relocating have been regular visitors to the Tumut region for the past 20 years.
In his newly appointed role as president Michael brings with him a wealth of knowledge across many facets of business and commerce. Michael and his family are regularly involved in community functions and neighbourhood programs and he is very much looking forward to sharing his knowledge with the residents of Tumut.
Lorraine is our grounding when it comes to sticking to our guns and moving forward on what we stand for and believe in. Lorraine is one of the reasons this Chamber exists as she was part of the initial working party that bought the chamber to where it is today.
Lorraine held the President position for the first 18 months during the Chamber's infancy and still plays an active role in mentoring and supporting the current President, and being highly active with projects such as the Tumut Regional bags promotion.
Raechel joined the Chamber in 2013, quickly taking on the position of Vice President. In November 2014 Raechel took on the position of President which she remained in until October 2016 when she returned to the Vice President position. . Raechel has assisted with the running of our many of our events, was actively involved in the running of the 2015 Snowy Hydro Tumut Region Business Awards, and has been involved in the preparations for the 2017 Snowy Hydro Tumut Region Business Awards.
Raechel joined the chamber after becoming self employed in 2013 to get a better opportunity to network with other professional and become more involved with activities around the local community. Raechels background is in financial planning and she brings with her a drive and keen attitude to get more involved locally.
Treasurer and Public Officer
In 2013, Deirdre became the Project Officer for TRCC. She has been involved with the events run and initiatives of the TRCC since she commenced. Deirdre was the driving force behind the introduction of the Tumut Region Gift Cards in 2015. Deirdre has also taken on the roles of Secretary and Public Officer in 2016.
In 2016 Deirdre started her own bookkeeping business and became a member of TRCC, and has now taken on the roll of the Treasurer and Public Officer.