Wednesday, April 12, 2017

News from the New TBRA Committee

(20 March, 2017)

New Committee Elected

Kindly be informed that at the Annual General Meeting of the TBRA held on Saturday, 25 February 2017, a new Committee has been elected as follows:

Chairperson: Meenakshi (aka Meena) Raman.
Vice-Chairperson: Agnes James
Secretary: Peter Boyd
Assistant Secretary: Annelies Allain
Treasurer: Cheong Ah Hoo, Alice 

Ordinary Committee Members: Shirin Chan, Zulfikar Abdul Aziz, Dr. Rajeswary Raman, Murlidhar, and Jerry Lang.

The new Chair, Meena is associated with several NGOs in Penang such as the Consumers Association of Penang, Sahabat Alam Malaysia (Friends of the Earth Malaysia) and the Third World Network, who are all based in Penang.

New Committee meets

The new committee held its first meeting on Saturday, 11 March 2017 and discussed several issues that were raised during the AGM, which included the Taman Komuniti Tanjong Bunga, (commonly referred to as the ‘Sore Thumb’), the North-Coast Pair Road, and trees being cut down near the Guillemard Reservoir.

The Committee resolved to follow-up actively on these matters to address the concerns of Tanjung Bunga residents in this regard.  

The Committee also discussed the need to recruit more members to join the TBRA and to also reach out to other residents’ associations on Penang Island.

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