Buller District Council

Media Release-Buller District Council appoints Group Manager Community and Environment

13th July, 2018

Buller District Council Chief Executive, Keith Marshall is extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Rachel Townrow to the role of Group Manager Community and Environment.

Rachel grew up in Westport and has always considered Buller to be home. “Buller is a fantastic area to live, and being employed to work for the District that I have so much passion for makes this opportunity so motivating” says Rachel.

“Our Community and Environment department are a group of dedicated, hardworking people.  They all provide excellent services within our District and take a practical and pragmatic approach to attending to our community.   I am very excited by this opportunity to continue working with and supporting them to do the great work that they do”.

Rachel has been an employee with the Buller District Council since 2007 and has advanced through the organisation due to her commitment and willingness to learn and lead.  Rachel was first employed as Community Services Officer and then as Policy Planner and Team Leader Planning and Policy. She has a bachelor of laws and a bachelor of arts in mass communications and political science.


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