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New Presidents elected in Tasmania, SA and Victoria

2 Dec 14

The Real Estate Institutes of Tasmania, South Australia and Victoria have all recently elected new presidents.

In Tasmania, Tony Collidge has been elected to serve as the 2014-15 President. Mr Collidge commenced in real estate in 1992 and has been a multiple winner of PRD nationwide Gold Awards & Best First Year Agent.

REISA has voted previous president Greg Moulton as incoming president of the group, replacing outgoing president Ted Piteo. Mr Moulton was president of REISA between 2011 and 2013. He is also chief executive officer of Harris Real Estate. 

Alexander Ouwens was elected as Vice President. Mr Ouwens has been placed in the top 10 sales people for Harcourts every year since he has entered into real estate in 2006. Along with winning
a long list of industry awards, his passion for the industry saw him launch Ouwens Casserly Real Estate with close friend Nathan Casserly in November 2011. Within 12 months they have lead
their office to #1 out of 50+ offices in the group finishing first in September with a team of 25 employees.

In Victoria, REIV has elected President, Ian McDonald, and Senior Vice President, Matt Nichols. Mr McDonald has worked in real estate since 1966 and has been a licensed agent since 1968. He joined the REIV in 1969 Currently, he is a Director of Arbee Real Estate (Vic) Pty Ltd, Bacchus Marsh, 

Fellow of the Australian Property Institute and the Real Estate Institute of Australia, Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, Associate of the Australian Institute of Arbitrators, Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a qualified Valuer and Land Economist. He joined the REIV Board in 2013.

Matt Nichols runs the Moorabbin office of Nichols Crowder and has worked in all sectors of the commercial and industrial markets for the past 25 years, including working in Singapore and Jakarta. He joined the REIV in 1997 and has been a dedicated contributor to the C & I Chapter, including
presenting to educational forums.

REIA would like to congratulate all in-coming presidents and vice presidents on their appointments