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Final outcome-Maronite Catholic Society’s Elections 2015 in Australia


Final outcome-Maronite Catholic Society’s Elections 2015

From the Maronite Eparchy in Strathfield

Bishop Tarabay blesses the mission of President Tony Khattar and his new team

The Maronite Catholic Society Executive held its first meeting on Monday 4 May 2015 in order to distribute the various Executive responsibilities in accordance with its constitution and determine the way forward in the service of the Maronite community both in Australia and Lebanon.

The results were as follows:

Tony Khattar: President and Chair of Church Liaison Subcommittee

Ghassan Awit: First Vice-President

Lichaa Chidiac: Second Vice-President

Raymond Abi Arraj: Secretary

Fahd Gitani: Assistant Secretary

Chafic Saade: Treasurer

 Khalil Tartak: Advisor

Bakhos Georges: Advisor and chair of Events Subcommittee

Sarkis Nassif: Consultant- Special Projects

Anne Farah-Hill: Chair, Women Subcommittee

Joe Baini: Chair of International Relations Subcommittee

Anthony Hasham: Chair of Planning and Development Subcommittee

Danny Geagea: Chair, Registration of Maronites in Lebanon Subcommittee

Immediately after the announcement of the final result, Bishop Tarabay congratulated President Tony Khattar and his Executive Committee stressing the importance of the Maronite Catholic Society and the role it plays as he explained his ambitious vision which the President Khattar and the new Executive will undoubtedly would attempt to fulfil.

The meeting was also an opportunity for the new president to thank his grace for his continued support for the Society and to reach out and extend his sincere appreciation to all the Maronite parishes – priests, monks and nuns, promising to communicate and cooperate with all of them in order to uphold and support the Maronite community.
MCS Executive 2015 with Bishop Tarabay (2)

At the end of the meeting, memorial photos were taken. His grace then blessed their mission as they set out to serve their community.

For more information, please contact: Tony Khattar on 0418201902 or Raymond Abi-Arraj on 0413069004

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