Tourism Snowy Mountain's Board has a new Chairperson with the appointment of Peter Cochran to the role.
Mr Cochran has been a TSM Director and more recently Deputy Chair. He comes to the position with passion and enthusiasm having a longstanding ancestry in the Snowy Mountains spanning more than 160 years.
According to TSM, he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Chairmanship, having been Mayor of Cooma-Monaro Shire Council, a member of the NSW Legislative Assembly and as principal of Cochran Horse Treks.
Mr Cochran replaces Wayne Hart who will remain on the TSM Board as a Director. Mr Hart leaves the post reluctantly to allow him more time and focus to pursue his PhD studies in Natural Hazards.