Cr Nigel Waistell was first elected to Council in 2012 and returned for a second term in 2016.
Cr Waistell is deputy chair of the Local Disaster Management Group.
He served with both the British and Australian Army in a military career spanning some 45 years.
He took a break from military service from 1993 to 2001 when he worked in local government as the training manager for Ipswich City Council.
In his spare time, Cr Waistell enjoys sailing, volunteering at the Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens and Tamborine Mountain Landcare and serving as President of Tamborine Mountain Community Care.
Second Monday of each month 4pm-5.30pm in the Tamborine Mountain library, Community Forums as advertised and by appointment.
Division 1 encompasses the northern part of Tamborine Mountain. It is known for its tourist attractions, galleries and rainforests.