John is employed at Ballina Council in the position of Director Civil Services. This position is an Executive Management role and is responsible for a diverse range of services and infrastructure, including the management of Council’s road network and asset management practices.
John was previously elected as National President of Institute of Public Works Australasia (IPWEA) and President of IPWEA (NSW). John was also the inaugural chair of the NSW Local Roads and Transport Directorate and a founding Director of the Australian Centre for Excellence in Local Government.
In 2018 John was appointed by Local Government NSW as the Board Chairperson for NSW Local Government Procurement.
John’s professional qualifications include a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering, a Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Masters Degree in Business Administration, and Company Directors Course Diploma.
John Truman LLB (Hons), BE, MBA, Grad Dip AICD