Mr Demiri has been a member of the SMRC Board for the last 9 years. He has a Fitter and Turner trade qualification and is now retired. He is a marriage celebrant, Treasurer of the Australian-Albanian Community Assoc. of Dandenong, Secretary and Public Officer of the Albanian Sakie Islamic Society for st 15 years, Asst Treasuer for Dandenong Soccer Club for 2 years, and school council for 12 years. He has been a Justice of the Peace for the last 16 years.