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Senior Management

Senior Management

The business of council is managed by a chief executive officer who reports directly to the councillors. The CEO is supported by an executive leadership team being the general managers from four operational departments.

This chart shows each of the executive leadership team members and their senior managers.

Sharon Houlihan

Chief Executive Officer

  • General Manager Communities – John McDougall
  • General Manager Customer and Commercial Services – Michelle Webster
  • General Manager Corporate Services – Margaret Gatt
  • Acting General Manager Infrastructure & Utilities – Jason Hoolihan
  • Manager Safety & Wellness – Gaye Westerberg

John McDougall

General Manager Communities

  • Manager Planning & Environment – Kirstin Byrne
  • Manager Connected Communities– Suzanne Poulter
  • Manager Parks & Recreation – Leisa Donlan
  • Coordinator Public Relations & Events – Kara Donohoe
  • Coordinator Disaster Management & Community Resilience – Glenn Bell

Michelle Webster

General Manager Customer and Commercial Services

  • Manager Airport – Salomon Kloppers
  • Saleyards Manager – Tim Maguire
  • Manager Customer Service – Rebecah Brosnan

Margaret Gatt

General Manager Corporate Services

  • Strategic Procurement & Contracts Manager – Martin Dunn
  • Manager Information & Communications Technology – Clinton Nicol-Dickson
  • Manager Finance – Vicky Coleman
  • Acting Manager People and Culture – Tarnya Lowe
  • Manager  Governance – Margaretha Hoekstra

Jason Hoolihan

Acting General Manager Infrastructure & Utilities

  • Acting Manager Infrastructure – Tyronne Meredith
  • Manager Project Development and Contract Delivery – Kym Downey
  • Manager Water Utilities – Vacant

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