Organisation structure


Our Council services are provided by three directorates and one division whose leaders report directly to the Acting Chief Executive Officer. 

If you wish to contact particular departments or individual staff members, call (03) 5422 0333. Our customer service staff will be able to direct your call to the appropriate person.

Chief Executive Office

Acting Chief Executive Officer—John Nevins

  • Executive Office—Micheline Williams and Debbie Peter


Assets and Operations directorate

Director Assets and Operations—Shane Walden

  • Manager Engineering and Resource Recovery—Gary Randhawa
  • Manager Facilities and Operations—Colin Marshall
  • Manager Major Project Management Office—Meaghan McNamara
  • Manager Open Space and Recreation—Simon Finlay


Corporate and Community directorate

Director Corporate and Community—John Hausler

  • Manager Children and Family Services—Emma Orchard
  • Manager Community Care—Fiona Alexander
  • Manager Finance and Reporting—Travis Harling
  • Manager Information Services—Tim Nightingale
  • Manager Legal and Corporate Governance—Kate Young


Planning and Environment directorate

Director Planning and Environment—Angela Hughes

  • Manager Community and Economic Development, Arts and Events—Stephen Pykett
  • Manager Regulatory Compliance—Rhassel Mhasho
  • Manager Statutory Planning—Harjinder Singh
  • Manager Strategic Planning and Environment—Rob Ball


People, Culture and Performance division

Interim Executive Manager People, Culture and Performance—Sarah Noel

  • Manager Communications—Leanne Manton
  • Interim Operations Manager People and Wellbeing—Nathan Upson
  • Coordinator Customer Service—Brad Tellis
  • Coordinator Transformation—Monica Bartels