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The Board

The Board’s key responsibilities are to:

  • define the detail of policies, objectives and strategies determined by State Council
  • set and evaluate directions, priorities and performance standards for the MAV
  • appoint the CEO and monitor his or her performance
  • liaise with MAV representatives from their regions

The Rules empower the Board to pass codes of practice or protocols to supplement the Rules and guide office bearers, Board members and MAV representatives.

The Board is elected by our members every two years. The president is elected by all members. The other 12 representatives are elected by their region. See the MAV Board regions map (Word - 331KB).

The MAV Board Members are presented below.

Board allowances and expenses

Under the Board allowance and expense policy, Board members receive an annual allowance paid quarterly in advance.

Board members are provided with a data allowance for accessing business papers via iPads and can claim out-of-pocket expenses for travel, parking, accommodation and meals when undertaking duties as a Board member.

The policy also allows for Board members to attend events including, the Annual Conference, Councillor Development Weekend, Asset Management Conference and Future of Local Government Summit.

As of July 2016, current endorsed allowances are:

  • President $72,159.40 inc 9.5% superannuation
  • Deputy president $14,876.61 inc 9.5% superannuation
  • Board member $10,129.52 inc 9.5% superannuation.

MAV Board Members

Cr Mary Lalios

Cr Mary Lalios
0447 189 409
City of Whittlesea​

Cr Jami Klisaris

Deputy President Metro
Cr Jami Klisaris
Metro South East
City of Stonnington

Cr David Clark Deputy President Rural
Cr David Clark
Rural South Central Region
Pyrenees Shire Council
Cr Josh Gilligan

Cr Josh Gilligan
Metro West Region

Wyndham City Council

Cr Geoff Lake

Cr Geoff Lake
Metro Southern Region
Monash City Council

Cr Rod Fyffe

Cr Rod Fyffe
Rural North Central Region
City of Greater Bendigo

Cr Gary Norton

Cr Gary Norton
Rural North West Region
Swan Hill Rural City Council

Cr Ruth Gstrein

​Cr Ruth Gstrein
Rural South West Region
Corangamite Shire Council

Cr Peter Perkins

Cr Peter Perkins
Interface Region
Nillumbik Shire Council

Cr Rohan Leppert

Cr Rohan Leppert
Metro Central Region
City of Melbourne

Cr Tom Melican

Cr Tom Melican
Metro East Region
Banyule City Council

Cr Ronald Janas

Cr Ronald Janas
Rural North East Region
Alpine Shire Council

Cr Malcolm Hole

Cr Malcolm Hole
Rural Gippsland Region
Wellington Shire Council

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