Representatives

Each member council can appoint a representative to attend State Council meetings, exercise their council’s vote and provide regular reports to their council on our activities.

To nominate for election as MAV president or as a member of our Board, you must be appointed as your council’s representative.

Appointments for MAV representatives are made annually by each council.

Our MAV representatives protocol explains this role in more detail.

Current MAV Representatives

MAV representatives
Alpine Shire Council Mayor Ron Janas
Ararat Rural City Council Cr Peter Beales
Ballarat City Council Cr Belinda Coates
Banyule City Council Cr Tom Melican
Bass Coast Shire Council Cr Brett Tessari
Baw Baw Shire Council Cr Mikaela Power
Bayside City Council Cr Alex del Porto
Benalla Rural City Council Cr Scott Upston
Boroondara City Council Cr Coral Ross
Brimbank City Council Cr Lucinda Congreve
Buloke Shire Council Cr Carolyn Stewart
Campaspe Shire Council Cr Adrian Weston
Cardinia Shire Council Cr Graeme Moore
Casey City Council Cr Amanda Stapledon
Central Goldfields Shire Council Mr Noel Harvey
Colac Otway Shire Council Cr Stephen Hart
Corangamite Shire Council Cr Ruth Gstrein
Darebin City Council Cr Trent McCarthy
East Gippsland Shire Council Cr Richard Ellis
Frankston City Council Cr Michael O'Reilly
Gannawarra Shire Council Cr Charlie Gillingham
Glen Eira City Council Cr Jim Magee
Glenelg Shire Council Cr Anita Rank
Golden Plains Shire Council Cr Nathan Hansford
Greater Bendigo City Council Cr Rod Fyffe
Greater Dandenong City Council Cr Sean O'Reilly
Greater Geelong City Council Cr Kylie Grzybek
Greater Shepparton City Council Cr Dinny Adem
Hepburn Shire Council Cr John Cottrell
Hindmarsh Shire Council Mayor Ron Ismay
Hobsons Bay City Council Cr Sandra Wilson
Horsham Rural City Council Cr Mark Radford
Hume City Council Cr Joseph Haweil
Indigo Shire Council Cr Bernard Gaffney
Kingston City Council Cr Georgina Oxley
Knox City Council Cr Peter Lockwood
Latrobe City Council Cr Sharon Gibson
Loddon Shire Council Cr Gavan Holt
Macedon Ranges Shire Council Cr Jennifer Anderson
Manningham City Council Cr Andrew Conlon
Mansfield Shire Council Cr Harry Westendorp
Maribyrnong City CouncilCr Cuc Lam
Maroondah City Council Cr Mike Symon
Melbourne City Council Cr Rohan Leppert
Melton City Council Cr Kathy Majdlik
Mildura Rural City Council Cr Simon Clemence
Mitchell Shire Council Cr Bill Chisholm
Moira Shire Council Cr Wendy Buck
Monash City Council Cr Rebecca Paterson
Moonee Valley City Council Cr Narelle Sharpe
Moorabool Shire Council Cr Tom Sullivan
Moreland City Council Cr Oscar Yildiz
Mornington Peninsula Shire Council Cr David Gill
Mount Alexander Shire Council Cr Tony Cordy
Moyne Shire Council Cr Mick Wolfe
Murrindindi Shire Council Cr Sandice McAulay
Nillumbik Shire Council Cr Peter Perkins
Northern Grampians Shire Council Cr Murray Emerson
Port Philip City Council Cr Dick Gross
Pyrenees Shire Council Cr David Clark
Queenscliffe Borough Council Cr Bob Merriman
South Gippsland Shire CouncilJulie Eisenbise (Administrator Chair)
Southern Grampians Shire Council Cr Mary-Ann Brown
Stonnington City Council Cr Jami Klisaris
Strathbogie Shire Council Cr Amanda McClaren
Surf Coast Shire Council Cr Brian McKiterick
Swan Hill Rural City Council Cr Les McPhee
Towong Shire Council Cr Aaron Scales
Wangaratta Rural City Council Cr Ken Clarke
Warrnambool City Council Cr Tony Herbert
Wellington Shire Council Cr Malcolm Hole
West Wimmera Shire Council Cr Jodie Pretlove
Whitehorse City Council Cr Andrew Davenport
Whittlesea City CouncilCr Lawrie Cox Mayor
Wodonga City Council Cr Anna Speedie
Wyndham City Council Cr Josh Gilligan
Yarra City Council Cr James Searle
Yarra Ranges Shire Council Cr Tony Stevenson
Yarriambiack Shire Council Cr Graeme Massey

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