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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 plus the Executive Manager Governance.

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


Scott Mason

Chief Executive Officer

  • General Manager Communities – Vacant
  • General Manager Customer and Commercial Services – Michelle Webster
  • General Manager Corporate Services – Margaret Gatt
  • General Manager Infrastructure & Utilities – Gerhard Joubert
  • Manager Safety & Wellness – Sandie Schofield


General Manager Communities

  • Manager Planning & Environment – Kirstin Byrne
  • Manager Community Recreation & Facilities – Steven Gatt
  • Manager Connected Communities– Suzanne Poulter
  • Coordinator Communications – Andrea Ferris

Michelle Webster

General Manager Customer and Commercial Services

  • Manager Airport – Salomon Kloppers
  • Coordinator Operations Quarry – Joe Newman
  • Saleyards Manager – Tim Maguire
  • Acting Manager Customer Service – Rebecah Brosnan

Margaret Gatt

General Manager Corporate Services

  • Manager Asset Management – Chris Campbell
  • Manager Finance – Vacant
  • Manager Human Resources – Tanya Rouse
  • Manager Information Services – Aaron Jurd
  • Manager  Governance – James Ngoroyemoto

Gerhard Joubert

General Manager Infrastructure & Utilities

  • Manager Infrastructure – Jason Hoolihan
  • Manager Project Development and Contract Deliver – Kym Downey
  • Manager Water Utilities – Peter Manning
  • Coordinator Disaster Management & Community Resilience – Glenn Bell

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