Our Board

Our Board comprises 10 people, all of whom are elected by our members. The Board is elected by our members every three years. The term of the current Board began in December 2017 and will end in December 2020.

The positions of President, Vice-President and executive officers are elected annually by the Board.

LGPro members and prospective members are welcome to contact Board members directly if there are issues or ideas they would like to discuss with them.

Meet the current Board

President 
Rebecca McKenzie

Chief Executive Officer
Glen Eira City Council
rmckenzie@gleneira.vic.gov.au

Vice President
Cameron Gray
Director, Innovation and Organisational Improvement
Ballarat City Council
camerongray@ballarat.vic.gov.au

Treasurer
Kathy Hynes 
Manager Parks & Open Space
Banyule City Council
kathy.hynes@banyule.vic.gov.au

Secretary
Liana Thompson

Director Partnerships and Engagement
City of Whittlesea 
liana.thompson@whittlesea.vic.gov.au

Brendan McGrath 
Chief Executive Officer
Wangaratta Rural City Council
b.mcgrath@wangaratta.vic.gov.au
Tony De Fazio
Executive Manager Governance and Customer Service

Whitehorse City Council tony.defazio@whitehorse.vic.gov.au
Celia Haddock
Director Corporate Services
Maribyrnong City Council
celia.haddock@maribyrnong.vic.gov.au
Justine Linley
Chief Executive Officer
Ballarat City Council
JustineLinley@ballarat.vic.gov.au
Chris Leivers
Director Community Wellbeing

Yarra City Council
chris.leivers@yarracity.vic.gov.au
Julie Reid
Director Engineering Services
Greater Dandenong City Council
julie.reid@cgd.vic.gov.au