Executive Leadership Team

The Executive Leadership Team comprises the Chief Executive Officer and Directors of each of the five Divisions of Council; Culture and Economy, Organisational Performance, Infrastructure, Development and Environment, and Liveability. The Executive Leadership Team provides strong strategic direction and support for key services and priority areas across Council.

Council’s organisational structure enables Council to deliver services effectively to the community aligned with Council’s purpose to make our community a great place to live, work and play. A high level Executive Leadership Team structure can be viewed here.

 

           

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Michael mcmahon

Chief Executive Officer

  Areas for responsibility: 

  • The day-to-day management of Council, exercising functions delegated by Council, ensuring Council staff implement the decisions made by Council, and all staffing matters.
  • Corporate image and communications; communications partners, digital communications, graphic design
  • People, Culture and Safety; safety and risk management, people and culture, wellbeing and health business, injury management, payroll
  • Executive manager governance and internal control; internal ombudsman, internal auditor, governance, administration.
 

                                          Culture and economy

           

Natasha Comber - Director Economic Development and Business

           

  

Natasha Comber

Director

Areas for responsibility:

  • Regional Events; Dubbo Regional Theatre & Convention Centre, Wellington Civic Centre, Dubbo and Wellington Showgrounds
  • Event Attraction; support and development
  • Regional Experiences; Cultural Development and Services, Western Plains Cultural Centre, Old Dubbo Gaol, Wellington Caves Complex, Dubbo City Holiday Park
  • Regional Services; Dubbo City Regional Airport, Bodangora Aerodrome, Dubbo Regional Livestock Markets
  • Economic Development and Marketing; Destination Marketing, Grant Attraction and Support, Industry and Business Development, Visitor Information Services, New Resident Attraction and Central Business District activation.
                         

                                           organisational performance

      

Craig Giffin - Director Corporate Services

  

craig giffin 

Director

 Areas of responsibility:

  • Management Accounting; long-term financial plan, annual operational plan and budget and quarterly operational plan review.
  • Financial Accounting; accounts receivable, accounts payable, statutory reporting and names and address register.
  • Corporate Procurement; tender coordination and centre-led supply and purchasing.
  • Corporate Asset Management; policies, capabilities and asset management system.
  • Information Services; Information and Communications Technology (ICT) provision and information management strategy.
  • Customer Service Centres; Dubbo and Wellington.
  • Property Management; property portfolio management, centralised building asset management, leasing, licensing and cleaning.
                        

                                           Infrastructure

Julian Geddes

           
                             

Julian geddes 

Director

Areas of responsibility:

  • Infrastructure Strategy; infrastructure design, storm water drainage, flood mitigation, development and subdivision engineering, technical advisory and design services.
  • Infrastructure Delivery; civil infrastructure - construction and maintenance, reinstatements and private works.
  • Water and Sewerage Services; water supply, sewerage services and trade waste.
  • Transport Management; civil infrastructure asset management (roads, footpaths, cycleways), traffic management, regulation, road safety and street lighting.
  • Fleet Management.
  • Solid Waste Management; domestic waste, commercial waste, green waste, recycling and landfill and transfer station management.
  • Emergency Management; fire services and emergency management.
                            

                                           development and Environment

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stephen wallace

Director  

Areas of responsibility:   

  • Strategic Planning; corporate planning, development strategies, development control plans, planning proposals, flood plain management and demographic data management.
  • Environmental Sustainability; policy, impact assessment and environmental education.
  • Planning and Advocacy; planning reform.
  • Building and Development; development control, Heritage Advisory Services, swimming pool compliances and duty planners and building surveyors. 
  • Property Information Services; land information services and geographical names management.
  • Regulatory Services and Environmental Control; illegal dumping / pollution incidents, on site sewer management, ranger services, human health services, compliance and animal shelter.                                     
                         

                                          liveability

Skye Price
                    

  

SKYE PRICE

Director                        

 Areas of responsibility:

  • Community Services; social services, youth development, aboriginal liaison, aged and disability, childcare services, cemetery management.
  • Macquarie Regional Library services; regional library management of neighbouring councils, Dubbo Regional Council library management.
  • Public Open Space; operations, horticulture and landcare, program planning and delivery, asset management, community land management, subdivision landscaping advisory and compliance.
  • Recreation; sporting groups liaison, program planning and delivery and asset and contract management, Aquatic facilities, Showgrounds.

Last Edited: 12 Nov 2019

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