Chief Executive Officer:

Shelley Pike

Mobile: 0428 982 710

Responsible for:

Co-ordination of Council activities

Co-ordination of management functions

Government and ministerial functions

Corporate planning and economic development

Statutory compliance functions


Deputy Chief Executive Officer:

Vin Fordham Lamont

Emergency Contact: 0427 193 880

Responsible for:

Freedom of Information enquiries

Human resources

Financial management

Oversight of Infrastructure operations

Emergency management

Contract & leases preparation


Manager of Works

Yvette Wheatcroft                     

Emergency Contact: 0439 791 925

Responsible for:

Development and coordination of the Works program

Management of parks, gardens and reserves

Road maintenance

Culverts and drainage



Planning Officer

Phil Shephard


Phone: 9827 1007

Responsible for:

Development Applications

Land Use Planning

Land Use Structure Plans


Scheme Amendments

General Planning Advice


Building Surveyor (Contract)

Darryle Baxter


Phone: 9827 1007

Responsible for:

Administering building applications

General building enquires (including demolitions)


Environmental Health Officer (Contract)

Maurice Walsh


Phone: 9827 1007

Responsible for:

Water sampling

Inspections and assessments of Septic Tank and onsite Effluent Disposal Systems

Food Safety Assessments for all food premises, including B&Bs

Inspections of buildings (for health purposes)

All matters relating to health-related local laws


Asset and Waste Management Co-Ordinator

John Skinner


Phone: 0408 070 754

Responsible for:

Land Fill Sites

Building Maintenance

Development and coordination of asset management plans

Playground Equipment

Ongerup Effluent System


Senior Finance Officer

Carol Shaddick


Phone: 9827 1007

Responsible for:

Financial Reporting

Accounts Payable

Financial admin support for emergency services


Executive Assistant:

Renae Walker

Responsible for:

Confidential Administrative & Secretarial Services to CEO

Administrative support for Planning Officer & Environmental Health Officer


Statutory Registers

Minutes & Agendas

IT & Communications


Community Assistance Financial Grants


Pool management


Library management


Ranger (Contract)

WA Contract Ranger Services

Mobile (for emergencies only): 0459678154 or 0488374 670

Phone: 98271007

Responsible for:

Municipal Law Enforcement

Animal Control


Works Administration Assistant

Yavanna Murphy


Phone: 9827 1338

Responsible for:

Works Administration

Drum Muster

Septic tank and grease trap bookings


Finance Officer

Sharon Miniter


Phone: 9827 1007

Responsible for:

Rates Enquiries

Payment Plans


Cemetery administration


Corporate Support Officer

Anrie van Zyl


Phone: 9827 1007

Responsible for:

Occupational Health & Safety

Contracts & leases administration

Local Emergency Management Committee administration


Customer Service Officer

Kirsty Boyd


Responsible for:

Dog & cat licensing


General enquiries

Vehicle & driver licensing

Booking of council facilities


Pool Manager

Andre Tion


Phone: 9827 1273


Library Officers

Jo Davies (Gnowangerup)

Olivia Letter (Gnowangerup/Ongerup)

Gnowangerup Email:

Ongerup Email:

Gnowangerup Library: 9827 1635

Ongerup Library: 9828 2122