Council's five directorates are led by the executive management team, consisting of the General Manager and four Directors.
The executive management team are responsible for managing the implementation of Council’s decisions.
General Manager, Peter Thompson
Key responsibilities include Executive and Councillor Support; Audit, Risk and Governance; Marketing and Communications; People and Culture; Riverina Regional Library, Town Planning (Development Assessment), Building Certification, Plumbing
Chief Financial Officer, Carolyn Rodney
Key responsibilities include Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Revenue, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll.
Chief Operating Officer, Scott Gray
Key responsibilities include Executive Support; Communications & Engagement, Information Technology, Customer Service, Records, Procurement, Corporate Strategy.
Director Community Services, Janice Summerhayes
Key responsibilities include Community Services; Cultural facilities and public programs; Events; Tourism / Visitor Economy; Environmental Services; City Compliance / Ranger Services
Director Infrastructure Services, Warren Faulkner
Key responsibilities include Sewer & stormwater operations; Traffic & transport operations; Parks & strategic operations; Asset management; Plant, fleet, workshop, buildings & stores; Subdivisions
Strategy & Projects
Director Strategy & Projects, Phil McMurray
Key responsibilities include Project Management Office; Design office; Flood plain management; Asset management systems
Regional Activation Directorate
Director Regional Activation, John Sidgwick
Key responsibilities include Strategic Land Use Planning, Economic Development, Urban Design, Recreation Planning, Asset Planning, Developer Contributions, Property Management, RIFL, Bomen Enterprise Area
The three tiers of government: Federal, State & Local
Federal : Decisions affect all Australians (national economy, defence etc.)
State : Decisions affect each State only (education, Police Force etc.)
Local : Decisions affect each local area only (local roads, libraries, garbage services, parks & gardens, drainage etc.).