Executive leadership team

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The Shire of Nillumbik's executive leadership team, headed by the Chief Executive Officer, are responsible for the day-to-day management of council operations in line with the strategic directions of the Council Plan.

Our executive team

Chief Executive Officer

Carl Cowie

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Chief Operating Officer

Vince Lombardi

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  • Capital and Infrastructure
  • Recreation and Leisure
  • Finance, Assets and Procurement
  • Operations Centre

Director Planning, Environment and Strategy

Renae Ahern (Acting)

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  • Building
  • Strategic Planning and Environment
  • Traffic and Transport
  • Statutory Planning and Health
  • Economic Development and Tourism

Director Governance, Communications and Community Safety

Blaga Naumoski

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  • Governance and Property
  • Communications and Engagement
  • Community Safety
  • Emergency Management
  • Corporate Information and Integrity

Director Culture and Performance

Jeremy Livingston

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  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Customer Experience and Business Performance
  • Edendale Community Environment Farm
  • Risk and Safety

Director Communities

Corrienne Nichols

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  • Living & Learning Nillumbik
  • Community Partnerships
  • Community Programs
  • Libraries