Surf Coast Shire is headed by the Chief Executive Officer and divided into three divisions, each the responsibility of a General Manager. Together they make up the Executive Management Team.
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Keith Baillie - Chief Executive Officer
The role of the CEO is to take responsibility for leading and managing the organisation to ensure implementation of the goals and strategies endorsed by Council. In doing so, the CEO creates a climate for good democratic governance and promotion of the principles of fairness, equality, openness, accountability and transparency within the organisation to assist Councillors to govern effectively, as required under the Local Government Act (1989).
Ph: (03) 5261 0602
Anne Howard - General Manager Governance and Infrastructure
The Governance and Infrastructure Division provides services that relate to planning for, constructing and maintaining the physical assets of the Council. Services include engineering design and subdivision development; traffic and transport management; waste management, capital works, project management; purchasing and contract management, and infrastructure maintenance. The Division also provides a range of core organisational support services including financial and risk management, information technology and governance.
Ph: (03) 5261 0641
Ransce Salan - General Manager Environment and Development
The Environment and Development Division provides statutory and strategic land use planning, economic development, environmental, public health, emergency management, local laws and other regulatory services, business improvement and program management.
Ph: (03) 5261 0821
Chris Pike - General Manager Culture and Community
The Culture and Community Division coordinates services in relation to people, both in the organisation (human resources, workplace health and safety, and organisational development) and in the broader community (including arts, access and ageing, open space and recreation planning, grants, early year, youth and family services). This division also coordinates customer service, communications, community engagement, facility and parks management and more.
Ph: (03) 5261 0586