Councillors

Council Elections were last held on 8 September  2012, where the nine councillors were elected under a "wards" system. The current Mayor CR Heather Wilton was elected by the Councillors on 19 September 2012.

 

Cr Heather Wilton, Mayor

Heather has a wealth of experience in local government and served a five year Ministerial Appointment with the NSW Local Government Grants Commission.

Involved in a number of community committees, Heather enjoys being actively involved in the community to ensure good representation for all residents. Heather lives with her family in Holbrook and was elected to Greater Hume Shire Council in September 2008.
 

Contact details

Cr Heather Wilton
Phone: 02 6036 2610
Email:   hwilton@greaterhume.nsw.gov.au

 

Cr Doug Meyer OAM, Deputy Mayor

One of five new Councilor's in 2012, Doug is a third generation partnership farmer resident in Henty, with lifelong predilection supporting Henty and District.

Loves over 49 years include his family, farming interest’s, with hands on community organization support for:- JCI as a Senator Life Member, member  Bucki Bush Fire Brigade for 50 years;  from 1972 NSW Farmers D C Secretary for 22 years & Certificate of Merit Awardee,  & concurrently as Secretary, Executive Director and then CEO of Henty Machinery Field Days for 38 years culminating in recognition of HMFD as one of Australia's eminent agricultural events. 

Awarded an OAM in January 2009 for services to the community primarily through Henty Machinery Field Days. 

 

Contact details 

Cr Doug Meyer
Phone: 0429 690 999
Email:  

dmeyer@greaterhume.nsw.gov.au


Cr Stuart Heriot

 A 5th generation beef farmer, Stuart resides midway between Holbrook and Culcairn.

Stuart has for 30 years been heavily involved with NSW Farmers at  a local, state and federal level, as well as a previous member of the Pasturers Protection Board for 15 years, Landcare and Murray Catchment Authority. Currently Stuart is President of the  Holbrook By Pass Committee and has many other interests.

  

Contact details

Cr Stuart Heriot
Phone: 02 6036 5243
Email:   sheriot@greaterhume.nsw.gov.au

 

Cr John McInerney

Living in Holbrook, John has been a councillor with Greater Hume Shire Council since March 2005.
 
With considerable experience in financial and human resource management in both the public and private sector, John represents the Council on several community committees and has been a Councillor with Riverina Water for a number of years.
 

Contact details

Cr John McInerney
Phone: 0429 363 332
Email:    jmcinerney@greaterhume.nsw.gov.au

 

Cr Jenny O'Neill

A third generation resident of Jindera, Jenny is passionate about providing an environment where all members of the community are adequately catered for. 

Married with three children and three grandchildren, Jenny has been a teacher at St John's Lutheran School, Jindera for more than 20 years and has represented both Hume Shire and now Greater Hume Shire Council as a councillor since 2004.
 

Contact details

Cr Jenny O'Neill
Phone: 02 6026 3417
Email:    joneill@greaterhume.nsw.gov.au

 

Cr Denise Osborne

Denise has been an elected representative in local government for more than 25 years and served as Greater Hume Shire Mayor from September 2006 through to September 2012 having previously represented the Hume Shire before amalgamation.

Denise was presented with the Inaugural Award for Women in Local Government – Elected Representative Rural Council in recognition for her service to local government in 2008 and her local government experiences have now been recognised and are illustrated in a permanent exhibit at the Museum of Australian Democracy Old Parliament House, Canberra.

Denise and her late husband Barry have lived in the Shire for almost 30 years and have six children, 10 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

 

Contact details

Cr Denise Osborne
Phone:  02 6026 3381
Fax:       02 6026 3207
Email: dosborne@greaterhume.nsw.gov.au

  

Cr Tony Quinn

Information pending.

 

Contact details

Cr Tony Quinn
Phone:  0429 674 933
Fax:  
Email:  

 

Cr Annette Schilg

Annette is one of the five newly elected Councillors to join Greater Hume Shire in 2012, who lives on a rural property with her husband at Walbundrie, situated along the beautiful Billabong Creek.

 

Annette has a life long rural background, which includes working in the Public Health system for many years.
 
A caring and passionate community member, Annette is actively involved in, and supports a variety of local committees. Has great pride and love for her blended family and six delightful grandchildren. Hobbies include ‘babysitting’,gardening,patchwork,family, friends and travel.
 
Annette brings to Greater Hume Shire a voice at the ‘grass roots level’.

 

 

Contact details

Cr Annette Schilg
Phone: 0429 906 401
Email:   aschilg@greaterhume.nsw.gov.au

 

Cr Karen Schoff

Information pending.

 

Contact details

 

Cr Karen Schoff
Phone: 0428 860 833
Email:   kschoff@greaterhume.nsw.gov.au

  

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Past Presidents and Mayors


Greater Hume Shire was created on 26 May 2004. David Sexton, who had previously served as Chief Commissioner of Towong Shire in Victoria, was appointed Administrator, and Peter Veneris, the former General Manager of Hume Shire Council, became Interim General Manager. Mayoral elections were held on 16 March 2005.


Mayors of Greater Hume Shire

 

2005                             I Glachan
                                      (Cr Glachan held the office of Mayor from 16 March 2005 until he passed away
                                      on 20 April 2005.)
2005                            JN Ross
2006 to 2012               KD Osborne
2012 to present           HA Wilton



 

 

 

 

Culcairn Shire

Holbrook Shire

Hume Shire

 

 
 

Presidents of Culcairn Shire

Presidents of Holbrook Shire
Presidents of Hume Shire

 

 

 

 

 

 

1906-07

HA Paech

1907

Ross Esq

1907
JF Shuter

1908

FW Spence

1908-09

AR McLaurin

1908
T Ashford

1909

JH Balfour

1910

J Ross Snr

1909
F  Wells

1910-11

HA Paech

1911

J StJ Lee

1910-11
Wilson

1912-13

WG Balfour

1912-13

J Ross Snr

1912 
T Ashford

1914

HA Paech

1914-15

FW Nolan

1913 
BP Bell

1915-20

JH Balfour

1916  

H Murdoch

1914-15
AJ Andrews

1921-24

AJ Andrews

1917  

HWJ Bayliss

1916 
H Bromfield

1925    

PJ Hurley

1918-19

FW Nolan

1917 
JP Smithenbecker

1926-28

JJ Crennan

1920

JJ Bowler

1918 
JE Jelbart

1929-41

JH Balfour

1921

AR McLaurin

1919 
WF Leahy

1942-44

A Ross

1922

H Murdoch

1920 
BP Bell

1945    

CA Lee

1923

JJ Bowler

1921 
H Bromfield

1946-47

A Ross

1924

TE Kendall

1922 
W Ellis

1948-50

LC Lindner

1925-27

FW Nolan

1923 
EO Heppner

1951-59

A Ross

1928    

J Ross Jnr

         
WF Leahy

1960-62

CA Lee

            

H Murdoch

1924
JE Jelbart

1963-68

ATA Zweck

1929

JR Ross

1925
T Ashford

1969-71

ML Schoff

1930

JC Bowler

1926
A  McDonald

1972-88

AF Fifield AM

1931-34

J Ross

1927
BP Bell

1989-93

EH Kotzur

1935    

FW Nolan

1928
F Howard

 

 

1936

JR Ross

1929
JE Jelbart

Mayors of Culcairn Shire

1937

JC Bowler
1930 
GA Bell

 

1938-42

J Ross
1931
JP Smith

1993-99

EH Kotzur

1943

JF Nyhan

1932
AC Severin

1999-2001

AF Fifield AM

1945

TE Kendall

1933
BP Bell

2001-04

CE Lindner

1946-48

J Ross

1934
F Howard

 

 

1949

JC Bowler

1935
JE Jelbart

 

 

1950

CR McLaurin

1936
BP Bell

 

 

1951-53

IP Kane

1937-39
JP Smith

 

 

1954-57

J Ross

1940-43
JE Jelbart

 

 

1958

J Ross OBE

1944     
CW Briese

 

 

1959-68

AFG Hanna

1945-46
GA Bell

 

 

1969

TJ Nyhan

1947-49
B Bromfield

 

 

1970-71

IJ Scobie

1950-51
T Conway

 

 

1972

TJ Nyhan

1952-53
AW Hall

 

 

1973-74

II Geddes

1954-55
FJ Fielder

 

 

1975-77

AFG Hanna

1956-58
WF Leahy Jnr

 

 

1978-81

JN Ross

1959-60
LJ Schneider

 

 

1982

G McKissack

1961     
TE Pearsall

 

 

1983

G McKissack

1962-63
B Bromfield

 

 

        

JN Ross

1964-73
JA Kiley

 

 

1984

JN Ross

1974-76
GW Schmidt

 

 

1985

TJ Nyhan

1977-82
WA McDonald

 

 

       

JN Ross

1983-84
JL Steinke

 

 

1986-87

JN Ross

1984-85
WA McDonald

 

 

1988

TJ Montague

1986-87
JL Steinke

 

 

1989-92
M Allworth
1987-88
JC Jelbart

 

 

1993
P McR Potter
1989-93
AJ Quinn

 

 

 
 
 
 

 

 

Mayors of Holbrook Shire
Mayors of Hume Shire

 

 

 
 

 

 

1993
P McR Potter
1993
AJ Quinn

 

 

1994-96
JN Ross OAM
             
WA McDonald

 

 

1997-98
JI Parker
1994-97
WA McDonald

 

 

1999-2004
HA Wilton

1998-2004

KD Osborne

 

 

2004        
D Morton
 
 

 

 

 
 

 

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