Councillors

The Council at the Shire of Kojonup consists of 8 Councillors who are elected to their position via a public vote bi-annually. Councillors elected serve a term of four years with four Council positions coming up for election at every bi-annual election. Generally Council Elections for the Shire of Kojonup are held in October.

Becoming a Councillor is not only your opportunity to do this but it opens you up to a wealth of learning and its a great way to meet people from many walks of life. Find out more as the election approaches - approximately 3-4 months before an election the Shire will make information available to the public.  

In consideration of becomming a Councillor, pleae be aware that once elected compulsory training must be undertaken.  The Council Member Essentials course has five foundational units. All council members will be required to complete:

  • Understanding local government
  • Serving on council
  • Meeting procedures
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Understanding of financial reports and budgets

All council members will have to complete the Council Member Essentials course unless, in the previous five years, they have passed the Diploma of Local Government 52756WA (Elected Member) or the course titled LGASS00002 Elected Member Skill Set.  For infromation about training completed by Councillors, please click here

Councillors generally attend 2 x Briefing Sessions and an Ordinary Council Meeting per month. Councillors also represent the Shire on various committees both internal and for external organisations. You can view which committees Councillors are currently serving on the Committee of Council page of this website.

Position

Name

Contact

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Shire President

John Benn

Mobile: 0409 116 950

Email: cr.benn@kojonup.wa.gov.au

Deputy Shire President

Ned Radford

Mobile: 0400 230 309

Ph/Fax: 9831 1200

Email: cr.radford@kojonup.wa.gov.au

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Councillor

Ronnie Fleay

Mobile: 0407 990 693

Email: cr.fleay@kojonup.wa.gov.au

Councillor Ronnie Fleay

Councillor

Sandra Pedler

Mobile: 0448 983 186

Phone: 9831 0869

Fax: 9831 1563

Email: cr.sandra@kojonup.wa.gov.au

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Councillor

Kevin Gale

Mobile: 0429 985 129

Email: cr.gale@kojonup.wa.gov.au

Councillor Kevin Gale

Councillor

Felicity Webb

Mobile: 0427 774 468

Phone: 9833 6336

Email: cr.webb@kojonup.wa.gov.au

Councillor Felicity Webb

Councillor

Cynthia Wierenga

Mobile: 0407 290 579

Email: cr.wieringa@kojonup.wa.go.au

Councillor Cynthia Wierenga

 Councillor

Parminder Singh

Mobile: 0400 607 038

Email: cr.singh@kojonup.wa.gov.au

Councillor Parminder Singh