Towong Shire

Key Staff

Chief Executive Officer - Juliana Phelps

Juliana has served as Council’s Chief Executive Officer since May 2009. Prior to taking on this role, she held the position of Director Community and Corporate Services.

Director of Corporate and Organisational Development - Emma Woolaston

As Director of Corporate and Organisational Development, Emma is responsible for leading Council’s Corporate Functions and driving business excellence across the organisation. Emma is responsible for managing the following functions: Governance, Human Resources, Finance, IT, Customer Service, and Communications and Engagement.

Director of Community and Planning - Amanda Pagan

As Director of Community and Planning, Amanda is responsible for the management and leadership of a range of areas including: Land Use Planning, Community Wellbeing, Economic Development, Recreation, Arts and Culture, and Emergency Management.

Director of Infrastructure and Environment - Rachael Gadd

As Director of Infrastructure and Environment, Rachael is responsible for the management and leadership of a diverse team managing Council’s assets, including the maintenance and construction of roads, buildings and storm water to ensure public safety and the delivery of appropriate levels of service for the community.