Our Board of Directors

Council Appointed G21 Directors

Cr Susan Salter
Mayor
Borough of Queenscliffe

Cr Bruce Harwood
Mayor
City of Greater Geelong

G21 DEPUTY CHAIR

Cr Chris Potter
Councillor
Colac Otway Shire

Cr Des Phelan
Councillor
Golden Plains Shire

Cr David Bell
Mayor
Surf Coast Shire

Lenny Jenner
Chief Executive Officer
Borough of Queenscliffe

Brett Luxford
Interim Chief Executive Officer
City of Greater Geelong

Robert Dobrzynski
A/Chief Executive Officer
Colac Otway Shire

Eric Braslis
Chief Executive Officer
Golden Plains Shire

Keith Baillie
Chief Executive Officer
Surf Coast Shire

Elected G21 Directors

Damian Armour
Chief Executive Officer
Epworth Geelong

Patti Manolis
Chief Executive Officer
Geelong Regional Libraries

Bill Mithen
Chief Executive Officer
Give Where You Live Foundation

G21 CHAIR

Tracey Slatter
Managing Director
Barwon Water

Brett Winter
Chief Executive Officer
GeelongPort

Board Officer


Elaine Carbines
Chief Executive Officer
G21 - Geelong Region Alliance

Composition and role of the G21 Board of Directors

The G21 Board of Directors includes:

  • five Councillors representing the G21 municipalities
  • five Council Officers representing the G21 municipalities
  • five Directors elected by G21 members at the Annual General Meeting

The G21 Board of Directors endorse the priorities identified by the G21 Pillars. They explore methods to implement these projects by engaging with G21 member organisations and other stakeholders to influence potential project funding and support bodies.