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Executive Management

The Councillors employ a Chief Executive Officer to help action their decisions, and the CEO employs staff to help achieve this. Council has one CEO and three other Executive Managers.

Each department of Council is run by a manager, who reports to one of the Executive Managers or the CEO. The Executive team is made up of:

Don McLeod

CEO

Don McLeod
Phone: 07 884 0060
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Areas of responsibility: Executive Management, Communications, People, Safety and Wellness, Strategic Partnerships and Governance.

 

   
Dennis Bellamy

Group Manager Community Development

Dennis Bellamy
Phone: 07 884 0060
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Areas of responsibility: Animal Control, Building Control, Libraries, Quality, Regulatory Planning.

 

   
Community & Support Services Manager Manaia Te Wiata

Group Manager Business Services

Manaia Te Wiata
Phone: 07 884 0060
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Areas of responsibility: Asset Management Strategy and Policy, Community Facilities Operations, Finance and Business Services, Information Management and Information Technology, Property and Community Projects.

   
Fiona Vessey

Group Manager Service Delivery

Fiona Vessey
Phone: 07 884 0060
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Areas of responsibility: Corporate Project Management, Customer Services, Kaimai Valley Services, Roading and Service Delivery Support Team.