Chief Executive Officer
Margaret commenced the role of Chief Executive Officer at Murrindindi Shire Council in June 2010 and sees the long-term financial sustainability of the shire as being her top priority.
Margaret relocated to Murrindindi Shire from Nillumbik Shire as she believes that it is important to be part of the community she is serving.
Ms Abbey originally hails from Lilydale, though her first council role was in the Southern Highlands of NSW. After first graduating with an Arts Degree with Honors at Monash University and then a Masters Degree in Town and Country Planning from Sydney University, Margaret then gained postgraduate qualifications in Management from Victoria University.
General Manager Sustainability
Michael was first appointed as Manager of Organisational Development in 1997.
His role as General Manager Sustainability is accountable to the Chief Executive Officer for the strategic and implementation of the budget for the overall management of the sustainability services within council which includes Organisational Development, Economic Development and Planning and Environmental Services.
General Manager Corporate and Community Services
Rob was appointed in October 2010 and whilst he is new to local government, Rob and has brought with him a very strong community and financial background and an empathy, as well as the skills and experience, to help us tackle the many challenges that we face.
Rob previously held the position of Director of Finance at the Outdoor Education Group for seven years.
Rob lives in Eildon and is married to Anita and has three children.
General Manager Infrastructure Services
Tamara joined Murrindindi Shire Council in 2012.
Tamara’s role covers the management, maintenance and planning of Council’s assets, the management and delivery of Council’s Capital Works Program and the delivery of key essential services and maintenance programs to the Murrindindi community.
Tamara joined Council from Nillumbik Council where she held the position of Manager Infrastructure Maintenance. Tamara has also held previous roles in the areas of waste operations and asset management with the City of Whittlesea.