Councillor Damien Gallagher (Deputy Mayor)

Ward: Red Gate 

Phone: 0419 017 801


Portfolio: Community Engagement and Wellbeing

Cr Damien Gallagher and his family chose their rural property in Alexandra in 2010. They fell in love with the region and have embraced the prospect of building a future here. Damien has been involved in a number of local organisations since joining the community, including the Alexandra Truck Ute & Rod Show, Alexandra Pro Rodeo and the Alexandra District Horse and Pony Club committees.

Based in Melbourne with his wife Maree and their three school-aged daughters, Cr Gallagher is Chief Technology Officer at Hardcat, an innovative, Australian software company whose focus is enterprise Asset Management solutions.

Cr Gallagher’s objective is to support strong leadership promoting community inclusion and developing opportunities to enable others to establish a meaningful future in our very special part of the world.  He looks forward to serving the community as Council’s representative on the Audit and Risk Committee, and on Community Asset Committees including the Alexandra Racecourse and Recreation Reserve Committee of Management and the Alexandra Showgrounds and Recreation Reserve Committee of Management.