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Mayor, councillors and wards

Knox City Council residents elect 9 councillors to govern the wards in Knox. This includes the Mayor and Deputy Mayor.

About councillors

Councillors work together to set and guide strategic direction and decisions for the Knox community. They work closely with the Chief Executive Officer and Council administration to do this.

Every decision councillors make is guided by the needs of the people of Knox.

The Mayor and Deputy Mayor are elected by the councillors every year.

Knox wards

The City of Knox has 9 wards. One councillor is elected to represent each ward, every 4 years.

Baird ward – Cr Yvonne Allred

headshot of Councillor Yvonne Allred

Cr Yvonne Allred has been elected by Knox residents and ratepayers to represent Baird ward.

Terms

Cr Allred is the successful candidate for the 2020-2024 period. This was announced by the Victorian Electoral Commission on 6 November 2020.

This Cr Allred's first term as a councillor.

Contact details

Cr Allred can be contacted via:

Chandler ward – Cr Jude Dwight

headshot of Councillor Jude Dwight

Cr Jude Dwight has been elected by Knox residents and ratepayers to represent Chandler ward.

Terms

Cr Dwight is the successful candidate for the 2020-2024 period. This was announced by the Victorian Electoral Commission on 6 November 2020.

This is Cr Dwight's first term as a councillor.

Contact details

Cr Dwight can be contacted via:

Collier ward – Cr Marcia Timmers-Leitch

headshot of Councillor Marcia Timmers-Leitch

Cr Marcia Timmers-Leitch has been elected by Knox residents and ratepayers to represent Collier ward.

Terms

Cr Timmers-Leitch was uncontested in the last election, so is the successful candidate for the 2020-2024 period. This was announced by the Victorian Electoral Commission on 6 November 2020.

Cr Timmers-Leitch was first elected as a councillor in March 2019 (by-election).

Contact details

Cr Timmers-Leitch can be contacted via:

Dinsdale ward – Cr Sorina Grasso

headshot of Councillor Sorina Grasso

Cr Sorina Grasso has been elected by Knox residents and ratepayers to represent Dinsdale ward.

Terms

Cr Grasso is the successful candidate for the 2020-2024 period. This was announced by the Victorian Electoral Commission on 6 November 2020.

This is Cr Grasso's first term as a councillor.

Contact setails

Cr Grasso can be contacted via:

Dobson ward – Cr Meagan Baker

headshot of Councillor Meagan Baker

Cr Meagan Baker has been elected by Knox residents and ratepayers to represent Dobson ward.

Terms

Cr Baker is the successful candidate for the 2020-2024 period. This was announced by the Victorian Electoral Commission on 6 November 2020.

This is Cr Baker's first term as a councillor.

Contact details

Cr Baker can be contacted via:

Friberg ward – Cr Susan Laukens – current Mayor

headshot of Knox City Council Mayor Susan Laukens

Cr Susan Laukens has been elected by Knox residents and ratepayers to represent Friberg ward.

Terms

Cr Laukens is the successful candidate for the 2020-2024 period. This was announced by the Victorian Electoral Commission on 6 November 2020.

This is Cr Laukens' first term as a councillor.

Contact details

Cr Laukens can be contacted via:

Scott ward – Cr Lisa Cooper

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Cr Lisa Cooper has been elected by Knox residents and ratepayers to represent Scott ward.

Terms

Cr Cooper is the successful candidate for the 2020-2024 period. This was announced by the Victorian Electoral Commission on 6 November 2020.

Cr Cooper was first elected as a councillor in March 2015 (by-election).

Contact details

Cr Cooper can be contacted via:

Taylor ward – Cr Darren Pearce

headshot of Councillor Darren Pearce

Cr Darren Pearce has been elected by Knox residents and ratepayers to represent Taylor ward.

Terms

Cr Pearce is the successful candidate for the 2020-2024 period. This was announced by the Victorian Electoral Commission on 6 November 2020.

Cr Pearce was first elected as a councillor in March 2008.

Contact details

Cr Pearce can be contacted via:

Tirhatuan ward – Cr Nicole Seymour - current Deputy Mayor

 

headshot of Councillor Nicole Seymour

Cr Nicole Seymour has been elected by Knox residents and ratepayers to represent Tirhatuan ward.

Terms

Cr Seymour is the successful candidate for the 2020-2024 period. This was announced by the Victorian Electoral Commission on 6 November 2020.

Cr Seymour was first elected as a councillor in March 2012.

Contact details

Cr Seymour can be contacted via:


How to find your Council ward

To find your council ward, visit the Victorian Electoral Commission website.

View Victorian Electoral Commission interactive ward map

Or you can download the Knox ward map (PDF). 

Councillor policies

The Mayor and councillors must abide by the:

  • Councillor Code of Conduct
  • Councillor Expenses and Support Policy

View councillor policies

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