The organisational structure of our senior management

The Lismore City Council Executive Committee is made up of three people: the General Manager, the Executive Director Sustainable Development and the Executive Director Infrastructure Services. These three positions report directly to the elected body of Councillors.

The General Manager has three Directors who each oversee a team of 'Program Managers' that are responsible for the coordination of different functions within the organisation. The structure of the Directors and Program Managers is as follows:
 

General Manager: Shelley Oldham

Director – Corporate Services: Graeme Towers

Director – Infrastructure Services: Gary Murphy

Director – Partnerships, Planning & Engagement: Dr Sharon Harwood

 

Director – Corporate Services: Graeme Towers

Manager – Finance: Rino Santin
This role is responsible for all Council accounting and reporting as well as governance, auditing and risk management.
 
Manager – People & Workplace Development: Vacant
This role is responsible for leading the human resources team in the delivery of human resource and organisational development processes and services.
 
Manager – Information & Customer Services: Luke Shaw
This role is responsible for the operation of customer service, media/communications and all information technology systems.



Director – Partnerships, Planning & Engagement: Dr Sharon Harwood

Manager  – Development & Compliance: Peter Jeuken
This role is responsible for all compliance, enforcement and development matters including development applications, environmental and building compliance, public health, companion animals, planning assessments, and law enforcement.

Manager  – Integrated Planning: Annie McWilliam
This role is responsible for strategic land-use planning, natural resource management and environmental strategies, community development, stakeholder partnering and strategic engineering.

Manager – Major Recreation & Cultural Facilities: Tony Duffy
This role is responsible for the Events Unit, tourism-related activities and the operation of the Lismore/Nimbin Visitor Information Centres, Lismore Regional Gallery, leisure centres and public pools.
 

Director – Infrastructure Services: Gary Murphy

Manager – Assets: Scott Turner
This role is responsible for prioritising the maintenance and renewal of all Council-owned assets and public infrastructure including buildings, stormwater, roads and water and sewage treatment plants.

Manager – Civic Services: Darren Patch
This role is responsible for coordinating operation and maintenance of roads and bridges, stormwater, and water and sewage treatment plants.

Manager – Commercial Services: Dave Hanna (Acting)
This role is responsible for the operation of the Northern Rivers Waste, Northern Rivers Quarries & Asphalt, Lismore Regional Airport, Lismore Memorial Gardens and the Council’s fleet.