Coun­cil as­sis­tant GMs

New ap­point­ments an­nounced

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Mur­rumbidgee Coun­cil has an­nounced the ap­point­ment of its two new as­sis­tant gen­eral man­agers.

As­sis­tant gen­eral man­ager cor­po­rate and com­mu­nity ser­vices is Ali­son Coe, who started with coun­cil on Mon­day.

As­sis­tant gen­eral man­ager in­fra­struc­ture and en­vi­ron­ment is Peter Chudek, who will start his new role on Mon­day, July 24.

Coun­cil gen­eral man­ager Craig Mof­fitt said the ap­point­ments fol­low a com­pre­hen­sive re­cruit­ment process which saw 24 ap­pli­cants ex­press in­ter­est in join­ing the or­gan­i­sa­tion.

Ms Coe comes to Mur­rumbidgee Coun­cil with over 16 years’ ex­peri- ence in var­i­ous lev­els of govern­ment, par­tic­u­larly work­ing with com­mu­ni­ties build­ing gen­uine ca­pac­ity, strate­gic and long term fi­nan­cial plan­ning and good gover­nance in ru­ral and re­gional ar­eas.

She has de­liv­ered ma­jor ini­tia­tives in the Vic­to­rian Trea­sury Depart­ment, State Li­brary of Vic­to­ria and Moira Shire Coun­cil.

Ms Coe was also in­volved in tran­si­tion­ing a GP net­work into one of four in­au­gu­ral Medi­care Lo­cal Or­gan­i­sa­tions in Vic­to­ria.

More re­cently she has worked to in­tro­duce a num­ber of bud­get and ICT projects at Forbes Shire Coun­cil.

Her qual­i­fi­ca­tions in­clude a com­bined Bach­e­lor de­gree in Ja­panese and Pol­i­tics, a Master of Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion from the Mel­bourne Busi­ness School, and she is a grad­u­ate of the Aus­tralian In­sti­tute of Com­pany Di­rec­tors.

Mr Chudek has over 25 years’ ex­pe­ri­ence in mu­nic­i­pal en­gi­neer­ing in­clud­ing plan­ning, de­sign, con­struc­tion, main­te­nance and op­er­a­tions man­age­ment.

He gained his mu­nic­i­pal man­age­ment ex­pe­ri­ence work­ing with Coon­am­ble Shire Coun­cil, Bris­bane City Coun­cil and Mel­bourne Wa­ter.

Mr Chudek is com­ing to Mur­rumbidgee Coun­cil from the Coon­am­ble Shire Coun­cil where he was em­ployed as a di­rec­tor of en­gi­neer­ing ser­vices.

In this di­rec­tor role he was in charge of man­ag­ing roads, bridges, de­pot, plant and equip­ment, de­sign and en­gi­neer­ing, wa­ter sup- ply and sew­er­age, drainage, coun­cil quarry and as­sets.

‘‘I look for­ward to work­ing with Ali­son and Peter as they en­hance our for­ward-think­ing and cus­tomer fo­cused or­gan­i­sa­tion,’’ Mr Mof­fitt said.

Peter Chudek.

Ali­son Coe.

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