Lucy Roffey re-appointed to CEO role

Published on 26 October 2022

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During this week’s ordinary Council Meeting (25/10), Councillors unanimously resolved to re-appoint Lucy Roffey as Central Goldfields Shire Chief Executive Office for a period of five years.

At a special Council Meeting on 20 September 2022 Council received a report and recommendation from its CEO Employment Matters Advisory Committee in relation to the employment contract of the Council’s Chief Executive Officer.

Council resolved, for the purposes of transparency, to give public notice of Council’s intent, at its October meeting, to offer Ms Roffey a further term of five years from the expiration of her present employment contract on 5 March, 2023

Central Goldfields Shire Mayor Cr Chris Meddows-Taylor said the re-appointment of the CEO was a mark of the confidence Council had in the leadership Ms Roffey provides and the quality of staff who are seeking to work for Council recognising councils operate in a very competitive environment.

“Council has set a clear direction after engaging with the community and we are actively working on key priorities which will make a difference for the better. Our effective working with the CEO and the Executive is critical to achieving the outcomes we need. We recognise the important role our staff play in this delivery.

“We have a very ambitious Council Plan and Annual Action Plan with so many exciting projects. Councillors join with me in looking forward to working with Ms Roffey for the remainder of the Council term.”

Central Goldfields Shire CEO Lucy Roffey said she was delighted to be offered the opportunity to continue in her role. 

“By making the decision to re-appoint me into this role, the Councillors are not only signalling their confidence in me but also their confidence in the organisation as a whole. 

“As an organisation we have achieved a huge amount in what has been a challenging period, particularly over the last two years working through the pandemic. 

“I look forward to continuing our work together and achieving great things for this community.”

The CEO is responsible for supporting the mayor and councillors in their roles, managing the organisational structure for the council, ensuring that council decisions are implemented, managing council's operations and providing advice to council.


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