Coliban Ward Councillor
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Cr Brian Hood was elected to represent Coliban Ward in October 2020. Councillors elected him Mayor in November 2022.
Cr Hood represents Council on the:
- Committee of Management for DELWP
- Audit and Risk Committee
- Reconciliation Action Plan Advisory Committee
- Loddon-Campaspe Group of Councils
- Central Highlands Councils Victoria
Cr Hood held a number of senior management positions across public and private sector organisations, mostly as a Chief Finance Officer. He is a company director and co-chairs the company that operates the Trentham & District Community Bank.
Cr Hood played football as a teenager. He was an AFL level umpire and secretary of the AFL Umpires Association and is a life member of that organisation. His sporting interests are AFL (Western Bulldogs), EPL (Liverpool) and athletics.
Cr Hood wants to help make our shire an even better place to live and work. His immediate focus is for Council to concentrate on delivering essential services to meet community needs, to undertake storm recovery work on roads in particular and to strengthen the fundamental operations of Council to make it more sustainable. He also wants to see Council complete important projects, such as the Trentham Community Hub, Trentham Sportsground upgrade and Creswick Trails, with infrastructure that serves the community’s long-term needs.
Cr Hood was Deputy Mayor from 2020 to 2021.