Deputy Mayor David Atkinson
Councillor Atkinson lives in Kilmore with his wife and 2 children. He spent most of his working life in the field of accounting and audit in a diverse range of industries, such as Health, Finance, Manufacturing, Insurance and Clothing. Cr Atkinson currently operates his own accountancy service in Kilmore. Cr Atkinson has a keen interest in ensuring that the Mitchell Shire Community sees value for money.
He has worked closely within Mitchell from 2009 to 2011 when he was the Bushfire Recovery Coordinator with Mitchell Community Health Services, working with counsellors and community development officers in both Mitchell and Murrindindi shires.
Cr Atkinson has had a long-term involvement with Apex, has participated in community events and activities such as the Kilmore Celtic Festival, the re-establishment of the Kilmore Miniature Railway and junior football and athletics. He is currently engaged in Mitchell Freemasons Lodge in Broadford, Kilmore and District Men’s Shed and a committee member of BEAM Mitchell Environment Group as well as running a Clean-up Kilmore day monthly.
Cr Atkinson is a representative of the following Committees and Organisations:
- Municipal Association of Victoria
- Goulburn Broken Greenhouse Alliance
- Broadford Land Management Group Inc.
- Harley Hammond Reserve Association Inc.
- Audit (Advisory) Committee