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Cr Rhonda Sanderson

Cr Rhonda Sanderson

Born and raised in Seymour, Cr Sanderson was first elected to Council in 2012 and re-elected in 2016. She has served as Deputy Mayor (2013/14) and Mayor (2016/17 and 2017/18).

Community service is important to her — both through employment and voluntary work. Cr Sanderson’s career has been spent mostly in administration and management in law enforcement and training. She holds a BA (ANU 2007) and is an AICD Company Directors' Course Graduate (2015).

Cr Sanderson is committed to pursuing:

  • improved consultation and transparency
  • fair treatment of all residents and ratepayers
  • township beautification
  • economic development and job creation
  • effective planning and development
  • more youth activities
  • a safe network of footpaths and trails
  • community infrastructure which meets local needs

Cr Sanderson has been an active volunteer on numerous community committees and in community organisations. She views her role on Council as a continuation of her service to the community and enjoys working to improve the quality of life of Mitchell Shire residents.

Cr Sanderson is a representative of the following Committees and Organisations:

  • Australian Local Government Women’s Association – Victorian Branch
  • Kings Park Recreation Reserve Committee
  • Australian Light Horse Memorial Park
  • Seymour Bushland Park Committee
  • Australia Day Awards Committee