Management Team

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Edwina Marks - Chief Executive Officer

Edwina Marks - Chief Executive Officer

Current Role

As Chief Executive Officer of Maranoa Regional Council, Edwina’s responsibilities include; 

  • Leading organisational reforms, in conjunction with the three Regional Directors and five Local Area Directors
  • ​Managing the day-to-day operations of Council and its employees; 
  • ​Coordinating advice and information for the elected council pertaining to short, medium and long term plans, policies and decisions;  
  • Establishing management practices (systems and processes) for the implementation and communication of Council approved plans services, policies and decisions; and 
  • Implementing systems and processes for Information Management - to ensure safe custody of all documents, including records and proceedings, accounts and transactions.

 

 

 

 

Erik Lambert

Erik Lambert - Director of Corporate Services

Director - Corporate Services

As a Director for Maranoa Regional Council, Erik’s responsibilities includes managing the Directorate (a group of departments). For his Directorate and as part of the Executive Management Team, Erik

  • Ensures activity is focused in the implementation of Council approved priorities, policies and decisions; 
  • Promotes a culture of continuous improvement; 
  • Develops and monitors people, systems and processes to support excellence in service delivery (Internal & External), and ensure legislative compliance including adherence to the Code of Conduct;
  • Ensures effective, efficient and economical management of public resources. 

The Directorate of Corporate Services is a diverse mix of Departments incorporating Communication, Information & Administration Services including:

  • Communications
  • Councillor (Elected Member) support and community engagement
  • Customer service
  • Creditors (accounts payable)
  • Debtors (accounts receivable)
  • Information management (records)
  • Payroll
  • ​Rates and utilities.
  • Community services including community safety
  • Governance
  • ICT (Information and Communications Technology) solutions
  • Procurement and commercial services (including stores)
  • Strategic finance and accounting services.

Director - Engineering

Vacant Role

The Director Engineering is, first and foremost, part of the Strategic Leadership Team that contributes to the leadership of the organisation of employees for Maranoa Regional Council. As part of the Strategic Leadership Team, the role includes ensuring activity is focused on: 

  • the implementation of Council approved priorities, policies and decisions;
  • promoting a culture of continuous improvement;
  • developing and monitoring people and systems (integrated processes and standard operating procedures) to support excellence in service delivery (internal and external), and ensure legislative compliance – including adherence to the Code of Conduct;
  • ensuring effective, efficient and economical management of public resources.
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Stephen Scott - Local Area Director Bendemere

Director - Bendemere

Current Role

The Director forms part of the Operational Leadership Team that contributes to the implementation and continual improvement of the operating locally model across the region. As part of the Operational Leadership Team, the role includes ensuring activity is focused on: 

  •  implementing Council approved priorities, policies and decisions;
  • promoting a culture of continual improvement;
  • monitoring the implementation of people and systems (internal and external) and ensuring legislative compliance – including adherence to the Code of Conduct;
  • contributing to the enhancement of Council’s integrated processes and standard operating procedures to support excellence in service delivery;
  • ensuring effective, efficient and economical management of public resources.
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Seamus Batstone - Local Area Director Booringa

Director - Booringa

Current Role

The Director forms part of the Operational Leadership Team that contributes to the implementation and continual improvement of the operating locally model across the region. As part of the Operational Leadership Team, the role includes ensuring activity is focused on: 

  • implementing Council approved priorities, policies and decisions;
  • promoting a culture of continual improvement;
  • monitoring the implementation of people and systems (internal and external) and ensuring legislative compliance – including adherence to the Code of Conduct;
  • contributing to the enhancement of Council’s integrated processes and standard operating procedures to support excellence in service delivery;
  • ensuring effective, efficient and economical management of public resources.
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Lee Jackson - Local Area Director Bungil

Director - Bungil

Current Role

The Director forms part of the Operational Leadership Team that contributes to the implementation and continual improvement of the operating locally model across the region. As part of the Operational Leadership Team, the role includes ensuring activity is focused on: 

  • implementing Council approved priorities, policies and decisions;
  • promoting a culture of continual improvement;
  • monitoring the implementation of people and systems (internal and external) and ensuring legislative compliance – including adherence to the Code of Conduct;
  • contributing to the enhancement of Council’s integrated processes and standard operating procedures to support excellence in service delivery;
  • ensuring effective, efficient and economical management of public resources.
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Dean Ellwood - Local Area Director Roma

Director - Roma

Current Role

The Director forms part of the Operational Leadership Team that contributes to the implementation and continual improvement of the operating locally model across the region. As part of the Operational Leadership Team, the role includes ensuring activity is focused on: 

  • implementing Council approved priorities, policies and decisions;
  • promoting a culture of continual improvement;
  • monitoring the implementation of people and systems (internal and external) and ensuring legislative compliance – including adherence to the Code of Conduct;
  • contributing to the enhancement of Council’s integrated processes and standard operating procedures to support excellence in service delivery;
  • ensuring effective, efficient and economical management of public resources.
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Matthew Gane - Local Area Director Warroo

Director - Warroo

Current Role

The Director forms part of the Operational Leadership Team that contributes to the implementation and continual improvement of the operating locally model across the region. As part of the Operational Leadership Team, the role includes ensuring activity is focused on: 

  • implementing Council approved priorities, policies and decisions;
  • promoting a culture of continual improvement;
  • monitoring the implementation of people and systems (internal and external) and ensuring legislative compliance – including adherence to the Code of Conduct;
  • contributing to the enhancement of Council’s integrated processes and standard operating procedures to support excellence in service delivery;
  • ensuring effective, efficient and economical management of public resources.