Meet your Mayor and Councillors

Your Councillors represent you. You can make contact in any of the following ways:

Phone or Email

Phone or email your Mayor or Councillors using the contact details listed below.

Write a Letter

You can write to:

Glenelg Shire Council, PO Box 152, Portland Victoria 3305

Make an Appointment

Request an appointment by contacting Executive Assistant to the CEO, Virginia Bobbitt: 
 
 

 

 

 

Your Councillors

Anita Rank

Mayor

  • Telephone0408 276 563
  • Email anita.rank@cr.glenelg.vic.gov.au
  • ProfileCr Rank was elected to the Glenelg Shire Council in 2012 and held the position of Mayor for five consecutive years (inclusive of one full Council Term) 2016/2017, 2017/2018, 2018/2019, 2019/2020, and 2020/2021. Cr Rank's re-election to Mayor for 2021/2022 makes Cr Rank the first Glenelg Shire Councillor to serve as Mayor for a sixth consecutive term.

Scott Martin

Deputy Mayor

  • Telephone0437 755 463
  • Email scott.martin@cr.glenelg.vic.gov.au
  • ProfileCr Scott Martin was elected to Glenelg Shire Council for his first Council term in 2020. Cr Martin is originally from Adelaide, having moved to the Glenelg Shire over a decade ago with his partner Deb to undertake ownership of the Bridgewater Bay Café. Cr Martin was, and still is, very much attracted to the country and coastal lifestyle, as well as the potential our Shire offers.

Michael Carr

Councillor

  • Telephone0437 788 034
  • Email michael.carr@cr.glenelg.vic.gov.au
  • ProfileCr Michael Carr was elected for his first Council term in November 2020. Cr Carr is a lifelong Portland local of 35 years and grew up on the family farm. Cr Carr completed his education at local schools. Cr Carr is married to Carly and the proud father to three young sons.

Jayden Smith

Councillor

  • Telephone0437 866 211
  • Email jayden.smith@cr.glenelg.vic.gov.au
  • ProfileCr Jayden Smith joins Council as one of the youngest Councillors in Glenelg Shire's history. Cr Smith was born in the Portland hospital in mid September 1994 and has been living in Portland since.

Gilbert Wilson

Councillor

  • Telephone0488 900 634
  • Email gilbert.wilson@cr.glenelg.vic.gov.au
  • ProfileCr Gilbert Wilson was elected to the Glenelg Shire Council in March 2002 and served as Mayor in 2006-2007; 2009-2010 and 2011-2012. Former Councillor with City of Portland from December 1987 to August 1991.

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