Gilbert Wilson



Cr 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.

Cr Wilson is a fifth generation Portland resident born in 1961. Married to Hilary Thorpe. He has four children and six grandchildren.

Cr Wilson has an active interest in expanding the Shire's renewable energy resources, including the return of usage of geothermal energy.

Community Service: Current Member of the Portland Uniting Church. Past administrator and life member of the South West District Football-Netball league. Past administrator, referee, player and life member of the Portland Basketball Association.

Current Councillor representative on the following External Committees:
Glenelg Southern Grampians Local Learning and Employment Network and Rural Councils Victoria.