Shire President, CR Rhonda Cole awarded Eminent Service Award

Published on Wednesday, 22 September 2021 at 9:22:13 AM

At this week’s WA Local Government Association Conference held in Perth, Shire President, Cr Rhonda Cole was awarded the 2021 Eminent Service Award for her outstanding contribution to Local Government

The excerpt from the Awards presentation reads as follows:

Rhonda Cole has provided exceptional leadership and guidance to the Narembeen community for 16 years, since her election to the Shire in 2005.

Rhonda was Deputy Shire President from 2009 until, 2011, Shire President from 2011 until 2013 and was again elected President in 2015, a position she continues to hold.

Rhonda has driven many exciting economic development projects in the community, including the construction of the Narembeen Recreation Centre, the Narembeen Lesser Hall Interpretation, the Narembeen Community Precinct Extension, the Narembeen Aquatic Centre Redevelopment, the construction of the Narembeen Emergency Services Facility and the development of the Narembeen Men’s Shed.

She represents the Shire on the Go Narembeen Progress Association, RoeROC, the Eastern Wheatbelt Declared Animal Group, the Wheatbelt Secondary Freight Network and the Development Assessment Panel—Wheatbelt.

Rhonda is passionate about the delivery of high quality services, facilities and infrastructure within the region, and is highly respected amongst Councillors and community members.

She mentors new and existing Councillors and dedicates extensive hours to the improvement of opportunities for everyone within the community.

Rhonda is President of the WA Local Government Association’s Great Eastern Country Zone, a delegate to the Wheatbelt South Regional Road Group—Roe Subgroup and is the WA Local Government Association Deputy State Councillor.”

Rhonda, we recognise that you have given so much of your personal and professional time to better the Narembeen community and I am sure everyone in the community will agree that you are certainly a deserving recipient of the Eminent Service Award.

Congratulations Rhonda!


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