Armidale Regional Council has locked in its executive leadership team.
Recently appointed chief executive Peter Dennis conducted the interviews in late December after receiving 60 application for the two jobs.
Lindsay Woodland will be the new group leader for
And Mark Piorkowski will be head service delivery.
“I am really looking forward to working with the communities of the Armidale Region and my team and colleagues at Council through this next phase of the journey,”
“My wife and I are also looking forward to relocating to Armidale and playing an active role in the regional community.”
Mark Piorkowski has over 20 years executive leadership experience in the government, not-for-profit and commercial sectors.
Having worked in regional and major urban councils,
He has also held positions as government business portfolio leader for the AEC Group and as executive manager planning and development services at Lockyer Valley Regional Council.
“Council has a strong role to play in facilitating and enabling regional prosperity through customer focused services and I look forward to making my own contribution as part of Council team,” he said.
Council’s administrator Ian Tiley said both applicants were outstanding and impressed the selection panel.
“This is an exciting time as we put together very strong foundations upon which the new Armidale Regional Council will develop into one of the leading Councils in the State,” he said.