11 October 2023
APPOINTMENT OF INTERIM CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Following a recruitment process involving rigorous assessments and interviews, the Councillors of Tenterfield Shire Council have appointed a new Interim Chief Executive for a period of 6 months, from 16 October 2023 to 15 April 2024.
An interview panel consisting of Mayor Bronwyn Petrie, Councillor Greg Sauer and Acting Manager HR, Workforce Development & Safety met to interview three (3) shortlisted candidates for the interim position. Arising from these interviews, and upon resolution in the Extraordinary Council Meeting held on the 11 October 2023, Mr Glenn Wilcox was selected as the successful candidate for the interim role.
Mr Wilcox brings over 37 years of local government experience to the position, most recently holding the position of Acting General Manager (interim) at Balranald Shire Council. Other positions held include Interim General Manager – New England Weeds Authority, Interim General Manager – Warren Shire Council, General Manager – Warren Shire Council, Acting Director Planning & Environment – Lachlan Shire Council, Interim General Manager – Armidale Regional Council, General Manager – Armidale Dumaresq Council, General Manager – Blayney Shire Council, Director Planning & Environment – Gloucester Shire Council, and Assistant General Manager – Lachlan Shire Council.
Mayor Bronwyn Petrie said, “On behalf of Council we wish our departing Chief Executive Daryl Buckingham and his wife Amanda all the very best for the future.”
“We welcome Glenn Wilcox to our Council, and we look forward to working with him, and utilising his proven expertise to ensure councils sustainability to continue critical service delivery for our community.”