The City of Subiaco today farewelled outgoing CEO Don Burnett, who has handed over the reins to Acting CEO Rochelle Lavery, starting in the position tomorrow.
The City of Subiaco Council has appointed Rochelle Lavery to the role of Acting Chief Executive Officer while the city continues the formal recruitment process.
Ms Lavery is currently the city’s Director of Community and Development Services and holds significant experience in local government, leadership, working with communities and planning and development. In her role as Acting CEO, Rochelle is supported by three directors in the city’s executive leadership team.
Ms Lavery said it was business as usual at the city.
“The community can expect the city’s projects and services to continue as usual during this transition period,” she said.
“I’ll be working with Mayor Taylor, councillors and the administration to deliver the high quality service our community expects and to minimise the impact of this leadership change across the organisation and community.”
Recruitment for the CEO position is currently underway and applications for the role closed on Tuesday 5 June.