Cr Des Phelan
Elected: November 2012
Golden Plains Shire previous terms: 1996 to 2002
Des has lived and worked in Golden Plains Shire all his life. He previously served on the Grenville and Golden Plains Shire Council for 25 years, including six terms as Mayor.
Cr Phelan is a member of the following committees:
- Ballarat Regional Landfill Monitoring
- MAV Emergency Management Committee
- MAV Environment Committee
- MAV Financial Assistance Grants and Rate Capping Committee
- Timber Towns Victoria
Cr Phelan has lived and worked in Golden Plains Shire all his life. He currently resides in Springdallah in the centre of the Shire where he owns and operates a farm.
Cr Phelan first represented Golden Plains Shire as a Councillor between 1996 and 2002 and was the inaugural Mayor. He has served a total of 23 years with Golden Plains Shire Council and former Grenville Shire Council, including five terms as Mayor.
He has had a strong association with organisations and communities within the shire.
Current at December 2018