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Our Councillors

Councillors are your democratically elected representatives. They represent the community and are responsible for setting strategic direction, deciding on council policies, engaging constituents on their values and needs, debating community issues and monitoring performance.

The 2020–24 Bayside City Council was officially sworn in at the Annual Meeting of Council on 19 November 2020.

Experienced Councillor Cr Alex del Porto was elected the Mayor of the City of Bayside on 10 November 2021. This is the fifth time Cr del Porto has served as Mayor, making him Bayside’s longest serving Councillor and Mayor.

Cr Hanna El Mouallem was elected Deputy Mayor and Chair of the Planning and Amenity Delegated Committee for 2021-22.

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Councillor profiles and contact details

Click on a Councillor's name to view their profile, or find their contact details below.

Cr Alex del Porto

Mayor and Bleazby Ward Councillor

Contact number: 0417 390 641

Cr Hanna El Mouallem

Deputy Mayor and Dendy Ward Councillor

Contact number: 0437 859 978

Cr Laurence Evans OAM

Ebden Ward Councillor

Contact number: 0407 735 993

Cr Sonia Castelli

Ivison Ward Councillor

Contact number: 0466 356 794

Cr Clarke Martin

Beckett Ward Councillor

Contact number: 0466 356 805

Cr Fiona Stitfold

Boyd Ward Councillor

Contact number: 0409 608 419

Cr Jo Samuel-King MBBS

Castlefield Ward Councillor

Contact number: 0419 772 291

Council ward map