Senior Management Team

​Elected Members' main relationship is with Council's Chief Executive Officer. The Mayor and Councillors employ this person, who is in turn responsible for employing all other Council staff. They are also responsible for setting up and maintaining Council’s operational structure. 

Western Bay Council staff are divided into five operational groups. Each of these groups are managed by one of the Senior Management Team. Their details are below:

Chief Executive Officer

Miriam Taris

Executive Assistant: Jai Kreyl
Phone: 07 579 6695
Email: miriam.taris@westernbay.govt.nz

Chief Financial Officer

Matt Potton

Executive Assistant: Marieka Rencher
Phone: 07 579 6728
Email: matt.potton@westernbay.govt.nz

Group Manager - Policy Planning & Regulatory Services

Rachael Davie

Executive Assistant: Shannon Castell
Phone: 07 579 6515
Email: rachael.davie@westernbay.govt.nz

Group Manager - TECHNOLOGY, Customer & Community Services

Erica Holtsbaum

Executive Assistant: Catherine McKerras
Phone: 07 579 6741
Email: erica.holtsbaum@westernbay.govt.nz

Deputy Chief executive / Group Manager - Infrastructure Services

Gary Allis

Executive Assistant & Senior Team Administrator: Tracy Harris
Phone: 07 579 6750
Email: gary.allis@westernbay.govt.nz

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