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Meet the Councillors
Hilltops Councillors:


Councillor Greg Armstrong

Mobile: 0478 435 414
Email: gj.armstrong@hilltops.nsw.gov.au

Greg believes that Local Government must be accessible and equitable.
With a family history of three generations of Local Government service and more than 40 years personally, Greg is committed to making Hilltops a preferred location for business, lifestyle and wellbeing.



Councillor Tony Flanery
Mobile: 0428 998 887
Email: tony.flanery@hilltops.nsw.gov.au

Tony is married with 4 daughters. He runs a mixed farming business with his wife Samantha, employing 6 permanent and 4 casual staff. 
Tony also a runs a renewable energy company Hydro Power Pty Ltd, which has operations on Wyangala Dam as well also Cochrane Dam  Read more



Councillor John Horton
Mobile: 0419 204 364
Email: john.horton@hilltops.nsw.gov.au

John became a Councillor because he believed with his past Corporate working life experiences, he could contribute significantly to our Community and residents.
John is an ex student of St Pats and Inveralochy Agricultural College Goulburn. He is a wool classer, studied Accountancy Fundamentals /Mercantile Law and formed the very successful dance Band Johnny Horton and the Niteliters. Read more 



Mayor Brian Ingram
Mobile: 0439 019 438
Email: brian.ingram@hilltops.nsw.gov.au

Brian first stood for Council in 2012 when he was elected a Councillor of the former Young Shire. He became Mayor of Young in 2015. He was elected Mayor of Hilltops Council in September 2017, making him the first Mayor of the newly formed Council.
Brian enjoys harness racing and spending time with his family and believes he can positively contribute to making the Hilltops region a better place for the community.



Councillor Chris Manchester
Mobile: 0412 606 385
Email: chris.manchester@hilltops.nsw.gov.au

Chris believes that we have to work together and look to the future for Hilltops to work, not dwell on the past. We need experience as well as new representation for this to happen, which he believes we have with the current Council and General Manager. Read more 



Councillor Rita O’Connor
Mobile: 0407 227 140
Email: rita.oconnor@hilltops.nsw.gov.au

Rita is positive and solutions-focused with an optimistic interest in exploring the opportunities that can be created in our Hilltops Region.
Rita has lived in Harden for 35 years, is married to a farmer and has raised five children. Rita was a high school teacher for 32 years in the Hilltops region. Rita is passionate about youth, education, health and empowering women. She believes the city/country divide can be narrowed by advocating for better services.



Councillor Margaret Roles
Mobile: 0427 217 267
Email: margaret.roles@hilltops.nsw.gov.au

Marg has lived and worked in the Hilltops region. Her family farm is almost equidistant from Young, Boorowa and Harden and in her professional life, as teacher and civil celebrant, she has been fortunate enough to come to know many of the people and places that make up the wider Hilltops Region.
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Councillor Matt Stadtmiller
Mobile: 0408 004 975
Email: matt.stadtmiller@hilltops.nsw.gov.au

Matt was a Councillor at Harden from 2012 to 2016 before being sacked along with other democratically elected Councillors by Baird's Government.
He is an opponent of forced mergers. Matt dislikes wastage, favouritism, short sighted decisions. He likes democracy, transparency and sensible and fair use of Council resources for each community.



Councillor Wendy Tuckerman
Mobile 0428 853 351
Email: wendy.tuckerman@hilltops.nsw.gov.au

Wendy believes that the communities of the Hilltops Region have a unique opportunity to work together to enhance our area as a wonderful place to live and work.  We also have an opportunity to create an environment of innovation, job creation and to market our region to the world as a must see destination.  The Council plays an integral role to realise that vision and that’s why she wanted to be a Councillor on the newly established Hilltops Council. Read more 



Councillor John Walker
Mobile: 0408 821 948
Email: john.walker@hilltops.nsw.gov.au

Born and educated in Young, John Walker has worked in mapping and construction professions throughout Australia and abroad in all tiers of government and private enterprise. He believes the Hilltops region to be of significant historical importance and also has a huge potential for development with outstanding human and agricultural resources. John considers his position as a community representative as one of opportunity to encourage fair democratic open and respectful process for the Hilltops region to reach its full potential for the benefit of residents.




Deputy Mayor Tony Wallace
Mobile: 0499 993 004
Email: tony.wallace@hilltops.nsw.gov.au

Tony aims to ensure strong governance and fiscal scrutiny to develop a vibrant and dynamic region.
Having studied economics and law and practising as a solicitor in Sydney, Tony moved with his wife to a mixed farm near Murringo in 1999. He served as a councillor for Young Shire from 2012. Tony believes in improving the effectiveness and efficiency of local government for the benefit of all ratepayers and residents of the Hilltops.




General Manager – Dr Edwina Marks 
Phone : 02 6380 1200
Mobile:  0436 276 989
Email: Edwina.Marks@hilltops.nsw.gov.au