Shire of Wongan-Ballidu - Appointment of Chief Executive Officer

Published on Wednesday, 5 June 2024 at 9:01:03 AM

After 16½ years, Stuart Taylor made the decision to announce his retirement as CEO in March, finishing later this week.

Stuart leaves a legacy of leadership, direction, knowledge, enthusiasm and dedication from his 16 ½ years serving the Shire of Wongan-Ballidu.

We wish Stuart all the very best for his retirement and the next chapter. We thank him for his energy, professionalism and governance that he has brought to our Shire.

Following many weeks of thorough recruitment processes, the Shire President and Councillors have appointed a new CEO with a vision of continuing on our path towards future growth.

The Shire of Wongan-Ballidu is delighted to announce the appointment of Sam Dolzadelli as the new Chief Executive Officer, effective from Monday 10 June 2024.

Council is pleased that Sam has stepped up after 2 years serving the Shire as Deputy CEO.

Sam has demonstrated a strong financial knowledge and background, with his leadership and enthusiasm to continue in the appointed role of CEO.

So it is time, as Stuart passes the baton to Sam, for the next age of dedication, commitment and service to our community within the Shire of Wongan-Ballidu and we look ahead towards a strong future for all!


Cr Mandy Stephenson



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