Your Councillors

Snowy Valleys Council is made up of nine publicly elected Councillors.  The Council elected at the 4 December 2021 elections will serve for a shortened 3-year term (*Local Government elections in NSW are usually held every 4 years. Due to the COVID pandemic the 2020 election was postponed by a year, meaning the Council elected in 2017 remained for a 5-year term.)

20220111- SVC Councillors

LtoR Cr Mick Ivill, Cr Sam Hughes, Cr Julia Ham, Deputy Mayor Cr Trina Thomson, Mayor Cr Ian Chaffey, Cr Hansie Armour, Cr James Hayes and Cr John Larter. Not pictured Cr Brent Livermore.

 

 

Cr Ian Chaffey

Mayor
  • Telephone0417 435 942
  • Email [email protected]
  • Profile“I would like to see our communities grow and prosper while council provides an effective and sustainable structure to cope with an ever-changing future.”

Cr Hansie Armour

Councillor
  • Telephone0408 862 597
  • Email [email protected]
  • Profile“In my role as Councillor in the Snowy Valleys Council I believe that things need to change from the ground up and that working together we CAN rebuild, reunite and be strong.”

Cr Julia Ham

Councillor
  • Telephone0411 585 479
  • Email [email protected]
  • Profile“We live in the most beautiful shire in Australia. We’ve got so much potential here, but it has to be run well, and it has to be fair from down in Brungle to all the way out to Khancoban."

Cr James Hayes OAM

Councillor
  • Telephone0437 462 333
  • Email [email protected]
  • Profile“I believe passionately that the Snowy Valleys communities have much to gain by working together, to deliver better amenities, facilities and opportunities. Snowy Valleys Council’s financial issues result from forced amalgamation and cost shifting, we must make this clear to the government. I am future focused and want SVC to be cohesive, successful and consultative.”

Cr Sam Hughes

Councillor
  • Telephone1300 275 782 (1300 ASK SVC)
  • Email [email protected]
  • Profile“I would like to see my time in council characterized by greater collaboration with community groups, better understanding of youth issues, and more conformance and capacity for the area’s resilience to extreme events and environmental change.”

Cr Mick Ivill

Councillor
  • Telephone0400 401 325
  • Email [email protected]
  • Profile“As a Councillor I want to promote open community consultation, transparent decision making where possible and work as part of a team with other elected officials.”

Cr Brent Livermore

Councillor
  • Telephone0448 817 622
  • Email [email protected]
  • Profile“My focus as a Councillor will be to ensure that the community has a voice and is listened to. I will also be very focused on Council expenditure so that ratepayers are getting the best possible outcomes for their dollar.”

Snowy Valleys Councillor 2021 Declaration(PDF, 334KB)