Cr Mary Delahunty
Cr Delahunty was first elected to Glen Eira City Council in 2012. She is serving her second term as a Councillor and was Mayor of Glen Eira for 2017.
Cr Delahunty lives with her young family in Elsternwick and is an active member of many local sporting and community groups. She likes to keep fit at the gym and plays and umpires netball.
Cr Delahunty is the Head of Impact of an industry super fund, an authority member of the Emergency Services Telecommunication Authority and Chair of the Ministerial Council on Women’s Equality. She is a 2015 Churchill Fellow, awarded for the study of equity provisions in international pension systems.
Cr Delahunty believes the City of Glen Eira has a rich cultural history and a bright future, and is passionate about open space and community participation in government decisions.
She wants to ensure people feel connected and that Local Government is a strong, effective service provider.
Cr Delahunty has a Diploma Financial Services (Financial Planning), Masters of Applied Finance (Corporate Advisory) (Kaplan University)
Mobile: 0427 970 879
Cr Joel Silver (Deputy Mayor)
Cr Silver lives at Alma Village in Caulfield North, having been a lifelong resident of Glen Eira. Cr Silver has been elected Deputy Mayor of the City of Glen Eira for the 2018/19 Council year. For most of that time, his family have been traders on Glen Eira Road. Cr Silver was called to the Victorian Bar in May 2014 and practices predominately in commercial law (focusing on building and construction disputes). He has used these skills in several community organisations including Peninsula Community Legal Centre in Bentleigh where he worked as a volunteer lawyer, and the Law Institute of Victoria where he served as Young Lawyers President. Outside his work, Cr Silver enjoys reading up on Australian history, walking his dog Gilly, and spending most (if not all) of his Council allowance on finding Glen Eira’s best coffee shop.
Engaging with the community is Cr Silver’s priority and he encourages residents to be in touch with him on any matter.
Cr Silver has a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (The University of Melbourne), Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (Leo Cussen Centre for Law)
Mobile: 0499 357 262
To contact Cr Joel Silver, please email your telephone number and a brief description of the matter to be discussed or leave your message on Cr Silver’s message bank. Cr Silver will contact you as soon as possible. Due to work commitments, Cr Silver may not be able to take your call during business hours.
In the interest of promptly responding to requests that relate to an operational matters eg. waste collection, blocked drains, parking issues etc., contact Council’s Service Centre on 9524 3333.
Cr Dan Sztrajt
Cr Sztrajt and his young family live in Caulfield where he has been a resident for more than 30 years.
Since the age of 16, Cr Sztrajt has been volunteering in Glen Eira across a wide range of roles. These include five years with a locally-based youth movement, seven years with the Jewish Community Council of Victoria and continuous involvement with countless charities and educational initiatives.
Cr Sztrajt is an Assistant Principal of one of Melbourne’s top performing K–12 schools and is passionate about education and youth empowerment. In addition to his leadership role, he teaches the VCE subject Global Politics.
Cr Sztrajt believes Glen Eira City Council has a pivotal role to play in the development and support of our grassroots community organisations, youth movements and sporting clubs. He takes pride in supporting those in our community who are committed to enacting positive change through their volunteerism.
Mobile: 0466 372 822