Cr Jamie Hyams (Mayor)
A long-time resident of Glen Eira with a keen interest in sport and recreation, Cr Hyams is serving his fourth term on Council and was Mayor in 2012 and 2013 and Deputy Mayor in 2011 and 2017/18. Cr Hyams has been elected Mayor of the City of Glen Eira for the 2018/19 Council year. Formerly a solicitor and executive director of a community sporting body, he is now a senior policy analyst at a not-for-profit public affairs organisation.
Until 2011, Cr Hyams was President of the City of Moorabbin Historical Society, having served an eight-year term. He is on the Committee of Management of the Glen Eira Adult Learning Centre and has been a cricket club president, Bendigo Bank committee member, Neighbourhood Watch Area Secretary and Residents’ Association Vice-President.
Cr Hyams believes it is vital to remember that Council is there to serve the community.
Cr Hyams has a Bachelor of Arts, LLB, (Monash University)
Mobile: 0427 319 018
Cr Jim Magee
Cr Magee emigrated from Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1970. He is married with two sons and has lived in Bentleigh East since 1988. Cr Magee’s weekdays involve work and Council commitments and on weekends he is a keen bowler with the Coatesville Bowls Club. Cr Magee served as Mayor in 2015 and Deputy Mayor in 2017. Over the next two years on Council, Cr Magee will be focusing on better public transportation in Bentleigh East (trams and buses) along with establishing a Men’s Shed in Bentleigh East.
Mobile: 0427 338 327
Cr Anne-Marie Cade
Anne-Marie is a lawyer and has lived in Glen Eira for over 14 years and has three children between the ages of 15 and 24 years. She ran her own law firm for more than 12 years and now works as a mediator and mentor in the family law space. She has a strong sense of community, having lived and worked in the area and is looking forward to making a valuable contribution by addressing the concerns of local residents at council level.
Qualifications: LLB Master of Law, Nationally Accredited Mediator, Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner