Cr Jamie Hyams (Deputy 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. 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.
Phone: 03 9578 8314
Mobile: 0427 319 018
Cr Jim Magee
Cr Magee emigrated from Belfast Northern Ireland in 1970. He is married with two boys and has lived in Bentleigh East since 1988. His involvement in sporting and community groups is a very important part of his life. Cr Magee’s weekdays involve work and Council commitments and on weekends he is a keen bowler with the Coatesville Bowls Club.
Mobile: 0427 338 327
Cr Nina Taylor
Cr Taylor is trilingual, a lawyer and works for a not-for-profit organisation, as part of a long-term commitment to meaningful community engagement. Cr Taylor’s charitable activities include providing phone-line legal advice at the Women’s Legal Service to members of the community experiencing domestic violence.
Cr Taylor also has extensive private industry experience involving the promotion/marketing of treatment options for chronic disease (diabetes) to medical and allied healthcare professionals working in rural and urban hospitals/clinics and community healthcare centres.
Cr Taylor is passionate about supporting healthy lifestyles in the community, including a broad range of sporting activities for people of all ages. In addition, Cr Taylor has management experience in the promotion of disability services and advocates for an inclusive and supportive community. As a qualified teacher, other priorities for Cr Taylor are equitable access to high quality education, preschool and child care. Cr Taylor’s own commitments are to minimise carbon output involving a focus on public transport usage, energy efficiency and sustainable gardening practices.
Mobile: 0466 372 809