Cr Dan Sztrajt was elected Deputy Mayor for the 2019/20 Council year. 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.