Cr Sam Parasol OAM JP

Camden Ward Councillor Sam Parasol was elected at the 2020 Local Government election. 

Cr Sam Parasol has been a Camden Ward resident for more than 40 years. Family is very important to Cr Parasol who is married and has three married sons and eight grandchildren. Cr Parasol is passionate about people and our whole community and wants to continue to see it flourish.

Cr Parasol has had an unwavering commitment to volunteering for most of Cr Parasol's life. Cr Parasol is currently a company Director and ran a successful business for many years. With this experience, Cr Parasol has helped many young people and knows they can help the City of Glen Eira too.

After establishing a local Community Bank, Cr Parasol was the honorary Chairman for over 10 years and is still a director, having generated over $2 million for the local community. 

One of Cr Parasol's passions is sport where they've served as an administrator and competitor and have represented Australia 14 times in international games. You can often find Cr Parasol playing or watching sports with family and friends.

Cr Parasol has a keen interest in gardens, architecture, the arts, theatre and connecting with people young and old.