Cr Margaret Esakoff (Mayor)

Councillor Esakoff was elected Mayor for the 2019/20 Council year.

Rosstown Ward Councillor Esakoff is a long-time resident of Glen Eira. She was educated in Rosstown Ward and has lived there almost all of her adult life. She is married with two children and three grandchildren.

Cr Esakoff has experience in business administration — having run a small business with her husband — as well as working in the publishing, advertising, and the radio and television industries.

She is serving her fifth term on Council, and is the elected Mayor for the 2019/20 Council year, served as Mayor in 2005, 2007 and 2011, and Deputy Mayor in 2008 and 2010. She now devotes her time to Council, apart from voluntary work in the community including membership on the Ethics Committee for Calvary Health Care Bethlehem.

Cr Esakoff is committed to improving residents’ quality of life, believes in strong community involvement and takes a keen interest in all community issues.