Biannual Personal Interests Return Summary for the CEO and Nominated Officers March 2022

The Local Government Act 2020 (Victoria) and associated regulations state that Council must publish a summary of the matters disclosed in the personal interest returns of certain specified officers. Personal interest returns are completed by specified officers to promote transparency and integrity in the operation of local government.

Rebecca McKenzie, Chief Executive Officer

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and Position of specified person Rebecca McKenzie
Position held by specified person Chief Executive Officer
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 23 March 2022
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body Zoological Park and Gardens Board (Director / Chair of Board)
2. Member of an unincorporated association Nil
3. Partnerships or joint ventures Nil
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of DARE Superannuation Fund (Self-managed super fund)
5. Paid employment Zoological Parks and Gardens Board (Chair and Board Director)
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies Nil
7. Land that you own of have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality Nil
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest Nil
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest Nil
10. Personal Debt Nil
11. Gifts received Nil
12. Other interests Nil

 

Summary of Initial Personal Interests for Nominated Officers:

Brooke Ranken, Manager Community Safety and Compliance

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Brooke Ranken, Manager Community Safety and Compliance
Date of specified person lodged the personal interest return 18 March 2022
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body Nil
2. Member of an unincorporated association Nil
3. Partnerships or joint ventures Nil
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of Nil
5. Paid employment Nil
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies Nil
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality Nil
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest Nil
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest Nil
10. Personal Debt Nil
11. Gifts received Nil
12. Other interests Nil

Jarrod Cole, Deputy Municipal Building Surveyor

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Jarrod Cole, Deputy Municipal Building Surveyor
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 23 March 2022
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body Nil
2. Member of an unincorporated association Nil
3. Partnerships or joint ventures Nil
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of Nil
5. Paid employment Nil
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies Nil
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality Nil
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest Nil
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest Nil
10. Personal Debt Nil
11. Gifts received  Nil
12. Other interests Nil

John Vastianos, Chief Financial Officer

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person John Vastianos, Chief Financial Officer
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 2 March 2022
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body Nil
2. Member of an unincorporated association Nil
3. Partnerships or joint ventures Nil
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of Nil
5. Paid employment Nil
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies Nil
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality Nil
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest Nil
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest Nil
10. Personal Debt Nil
11. Gifts received Nil
12. Other interests Nil

Keith Franklyn, Manager Buildings, Properties and Statutory Building Services

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Keith Franklyn, Manager Buildings, Properties and Statutory Building Services
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 10 March 2022
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body Nil
2. Member of an unincorporated association Nil
3. Partnerships or joint ventures Nil
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of K&V Superfund
5. Paid employment Nil
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies Nil
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality Principal place of residence is within the suburb of McKinnon
Beneficial interest of a property in Bentleigh
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest Nil
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest Nil
10. Personal Debt Nil
11. Gifts received Nil
12. Other interests Nil

Kellie Vise, Chief Transformation Officer

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Kellie Vise, Chief Transformation Officer
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 4 March 2022
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body Nil
2. Member of an unincorporated association Nil
3. Partnerships or joint ventures Nil
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of Nil
5. Paid employment Nil
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies Nil
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality Nil
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest Nil
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest Nil
10. Personal Debt Nil
11. Gifts received Nil
12. Other interests Nil

Kirsty James, Acting Executive Manager People and Culture

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Kirsty James, Acting Executive Manager People and Culture
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 20 May 2022
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body Nil
2. Member of an unincorporated association Nil
3. Partnerships or joint ventures Nil
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of Nil
5. Paid employment Nil
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies Nil
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality Nil
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest Nil
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest Kerr & Partners (Corporate Trustee of the Kerr Family Trust – Director and beneficiary of the Trust)
10. Personal Debt National Australia Bank
11. Gifts received Nil
12. Other interests Nil

Mark Dornau, Manager Parks Services

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Mark Dornau, Manager Parks Services
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 30 March 2022
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body Nil
2. Member of an unincorporated association Nil
3. Partnerships or joint ventures Nil
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of Nil
5. Paid employment Nil
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies Nil
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality Principal place of residence is within the suburb of Moorabbin
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest Nil
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest Nil
10. Personal Debt Nil
11. Gifts received Nil
12. Other interests Nil

Mark Saunders, Director Community Wellbeing

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Mark Saunders, Director Community Wellbeing
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 11 March 2022
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body Nil
2. Member of an unincorporated association Nil
3. Partnerships or joint ventures Nil
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of Nil
5. Paid employment Nil
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies Nil
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality Nil
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest Nil
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest Nil
10. Personal Debt Nil
11. Gifts received Nil
12. Other interests Nil

Matthew Slavin, Manager City Futures

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Matthew Slavin, Manager City Futures
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 9 March 2022
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body Nil
2. Member of an unincorporated association Nil
3. Partnerships or joint ventures Nil
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of Nil
5. Paid employment Nil
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies Nil
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality Principal place of residence is within the suburb of Kingston
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest Nil
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest Nil
10. Personal Debt Nil
11. Gifts received Nil
12. Other interests Nil

Michael O’Connor, Acting Corporate Counsel (Initial Personal Interest Return)

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Michael O’Connor, Acting Corporate Counsel
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 2 March 2022
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body The McBeal Car Club Inc (President)
2. Member of an unincorporated association Nil
3. Partnerships or joint ventures Nil
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of Australian Super (Superannuation Fund)
5. Paid employment Nil
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies Nil
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality Principal place of residence is within the suburb of Bentleigh East
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest Nil
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest Nil
10. Personal Debt Nil
11. Gifts received Nil
12. Other interests Nil

Niall McDonough, Director Infrastructure and Open Space

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Niall McDonough​, Director Community Assets and Leisure
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 15 March 2022
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body Nil
2. Member of an unincorporated association Nil
3. Partnerships or joint ventures Nil
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of Nil
5. Paid employment Nil
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies Nil
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality Nil
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest Nil
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest Nil
10. Personal Debt Nil
11. Gifts received Nil
12. Other interests Nil

Nicoleta (Nicki) Babatsikos, Municipal Building Surveyor/Co-ordinator Planning and Building Compliance

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Nicoleta (Nicki) Babatsikos, Municipal Building Surveyor/ Co-ordinator Planning and Building Compliance
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 25 March 2022
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body Precision Building Consultants Pty Ltd (Director)
BNA Investments Pty Ltd (Director)
B&B Superannuation Pty Ltd (Director)
2. Member of an unincorporated association Nil
3. Partnerships or joint ventures Nil
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of Green PNT Trust (investment activities)
Precision Building Consultants Trust (consulting business)
BNA Investment Trust (dormant)
B&B Superannuation Fund (self-managed super fund)
5. Paid employment Nil
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies Nil
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality Nil
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest Precision Building Consultants Pty Ltd (Trustee)
B&B Superannuation Pty Ltd (Trustee)
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest Precision Building Consultants Pty Ltd (Trustee of Precision Building Consultants Trust)
BNA Investments Pty Ltd (Investment activities)
B&B Superannuation Pty Ltd (Trustee for B&B Super Fund)
Graf Building Consultants Pty Ltd (Investment Activities)
Green PNT Pty Ltd (Trustee for Green PNT Trust)
10. Personal Debt BNA Investments Pty Ltd
11. Gifts received Nil
12. Other interests Spouse owns property in the City of Bayside

Paul Barrett, Chief Information Officer

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Paul Barrett, Chief Information Officer
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 31 March 2022
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body Nil
2. Member of an unincorporated association Nil
3. Partnerships or joint ventures Nil
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of Nil
5. Paid employment Nil
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies Nil
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality Nil
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest Nil
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest Nil
10. Personal Debt Nil
11. Gifts received  Nil
12. Other interests Nil

Paul Wood, Manager Urban Planning

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Paul Wood, Manager Urban Planning
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 2 March 2022
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body Nil
2. Member of an unincorporated association Nil
3. Partnerships or joint ventures Nil
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of Nil
5. Paid employment Nil
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies Nil
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality Nil
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest Nil
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest Nil
10. Personal Debt Nil
11. Gifts received Nil
12. Other interests Declared spouse is a partner at a law firm which has provided legal services to Council

Pauline Hassakis, Procurement and Contracts Manager

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Pauline Hassakis, Procurement and Contracts Manager
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 29 March 2022
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body Nil
2. Member of an unincorporated association Nil
3. Partnerships or joint ventures Nil
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of Nil
5. Paid employment Nil
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies Nil
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality Principal place of residence is within the suburb of Carnegie
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest Nil
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest Nil
10. Personal Debt Nil
11. Gifts received Nil
12. Other interests Nil

Ron Torres, Executive Director (Planning, Place and Sustainability)

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Ron Torres, Executive Director (Planning, Place and Sustainability)
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 23 March 2022
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body Nil
2. Member of an unincorporated association Nil
3. Partnerships or joint ventures Nil
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of Nil
5. Paid employment Nil
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies Nil
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality Principal place of residence is within the suburb of Aspendale
Part owner of a property in Hampton which is a residence
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest Nil
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest Nil
10. Personal Debt Nil
11. Gifts received Nil
12. Other interests Nil

Peter Swabey, Director of Corporate Services

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Peter Swabey, Director of Corporate Services
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 9 March 2022
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body South East Metropolitan Advanced Waste Processing Pty Ltd (Director)
2. Member of an unincorporated association Nil
3. Partnerships or joint ventures Nil
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of Nil
5. Paid employment Nil
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies Nil
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality Nil
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest Nil
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest Nil
10. Personal Debt Nil
11. Gifts received Nil
12. Other interests Nil