Your CEO & Executive Team

The administration of the City of Kalamunda is under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer.
The CEO and Directors can be contacted on (08) 9257 9999 during office hours or via email:

Hardy, RhondaChief Executive Officer

Rhonda Hardy

Rhonda has over 25 years’ experience working in diverse organisations, and spent the past 18 years working in senior management roles in the Local Government Sector. Rhonda possesses a Bachelor of Business, is a member of the Local Government Managers Association, the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Australian Institute of Human Resources Management. She has a proven track record of strong leadership in various multidisciplinary organisations, business improvement, achievement of financial goals and a high level ability to negotiate complex issues and resolve conflict. Responsibilities include:

  • Day to Day Management of the City
  • Liaison with Council
  • People & Strategy Services (including Human Resources; Payroll; Occupational Safety & Health and Integrated Planning)
  • Governance & Legal Services (including Statutory Compliance; Council Support)
  • Customer & Public Relations (including Customer & Public Relations; Functions; Arts Gallery & Events)

Peter_Varelis.jpg Development Services

Director: Peter Varelis
  • Approval Services (including Building and Planning)
  • Community Safety & Compliance (including Health Services; Bushfire Safety; Community Safety [Rangers])
  • Strategic Planning

Brett-Jackson.jpgAsset Services

Director: Brett Jackson
  • Asset Delivery Infrastructure Operations (including Asset Management; Design; Project Management & Delivery)
  • Infrastructure Operations (including Construction; Building Maintenance; Parks and Environmental Services; Resource Recovery; Infrastructure & Building Maintenance)

Gary_TicehurstCorporate Services

Director: Gary Ticehurst
  • Financial Services (including Rates; Purchasing and Procurement; Accounts Payable and Receivable; Accounting)
  • Corporate Information & Technology (including IT; GIS; Records)
  • Economic, Land & Property Services (including Community Care & Cultural Services; Land & Property Services)
  • Internal Audit
  • Community Care
  • Community Development (including Recreation Facilities & Services; Library Services; Community Services - Senior &am; Disability Services; Youth Services)

Simon-Di-Rosso.jpgGeneral Counsel & Executive Advisor

Simon Di Rosso: Appointed May 2017
  • In-House Legal
  • Governance
  • Statutory Compliance
  • Council Support
  • Citizenship Ceremonies


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