Forbes Shire Council is pleased to welcome Alison Coe as the new Director of Corporate Services. Alison has worked in all three tiers of Government as well as the private sector and also worked in Japan for four years. She has taken over from previous Director of Corporate Services, Amity Howe.
Alison has extensive experience in corporate services including financial reform, enterprise risk management, governance, information and communications technology applications and human resources. Her previous roles include General Manager Corporate Services at Latrobe City Council, Director Corporate Governance at Moira Shire Council, Manager Resources and Special Projects with Victorian Department of Treasury and Finance, Director
Corporate Services and Resources at the State Library of Victoria, Executive Director of Engineers Australia Victoria and Chief Executive Officer of Melbourne General Practice Network.
Alison is passionate about regional communities and said she was looking forward to working and living in Forbes. “NSW Local Government is in an exciting phase at the moment and Forbes has a great Council that is committed to diversity and performs very well,” Alison said. “Forbes is such a friendly, beautiful and active town and I have really enjoyed my first week here.”
“Being in this role is a great opportunity and I look forward to working with the staff and the community.” Mayor Phyllis Miller said she was delighted to welcome Alison to Forbes. “Alison is very passionate about Local Government and she will do a great job for Council and our community.”