Meet the Councillors

Kate Makin

Mayor | South-West Ward Councillor

  • Telephone0427 983 566
  • Alternate Phone03 5593 7100
  • Email kate.makin@corangamite.vic.gov.au
  • ProfileCr Kate Makin was elected to Corangamite Shire Council in November 2020.

Jo Beard

Councillor | South-Central Ward Councillor

  • Telephone0417 369 457
  • Alternate Phone03 5593 7100
  • Email jo.beard@corangamite.vic.gov.au
  • ProfileCr Jo Beard was first elected in 2011 (by-election) and re-elected in 2012 and 2016. She has served three terms as Mayor (2016, 2017, 2018).

Ruth Gstrein

Councillor | Central Ward Councillor

  • Telephone0407 320 283
  • Alternate Phone03 5593 7100
  • Email ruth.gstrein@corangamite.vic.gov.au
  • ProfileCr Ruth Gstrein was first elected to Corangamite Shire Council in 2002, and was re-elected in 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016. She has served five terms as Mayor between 2007-2009, then again from 2020 and was re-elected in 2022 to serve her sixth term.