Cr Ben Stennett
Cr Stennett was re-elected to Council in October, 2020. His tertiary qualifications include a Bachelor of Applied Science, and a Graduate Diploma of Education and is currently completing studies towards a Masters in Urban and Regional Planning.
The majority of his career has been within the education sector in various capacities, and is currently employed as a secondary school teacher.
Cr Stennett is also an Executive Member of Sister Cities Australia and a current board director of the Rotary Club of Nunawading and has been nominated to serve as President of the club for 2021/22.
His areas of interest include ensuring people of all ages in our city have an opportunity to have a say on matters that affect them, improving our local community and sporting facilities, preserving our bush reserves, parkland and open space, opposing inappropriate development and supporting initiatives which protect our neighbourhood character.
Cr Stennett represents Council on the following:
- Advisory Committee for the review of the Chief Executive Officer’s development
- Heritage Steering Committee
- Major Projects Councillor Reference Group
- Whitehorse Matsudo Sister City Councillor Reference Group
- Tree Assistance Fund