Strathbogie Shire Council

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Executive Management

The Strathbogie Shire is overseen by an Executive Management who are committed to its future sustainability through strategic planning and an energetic, vibrant approach to the overall operations of Council.


Our Executive Management Team

CEO Salomon resizedJulie Salomon –
Chief Executive Officer

Julie commenced with Strathbogie Shire Council in January 2020, having over 26 years’ service in both local and state government. This experience includes leadership and management of a diverse range of community services, public policy, strategic planning, community and stakeholder engagement, community development, facility development and sound governance.

Previously, Julie spent over seven years as Director Community Development and Services at City of Monash, and prior to that was Director Communities at Greater Shepparton City Council for over two years; including a six month period as Acting Chief Executive Officer.

Julie holds qualifications in Graduate Certificate Management, Business and Leadership, Graduate Certificate Applied Business, Business Administration and Management, Graduate Diploma in Special Education and Teaching, and Diploma of Teaching, Education and Training. She also became a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors in 2019. 

Corporate Photos MR PW L3332Phil Howard - Director Community & Planning

Phil first started with the Strathbogie Shire Council in 2006 and was appointed Director of Sustainable Development in November 2011 and later became Deputy CEO as part of his role.Phil has worked in Local Government for over 20 years and has held roles in finance, human resources, corporate services, planning and economic development.

Prior to Local Government, Phil was an accountant for ANZ Bank. Phil is a full member of the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) and past Board Member (VIC Division), and is also a member of LGpro, Victorian Planning & Environmental Law Association (VPELA), and member of the Goulburn Valley Regional Collaborative Alliance.

Phil has qualifications in Master of Arts (Community Development), Graduate Diploma Rural Regional Planning, Graduate Diploma in Management, Associate Diploma in Local Government, Diploma of Management, Graduate Alpine Valleys Leadership Program.


20180530 David Roff 1David Roff - Director Corporate Operations

David commenced with Strathbogie Shire Council in September 2016 and has over 35 years experience in Local Government in New South Wales and Victoria. This experience has been in small rural councils, metropolitan Sydney, the Victorian growth corridor and a Victorian regional city.

Between 2007 and 2015, he was Chief Executive Officer of Mansfield Shire Council and prior to that spent six years as Director Business Services with Wodonga City Council.

David holds qualifications in Local Government and Business.



 Chris Dube

Chris Dube- Executive Manager People & Culture

Chris commenced with the Strathbogie Shire in 2018 as the leader of Human Resources, having worked for a decade in high volume manufacturing.  Chris delivers the urgency required to meet our legislative obligations with qualifications in Mentoring and Leadership, Human Resources, Business Management and Advanced Injury Management. Outside of work Chris balances his Football with Golf, and continues to volunteer time for the Local Learning and Employment Networks.

Chris’ main function is to leverage outcomes towards increased People and Culture.






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