The Pullenvale Ward comprises the suburbs of Anstead, Bellbowrie, Brookfield, Karana Downs, Kenmore, Kenmore Hills, Kholo, Lake Manchester, Moggill, Mt Crosby, Pinjarra Hills, Pullenvale, Upper Brookfield and parts of Chuwar and Chapel Hill.
Margaret de Wit has been the Councillor for Pullenvale Ward since 1997.
Margaret is known widely as a tireless and passionate worker for residents of the Pullenvale Ward and has delivered many community initiatives.
Prior to her election, Margaret spent time working in the not-for-profit sector as a volunteer, then for several years as Community Liaison Manager for BoysTown Family Care. This was after a career of nearly 20 years with Telecom Australia (Telstra).
Margaret is the patron of a number of local community organisations including Meals on Wheels, Moggill Cricket Club, Bellbowrie Sports Club and the Bellbowrie Swimming Club. She is actively involved with the local environment groups including the Pullen Pullen Catchments Group (which she founded). Margaret is also an active member of the Kenmore Chamber of Commerce and the Anglican Church, and is an Honorary Member of the Rotary Club of Kenmore. For her services to the community, Margaret was awarded a Paul Harris Fellow by the Rotary Club of Karana Downs and a second Paul Harris Fellow award from the Rotary Club of Kenmore.
Margaret previously held the position of Chairman of Council, and has also held portfolios of Public and Active Transport then Infrastructure since 2008.
Margaret is President of the Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) and Chairman of LGAQ Ltd.
Margaret holds a Graduate Diploma of Business Administration from Queensland University of Technology, a Diploma of Financial Planning and Associate of Music Australia. She is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
|Pullenvale Ward Office
Kenmore Library Building
9 Brookfield Road
Kenmore Qld 4069
Office hours: 8.30am - 4.30pm, Monday - Friday
|Phone: 07 3407 0220
Fax: 07 3407 0226
Write to: Councillor Margaret de Wit