MEMBER for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall has congratulated Gwydir Shire Council senior manager Leeah Daley for being recognised at today’s 2015 Women in NSW Local Government Awards.
Leeah is council’s Deputy General Manager and received a highly commended for her work as a Senior Staff Member from a Rural or Regional Council from Minister for Local Government Paul Toole and Minister for Women Pru Goward at a reception in NSW Parliament House this morning.
“Leeah started with council over 20 years ago in administration, working her way up through Human Resources to the position she is in today,” Mr Marshall said.
“Leeah is the only female director at council and her role includes a wide range of services including tourism, aged care, social services, payroll and training.
“Leeah has also actively driven change across council and is responsible for implementing a program which has resulted in Gwydir Shire becoming a Learning Organisation.
“From a strong field of nominees, covering a diverse range of skills, Leeah’s dedication has seen her justly rewarded.
Mr Marshall said he would be hosting a special morning tea in the coming weeks to congratulate Leeah and present her with her award on behalf of both Ministers.
The Awards were established to recognise the outstanding contributions and achievements of women in local government.
Further details about the Awards and winners are available on the Office of Local Government’s website at www.olg.nsw.gov.au