Mayor – Ralph Kendall
Elected in 2016 Ralph Kendall holds the position of Mayor of Pormpuraaw Aboriginal Shire Council. Mayor Ralph will assist, partake and have oversight on all portfolios.
Each Councillor will serve a quarter of each year conducting the Deputy Mayor role. This is to ensure the experience is shared amongst the elected members.
Councillor – Keith Barney
Elected in 2016 Keith Barney is responsible for the portfolios of: Training & Employment and Youth. He will also share the portfolio of: Education with Cr Tim Koo-Aga.
Councillor – George Conrad
Elected in 2016 George Conrad is responsible for the portfolios of: Housing, Land & Sea Rangers, Land Development and Sports & Recreation.
Councillor – Bert Edwards
Sadly Bert Edwards passed away on 24 November 2019. As a sign of respect the Council have decided not fill the vacant position until the March, 2020 Local Government Elections. This decision is based on provisions in the Local Government Act 2009
Elected in 2016 Bert Edwards was responsible for the portfolios of: Arts & Culture, Enterprise, Essential Services, Men’s Group, Planning & Infrastructure and Roads & Transport.
Councillor – Tim Koo-Aga
Elected in 2016 Tim Koo-Aga is responsible for the portfolios of: Elders, Health and Women’s Group. He will also share the portfolio of: Education with Cr Keith Barney.