Congratulations to Councillor Gwenda Lawlor celebrating 20 years of service in local council. The Long serving Wattle Range Councillor, Gwenda Lawlor was recognised for her dedication to the local community at a function held in Adelaide last month.
Cr Lawlor was presented with a Certificate of Outstanding Commitment for 20 years of service to Local Government by Local Government Association SA President, Mayor Lorraine Rosenberg at the dinner held as part of the Association’s annual state conference.
She began her career as a council representative with the District Council of Beachport back in 1991 through to the amalgamation with the Penola and Millicent District Council’s to form Wattle Range in 1997. During which time she served as Deputy Chairman for 2 years and Chairman for 3.
After taking a break, Cr Lawlor was elected to represent the Corcoran ward of Wattle Range Council in 2003 and continues to serve today.
Cr Lawlor has sat on a number of additional council, community, regional and state committees and working parties and advocates passionately on a range of relevant community and rural issues.
Mayor Peter Gandolfi congratulated Councillor Lawlor on her 20 years of service.
“Gwenda has actively made contribution to Council for many years and her recognition by the Local Government Association is well deserved,” Mr Gandolfi said.