Bass Coast Shire Council CEO, Ali Wastie, will continue in the council’s top job, with her contract formally extended for a further five years this week.
Councillors have endorsed Ms Wastie’s continuation in the position, which sees her contract extended until 17 February 2028.
Bass Coast Shire Mayor, Michael Whelan said Ms Wastie was “an in-demand executive”.
“This is shown by the Minister appointing her as the Chair of Alpine Resorts Victoria recently. This appointment has occurred because of the excellent job she has done here in Bass Coast,” Mayor Whelan said.
“The synergies between the roles are strong and these outside links bring with them incredible access. Ms Wastie’s renewed five-year contract gives stability to Bass Coast and for the many projects we have underway.”
Ms Wastie said she is thrilled to continue to serve Bass Coast Shire Council as Chief Executive Officer and lead a highly capable and passionate organisation.
“Bass Coast is a very special place that has its natural environment and communities at its heart,” Ms Wastie said.
“It is a privilege and honour to work alongside a progressive Council who is committed to making Bass Coast the best it can be.
“I look forward to progressing an ambitious Capital Works Program, our focus on our customers and providing services that respond to our growing communities’ needs and aspirations,” she said.