Mayor Cr Jonathon Marsden

Mayor

Cr Marsden

Cr Marsden works in the field of active transport infrastructure as an analyst of cycling and walking networks. He has previously served in the Australian Army as a helicopter pilot. Cr Marsden brings the values of ecological sustainability, social justice, and peace and non-violence to his decisions on Council. He actively promotes consensus decision making on Council. Cr Marsden has a strong commitment to grassroots democracy and is answerable to the citizens of Hobsons Bay — and no-one else.

Cr Marsden co-chairs the transport and environment advisory committees. He is chair of the Western Transport Alliance, vice-chair of the Metropolitan Transport Forum, and vice-president of the Association of Bayside Municipalities. Cr Marsden is serving his first term as mayor in 2018-19.