Introducing Councillors

Find out how to contact a councillor and learn about the experience and skills each councillor offers our region. 

Elected Council of 2012
Mayor - Paul Antonio Councillors - Mike Williams, Bill Cahill, Geoff McDonald, Ros Scotney, Carol Taylor, John Gouldson, Chris Tait, Anne Glasheen, Sue Englart and Nancy Sommerfield. High resolution photos of our Mayor and Councillors are available in Flickr - Media toolkit. If you would like to talk to your local government representative, please contact your local councillor using the portfolios on this page. ...
Mayor Paul
Mayor - Committee of the Council Chair Phone: 07 4688 6631Mobile: 0429 954 109 Email Paul Toowoomba Regional Council Mayor Paul Antonio has been Mayor of the region since 2012. Bringing more than 30 years of local government experience to the role, Paul was previously the Deputy Mayor of the Toowoomba Regional Council in its first amalgamated term, and Mayor of Millmerran Shire Council for eight years, having served continuously on Council ...
Cr Mike
Deputy Mayor Phone City Hall: 07 4688 6644Mobile: 0428 182 976 Email Mike Deputy Mayor Cr Mike Williams is chair of the Finance and Business Strategy Committee. He served as a councillor and head of the Financial and Sporting Services portfolio in Council's previous term. Prior to local government amalgamations he was Deputy Mayor of the former Cambooya Shire Council. ...
Cr Anne
Phone City Hall: 07 4688 6800Mobile: 0408 718 720 Email Anne Cr Anne Glasheen is serving her second term on Toowoomba Regional Council. She leads the Customer Services portfolio. She was Deputy Mayor of the former Clifton Shire Council prior to local government amalgamations in 2008. Anne was born in Allora and has had more than 15 years’ experience in local government. ...
Cr Bill
Phone City Hall: 07 4688 6782Mobile: 0419 908 083 Email Bill Cr Bill Cahill has a successful technical and corporate management background and brings a breadth of experience to his elected position. He is in his second term as a councillor with the Toowoomba Regional Council following a 4 year term as a councillor with the former Crow’s Nest Shire Council - representing Highfields. Bill’s boardroom passion is based on a commitment to continuous ...
Cr Carol
Phone City Hall: 07 4688 6615Mobile: 0417 723 948 Email Carol Cr Carol Taylor was re-elected to Toowoomba Regional Council for her second term. She continues her involvement with infrastructure services by chairing the Infrastructure Committee. Cr Taylor was the former Mayor of Cambooya Shire Council, having been a councillor since 2000. Her previous roles have included being vice-president of the Australian Local Government Women’s Association, Queensland branch. ...
Cr Chris
Phone City Hall: 07 4688 6644Mobile: 0499 774 274 Email Chris Chris Tait was elected to Toowoomba Regional Council in 2012. He leads the portfolio of Planning and Development assisting the chair of that committee. Cr Tait has extensive legal experience with 35 years as a solicitor in a large regional legal firm, the last 14 years as senior partner. ...
Cr Geoff
Phone City Hall: 07 4688 6644Mobile: 0499 774 276 Email Geoff Cr Geoff McDonald was elected to Toowoomba Regional Council in 2012. He chairs the Environment and Community Committee. Geoff's portfolios are Tourism and Events and Property Services. Born and raised in Toowoomba, Geoff is a fifth generation business owner along with his wife Lisa and parents John (Cracker) and Joan McDonald. Their company Cracker Print and Paper has a trading history ...
Cr John
Phone City Hall: 07 4688 6644Mobile: 0499 774 273 Email John Cr John Gouldson was elected to Toowoomba Regional Council in 2012. He chairs the Water and Waste Committee. John served as a Toowoomba City Council Alderman from 1986 to 1993. ...
Cr Nancy
Phone City Hall: 07 4688 6644Mobile: 0499 774 278 Email Nancy In her first term on Council, Cr Nancy Sommerfield leads the Water and Waste portfolio. Originally from Cunnamulla, where she was a partner in a successful family farming and grazing entity, Nancy was active in local community groups such as the Sacred Heart Parents & Friends, Polo Club and Show Society before her family moved to Toowoomba in 1994. ...
Cr Ros
Phone Pittsworth Service Centre: 07 4619 8000Phone home: 07 4693 2593Mobile: 0427 578 264 Email Ros Cr Ros Scotney is serving her second term on the Toowoomba Regional Council. She holds the Facilities, Libraries and Cultural Services portfolio assisting the Chair of the Environment and Community Committee. Previously Cr Scotney served on the Pittsworth Shire Council for 14 years, 10 as mayor. ...
Cr Sue
Phone City Hall: 07 4688 6644Mobile: 0499 774 271 Email Sue Cr Sue Englart was elected to Toowoomba Regional Council at the 2012 elections. She leads the Environmental Health and Parks and Recreation portfolio, assisting the Chair of the Environment and Community Committee. Sue Englart was elected to Toowoomba City Council at her first attempt in 1997 and was re-elected to Council in 2000 and 2004 during which time she took a particular interest ...
Section 181A of the Local Government Act 2009 provides that the chief executive officer must keep a record of written complaints* received about Councillor Conduct or Performance and the outcome of each written complaint, including any disciplinary or other action that was taken in relation to the complaint. Subsection (2) requires that the public may inspect the record: at the local government’s public office; or on the local government’s website. This is the ...
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