Past Elected Members

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Quick Facts:

Image: State Library of South Australia, B-71071. "First Burnside Municipal Council & Staff, 1935".

  • Proclaimed a District and independent Council in 1856, first meeting held at the Green Gate Inn on Greenhill Road.
  • Proclaimed a Municipality in 1935.
  • Proclaimed a City in 1943.
  • First female elected member: Margaret Bond, elected 1968-1974
  • First female mayor: Margaret Bond, elected 1975.
  • Longest serving elected member: R S Cooper, 1945-1967 (including nine years as Alderman)
  • Longest serving mayor: Wendy Greiner, 2010-2018
  • The role of Alderman ceased to exist after 1987 - it was previously an elected member who had served at least one term.

This information is correct to the best of our records. If you can provide any more information, please use the Historical & Cultural Request Form.

Mayors of Burnside

Prior to 1935, the head of the elected members was the Chairman. This list is still being compiled.

  • J A Harper – 1935-1936 (Councillor – 1915-1930, Chairman 1920-1935, Councillor 1936-1939)
  • A W F Webb – 1938-1967 (Councillor – 1925-1936, Alderman 1938-1967)
  • W C N Waite – 1938-1940 (Councillor – 1926-1936, Alderman 1936-1938, Councillor 1940-1943)
  • F L Parsons – 1940-1943 (Councillor – 1928-1940, 1943-1946, Alderman 1946-1958)
  • P R Claridge – 1943-1946, 1956-1959 (Councillor – 1936-1943, 1946-1956, 1959-1961)
  • T R Mellor – 1946-1948 (Councillor – 1936-1940, 1948-1955, Alderman 1940-1946)
  • A R Burnell – 1948-1950 (Councillor – 1936-1948, Alderman 1950-1960)
  • W H Holmes – 1950-1952 (Councillor – 1943-1950, 1952-1955)
  • G J H Bolton – 1952-1954, 1962-1967 (Councillor 1941-1952, 1956-1962)
  • J H Parkinson – 1954-1956 (Councillor 1939-1954, 1956-1960, Alderman 1960-1969)
  • T A Philps – 1959 – 1962 (Councillor 1954-1959, 1962-1964)
  • W W Langman – 1967-1969 (Councillor 1936-1967, Alderman July-Oct 1967, 1969-1971)
  • W H W Roney – 1969-1973 (Councillor 1965-1969, Alderman 1973-1974)
  • M G R Perry – 1973-1975 (Councillor 1958-1965, 1971-1973, Alderman 1975-1983)
  • M E Bond – 1975-1979 (Councillor 1968-1974, Alderman 1974-1975, 1979-1981)
  • C J Soward – 1979-1982 (Councillor 1968-1977, Alderman 1977-1979)
  • D J Batt – 1982-1987 (Alderman 1972-1982)
  • J C Wickham – 1987-1989 (Councillor 1977-1982, 1991-1995, 1997-2006, Alderman 1982-1983, 1985-1987)
  • J G Schaeffer 1989-1991 (Councillor 1979-1989)
  • H V Shearn – 1991-1993 (Councillor 1983-1985, 1987-1991)
  • J W Jacobsen – 1993-1995 (Councillor 1989-1993)
  • A J Taylor – 1995-2000 (Councillor 1991-1995)
  • W S Greiner - 2000-2010
  • D T Parkin - 2010-2018
  • D A Monceaux 2018-

Elected Members

  • J H Vaughan – 1921-1929
  • W J Barker – 1922-1936 (Alderman: 1936-1942)
  • H A D Pemberton – 1924-1930
  • J S Robinson – 1924-1932
  • W L Parsons – 1925-1926
  • J Kermonde – 1929-1931
  • R Walker - 1929-1936 (Alderman 1936-1944)
  • S A Fisk – 1930-1938
  • W E Hardey – 1930-1941 (Alderman 1941-41)
  • W C Bennet – 1931-1941 (Alderman 1941-1950)
  • J R Russel – 1932-1938
  • P A Ohlstrom – 1935-1940
  • W J F McCann – 1938-1945
  • H C Thomas – 1939-1945
  • A L Peattie – 1940-1945
  • A G Chinnery – 1941-1947
  • A L Slade – 1944-1952
  • R S Cooper – 1945-1958 (Alderman 1958-1967)
  • G Roberts – 1945-1952
  • G T Sturgess – 1945-1953
  • E Ford – 1947-1958
  • G C Robertson – 1950-1952
  • P T Argall – 1952-1954
  • T C Fowler – 1952-1958
  • J R Sabine – 1952-1958
  • E F Snow – 1953-1961
  • T B C Tregenza – 1954-1967 (Alderman 1967-1969)
  • F W John – 1955-1960
  • R C P Darley – 1955-1959
  • W R Bennet – 1958-1964
  • J E Lucy – 1958-1964
  • L A Gardener – 1959-1967 (Alderman – 1967-1970)
  • H Reid Smith – 1959-1962
  • L McLean Wright – 1960-1962
  • R M Rees – 1960-1965
  • F A John – 1961-1967 (Alderman 1967-1970)
  • S J Toms – 1961-1936
  • J L Rundle – 1962-1964
  • D K Goldsmith – 1962-1966
  • D R Scammell – 1963-1967
  • E M Wells – 1964-1968
  • G H Ingham – 1964-1970 (Alderman 1970-1972)
  • D E Mellor – 1964-1970 (Alderman 1970-1985)
  • C A Johnston – 1965-1969
  • W G Searson – 1965-1969
  • D Maxwell-Wright – 1966-1972
  • C W Branson – 1967-1971 (Alderman 1971-1977)
  • R T Edwards – 1967-1968 (Alderman 1969-1973)
  • D H Jarrett – 1967-1970
  • C R Leader – 1967-1969
  • J B Ware – 1967-1979
  • G C Berry – 1969-1976
  • J Griffin – 1969-1972
  • D H Parkinson – 1969-1971
  • W R Taylor – 1969-1972
  • P R Kitto – 1970-1974
  • A J Priest – 1970-1972
  • N G Yates – 1970-1971
  • J D Stewart – 1971-1973
  • C B Hewitt – 1972-1973
  • D J Harvey – 1972-1974
  • J L Phillips – 1972-1977, and 1982-1983
  • G J Withers – 1972-1977
  • R M W Hall – 1972-1977
  • W T Cooper - 1973-1981 (Alderman 1981-1983)
  • A G Tully – 1973 – 1981
  • T P Fowler – 1974-1980
  • A J Silvester - 1974-1987
  • J H Raeburn – 1974-1977
  • A R Warwick – 1975-1977
  • M Beamond – 1973-1975
  • M C Elliot – 1976-1978
  • L M Johnston – 1976-1984
  • P H Nicholls – 1976-1977
  • I Fehlberg – 1976—1978
  • A H GILES – 1977-1983 (Alderman 1983-1987)
  • J P Marchant – 1977-1980
  • S Walsh – 1977-1983 (Alderman 1983-1987)
  • P D Clark – 1978-1980
  • R F Moriarty –1978-1983 (Alderman 1983-1987)
  • J G Schaeffer – 1979-1989
  • S Graham – 1980-1982 and 1983-1985
  • A H Kaines – 1980-1987
  • N J Storer – 1980-1982
  • J Connell – 1981-1987
  • R W Jackson – 1981-1987
  • J W Hasse – 1982-1983
  • H A Morgan – 1982-1987
  • D F Howell – 1983-1985
  • H V Shearn – 1983-1985 and 1987-1991
  • S M Howard – 1983-1987
  • J Allen – 1984-1989
  • J Grose – 1985-1987
  • P F Newall – 1985-1991
  • J P Looker – 1985-1988
  • F P Callaghan – 1987-1989
  • J Mck. Moss – 1987-1993
  • J V Rooney – 1987-1989
  • J P Davies – 1987-1997
  • P H Kelly – 1987-1989
  • J A Franklin – 1988-1989
  • A M Andrews – 1989-1991
  • J M Jacobs – 1989-1991
  • P M Ward – 1989-1991
  • A M Ide – 1989-1991
  • J W Jacobsen – 1989-1993, 2003-2006, 2007-2010
  • W J McGovern – 1989-1993 and 1997-2000
  • G O Ricketts – 1991-1993
  • A J Taylor – 1991-1995
  • P G Harris – 1991-2006
  • M R O’Kelly – 1991-1994
  • J Moschakis – 1991-1995
  • T Naccarella – 1993-1995
  • M A Griffin – 1993-1997
  • A A Ward – 1993-2006
  • K S Kershaw – 1993-2000
  • P Kelly – 1993-1996
  • J J Melick – 1994-2003
  • A J Steinwedel – 1995-1997
  • R Morley – 1995-2000
  • M G B Crompton – 1995-2003
  • R J Todd – 1995-1995
  • K A Possingham – 1995-2000
  • G S Bishop – 1995-1998
  • I J Sampson – 1996-1997
  • L C Moriarty – 1997-2000
  • G Waller – 1998-2002
  • G A Shepherd – 1997-2000
  • G M Bills – 2000-2006 and 2010-2018
  • C R Collins – 2000-2010
  • R J Gilbert – 2000-2010
  • J L O’Brien - 2000-2003
  • L C Palk – 2000-2003 and 2010-2014
  • C Morley – 2003-2009
  • J Davey – 2003-2006 and 2010-
  • D Wilkins ­– 2003-2006 and 2010-2018
  • C Obst – 2002-2006
  • J M Carbone – 2006-2010 and 2018-
  • J L Howard – 2006-2010
  • D J Lincoln – 2006-2010
  • P Pavan – 2006-2010
  • D C Quirke – 2006-2010
  • C Zacharakis – 2006-2010
  • R P Paterson – 2007-2010
  • M P Henderson – 2009-2010
  • M Capogreco – 2010-2014
  • R Hasenohr – 2010-2014
  • H R Lemon – 2010-
  • D A Monceaux – 2010-2018
  • M A Osterstock – 2010-2018
  • P W Cornish – 2010-
  • G E Piggot – 2010-
  • A D Pocock – 2010-2014
  • L J Bagster – 2014-2018
  • R L H Davis – 2014-
  • P W Ford – 2014-2018
  • F A Lord – 2014-2018
  • M Daws – 2018-
  • L Henschke – 2018-
  • P Huebl – 2018-
  • S Hughes – 2018-
  • H Jones – 2018-
  • J Turnbull – 2018-