Management team

Campaspe Shire Council consists of five divisions managed by four General Managers and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). 

Each division, as well as the Office of the CEO, is made up of several departments that deliver a range of services and supports to the local community. 

Download the Management team(PDF, 112KB) organisation chart here.

Chief Executive Officer, vacant

General Manager Community, Keith Oberin

Starting an early career in local government with the City of Greater Bendigo, Keith-Oberin-2019-Large.jpg Keith transitioned to Campaspe in 2002. 

During his time at Campaspe Keith has held a variety of roles, holding a strong interest in community development and assisting positive outcomes by the community and for the community. 

Keith coordinates a diverse range of portfolios within his Department. He, with his team, is responsible for economic and tourism development, community engagement, community and civic events, local laws, waste and environment, and commercial businesses.

General Manager Corporate, Fleur Cousins

Fleur has 24 years’ experience working in local government and has worked in the areas of Fleur Cousinsgovernance, aged and disability and public health services before taking up the current role of Corporate Services General Manager. 

Fleur holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Health) and Diploma Management and has continued to develop her leadership skills through a range of industry leadership programs including the Local Government Executive Leadership Program in 2015.

Fleur has volunteered as a Company Director for six years with an industry association and currently sits on the Kyabram Fauna Park Committee of Management. 

In recognition of her skills and abilities, Fleur has been awarded the Award for Excellence - Young Achiever and Sally Isaac Women in Local Government Leadership Award through the Victorian Local Government Professionals (LGPro) organisation.

General Manager Infrastructure, Mark Dibsdale (acting)

Mark joined Campaspe Shire in 2020 and is currently acting in the role of General Manager.

General Manager Development, Paul McKenzie

Paul holds formal qualifications in education and management. He started his career in teaching, beforPaul-McKenzie-2019-Large.jpge taking  an interest in the care sector and managing programs for people with disabilities and case management for the frail aged, disabled and carers.

Paul started with Campaspe Shire in 2000 as the Aged and Disability Services Manager. Since that time he has held a variety of management, executive management and general manager roles across the organisation.

Paul is currently also the Chair of the Goulburn Valley Waste Management Groups Local Government Forum and Chair of Campaspe Primary Care Partnership.