Councillors

Council consists of elected members, known as Councillors, who are democratically elected by the residents and ratepayers in the Sorell Municipality. Sorell Council has nine Councillors, including a Mayor and Deputy Mayor. The term of office of Councillors is four years.

Councillors are responsible for reviewing, debating and making decisions about issues that are brought before Council. Councillors swear an Oath to carry out this role impartially, to the best of their ability, and in the best interests of the community. Divisions 2 and 3 of the Local Government Act 1993 further outline the role of Council and Councillors.

Gifts and Benefits Register 2023 – 2024

Certificate of Election – Local Government elections 2022 –

Acting Mayor

Charles Wooley

Elected 2022

Terms as Councillor
2022 - Present

Representations:

Sorell Planning Authority (formally Development Assessment Special Committee)
Local Government Association of Tasmania - Proxy

Councillor

Shannon Campbell

Elected 2022

Terms as Councillor
2022 - Present

Representations:

Sorell Planning Authority (Formally Development Assessment Special Committee)
Copping Hall and Reserves Committee

Councillor

Janet Gatehouse

Elected 2022

Terms as Councillor
2022 - Present

Representations:

Sorell Planning Authority (Formally Development Assessment Special Committee)
Copping Refuse Disposal Site Joint Authority (“CRDSJA”) - Proxy
Pembroke Park Advisory Committee
Sorell Audit Panel
Natural Resource Management & Environmental Advisory Group

Councillor

Marisol Miró Quesada Le Roux

Elected 2022

Terms as Councillor
2022 - Present

Representations:

Sorell Planning Authority (Formally Development Assessment Special Committee)

Councillor

Beth Nichols

Elected 2023

Terms as Councillor:
2018 - 2022
2023 - Present

Representations:
Sorell Planning Authority

Councillor

Melinda Reed

Elected 2018

Terms as Councillor:
2018 – 2022
2022 – Present

Representations:

Sorell Planning Authority (Formally Development Assessment Special Committee)
TasWater - Proxy
Sorell Audit Panel
Natural Resource Management & Environmental Advisory Group - Chair

Councillor

Natham Reynolds

Elected 2014

Terms as Councillor:
2014 – 2018
2018 – 2022
2022 – Present

Terms as Deputy Mayor:
2018 – 2022

Representations:

Sorell Planning Authority (Formally Development Assessment Special Committee)
Copping Hall and Reserves Committee
Pembroke Park Advisory Committee

Councillor

Carmel Torenius

Elected 2014

Terms as Councillor:
1991 – 1999
2000 – 2012
2014 – 2018
2018 – 2022
2022 – Present

Terms as Mayor:
1994 - 1999
2000 - 2012

Representations:

Sorell Planning Authority (Formally Development Assessment Special Committee)
Cultural Precinct Reference Group