Greater Hume Council appoints new General Manager for five year term

Greater Hume Council


With the impending retirement of Council’s long serving General Manager, Steven Pinnuck, following an extensive recruitment process Council has appointed Evelyn Arnold to the position for a five year term.

Mayor, Cr Tony Quinn said that whilst Greater Hume Council will be Evelyn’s first appointment to a General Manager/CEO role, Evelyn has significant senior management experience in Local Government in Western Australia and most recently as Director Community and Corporate Services at the Shire of Southern Grampians in western Victoria.

Cr Quinn said that Evelyn beat a very strong field of applicants for the position and is the right person to take the Council forward and capitalise on the significant growth opportunities for the Greater Hume area.

We are delighted to be welcoming Evelyn to Greater Hume Council and are confident in her ability to deliver on Council’s ambitious Council growth plans and community expectations.” Ms Arnold expressed her delight at having the privilege to lead Greater Hume Council in this next exciting chapter. “It is an honour to accept this appointment and I very much look forward to working with the organisation, the Councillors and the community”.

Evelyn Arnold will take up residence in Holbrook in early July and commence with Greater Hume Council on Monday 11 July. Council’s Director Corporate and Community Services, David Smith will Act as General Manager from 2 July 2022 until Evelyn Arnold’s commencement.

For further information please contact:

Cr Tony Quinn


M: 0400 989 238

Evelyn Arnold

M: 0407 052 382


Picture above: Evelyn Arnold.

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