Local Government Medal for former ALGA Board member

Shire of East Pilbara President and former ALGA Board member Lynne Craigie has been bestowed with the WA Local Government Association’s highest honour.

Ms Craigie, who is also a former WALGA President, was awarded the Local Government Medal for her “exceptional service in advancing the goals of WALGA and Local Government as well as the personal contribution given in pursuit of benefits for the community”.

WALGA President Mayor Tracey Roberts congratulated Cr Craigie on her award and her many achievements across her 17 years’ service in the sector.

“Lynne is widely acknowledged and respected for her collaborative, engaging and inclusive leadership style, and has been an inspiration to many Elected Members throughout her service at both the Shire of East Pilbara and WALGA,” Mayor Roberts said.

“As the WALGA President, she was instrumental in numerous advocacy and organisational achievements, including negotiations for a new agreement with the State on shared vehicle licence revenues and rejuvenation of the State Local Government Partnership agreement.”