Shire of Mundaring Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Throssell has been appointed National President of LG Professionals Australia.
Mr Throssell said he was proud to take over the role from his colleague, Victoria MacKirdy.
Thanking Ms MacKirdy for her dedication to the organisation over the past year, Mr Throssell said she had been "steadfast in steering LG Professionals Australia through the impact of COVID-19 with grace, humour, and fortitude".
Mr Throssell will hold the role for one year.
"I am excited and looking forward to developing and supporting key projects and programs for LG Professionals Australia over the next year," he said.
Reflecting on the challenges faced by the sector and the communities they serve – including the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, travel and event restrictions and the unfortunate toll on mental health – Mr Throssell pledged to work together to strengthen and advocate for the sector.