Management Structure

Elected Members' main relationship is with Council's Chief Executive. The Mayor and Councillors employ this person, who is in turn responsible for employing all other Council staff. They are also responsible for setting up and maintaining Council's operational structure.

Kaipara District Council staff are divided into six operational groups. Each of these groups are managed by one of the Executive Team. Their details are below:

Chief Executive 

Louise Miller

Executive Assistant: Jackie Waymouth
09 439 3225
Chief Executive

General Manager - Governance, Strategy and Democracy

Jason Marris

Jason Marris

General Manager - Community Customer Service 

Darla Blake

Darla Blake

General Manager - Regulatory, Planning and Policy

Fran Mikulicic

027 781 857
Fran Mikulicic

General Manager - Infrastructure & Chief Operating Officer

Jim Sephton

Curt Martin

General Manager - Risk, IT & Finance

Sue Davidson

Sue Davidson

General Manager - People & Capability

Hannah Gillespie

Hannah Gillespie