Councillor James Williams
Cr James Williams was first elected to the Greater Bendigo City Council in 2012. Prior to amalgamation, he was a Councillor with the Shire of Huntly.
Cr Williams has completed the Diploma of Local Government and is a graduate of the Institute of Company Directors. He is a retired farmer and was one of three directors that built a company specialising in growing and the sale of fodder to domestic and export markets.
Cr Williams has chaired the Bendigo Airport Advisory Committee and looks forward to the completion of stage two of the airport redevelopment, including the new 1,600m runway, in 2017.
Over the next four years he will continue to advocate for improved road and rail infrastructure for the region, support for rural communities and growth for the agri-business sector.
Cr Williams lives in Bendigo with his wife Ann.