Coral Ross

Board Deputy Chair

Coral, a founding Director of AGEC, is the National Vice-President of the Australian Local Government Women’s Association and was previously the ALGWA Victorian President. A professional journalist with more than 20 years’ experience, Coral has been a local government councillor at the City of Boroondara, in Metropolitan Melbourne since 2002. She has been elected five times and in November 2014 Coral was elected Mayor of the City of Boroondara for the third time. Coral Is the President of the Municipal Association of Victoria – Victoria’s peak body for local government was is on the Board of the Australian Local Government Association, the peak body for local government in Australia.

In 2014 she was named as one of the 100 Women of Influence by Westpac/Fairfax, in 2018 was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to improve gender equality in local government and in 2019 was inducted into the Victorian Women’s Honour Roll.