Councillor Karen Caddy and Councillor Mark Irwin represent the City of Stirling’s Coastal Ward. 

Coastal Ward includes Doubleview*, Karrinyup*, North Beach, Scarborough, Trigg and Watermans Bay. For further information pertaining to the Councillors contact details and to find out which Committees and Working Groups the Councillors are members of read below.

* denotes suburbs that are located in multiple wards

Councillor Karen Caddy

 

 

Contact Details

Mobile: 0419 477 757
Email: Karen.Caddy@stirling.wa.gov.au

 

City of Stirling Councillor since: 2013

Term Expires: October 2017

Councillor Karen Caddy is an engineer with 20 years experience in the mining industry, working for a range of international companies including Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton. She has a Graduate Diploma of Business and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She runs a successful consulting practice specialising in strategic planning and business analysis. Her aim in joining Council was to employ her professional skills and expertise to enhance council decision-making, and ensure high standards of governance and transparency.

Councillor Caddy has been a resident of Stirling for 20 years and currently lives in Scarborough. She understands the unique value of our coastal region and promotes sensitive development that achieves a balance between the needs of the environment, residents, local businesses and visitors.

Councillor Caddy is community-minded and passionately believes that clubs and community organisations are the life-blood of our society. As a former Chairman of the Scarborough Tennis Club and board member of the Scarborough Sportsmen's Club, she understands first-hand the challenges of running volunteer organisations and seeks to ensure these organisations remain vital and financially sustainable.

Council Committees

Councillor Caddy is a member of the following Committees:

  • Community and Resources Committee - Presiding Member
  • Chief Executive Officer's Performance Review Committee
  • Audit Committee
  • Strategic Property Committee - Deputy Presiding Member

Other Committee/Working Group memberships

Councillor Caddy is also a member of the following:
  • Board member of Stirling Business Alliance
  • Tamala Park Regional Council
  • Tamala Park Regional Council - Audit Committee
  • Western Australian Local Government Association - North Metropolitan Zone Committee (deputy delegate)
  • Natural Environment Working Group

Councillor Mark Irwin

Councillor Mark Irwin 

Contact Details

Mobile: 0418 911 319
Email: Mark.Irwin@stirling.wa.gov.au

 

City of Stirling Councillor since: 2015

Term Expires: October 2019

Councillor Mark Irwin was born and raised in Scarborough, attending local primary and high schools. He has a degree in Sports Science and a Diploma in Management. Councillor Irwin is married with three children who are all involved in local community groups and sporting clubs. He and his wife have operated a successful Health and Fitness Business for 20 years.

Councillor Irwin is passionate about community service and has been an active member of Scarboro Surf Life Saving Club since he was 9, having held many positions at the club including President for 5 years and President/Chair of Surf Life Saving WA for 6 years while holding board positons at National level.  Among other community based roles, Councillor Irwin has held board positons on the Small Business Development Corporation, Stirling Business Association and the Doubleview Primary IPS.  Through these roles, Councillor Irwin has forged successful relationships with Local, State and National bodies.

Councillor Irwin's strength is his ability to openly discuss issues with stakeholders, he has an inclusive management style, inspiring confidence with meaningful consultation and respectful consideration of advice.

Council Committees

Councillor Irwin is a member of the following Committees:

  • Planning and Development Committee
  • Chief Executive Officer's Performance Review Committee
  • Audit Committee
  • Strategic Property Committee

Other Committee/Working Group memberships

Councillor Irwin is also a member of the following:

  • Local Emergency Management Committee
  • Scarborough Redevelopment Community Advisory Group