Mayor Mark Irwin

Contact number (08) 9205 8502
Ward Coastal
Councillor since 2015
Term expires October 2019

Mark was born and raised in Scarborough and has been a councillor for the City of Stirling since 2015. Mark was recently elected as Mayor by his fellow councillors in October 2017.

Mark is married with three children, who all enjoy getting involved in local community groups and sporting clubs. Mark enjoys connecting with people and discussing local issues. He is heavily involved in the community and has been an active member of Scarboro SLSC throughout his life.

Mark has a science degree from UWA and a management diploma. He is passionate about health and fitness, having operated a health and fitness business with his wife for 20 years. His strong connection with small business has included terms on the Stirling Business Association and the Small Business Development Corporation boards. Mark has also held other community-based board roles with Surf Life Saving WA and Doubleview Primary School.

As the head of Council, he brings a strong focus on inclusion, relationship building and community consultation. Mark is proud to be leading a progressive local council and community.

Council committee memberships:

  • Audit committee
  • Chief Executive Officer’s Performance Review committee (presiding member)
  • Planning and Development committee.

Other committee/advisory group memberships:

  • Western Australian local government association - north metropolitan zone
  • City of Stirling Local Emergency Management committee.