Elected Members

Councillor Rosemary Madacsi


  • Email Cr.Madacsi@toodyay.wa.gov.au
  • ProfileI am married with grown children and have lived here for 22 years. Originally a nurse, then an environmental scientist, a business owner and former Shire Councillor, I have a diverse range of expertise and experience.

Councillor Beth Ruthven

Deputy President

  • Telephone0487 781 924
  • Email Cr.Ruthven@toodyay.wa.gov.au
  • ProfileMy husband and I built our Toodyay home 30 years ago.
    Before retirement I worked in financial institutions and the commonwealth government and I am a qualified business studies teacher with experience in private colleges.

Councillor Therese Chitty


  • Telephone0459344274
  • Email cr.chitty@toodyay.wa.gov.au
  • ProfileI have strong family connections with Toodyay having lived here all my life, my parents and grandparents were also born in Toodyay. Having raise 6 wonderful children who all attended our local school, I am a strong believer in supporting initiatives that involve attracting young families to our district.

Councillor Paula Greenway


  • Telephone0447 020 262
  • Email cr.greenway@toodyay.wa.gov.au
  • ProfileMarried to Mark for 35 years with two adult
    daughters, three Grandchildren. Originally from New Zealand. Grew up
    in a large family in a small country town. An Australian citizen, have
    lived in Australia 38 years. Twenty five of those in Toodyay. As a stay
    at home Mum I developed a successful home based Pottery business with state wide distribution.

Councillor Philip Hart


  • Telephone0413 834 322
  • Alternate Phone9572 9566
  • Email Cr.Hart@toodyay.wa.gov.au
  • ProfileI have been married for 45 years. My background (I am semi-retired) is in computers and education. I have wide-ranging interests that include sustainable living, social justice, and cultural diversity. I am a life-long learner and enjoy exploring new ideas and concepts.

Councillor Susan Pearce


  • Telephone0427 957 425
  • Alternate Phone9574 2524
  • Email Cr.Pearce@toodyay.wa.gov.au
  • ProfileI have been a resident of Toodyay for 45 years, initially venturing as a High School maths and social science teacher. I am retired, married and with my husband, Rob have run a farming business.