First elected: 22 October 2016
Mayor Cr Rob Haswell was first elected in 2016 and is currently serving his second term as a councillor for Stawell Ward. Cr Haswell was elected as Mayor on Monday 6 November 2023 and is currently serving his first term 2023-24.
Originally from Sydney, Cr Haswell has a background in interior design and soft furnishings. He currently owns and manages a heritage accommodation business at Langford House in Stawell, as well as an online furniture business.
Cr Haswell is passionate about maintaining heritage buildings and streetscapes and represented council on StawellBiz and the Wimmera Regional Library Corporation during his previous term.