This is Cr Mark Eckel’s sixth term on Council. He said every new term on Council brings with it great expectation.
Cr Eckel said Mildura is looking at another housing and development explosion and further development of the riverfront, and to assist a new Council in navigating this exciting phase gives him renewed energy to serve the community for another four years.
Cr Eckel is a White Ribbon Ambassador and believes that violence is a cultural issue that needs to be addressed commencing with our youth. He is proud to be associated with a White Ribbon Accredited Council.
With wife Denise, they share six children, 18 grandchildren and are great grandparents of eight.
The couple list Mildura's geographical location, lifestyle and multicultural community as highlights.
In addition to working as a radio presenter, Cr Eckel is a keen sportsman.