Cr. Gautam Gupta is elected Wyndham’s Acting Mayor
Chaffey Ward Councillor, Gautam Gupta has been elected Wyndham’s Acting Mayor for 2015/16. Chaffey Ward Councillor Gautam Gupta is married with two children and lives in Hoppers Crossing. Cr Gupta is a healthcare professional in the field of Audiology and works in Hoppers Crossing.
As Council’s Cultural Diversity Portfolio Holder, Cr Gautam Gupta has been actively involved in helping developing the Council’s new multicultural policy and action plan – Diverse People, One Community, Our Future.
Cr Gupta grew up Hindu but was educated at a Catholic school. His children attend a Lutheran school. He believes that ‘everyone has culture and is unique’ and his role is to ensure that Council services reflect the unity in diversity.
Cr Gautam Gupta is also Council’s delegated representative on the following internal and external advisory committees:
Chirnside Park Oval Precinct Redevelopment Project Steering Committee
MAV Professional Development Reference Group
Wyndham Cultural Diversity Community Reference Group
Victorian Multicultural Commission – Regional Advisory Council Member
He speaks Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu, in addition to English.