Louis Delacretaz

  • Convenor, Victorian Campaigns Elections and Communications Committee, Nov 2011-present; member, 2010-present 
  • State Councillor, 2006-present
  • Co-Convenor, Outer East Regional Council
  • Co-Founder/Inaugural Convenor, Country Greens Victoria Network
  • Lead candidate, Eastern Victoria region, 2006 State election
  • Election Campaigns: 2009-present, Convenor, Eastern Vic Campaign Committee; 2008, nine local government campaigns/federal Gippsland by-election; 2007, federal election.
  • Mayor and Councillor, Sherbrooke/Yarra Ranges Shire, 1989-2000 (6 hotly contested elections)
  • Member for over 7 years

I’ve known Alex for some 6 years, most recently working alongside her in her role as National Climate Campaigner.  Alex has always greatly impressed me with her energy, hard work and easy ability to work well within a team.  She engages incredibly well with diverse communities and, in numerous campaigns, has demonstrated a rare capacity to build support for Greens values amongst folk not normally seen as supporters.

Alex has very strong public speaking and presentation skills, essential in a lead Senate candidate.  She speaks with passion, in a manner that resonates with the audience, leaving them considering Greens perspectives.  As National Climate Campaigner, she reached out to a diverse range of communities and folk with differing opinions.

Alex is an articulate, energetic, seasoned campaigner with a track record, as evidenced in Batman, of successfully shifting community attitudes towards the Greens.  She is a strategic thinker, and excels at working around problems, helping others and drawing on her diverse networks to create opportunities.

Alex is an outstanding choice for lead Senate candidate; she’d make huge contributions as our next Senator for Victoria.  I know that she will work hard to represent us in a way that will make us proud.

Louis Delacretaz         0407 300 188


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