Cr Jeff Pettett was elected to Council in 2012 and has previously been Deputy Mayor and was elected Mayor for 2 years in January 2022.
As a long time resident of Wahroonga, Mayor Pettett has strong links with the community and is actively involved with the development of youth in Ku-ring-gai as a baseball coach as well as umpiring both juniors and seniors. A strong supporter of the West Pymble Football Club, Kissing Point Football Club and the Northern Tigers Football Club. Patron of the Northern Suburbs Dog Training Club and the Ku-ring-gai Historical Society.
Mayor Pettett is a qualified accountant, a Fellow of the Institute of Accountants and a Chartered Tax Adviser with the Tax Institute of Australia. Financial analysis and responsible spending are two cornerstones which drive him in his work as a councillor.
Improvements to facilities are one of his priorities. He represents Comenarra Ward.
In this Council term Mayor Pettett was appointed to:
- Marian Street Theatre Reference Committee - Chair.
- Northern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (NSROC).
- Multicultural Advisory Committee - Chair.
- Active Transport Committee - Chair.