Chairmen of the Carnamah District Road Board
Carnamah farmer John Bowman

John Bowman
Farmer of Home Farm in Carnamah
Chairman of the Carnamah District Road Board
23 November 1923 to 24 March 1925


Waddy Forest farmer Angus McGilp

Angus Archibald Nicol McGilp
Farmer of Polaris Farm in Waddy Forest
Chairman of the Carnamah District Road Board
23 February 1926 to 13 September 1927
and 26 July 1946 to 11 May 1949


Carnamah farmer JK Forrester

James King Forrester
Farmer of Dunester Farm in Carnamah
Chairman of the Carnamah District Road Board
17 August 1932 to 26 July 1946


Marchagee farmer Peter Thomson

Peter Welsh Thomson
Farmer of Anster Farm in Marchagee
Chairman of the Carnamah District Road Board
15 April 1950 to 22 April 1953


Carnamah farmer Frank Lucas

Frank Charles Gilson Lucas
Farmer of Inering Farm in Carnamah
Chairman of the Carnamah District Road Board
10 November 1960 to 11 May 1961
Three Springs farmer Fred James

Frederick Edward Senior James
Farmer of Coodawa Farm in Three Springs
Chairman of the Carnamah District Road Board
24 March 1925 to 23 February 1926


Carnamah farmer Richard Robertson

Richard Robertson
Farmer of Woodbine Farm in Carnamah
Chairman of the Carnamah District Road Board
13 September 1927 to 7 July 1932



Carnamah farmer Frank Lucas

Frank Lucas
Farmer of Floradale Farm in Carnamah
Chairman of the Carnamah District Road Board
11 May 1949 to 26 April 1950


Winchester farmer Charles Chapman

Charles Chapman
Farmer of Elouera Farm in Winchester
Chairman of the Carnamah District Road Board
22 April 1953 to 10 November 1960
and 11 May 1961 to 12 June 1962


Shire of Carnamah

The Carnamah District Road Board was abolished in June 1962 and replaced with the Carnamah Shire Council. The council has been led by six shire presidents:

  ●  Frank Charles Gilson Lucas 1962-1985
  ●  Alan Frederick Gould 1985-1988
  ●  Ruth Ellen White 1988-1993
  ●  Ross David Bowman 1993-1999
  ●  Brenda Margaret Heinrich 1999-2007
  ●  Merle Isbister 2007 to present

For more on the history of local government in Carnamah, please see our virtual exhibition Roads to Government.



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