Bill Dahlberg

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Councillor Dahlberg's contact information

Phone: +64 3 548 8655
Mobile: 0274 674 100
Email: Email Councillor Dahlberg

Cr Bill Dahlberg was elected to the Nelson City Council in 2016.  Bill is married to Sue and has three children and six grandchildren.  Bill and Sue are long-term Nelson residents and enjoy walking, gardening and following netball and basketball.

Before becoming a councillor, Bill had a successful career in financial management as Chair of Goldridge Ltd Wealth Management which merged with Advice First/AMP in 2014.  Bill is fully qualified in financial planning and advising through the Financial Markets Authority and holds a Diploma of Business Studies in Personal Financial Planning from Massey University.

Bill has also been involved in leading governance in the not-for-profit sector for the Rata Foundation (previously Canterbury Community Trust) and the Warmer Healthier Homes Tasman Marlborough group. His community interests and voluntary contributions are wide and varied including a keen interest in all sports, though a passion for basketball having previously coached Nelson Giants and NZ Basketball.  Very interested in our environmental challenges with positions on local and national projects, in governance roles.

On council, Bill serves as Deputy Chair of the Governance Committee and is a member of the Planning and Regulatory, Works and Infrastructure, Audit, Risk and Finance, Chief Executive Employment and Sister City committees.  In this current term, Bill has been a member of the Chief Executive’s Recruitment Subcommittee, involved in process of updating the council’s Code of Conduct and Standing Orders and involved in the process of establishing two new bylaws: City Amenities and Freedom Camping.

Bill is committed to improving Nelson and New Zealand.  He knows the value of the time and effort that volunteers contribute to community activities and has committed his governance and leadership skills to help identify priority issues, support those involved and create effective structures to achieve the best outcomes for Nelson’s community.