Cr Ruth Fagan
Cr Ruth Fagan

Director - Regional/Rural
Cowra Council

Cr Ruth Fagan has extensive advisory board experience in both a state and regional capacity. She has been involved in a range of industries, including tourism, agriculture, planning and retail.

Cr Fagan is a state-appointed member of the Joint Regional Planning Panel for the Western Region, a Board member of Central West Regional Development Australia and a Cowra Shire councillor for three terms.

Trained as a journalist, she has worked in print media, as a tourism manager and operated a number of successful businesses in Cowra including a gift shop, a motel, a vineyard and a dress shop.

She is a member of the Cowra Showground, Paceway and Race Course Trust and is an active member of many local committees.

Cr Fagan holds a Bachelor of Business Studies from Charles Sturt University and is the Director of Clear Connections, a media consulting business. She was Executive Officer for the Western Division Councils of NSW for seven years.