Cr Bell was first elected to Hume City Council in 2020. He is a lifelong resident of Sunbury.
Cr Bell attended Sunbury West Primary School and Sunbury Downs College and graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Politics and International Relations. He has always been an active member of the Hume community, volunteering his time to many community organisations, causes and events.
With significant experience in leading dedicated community and not-for-profit teams, his expertise in governance, community engagement as well as issues, risk and emergency management are put to good use at Hume City Council.
Cr Bell currently serves on the Municipal Association of Victoria’s Emergency Management Committee and is also a member of the Australasian Institute of Emergency Management.
Cr Bell is passionate about community and civic participation, encouraging volunteering in our community, education opportunities, community arts and cultural pursuits, encouraging youth participation in decision-making and sustainable growth and development.