Cr Daniel Simpson

Cr Daniel Simpson

Professional experience

  • Owner/operator of The Rod N Reel Hotel in Woodburn since 2006 and Hotel Illawong in Evans Head since 2012
  • Completed Bachelor of Management at Newcastle University in 2006
  • Completed Executive Masters of Business Administration 2019
  • Beverage Manager of Mingara Recreation Club from 1998 to 2006

Community origins

  • Born in Gosford in 1979
  • Completed School Certificate at St Edwards High School
  • Completed HSC at Corpus Christi College
  • Lived on Central Coast until 2006
  • Completed university studies at Newcastle in 2006
  • Lived in New Italy 2008-2017
  • Lived in Evans Head 2017-present

Personal interests

  • Surfing, tennis, baseball, cricket
  • Spending time with my family
  • Travel

Council aspirations

  • Ensure a culture within Council that is community focused and customer service driven
  • Strong economic management
  • A Council that is small business friendly


  • Richmond Valley Council Local Traffic Committee
  • Business and Industry Advisory Panel
  • Strategic Finance Committee

Contact information

Name Daniel Simpson
Phone (02) 6682 2406
Mobile 0406 420 020
Fax (02) 6682 2932
Postal Address PO Box 97
Woodburn NSW 2472

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