The elected council's main relationship is with its chief executive officer. The mayor and councillors employ the chief executive officer, who is in turn responsible for employing all other council staff and for setting up and maintaining Council's operational structure.
The Rotorua Lakes Council Executive Team members are:
|Interim Chief Executive
|Te Arawa Partnership, Manuhautū Te Arawa Hourua
|Corporate Services, Group Manager
|Community and District Development, Group Manager
|Infrastructure and Environment, Group Manager
|Corporate Planning and Governance, Executive Director