Israel Local Leaders

Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Local Leaders of Israel/ Midinat Yisrael/Isra’il

Also see Israel Ministers

10 women served as Chairpersons of local councils, three women has served as mayors and  14 women has been heads of local councils and cities throughout the country's history.

1950-52 Chairperson Haika Grossman Orkin, the Gaaton Regional Council
In later years she was a MK and Deputy Speaker of Knesset
1977-81 and 1984-88. She lived (1919-95).

1965-85 Chairperson Sheva Eyalon, the Brenner Regional Council Bat
She lived (1909-95).

1990s Chairperson Ora Potter, the Bnei Shimon Regional Council
(d. 2006)

1996-2006 Chairperson Yael Shaltieli, the Beit Shean Valley Regional Council 
Later Director General of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. (b. 1946-).

2004-08 Chairperson Ora Haham, the Effal Regional Council
The council was was dissolved and its territory passed to neighboring cities. (b. 1951-).

2001-07 Chairperson Lilach Morgan, of the Central Arava Regional Council

2009- Chairperson Sigal Moran, The Bnei Shimon Regional Council.
(b. 1966-)

 Last update 08.04.10