Elected Scenic Rim's Deputy Mayor in May 2018, Cr Rick Stanfield is serving his sixth term in local government.
He served four terms on the former Boonah Shire Council as a representative for the Boonah area and is now in his second term with Scenic Rim Regional Council.
Cr Stanfield has a deep understanding of the issues and needs of his Division; his family first settled in the area in 1877.
Rick was educated at Boonah primary and high schools. He worked with at-risk youth for a number of years before gaining his trade in the building industry.
He has a farming and small business background and a strong interest in preserving lost trades and skills. He is one of the few practising wheelwrights in Australia today.
He breeds and shows Clydesdale horses and has been involved in the Brisbane and Sydney Royal shows. He has also been a triathlete and marathon runner.
Cr Stanfield has been an active member of a number of community groups in the area.
He has also represented his community on a diverse range of government and semi-government organisations.
Encompasses the localities of Barney View, Boonah, Bunjurgen, Burnett Creek, Cannon Creek, Carneys Creek, Charlwood, Clumber, Coochin, Croftby, Dugandan, Fassifern Valley, Knapp Creek, Maroon, Milford, Moogerah, Morwincha, Mt Alford, Mount Barney, Mount Edwards, Mount French, Rathdowney, Tamrookum Creek, Wallaces Creek.