Cr Cleveland is married to Marilynne and has three adult children and three grandchildren. Cr Cleveland has lived in Cobram since 1978 and is a retired Primary School Principal. This is Cr Cleveland’s second term as a Councillor and second consecutive year as Mayor.
Cr Cleveland served as Chair of the Murray River Group of Councils in 2016 and is a board member and past chair of Goulburn Valley Libraries. Cr Cleveland has also served on various community boards such as Cobram Ottrey Homes, Cobram Citizens Advice Bureau and Cobram Anglican Grammar School. Cr Cleveland is also a member of the Rotary Club in Cobram and is a past President and District Governor. In his younger days he played football for Barooga and Yarrawonga and has served on the Picola Football League Tribunal.