Cr John Beitzel has lived in Numurkah all his life and is married to Suzanne, they have two teenage boys. Cr Beitzel, along with a business partner, own Murray Valley Rural and plumbing and have three stores in Katunga, Numurkah and Cobram. Cr Beitzel has been heavily involved with Numurkah Football Club. He has also served on the board of St Josephs and was Chair for three years. This is Cr Beitzel’s first term as a Councillor.