FEDERATION is the only council from Tooleybuc to Khancoban to not have a split gender leadership team after the completion of elections for mayors and deputy mayors this week.
The former all-male Berrigan Council now has a female deputy after Carly Marriott won a 6-2 vote over Roger Reynoldson on Tuesday.
Matt Hannan will continue as mayor after defeating first-time councillor Julia Cornwell McKean 6-2.
Cr Marriott said she was buoyed by the support of her fellow councillors.
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"The last council was a bit of an anomaly, Berrigan hasn't always been an male-council but that last time a female didn't get across the line.
"Growing up I remember we had Heather Wilton and Irene Tubbs as mayors."
Cr Bourke defeated Gail Law 6-3, while Cr Whitechurch was a 5-4 winner over Rowena Black.
Regional councils mayoral terms run to September 2023.
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