Cr Butch Lenton
Mayor - Winton Shire Council
Butch Lenton was born was born and raised in Winton and attended Winton State School until grade 10. Butch completed his motor mechanic apprenticeship at the Winton Shire Council workshop and now, with his wife Ros, have a mechanical business in Winton.
Butch and his wife Ros have 1 child, married daughter Carly, and a grandson Ethan. Butch and Ros’s youngest daughter Lindsay passed away at 8 years old in 1995. Lindsay was born with Spina Bifida.
Butch loves his rugby league and is one of Central Wests most passionate advocates for the sport. Butch is a past President of Winton Rugby League for 22 years and involved in Central West Rugby League.
Butch is a keen motorcycle rider, having raced and ridden motorcycles from a young age. Butch was first elected to Winton Shire Council in 1997 to 2008, and was Deputy Mayor from 2004 to 2008, elected Mayor in 2012 and again in 2016.