Party: Liberal Party. First elected to council in September, 2012.
Cr John Riad serves as Councillor of E Ward that includes the suburbs of Sandy Point, Illawong, Alfords Point, Menai, Barden Ridge, Bangor, Woronora Valley, Como (West), Jannali (West) and North-West Sutherland.
Cr Riad has lived within E Ward since 1998. He attended Tharawal Public and Aquinas College prior to completing a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) with honours at the University of Technology, Sydney.
Currently a member of the following Standing Committees:
- Corporate Governance Committee (Chairperson)
Currently a member of the following Sub-Committees:
- Sutherland Shire Bushfire Advisory Committee
- Sutherland Shire Youth Council (Co-Chairperson)
- Australia Day and Citizenship Committee
- Barden Ridge/Menai Collaborative Committee
Currently a member of the following External Committees:
- Lucas Heights Community Reference Group
- Sutherland Shire Bushfire Management Committee