Baw Baw Shire councillor, Tricia Jones, is contemplating running as an independent Senate candidate in this year’s federal election.
Cr Jones said she has actively been seeking community support her nomination and is considering whether or not to run at the moment for the senate.
Cr Jones was elected to the Baw Baw Shire council in 2008 and currently serves as a councillor to the Drouin ward.
If she proceeds with the Senate nomination, Cr Jones would need to seek a leave of absence from her duties.
Cr Tricia Jones has just over two weeks to make her decision.
Candidate nominations for the House of Representatives and Senate close on June 9.