Cr Jenny Blake
Cr Jenny Blake
Mobile: 0408 518 085
First elected: March 1996
Cr Jenny Blake has been a Councillor with Golden Plains Shire since 1996.
Cr Blake served previous terms as Mayor in 2008‑09, 2009‑10, 2012-13 and 2013-14.
Most recently she was appointed to the Physiotherapy Board of Australia.
She has also been appointed to the Animal Industries Advisory Board - Reference Group.
All Councillors are members of the Planning Committee.
Cr Blake is a current and active member of the following groups:
Jenny is proud to be the Chairperson for the Rural Community Women’s Network Inc. (formerly the Golden Plains Women in Drought Committee) that is successfully striving to ensure that the effects of the drought and global financial crisis for residents of the Golden Plains Shire are recognised, and that the social needs of those affected, especially children, are addressed.
In the past, Cr Blake participated in the following groups:
Cr Blake was a self‑funded participant and presenter at the:
Cr Blake is an active member of her local community. From 1986 to 1995 Cr Blake was Treasurer of the Leigh Community Care Centre. In 1993, Cr Blake won the Primary Producer Landcare Award (Victorian Section). She has been active within Landcare since 1989 and was involved with the CSIRO ‘Indicators of Catchment Health’ Project. This year she also chaired the Golden Plains Disability Family Fun Day committee.
Cr Blake is a director of a sheep, wool and crop farming enterprise. She has wide employment experience particularly in the health care industry with qualifications that now see her delivering the Supporting Vulnerable Victorians in Accommodation Initiative’ in the Barwon region and the ‘Independent Lives Project’ in the Geelong region.
Current at December 2015.