Jo Breen has established a strong career in Shepparton over 30 years, across a range of organisations and senior roles. She is currently the Executive Manager of Community Engagement and PR at Shepparton Retirement Villages and was previously the Editor of the Shepparton News, with a background in journalism. Jo was also National Communications Manager for Beacon Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation assisting young people in schools with career pathways.
Jo has won a number of industry awards in news and marketing. She has an Advanced Diploma in Business Management.
Based in Kyabram, Jo is a keen follower of sport, and a passionate advocate for the Goulburn Valley. Jo is actively involved in the community and has previously served on the Goulburn Valley Grammar School Board, the Kyabram and District Health Board, and served on many committees and boards associated with her three daughters during their schooling and sporting life.
Jo and her husband Rod enjoy following their daughters’ sporting pursuits and supporting them in their studies and careers.