City of Winnipeg
Councillor Fort Rouge East Fort Garry
Jenny Gerbasi has been the city Councillor for Fort Rouge- East Fort Garry ward since 1998.
Jenny graduated from the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Nursing in 1986, receiving the University Gold Medal. She worked as a nurse with the Victorian Order of Nurses for 11 years and taught nursing at the University of Manitoba.
During her years on council, Jenny is been an active member of the Downtown BIZ board management committee as well as four other BIZ boards in the Fort rouge -East Fort Garry ward. Jenny currently chairs the Winnipeg Housing Steering Committee., and Historic Buildings & Resources Committee, a position she has held since 1999. She serves as a member of the Property and Development, Heritage and the Downtown Development standing policy committees of council.
Jenny has been as strong advocate for public transit, affordable housing, active transportation, neighbourhood planning, and environmental issues.
Jenny was recently elected as President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, a national organization that advocates on behalf of the municipal order of government in Canada. She was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012 for her work on the FCM board.