Jane Price - Director of Communities
Jane Price joined Yarra Ranges Council as Director of Communities in 2020.
Jane has more than 20 years’ experience in the Government and community sector. Most recently Jane worked in roles including Manager of Family, Children and Young People and Manager of the Aged and Disability Department at Whittlesea Council.
Jane has qualifications in Applied Science Health Promotion and a Masters in Public Health and is a graduate of the Australian Company Directors course.
She is currently Chair of the Governance Group of the Women's Spirit Project, which aims to improve health and wellbeing outcomes for vulnerable women.
Jane is passionate about improving health outcomes, applying systems thinking and human-centred design to her work to get the best result for the community.
The Communities Directorate has a strong focus on community, social planning, shaping culture, advocating on behalf of the community and coordinating community safety and emergency management.
Teams in the Communities Directorate include Creative Communities, Youth, Community Development, Age Friendly Communities, Family and Children’s Services, Maternal and Child Health, Emergency Management and Safer Communities, among others.