Councillor Giovanna Simpson was first elected at the 2018 election. She was born and raised in Burnie, attending Marist and Hellyer Colleges.
Cr Simpson is also a Youth Worker for the Department of Education, a radio announcer for local radio and has had her own business in Burnie for 18 years.
She has one daughter and is active on school committees and sits on the Burnie Youth Network committee as well as organising many community events and fundraisers.
Cr Simpson was also a member of the City Link Board and currently represents the City of Burnie on the following advisory committees: The Burnie City Youth Council Special Committee, the Youth Making Changes Around Burnie Special Committee as well as being appointed to Cradle Coast Authority Representative Group and a proxy for the LGAT voting delegate for BCC.
Cr Giovanna Simpson's priority and passion is to continue the work she does in promoting our city by working with the people of Burnie.
She wants to ensure the wellbeing of our youth, ensuring they have a beautiful and safe place, where they have the best educational facilities and employment opportunities, so they can grow up here and bring up their own families in Burnie.