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Marlene Shipley

Marlene was elected at the Local Government election in December 2021 and is serving her first term as councillor.
Marlene has raised her family in the Penrith Local Government Area and worked locally for decades. She is well-known in the community, largely due to her role as CEO of St Marys Diggers and Band Club. Marlene first joined the club as Senior Financial Manager and was later appointed CEO in 2007.
Marlene volunteers her time on several boards, including the St Marys Town Centre Management Corporation, as the Chairperson of Club Grants, and as a member of the Executive for the St Marys/Penrith Liquor Accord since 2014. Previously, Marlene was a board member of Ripples Leisure Centre from 2011 to 2019.

She lives locally and is committed to building and growing research and education in the Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District.

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