Jennie Barrera is the CEO of the Wyndham Community & Education Centre Inc a position she has held since 2007. She has worked in education for over 30 years.
Jennie is the chairperson of the Wyndham Humanitarian Network (WHN), established in 2006 to facilitate successful settlement of new arrivals in the city of Wyndham. In 2009, Wyndham CEC established the first Interfaith Network in Wyndham which Jennie chaired for two years.
In 2009, Jennie received a Victorian Multicultural Award for Excellence and a Julia Gillard MP, Above and Beyond Award for services to the community. In 2012, she was selected as one of 40 People of Australia Ambassadors providing input to the Australian Multicultural Council.
Jennie is also a member of the Police and Community Multicultural Advisory Committee (PACMAC), the Adult Community and Further Education Regional Council for the North West Region, and, the WynBay LLEN.