Danny Breen

Councillor Ward 1
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Danny Breen was first elected St. John’s City Council in the Fall of 2009 and re-elected by acclamation in 2013,  representing Ward 1, east end of St. John’s.

Since 2015 Danny has served as Chair of the Public Works Committee, Chair of the St. John’s Sport Event Partnership and Chair of the Finance Committee of the Eastern Regional Services Board. Previously he has served as Chair of the City’s Audit and Accountability  Committee and the Finance Committee as well as Co-Chair of the St. John’s Regional Fire Services Committee. He also served as Council representative on the Board of Directors of St. John’s Sports and Entertainment and continues to serve on many other Council Committees. 

Danny is a Graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland with a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Political Science). He is currently Vice President of Jenkins Anthony Inc., a Newfoundland and Labrador based employee benefit consulting company. In the past Danny has been actively involved in his community serving  on The Board of Directors of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. He has also been involved in several school councils, minor hockey and many other community organizations.

Danny was born and raised in St. John’s, where he resides now with his wife Ann and daughters Erika and Katie.