Cr Jason Modica became a Councillor for the first time in 2016. A ceramic tile ‘tradie’ and father of two teens, Cr Modica lives in Nichols Point and is passionate about the region he calls home.
During his first term, Cr Modica served as Deputy Mayor twice and held the Arts and Culture portfolio as well as supporting the environment and sustainable farming. He represented Council at the South Australian Royal Commission into the Murray Darling Basin Plan, Municipal Association of Victorian annual general meeting and on the Central Victorian Greenhouse Alliance Board.
Cr Modica is passionate about social and regional economic development, energy transition, water literacy, service access and social justice.
He is keen to shape the local community’s future, putting honesty, integrity and authenticity at the centre of representation, as well as fighting for transparency and good governance.
Cr Modica was elected Mildura Mayor at the 2020 Annual General Meeting.