Born in Cairns, I have resided in Far North Queensland my whole life. I have had a very diverse career, from working in the community sector with disadvantaged groups,to the corporate world as a Bank Manager and as an Executive Officer in a not for profit. More recently my time was taken up with two local governments as a supervisor of Homelessness programs and as a Grants Officer and Executive Assistant to the CEO, Mayor, Councillors and Executive Leadership Team. My qualifications include Diploma of Local Government Administration and Diploma of Project Management. I am passionate about all things community volunteering with the SES and recently accepted as a volunteer for the Commonwealth Games.