Member, Rotary Club of Laurieton.
Member, Hastings Business Womens Network.
Member, Port Macquarie Suicide Prevention Network.
Member, Camden Haven Chamber of Commerce.
Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary, 2010.
Diploma of Teaching (DipTeach), Adelaide College of Arts and Education, 1980.
Bachelor of Nursing (BNurs), Southern Cross University, 2006.
2007 to March 2011 Registered Nurse, North Coast Area Health Service.
2007 to 2008 Registered Nurse, Catholic Care for the Aged.
1995 to 1996 Small Business Owner and Licencee, Lake Cathie Licensed Post Office.
1994 to 1995 Chief Executive Officer Sudden Infant Death Association (NT).
1990 to 1994 Sales Consultant, Learners World Educational Toys.
1988 to 1989 Assistant to Accountant, Murray Neck Group of Companies (Alice Springs).
1981 to 1987 Teacher, South Australian Department of Education.
Inaugural speech, 26 May 2011: