Liberal Party Queanbeyan - Vice President Treasurer 1997-date
Eden-Monaro Federal Electoral Conference - President 2002-date
Monaro State Electoral Council - President 1998-2001.
Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow (2004).
Bachelor of Laws University of NSW - degree conferred (1989), Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) University of NSW - degree conferred (1989), Mount Eliza Leadership Training Program Graduate (1998), Australian Capital Region Leadership Program Graduate (1999).
Owner/Manager, Optometry and Optical dispensing businesses in the Queanbeyan region - Director 1998-2006
Invest Australia, Director, Major Projects 1997-1998
Office of Asset Sales, Commonwealth Department of Finance, Director 1996-1997
House of Representatives, Committee Secretary and Adviser 1993-1996
Corporate Counsel, Elders Ltd. 1990-1992
Solicitor, Freehills 1989-1990.
Special interests include community service, regional development, government administration, infrastructure, small business and water issues.
Director, Canberra Region Business Enterprise Centre 2002-date, Member,
Queanbeyan Business Council 2005-date, Australian War Memorial Queanbeyan
Region Community Aid Panel 2002-2004, Member, Australian Capital Region
Development Council Leadership Program Steering Committee 2002-2003,
Director/Member, Rotary Club of Queanbeyan West 1997-date. Member, Rotary Club
of Queanbeyan West Inc.First speech, 14 November 2006:
The Parliament of New South Wales acknowledges and respects the traditional lands of all Aboriginal people, and pays respects to all Elders past and present. We acknowledge the Gadigal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which the Parliament of New South Wales stands.