I decided to nominate again for Collie Shire Council because I am still passionate about the town, the river, the environment and a sustainable future for Collie.
I have lived in the town for more than 50 years, and with my late husband, raised our three children here.
I am proud to call Collie home.
I have worked for Tidy Towns for over 30 years, and serve on the State Council of Keep Australia Beautiful WA. I started the Collie Weed Action Group which became the Weeds and Waterways Committee, because I was concerned about invasive weeds in the river and forest.
I chair the Disability Access and Inclusion Committee which won a National Award last year for inclusive design, improving access for everyone, especially our ageing population.
I am also a member of the Community Safety and Crime Prevention Committee, working to make Collie a better place to live.
As a member of the Townscape and CBD committees, I have been proud to be involved in the transformation of our town centre. I chair the community radio station 101.3fm, promoting numerous local organisations.
As a past editor of the Collie Mail, through my weekly column in the paper, I promote local events and clubs.
I have been a Justice of the Peace for 32 years, and believe in honesty, integrity and a fair go for all.
Because I believe opinion should be informed, I have undertaken 14 Local Government training modules. I believe we need Councillors to represent the whole community.