I was first elected as trustee for Waterloo/Wilmot in 2000. I am in my fourth term. I have actively participated as a member of a variety of standing, statutory and ad hoc committees of the WRDSB including strategic planning, audit, agenda development, superintendent selection, school year calendar and fiscal review task force. I am currently co-chair of the Ad Hoc Bylaw Review Committee and the Ad Hoc Code of Conduct - Use of Third Party Committee.I have served as WRDSB chair and vice-chair. Presently, I am in the role of past-chair as well as OPSBA Director. I was recently elected as Regional Vice-Chair, Central West Region, OPSBA.
I am an associate member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 113, Dresden. I have served on school council at Centennial Public School (Waterloo) and volunteered at Beechwood Manor in Waterloo.
I am an avid gardener, an 'enthusiastic' golfer and the proud mother of two grown-up daughters and grandmother of two growing-up grandsons.
I have a Master of Social Work degree (WLU) with a specialization in community development/social policy. I have resided in Waterloo Region since 1975, the last 32 years in the Westvale area in Waterloo.