Since moving to WA in 1994, Karen has lived in Nollamara, Doubleview and now Scarborough. Karen has been a City of Stirling councillor since 2013 and is thrilled to have been a part of the recent Scarborough foreshore revitalisation. She has been an active member of the local Scarborough Beach Association and is very proud of the world-class facilities that have been delivered.
Karen has degrees in both engineering and business, and has worked for a range of international companies including Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton. Karen currently runs her own management consulting company. Her aim is to use her professional expertise to improve Council’s decision-making process.
As a former chairman of the Scarborough Tennis Club and board member of the Scarborough Sportsmen's Club, Karen is a strong advocate for our local clubs and community organisations.
Karen is committed to developing strong, inclusive communities where everyone can contribute. She promotes sustainable development that achieves a balance between the needs of the environment, residents and businesses.
Council committee memberships:
- Audit Committee (Deputy Presiding Member)
- Chief Executive Officer’s Performance Review Committee
- Community and Resources Committee.
Other committee/advisory group memberships:
- City of Stirling Environment Advisory Group
- Tamala Park Regional Council (Chairperson)
- Tamala Park Regional Council - Management Committee.