Elizabeth was born in Mount Lawley and has loved living in Woodlands for most of her life. In line with her Bachelor of Science (environmental health) and Graduate Diploma in Education, she has championed the creation of footpaths, park activities, improved public transport systems and upgrades for sporting and community buildings. She is also passionate about encouraging more sustainability practices, both inside and outside Stirling.
Elizabeth has worked for over 30 years for state and local governments in sustainability, environmental and public health. She was given the honour of being made Fellow of Environmental Health Australia for her services in the field of environmental public health and promotion of women in the workforce.
Elizabeth was the first woman appointed as Principal Health and Building Inspector in local government in Western Australia. Her advocacy on behalf of women and diversity in the workplace was recognised in 2010 with an award for Australian Ambassador for Women for the Year of Women in local government.
She is the founder of several local community organisations and believes community consultation and education are paramount to delivering good services and value for ratepayers and families.
Council committee memberships:
- Audit Committee
- Chief Executive Officer’s Performance Review Committee
- Community and Resources Committee.
Other committee/advisory group memberships:
- City of Stirling Local Emergency Management Committee
- Metro North-West Joint Development Assessment Panel (Deputy Member)
- Western Australia Local Government Association - North Metropolitan Zone Committee (Deputy Member).