Born in Ireland in 1949 and moved with parents and family to England in 1967.
Married Phillip and moved to Woodsetts in 1971.
Qualified as a teacher, teaching all primary age groups. Retired in December 1999.
An active member of St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Dinnington.
A Parish Councillor since 1983 and is the current chair having been elected in May 2021, this being the third session of chairing.
Member of the Village Hall Management Committee since its opening in 2007.
Past Chair of Governors at Dinnington High School and current Member of LEAP Academy.
A Trustee for Yorkshire Rural Community Council until its amalgamation.
Awarded an MBE in 2019 for Services to the Community of South Yorkshire.
Is an active member of the local community of Woodsetts, always keen to engage with young people and passionate about the wellbeing of all residents and their quality of life.