Having a father in the Airforce in Darwin during WW2, an Uncle who fought in Milne Bay and other Pacific Theatres in WW2, and a Grandfather who fought in the Somme in WW1, I share the passion of the other Kokoda Spirit Guides to remember and acknowledge those who have placed themselves in harms way for our way of life.

I have over 40 years of experience in the field of education as a teacher, Deputy and Principal, providing leadership to teachers and students alike. I continue to educate Kokoda Trekkers as to the significance and meaning of this inspiring, iconic Australian story. With a keen interest in fitness and sport I have completed 13 triathlons, competed at a State and National Level in Touch Football and continue to maintain my health and wellbeing. I have a current National First Aid and CPR Accreditation.