Sue’s lifetime of community service was recognized when she was honoured with an Order of Australia Medal in January 2014.
Sue has been Chair of the Enterprise Plus for almost 3 decades and has served on the Board of its national peak body, Business Enterprise Centres Australia. She served as a Councillor on Queanbeyan City Council for many years including as Deputy Mayor from 2008 until 2011.
Locally, Sue is also involved as Chair of the Queanbeyan YMCA, Chair of the Queanbeyan Palerang Business Excellent Awards & Deputy Chair of Regional Development Australia Southern Inland. Sue is also a committee member of the Queanbeyan Branch of the Red Cross.
Sue was Chair of the South East Australian Transport Strategy (SEATS) for many years. SEATS provides highly co-ordinated and influential advocacy for the development of transport infrastructure in the South Eastern Australia region that supports economic development and the prosperity of its constituents.
Sue is passionate about her community and plays an active role in community and economic development.