I started as a Parent governor when my eldest son was in school and am now a Local Authority governor. I am also chair of Bishop Auckland College governing body and hold several non executive roles in business groups. My working expertise is in business, with particular strength in strategy, management, finance and staffing.
I am in my 50s and live in Bishop Auckland with my husband and three sons.
I am currently a member of the Personnel, Finance and First Pay Review Committees.