Elected November 2015 and re-elected November 2017, Jennifer is Chair of the Finance, Audit and Risk Management Committee. Jennifer is a certified practicing accountant with over 20 years’ experience working in senior roles for national and international organisations.

Jennifer presently serves as a member of Charles Sturt University Council, is co-founder of City2City Community Foundation, and Chair of Cessnock City Council and Upper Hunter Shire Council Audit Committees. Jennifer formerly held positions with Mars Incorporated, as Finance Director Central Europe and Group Financial Controller Australia/New Zealand.

Jennifer was also Executive Manager for North East Water where she was responsible for Corporate Governance, Risk Management, Marketing and Communications, Customer Services and Human Resources.