Councillor, East Ward - Labour
Place of birth:
St Peter’s Junior & Infants, Abersychan Grammar Technical, South Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education.
Reporter and sub-editor with the Free Press and South Wales Argus; press officer, Sports Council for Wales; senior account manager, Freshwater UK; communications officer, South East Wales Community Economic Development programme. Currently part-time communications officer with Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council and also freelance with RiverSource PR.
Married to Andrew
Running and swimming - founder member of Blaenavon Leisure and Swimming Trust (BLAST) and member of Blaenafon Joggers; Keep Wales Tidy litter champion; former volunteer with Newport and Gwent Samaritans; birdwatching - former editor of Gwent Ornithological Society newsletter; photography; music and films – once interviewed Sir Anthony Hopkins.
Representing Wales at cross-country, road running and in the 1994 Mountain Running World Cup; getting elected to Blaenavon Town Council.
What do you think is the best thing about living in Blaenavon?
"The people’s kindness, camaraderie and sense of humour; the fabulous countryside and heritage."