How long have you lived in or around Forbes and what is the best thing about living here? I have lived in Forbes all my life. The best thing about living in Forbes is being able to bring up our children in such a great community with so many of our family and great friends.
Where do you work or what do you do currently and what do you enjoy about it? I work for the Forbes Shire Council as the Events Officer. I love my job, being a member of the Community & Tourism team allows me to be involved in attracting people to our great town to showcase all our shire has to offer and helping community organisations hold successful events is very rewarding.
What is your favourite thing to do when you have free time? I love spending time with my husband and our four amazing children. Travelling and watching the kids play their sports and catching up with our closest friends and their families.
What makes you proud? My children – We have great schools and sporting organisations in Forbes and I take great pride in my children doing well, either at school or in their chosen sports and activities.
What are you really good at? Planning – I love making schedules for all my family and making sure everyone knows where they need to be and when!
Tell us about your best holiday ever? Sounds boring – but a family holiday to Lake Conjola. We had a lovely cabin on the lake with native birds and kangaroos at our doorstep. The kids loved it and it was very relaxing.
What makes your day? Getting home from work and my 3 year old son rushing to give me a cuddle is a great feeling.
Tell us an interesting fact about yourself? I have Dutch heritage – my Father was born in the Netherlands and moved to Australia as a child and we still have family there.