An Independent Board Director, Sue was the Legislative Council member for Leven and then Montgomery for 16 years. This included a term as President. She also has strong links with local government, which include a four-year term as President of the Local Government Association and councillor at Ulverstone and then Central Coast for 16 years, with 8 years as Mayor. Sue has a strong interest in the future of farming families and is acutely aware of the effect of unfair import competition to local produce on the domestic market. Sue is currently Chair of Marine Safety Tasmania, a Board Member of RACT, a member of the Local Government Code of Conduct Panel, Chair of the Shared Audit Panel for Devonport City Council and Central Coast Council and a member of the Australasian Council of Auditors-General Assessment panel. Sue represents TFGA on the Tasmanian Planning Taskforce.