Annette was nominated by the Older Women’s Network. She is a trained nurse who spent most of her working life in the community as a district nurse as well as some years in the country. She has also worked in aged care. Since her retirement, she has been involved in pastoral care in a number of aged care facilities. Annette is a member of the Northern Sydney Local Health District Community Participation Committee Lower North Shore and believes that she will be able to contribute by using her experience in health.