Sharon joined Life Education Queensland in 2018 following five years as National Education Manager for child protection organisation Bravehearts, where she oversaw significant growth in their education services across Australia.
Prior to that, Sharon collaborated with many not-for-profit, community and government organisations over ten years while working in Rugby League, as Community Programs Manager with the Gold Coast Titans and South East Queensland Development Manager with Australian Rugby League Development.
Sharon holds a Bachelor of Education, a Diploma of Community Service Coordination and teacher registration with the Queensland College of Teachers. She has a genuine love of learning and a passion for early intervention and prevention education. She is committed to a strengths-based approach, engaging and working in partnership with students, schools, families and communities.
Sharon believes passionately in championing children as changemakers and is excited to be leading a team of highly skilled educators, dedicated to empowering children to make safer, healthier choices and ultimately to live happy fulfilling lives.