I have been an active member of the Labour Party for more than 50 years and a retired member of Unison.
I have been a councillor for Penderry ward since 1983. I have served on the City Council and now a member of the City and County of Swansea Council.
I have served as a Cabinet member for Community Regeneration, Housing and Place and am currently joint cabinet member for Future Generations.
I was a governor on the Daniel James Community and Arfryn schools. I am presently a governor on Blaenymaes and Portmead Primary schools.
I am a representative on South Penlan Community Centre.
I work with various groups in Penderry Ward. I work closely with the Community First Team. My main interests are anti-poverty, communities and housing.
I am a retired medical centre secretary. I am widowed with two daughters, a granddaughter and grandson.