Liz’ background is in Primary Education with a particular interest in Special Educational Needs. She was a head teacher from 1993 to 2002 after which she ran her own Education Management Consultancy until 2012, undertaking Consultant and Interim Headships in Co. Durham, Leeds and Leicester.
She sits on Education Appeals Panels for a neighbouring Local Authority and is a Governor of a local Primary School. She was Chair of Governors from 2002 to 2012 when she relinquished that post. She held the position of Chair of the Interim Executive Board of a Leicester Primary School for 2 years.
She is currently Director of Darlington and District Samaritans, and has been a volunteer there since 2000.
Liz is married with 2 children and 3 grandchildren. She has lived in Darlington since 1969.