Stephen Lowe | Executive Committee Member

Stephen Lowe is the Campus Manager of the University of Wollongong Southern Highlands campus in Moss Vale. Since taking on the role in 2015, he has worked collaboratively with the co-located Moss Vale TAFE, Council and the community broadly on strengthening links between higher education and local business needs. Some recent achievements have been the […]

Lynn Watson | Executive Committee Member

Lynn Watson is the founder and principal of Highland Recruitment, the leading recruitment agency in Bowral NSW, which services clients in the Southern Highlands and beyond. Lynn secured an undergraduate degree in Science with a major in Psychology, from University of NSW before completing a Masters of Psychology at New England University, Armidale NSW. In […]

Tara Hopton | Executive Committee Member

Tara and her family relocated to Moss Vale in January 2017. Having grown up in Ireland she feels very much at home here. Tara spent 18 years with the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet special events team. Before her departure, Tara initiated and implemented the NSW Whole of Government Crowd Management Guidelines to raise […]

Cathy Kerslake | Executive Committee Member

With a motto of ‘life is too short to be anything but happy’, Catherine escaped to the Highlands after a 30-year career in publishing and restauranteur’ing in her spare time. Here she followed her passion for cooking until recently Catherine was enticed to head up the multimedia department at The Australian War Memorial. It was […]

Brigid Kennedy, President

Director of The Loch, Simmer on the Bay and Simmer Catering, Brigid Kennedy is an expert chef, established catering and events director and successful author. Brigid trained at the well-known Cordon Bleu Institute in London, and La Varenne, Paris. She owned and ran a catering business in London, then became a personal chef to the […]