Joining the Eastern Star Foundation Board in 2021 Beth’s career encompassed education, health and seniors living holding positions such as Secretary to a hospital board and a Health Commissioner, managing retirement villages and serving as a Director on Star Gardens Home for the Aged Board and for a 20 year period prior to retiring in 2020, managed the retirement living divisions of two prominent Queensland aged care providers. During this time, she participated in industry-specific associations, and parliamentary working parties establishing and implementing legislative and accreditation changes. Commencing in 2008, Beth served as a Board Member of Star Gardens Home for the Aged until 2013.
Being granted Fellowship of the Institute of Professional Secretaries (now known as the Institute of Office Professionals) in 1986, Beth has extensive management, human resource, financial and governance experience and is a Justice of the Peace (Qual).
Beth joined the Order of the Eastern Star in 2002 and has actively participated in many aspects of the Order over the years, including holding the position of Worthy Matron of her Chapter – Beenleigh on two occasions. Beth is now serving as the Worthy Grand Secretary of the United Grand Chapter of Australia.