Maria has been a member of Council for 28 years, living in Ballajura with her family since 1982. She has served as Deputy President twice, was Deputy Mayor from 2000- 2005, is a Justice of the Peace and an Honorary Freeman of the City.
"I'm proud to have been one of the initiators for Ballajura Peace Park.
“I've been involved with many community groups, including the local playgroup, sports clubs, school P&C Associations, local church and Ballajura Seniors.
“I'm committed to supporting the local community and businesses and working to build a seniors' complex in Ballajura."