Principal of Rooty Hill High School. 

Immediate Past President of NSW Secondary Principals' Council.

Christine has a Masters degree in educational administration. She is an author and well known national and international presenter in education. She is a qualified mentor and professional coach.

She is a member of the board of The Smith Family, The Australian Council of Educations Leaders and has worked in recent years to strengthen the link between schools and philanthropy.

In December 2008, Christine was named one of Sydney’s 100 Most Influential People by the Sydney Morning Herald and in 2009 was awarded the Hedley Beare Prize for Educational Writing by Australian Council for Education Leaders.

Christine lives and works in  Western Sydney, giving her a strong perspective on equity and social justice. She has a deep understanding of the opportunities and challenges facing western Sydney and  the role AFL can play in promoting and supporting the community.