After growing up on a dairy farm in the Kyabram area, Sarah broadened her horizons by travelling abroad and living and working in other parts of the country before returning to reside in the Shepparton area.

She juggled a career with raising a family and studying for her Bachelor of Commerce at Latrobe University. She brings a deep understanding of the needs of rural people due to the diversity of her experience ranging across investment services, management, bookkeeping and 17 years as a local tax accountant.