Carol Adams - Mayor of Kwinana and Chairperson of KEYS
Carol resides in Wellard with her family and has recently taken over the chairmanship of KEYS following the resignation of Lyn Devereux during the year.
Carol has been a Councillor at the Town of Kwinana since May 1997, Deputy Mayor in 2005 and Mayor since 2006.
Carol holds a law degree and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and sits on numerous Boards and Committees both within and external to the Town of Kwinana
I am a City of Kwinana Elected Member, an ex-Police Officer and a stay-at-home father of two children, so I understand the complex issues associated with being a parent, raising children and the role we can all play in helping others to improve their own lives, their children’s lives and the benefits to the whole community that any small contribution can make. I have been heavily involved with community groups for many years and I have a focus on improving community spirit and the lives of those in the community.
I work for the City of Kwinana as a Community Outreach Officer. In this role I support homeless individuals and families, also act as an advocate for the community. I have completed a Bachelor of Applied Science, Aboriginal Community Management and Development, at Curtin University.
I have partially completed a Master’s of Social Work in Geelong, Victoria, which I have deferred. I am a mother of 6 daughters and currently have 18 grandchildren. I am from Mt Magnet, and have lived in Kwinana for 38 years.
I have been very involved in the Kwinana community. I am a member of several boards in Kwinana, and continue to support and work in this community. I do volunteer work in Kwinana, such as supporting different agencies and organisations in whatever needs to be done in this community.
I am involved with the local Netball club, also the Grassroots program, which is aimed at increasing Aboriginal participation in netball, to support healthier, happier and safer communities.
Zoey currently works for the local member for Kwinana Roger Cook. Previous to this, she has worked within the union movement, as a community development officer and as a support worker for people with disability.
Zoey has a young son which has ignited her passion for early year’s education and the importance of supporting families experiencing hardship. Zoey is passionate about working toward a more inclusive society.