Sue French

Sue French is descended from Hannah Waurrie from Coolongolook, a Birpai woman.
She began teaching in 1979 as a science teacher specialising in chemistry and physics and has worked at a number of city and country high schools. She has been a principal since 2002.
She has experience as a state coordinator for a joint Department/ NSW Teachers Federation initiative: The National Schools Network.
Sue is a Life Member of the NSW Teachers Federation.
In addition, Sue has been
• Federation Representative at Parkes, Peakhurst and Ashfield Boys High Schools
• Federation Executive member and Vice president from 1985 – 2000
• Federation Councillor 1982 - 2002
• President of Parkes, St George and Inner West Teachers Associations from 1982 – 2002
• Board member Teachers Federation Health 1986 – 2002 and Chair from 1996 – 2002
• Numerous committee memberships with NSW TF including finance committee, post schools committee, grievance committee
• Science syllabus committee 1983-2002
• Vice President AEU ACT 2002 -2008
• President High School Principals Association ACT
• Advisor to the Minister (ACT)
• NSW Aboriginal Education Reference Group
• Secretary’s Aboriginal Education Advisory Group
• State Assembly member, Secondary Principals Association