Kerry Brown from the Greens and the Liberal Party’s Kevin Schreiber join ALP Cr Don McGregor in ward 1.
Kerry Brown is 58 and lives with her partner and best friend, Graeme Cole. She first moved to the Upper Mountains in the early 1980s. In 1984, she went to Britain and worked in journalism and publishing. She returned to the Mountains in 2000.
She spent the next decade in garden management, first as the manager of Everglades and then as public relations manager for the Royal Botanic Gardens.
Her love of gardens led her to study horticulture at Wentworth Falls TAFE and she now runs a small gardening business.
Former Sutherland Shire mayor Kevin Schreiber is an avid gardener, a member of Central Blue Mountains Rotary and a keen supporter of Souths rugby league team, and the Swans. He lives in Leura and has two children and six grandchildren.
His background includes 21 years as a Sutherland Shire councillor, including five years as mayor. He has owned and operated small businesses for 42 years.
Labor councillor Don McGregor is 72 and lives in Katoomba. He has been married for 35 years and has three daughters and one son plus two grandchildren.
He has worked in a variety of jobs, including running a small printing business and in domestic construction. His interests include art and culture and politics.