Queen's Birthday honours list 2018: Kiama’s longest-serving mayor Sandra McCarthy honoured with OAM

Sandra McCarthy.

Sandra McCarthy.

Kiama’s longest-serving mayor Sandra McCarthy has been honoured with an OAM for service to local government, and to the community of Kiama.

Werri Beach resident Mrs McCarthy was Kiama mayor from 2000-2012, and also served as councillor and deputy mayor throughout 1995-2000.

She was also presented with a University Fellowship by UOW in 2017, and is president of the Australian Chapter of the Alliance for Healthy Cities.