Kerrie commenced as the Executive Officer with ARRO in March 2021, she works for Fire and Rescue NSW as a Project Manager in the Strategic Capability Division. Kerrie manages a broad range of strategic and operational projects.
Prior to joining Fire and Rescue, Kerrie’s career centred around the motor vehicle industry. Kerrie has managed large public sector commercial and passenger fleets for Telstra, NSW Attorney Generals Department and NSW StateFleet. Kerrie’s career in fleet management fostered a strong interest in motor vehicles and motor vehicle safety.
Over the course of Kerrie’s career, she has developed specialist skills in project management, asset and risk management, change and lessons management, and ethical procurement.
On commencing with Fire and Rescue NSW, Kerrie began working on rescue capability projects and doctrine, which led her to working as a project team member at the ARC at Dubbo 2019.
During the ARC Dubbo 2019 Kerrie assisted the ARRO Executive Team with day-to-day event management, events, and the presentation dinner.
During the 2019-20 Bushfire season Kerrie undertook two IMT deployments to Glen Innes and Shoalhaven in the role of Public Liaison Officer and Resourcing Officer. Kerrie was assigned to the FRNSW Strategic Operations Centre for much of the bushfire season and provided lessons management expertise to the Bushfire After Action Review.
Kerrie welcomes every opportunity to increase her knowledge and enjoys working on practical projects to improve rescue capability.