The NSW Local Government Council Elections are coming up for all council electorates with the Elections being held 4th September, 2021.
This is the time of year when community members who are keen to give back to their community nominate and go through the local government election process to be a councillor for their local council.
These individuals are leaders who want to see their community looked after for future generations. In Ku-ring-gai, the community wants the services and amenities of beautiful bushland environments, tree lined streets, conservative and appropriate suburban development available for families, youth, seniors.
Adrienne returned to Turramurra in 1997 with her husband and has raised her three children in the Wahroonga ward.
Adrienne McLean is 4th Generation Ku-ring-gai and Wahroonga Ward resident. Adrienne’s Grand Parents on her father’s side, John and Elsie Forster with their son and new bride Keith and Jocelyn Forster moved to Turramurra in 1956. Adrienne McLean was brought home from the Sydney Adventist hospital to be raised with them in Turramurra. Keith and Jocelyn Forster ran a small business for 45 years.
Adrienne’s Great-Grandmother , Winnefrid Cole moved to Pymble with her daughter and son-in-law, Bessie and George Chambers in the mid 1960s. Adrienne grew up with a strong connection with her Grandparents and Great Grandmother.
Ku-ring-gai council electorate is a combination of people who move to our area because it offers a beautiful place to raise a family , as well as, generations of families who love the district.
Community members running for council all have an interest in looking after our community. Some are first generation, some are from overseas, some have a longer connection with the community, what all these residents , keen to go on council ,have in common is an interest to preserve and look after our community. Adrienne is one of those residents who wants to make a difference and give back to our beautiful community in the Wahroonga Ward in the Ku-ring-gai council electorate.
With Adrienne McLean’s strong connection with the Ku-ring-gai community , Adrienne wants to build on this community connection, help where there are issues and enhance facilities. within the jurisdiction of council.
Adrienne McLean has had a professional career as an Industrial Chemist graduating with Bachelor of Science Hons (Syd). Adrienne , after the arrival of her 3 beautiful children, became a business consultant helping small business owners with business development, quality business systems, product development, marketing and sales skills. Her consultancy, The Speakers Practice, was established in 2009 and offers business development growth with attention to personal selling, marketing and sales skills.
Adrienne McLean has been involved with the Ku-ring-gai community with the following associations:
Triple H – Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Community radio – Board member for 5 years, Presenter since June 2017 on Monday – Focus, Afternoon drive-time on Mondays. Completed over 500 interviews with
the Hornsby Ku-ring-gai community.
Adrienne interviews :
– Local members of Parliament – Alister Henskens SC MP , Matt Kean MP, Jonothan O’Dea MP and Damian Tudehope SC MP
– Councillors including Peter Kelly, John Pettett, Sam Ngai, Christine Kay
– Mayor Jennifer Anderson and Mayor Philip Ruddock
– Federal Members of Parliament – Paul Fletcher MP and Julian Leeser MP
– Adrienne regularly speaks with members of Turramurra Rotary, St Ives Rotary, Wahroonga Rotary, Lions Club – Berowra and Hornsby, Mentoring Men, Womens Shelters Australia, Country Womens Association – Hornsby branch and many not for profits and charities.
North Turramurra Action Group – member for 2 years, on committee since November, 2020.
Turramurra Trotters – member since November 2016. A walker!
Ku-ring-gai Orchid Society – Member from 1998 – 2001 – on committee for PR. Resumed membership Feb 2020, current member.
St Ives Toastmasters – from May 2002 – 2015. Awarded the Distinguished Toastmasters Award in 2012 – DTM.
Turramurra Curves – Ladies gym , membership since 2017, current.
Can you help with Adrienne McLean’s campaign?
Adrienne McLean together with her daughter Elizabeth McLean are running as a group for the upcoming election. .
If you would like to support Adrienne McLean with her campaign to become a Councillor on Ku-ring-gai council, you can help with donations to the following account :
BSB: 633 000 Account Number: 184 767 580
Your political donation to this group of candidates is a gift made to or for the benefit of the group.
Political donations can be accepted , as this group is registered for the election with the NSW Electoral Commission.
All political donations must be made to or by the person responsible for the group and paid into or from the campaign account. Adrienne McLean is the person responsible and will issue receipts or acknowledgements for all reportable political donations received by the group.