Karen Sherry

Deputy Mayor of Hume City, Councillor, Meadow Valley Ward


Cr Sherry was elected to Hume City Council in 2016, where she has been an active resident for the past decade. Her dedication lies in promoting and enhancing health and wellbeing outcomes for all citizens. 

With a strong academic background, Cr Sherry holds a Bachelor of Social Science and Policy, a Graduate Diploma of Economics, and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She is also pursuing her passion for urban planning and environment by studying a Master’s degree at RMIT University. 

In her professional career, Cr Sherry has been actively involved in the accreditation of community housing and homelessness services. Prior to this, she has served in crucial roles as a research and policy officer in the university and health sectors, as well as for peak bodies. 

Through her diverse experiences and qualifications, Cr Sherry is committed to making a positive impact on the Hume community, ensuring its growth, development and wellbeing.