Sarah has been a part of the Karinya House Committee since 2004. Her roles have been varied, fulfilling the role of Vice President and now President, for the past 6 years.
Sarah speaks at various community and government events, raising awareness of the vital work of Karinya House. In addition to her role as President, Sarah is the Director of My Fashion Empire (Australia) Pty Ltd, where she emcees fashion events, writes fashion commentary and assists with racing and personal styling. Sarah is a dynamic and vibrant member of the Karinya House Committee with a passionate commitment and enduring support for the women and the work of Karinya House. Sarah also has vast professional experience, formerly in government both within Australia and overseas, with the Australian Security and Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), the British Ministry of Defence, the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Office of the former Prime Minister, Paul Keating, MP. Her professional experience also extends to the private sector having work for an industry association.
Sarah is married to Dominic Kelly and has three children – Edwina, 19, William, 16 and Ambrose 13.