Roberta originally studied general nursing and worked as a registered nurse in the areas of public and community health and as a specialist representative in the pharmaceutical industry.
She is also a qualified health educator and trainer in the area of aged care.
Roberta has as well, been actively involved in various family businesses in roles ranging from administration to management.
She has always had a keen interest in volunteering and social issues and has been actively involved in numerous community, government and church organisations focusing on vulnerable groups in both the local and international community.
Roberta is a long-term resident of Mornington and married with 3 adult children.