Not out of the Woods just yet



HOPING to follow in the footsteps of her husband Harry, Sandra Woods is running for a seat in the NSW Parliament's Upper House at this month's State election.

Mrs Woods, of Yamba, is standing for the ALP and is 12th out of 25 candidates in group O.

She has been an active member of the Clarence Valley community for more than 25 years.

Since moving to Yamba in 1982 she has owned and operated businesses in both Yamba and Lawrence, has been a member of the Maclean-Lower Clarence Hospital Auxiliary for 20 years and has held patron/executive positions in numer- ous community organisations.

She was appointed as a member of the North Coast Area Health Advisory Council in 2005.

Mr Woods' political career began in 1990 when he became the first ALP candidate to win the Federal seat of Page.

He represented Page from 1990 until his defeat in the 1996 general election.

Mr Woods was elected as the State Member for Clarence in 1996, but retired to spend more time with his grandchildren in 2003.

Mr Woods was popular in the electorate as an effective grassroots political campaigner.



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