Penny was appointed to the Calrossy Anglican School board in 2010. She is currently the only board member to live outside the 2340 postcode and represents the Calrossy boarding community on the School board. Penny is a current parent with a son and daughter currently enrolled in Calrossy as boarders. She and her husband have also had one daughter graduate from Calrossy in 2015.
Penny has an interest in a farming business and provides service to an accounting firm. She is a committed Christian and an active member of St Laurence's Anglican Church at Barraba. She feels very passionate about the importance of a school with a Christian worldview to back up excellence in education.