Cr Sandra Humphrys

Professional Experience

  • Authorised Marriage Celebrant – Certificate IV in Marriage Celebrancy
  • Employed by local Casino businesses for 29 years
  • Also was Councillor Richmond Valley Council from 2000 – 2008
  • Deputy Mayor Richmond Valley Council 2004 – 2005
  • Council Delegate to Rous Water 2004 – 2008
  • Events Coordinator, Casino Beef Week 1998 – 2003
  • President 2001, Casino Beef Week
  • Co-Author, winning submission, “Significant Regional Festival Award 2000”
  • Australian Defence Force – served in the Regular Army for 10 years and Army Reserve 3 years.
  • WRAAC/RA Sigs/RAAOC (Pay Services and Community Services Clerk)
  • Trade and promotional courses to the rank of Sergeant

Community Origins

  • Born in Tenterfield
  • Attended Wallangarra Primary, Roma High and completed Senior Certificate at Stanthorpe High
  • Enlisted in the Australian Regular Army
  • Purchased a home in Casino in 1982 and moved to Casino with her husband after the birth of their first daughter in 1984

Personal Interests

  • Casino Richmond River Country Music Club Treasurer/Country Music Singer
  • Presenter/Executive member of COWFM 107.9FM – 16 years, Secretary of the original committee formed in 1994
  • Completed TAFE NSW Certificate II in Community Radio Broadcasting 1996
  • Completed Training Project Train the Trainer Certificate 2000
  • Casino RSL member (Junior Vice President 2008 – 2011)
  • Master of Ceremonies for various local events

Council Aspirations

  • To make decisions with fellow Councillors, working with Council staff and the community to ensure Richmond Valley offers an environment, infrastructure and facilities which provide a lifestyle as desired by the community
  • To build stronger partnerships with Chambers of Commerce increasing certainty in existing businesses and to draw new business and industry to enhance and support the lifestyle desired by the community
  • To encourage and support organisations, cultural and tourism events which contribute to the strong presence of community pride, and the friendly and welcoming nature of our Richmond Valley community.


  • Richmond River County Council
  • Business and Industry Advisory Panel
  • Strategic Finance Committee
  • Richmond-Upper Clarence Regional Library

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