Coralie has a professional background in education and management. She is passionate about social justice and inclusion for all people who are marginalised. As the mother and carer of a person with disability, Coralie has lived experience of disability and knowledge, experience and training in advocacy. After eleven years as a volunteer of Side By Side Advocacy, Coralie joined the Committee of Management in 2003, and has served in the position of Chairperson since 2007. Coralie has contributed to the organisation in many other ways including event management, policy writing, public speaking and lobbying for the organisation around funding and disability issues in general. Coralie continues her dedication to the work of Side By Side Advocacy as a memorial to her son Finley who passed away in 2012.