Leonie was a former board member, serving on the Activ board from 2006 to 2016, after joining Activ in 1975.
Leonie has two adult sons with intellectual disability. Living on a farm in Wongan Hills, Leonie was active in establishing homes for children with disability. She now resides in Dunsborough with her husband and has a long association with local support groups in the area.
Leonie was awarded the Centenary Medal for Community Services in 2001 and received the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the 2015 Queen’s Birthday honours. Leonie is an elected member of the Future Living Trust Board.
Leonie is an Honorary Life Governor, Trustee and Council member of Activ. Leonie is a founding member of the Activ Council.