Pam Ward joined the ALP in 1986, and within 18 months became the Secretary of the Narrabeen-Pittwater Branch and Secretary of Pittwater SEC, positions she holds to this day. Pam has also added Secretary of the Mackellar FEC to her party responsibilities for the past three years and prior to that was the FEC Fundraising Officer. She has also served as Campaign Manager or Assistant Campaign Manager for State and Federal elections over a 20-year period.
Pam has been a Delegate to State ALP Conference for many years and a Delegate to ALP National Conference in 2015. In 2001 she received a McKell Award in recognition of her meritorious service to the ALP.
Pam is an active member of the NSW Teachers Federation and a member of the Social Justice Group at her local Catholic Church.
Pam is a trained Teacher Librarian and holds a Graduate Diploma in Health Education from the University of Sydney. Since retirement from her role as classroom teacher and Acting Deputy Principal at Stewart House, Pam has been employed by the Department of Education as the Teacher-in-Charge of the Northern Beaches Schools in the School Swimming and Water Safety Program. Pam has been serving her community in this way for the past 20 years.
In addition to her role on the NSW Administrative Committee, Pam served on the ALP Finance Committee between 2008 and 2016.