Ms Burrows is a Mildura based management consultant.
She has 25 years' experience in local government, including a number of years as a Council CEO at Mildura Rural City Council. Her background in local government has mainly been in the community services and regional economic development areas, although she has managed the traditional technical services area of roads, waste and parks and gardens.
In her consulting roles she has also undertaken some Acting CEO roles. This has included roles as CEO of the Australian Tablegrape Growers Association, CEO of the Australian Citrus industry and CEO of Buloke Shire. She has also undertaken seven months as CEO of the Sunraysia Institute of TAFE.
Ms Burrows has developed some 38 strategic plans for local, regional, state and national groups/organisations. This has included the development of the Loddon Mallee Strategic Plan for the Victorian State Government.
Ms Burrows is Chair of Sunraysia Community Health Service and is a member of the Loddon Mallee Regional Development Australia Board. Previous roles include Chair of Sunraysia Institute of TAFE , Chair of the Victorian TAFE Association, Chair of Lower Murray Water Corporation, Chair of the Mildura Transport and Logistics Cluster and involvement in numerous other community organisations. For four years she was also Executive Officer of the Alliance of Councils for Rail Freight Development.