Kylie has been a councillor with the Yarriambiack Shire Council since September 2008 and has served two terms as Mayor from October 2011. Her special interest lies with children, youth and community-minded projects. She is a qualified Early Childhood Years teacher and her past employment includes teaching and co-ordination within early childhood years programs and university lecturing in the area of social sciences.
More recently Kylie has worked part-time with the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation within the Gamblers Help Program, within the local health sector and she is currently engaged in project management work with the Department of Education & Training and the Department of Justice & Regulation. Current committees she is involved with include: Yarriambiack Shire Council internal audit committee, North West Municipalities Association, Wimmera Mallee Sustainability alliance, WORDS steering committee, Yarriambiack Youth Action Council, Yarriambiack Chaplaincy Council and Chair of Warracknabeal Secondary College Board.