First elected: 2016
Born in Melbourne, Cr Kristen Munro moved to Tasmania with her family in 1979. She completed up to Year 7 in Hobart, before moving back to Melbourne in 1988 and finishing the remainder of her schooling at St Helena Secondary College. She settled in Lockington in 2002 with her young family.
With a passion for animals, Cr Munro completed an Associate Diploma of Applied Science (Animal Technology), and has since carved a successful career in the animal industry. She has worked in a variety of roles including at veterinary clinics, La Trobe University, Healesville Sanctuary and Melbourne Zoo.
In recent years, Cr Munro has worked on her small scale farm, in the neighbourhood house sector and on dairy farms. She continues to be actively involved in many community groups, and still milks cows in her spare time.