Karen is married to Simon Vanlint and lives in Parafield Gardens. Simon is a practising GP. Karen has always been interested in music and crafts, and is pioneering a theology course for students having English as a second language. They have a strong interest in reaching out to help migrants in the area.
Karen and Simon have two sons:
Andrew, married to Ann (Lee), is a qualified doctor.
Stuart, who has a special friend Trinh Tran, works for Office Works and is a whiz at computers.
Karen and Simon have also opened their home to Hassan, a fine young man who has come to live in Australia.
We might also mention Sophie, the canine member of the family!