- Vocational Training
- Year Joined:
Kalma is a Rotary child whose father was District President of Apex soon after she was born and went on to be President of Blacktown Rotary on a number of occasions. As a result she joined Rotaract in Mosman in 1974 and went on to be President in the year she married.
Her professional background is in IT, moving to IT Training and training management over the last couple of decades, branching into additional industries such as real estate, hospitality, tourism, corrections and business studies. She is currently engaged at UWS College working on the link between university studies and VET programs.
Locally she was President of the Meadowbank P&C and is the first female director elected to the board of Ryde Ex-services Club. She holds a Masters in Business and Technology from UNSW.
She is widowed with two sons: Angus, married to Susan, and Alex, married to Lauren
Why I joined Rotary: As she said at her induction, she joined Ryde because she felt so welcome attending our meetings as a visitor.