Sonia studied externally through Deakin University, completing her Bachelor of Commerce degree in 2012. She graduated with a double major in Accounting and e-Business. She has ten years accounting experience and over twenty-five years practice in administration and book keeping. Sonia is currently undertaking her Graduate Diploma in Chartered Accounting.
Sonia is married to Cameron and assists him with the running of their small farm. They have two young children and in her spare time, Sonia enjoys singing with the Toowoomba Choral Society and is secretary of their Production Committee.