Our board members volunteer their time, knowledge and expertise as the Directors and Members of Colony 47.
On behalf of the management and staff of Colony 47 we would like to pass on to Graham’s family our heartfelt condolences. Graham was a passionate and caring person who was prepared to take on challenges and support people to be similarly inspired to rise to those challenges. We will miss Graham’s passion and care but will not lose sight of addressing homelessness and supporting young people to succeed as our collective legacy. Colony 47 Chair 2017 – 2020, Colony 47 Director 2013 – 2017.
Norm is an experienced senior executive and non-executive director across the energy, infrastructure and community sectors. Building on his early career in the Australian and international utility sectors, Norm progressed his career in Tasmania over the past 20 years, with CEO roles including Aurora Energy, two major Government Departments and major Aged Care provider, OneCare Limited. In parallel to his executive career, Norm has gained extensive non-executive director and management consulting experience across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.
Anne-Marie is Executive Manager at the Tasmanian Health Service. Her qualifications include a Master of Public Health, MB BSc, B Bus, and she is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Service Management and Graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Janelle is a corporate governance specialist and senior lawyer and operates a business advising a broad range of clients on legal, corporate governance, risk and compliance matters. She is also Company Secretary and General Counsel of ASX listed TasFoods Limited. Janelle has had over 15 years experience as an Executive in diverse and complex organisations. She is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia.
Jarred is a finance and strategy professional currently working at the Tasmanian Ports Corporation. Areas of work include residential accommodation, finance structuring and infrastructure development. He is a Chartered Accountant, with a Bachelor of Business and Master of Business Administration.
A graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Dianne is an Executive with over 15 years’ experience across diverse sectors specialising in human resources, change management and strategic planning. Committed to improving the social and economic outcomes of young people in Tasmania, Dianne is a member of the Tasmanian Youth Advisory Solutions Committee and representative on the National Employers Reference Group for transition to work. A passionate Tasmanian, Dianne is also a director on the board of Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service and hoping that when she is out enjoying the wildness and beauty of our island with her husband and two children she never needs to call on the service!
Mel has been working in the ICT industry for over 25 years and has held many senior roles including Chief Information Officer at Aurora Energy and ICT Leader at TasNetworks.
In 2016 she started her own ICT Advisory and Project consultancy business in Hobart, Ignite Project Services which currently employs ten people and has contracts with large Government departments and Government owned entities.
She is also been a Director and Vice Chair of StLukes Health Insurance since 2015.
Mel has extensive experience in developing and implementing ICT strategies, along with a passion for leading and developing people and elevating organisational culture.
Mel was recently awarded “Outstanding Contribution by a Women in ICT’ by TASICT for her dedication and commitment to the industry.
Josh is a Social Impact professional, with expertise in housing, employment and positive mental health outcomes. He is the founder of the Just Be Nice Project; integrating, managing and co-ordinating social impact outcomes for non-profit, community and for-profit organisations across the globe. With a wide variety of professional and entrepreneurial experience across multiple industries, Josh is passionate about helping people, help people.
Amy is a senior finance leader with over 20 years of experience in the finance industry and Energy sectors, having worked across various finance and leadership roles during that time. She is currently working in the role of Leader Finance at TasNetworks, a position she has held for the past six years.
Amy is a Chartered Accountant and graduate of the Tasmanian Leaders Program. A proud Tasmanian who enjoys connecting with others and is passionate about using collaborative leadership to enable people to become the best version of themselves.