Nathan Calman is the Brewery Manager at J. Boag and Son Brewing in Launceston. Prior to this he worked in a number of roles within the broader Lion business in NSW and TAS over the past 13 years. Nathan brings experience in the fields of Food Science, Lean Manufacturing, Governance and Strategy. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Food Science and Technology from the University of Adelaide, the Master Brewer Qualification from the Institute of Brewing and Distilling in the UK, a Master of Business Administration from UniSA and has graduated from the Australian Institute of Company Directors Course.
Karen’s current role is the CEO of Rural Youth which is responsible for Tasmania’s premier rural event – Agfest. Agfest attracts over 60,000 visitors during the three days to visit the sites of over 700 exhibitors. Before joining Rural Youth five years ago, Karen worked in the not for profit sector in a training and business development role for TL3. This followed an extensive career in banking and managing a range of commercial enterprises in Launceston. Karen will bring her skills in critical thinking and strategic planning to the work of the Board.
Honni joined the Board in November 2018 and immediately stepped into the role of Treasurer. Honni brings 20 years of experience in the finance sector, including roles as an auditor, corporate financial accountant and financial controller. Honni joined St Giles as its Chief Financial Officer in October 2020. Honni is a passionate motoring enthusiast and has served on Boards such as the Launceston Chamber of Commerce and National Automobile Museum of Tasmania.
Genevieve Cother is Business Development Manager for The Action Learning Institute, an Ed-tech Startup and registered training organisation. Her areas of interest include sustainability, design and workplace learning. Genevieve holds an undergraduate degree in Industrial Design, a Masters of Sustainable Design and has worked in a variety of manufacturing settings, designing consumer products and business management systems prior to going into business.
Kim is the weekday news anchor for 7 News Tasmania and also a communications specialist running Kim Millar Communication. She brings her extensive experience as a media, marketing, public relations and corporate affairs professional with 25+ years as a journalist/ presenter/producer to her role on the Board. She is also a yoga teacher, mother of two and passionate about creating a more inclusive community. She holds a BA in Journalism/Political Science and was raised in Deloraine, northern Tasmania.
Simone is a qualified architect with extensive private and public experience. As a Capital Project Manager with the Tasmanian Department of Education Simone is responsible for providing authoritative advice, project planning and delivery for major capital works throughout the state. Simone has undergraduate qualifications in Environmental Design and Architecture and is currently undertaking a Master of Public Policy and Management. Simone is an active member of Tasmania’s equestrian community and has served on numerous committees and boards including the State Dressage Authority, as a Councillor on the RAIA Tasmanian Chapter Council and is a member of the Tasmanian Board of Architects.
Lynne joins the board of Self Help Workplace with over 18 years of experience as a CEO in the community and disability sectors working with a range of organisations in Tasmania, NSW and the ACT. Lynne holds qualifications in commerce and accountancy. Lynne has served on many committees and boards over the years and currently applies her strategic leadership, business acumen and management skills as a consultant and board member.