Board of Directors

Leadership is provided by a skill-based voluntary board made up of people from the community.

Roger Tyshing | Chair

MRC Board Chair Roger Tyshing

Roger has an extensive background in small business in horticulture and agriculture.  He has 30 years’ experience in governance, strategic planning, facilitation and training in numerous organisations including as President of Tamar NRM and President of Landcare Tasmania.

Andrew Frost | Treasurer and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee

MRC Board Treasurer Andrew Frost

Andrew has over 18 years of senior management experience in Local Government and directorships in various industries. Andrew has extensive experience in risk, financial, project and strategic management along with strong skills in human resources and work health and safety.

Erin Bonner | Director

MRC Board Director Erin Bonner

Erin has considerable skills in strategic business planning, operational and financial management, risk analysis and human resources.  She currently works as the Resource Planning and Site Manager for the Customer Services group of Aurora Energy. She also volunteers with Lifelink Samaritans Inc.

Jane Douglas | Director

Jane’s professional background includes private legal practice, the Australian Defence Force and State Government. She has extensive experience in the management of human services as well as professional practice support, service improvement and change management.  Jane has a strong interest in social justice and inclusion. She has previously served on the MRC Board as Vice Chairperson (2013-15) and Chairperson (2015-18), Chairperson of St Anthony’s Catholic Primary School Board (2018 – 19) and is currently Committee Secretary of St Andrew’s Caledonian Pipe Band.

Ixa de Haan | Director

MRC Board Director Ixa de Haan

Ixa’s professional work is in human services, particularly focusing on vulnerable and disadvantaged families, including humanitarian entrants and refugees. Ixa has worked in community development in local government and is currently employed as the manager of a disability service provider.

Ian Wright | Director

Ian is an accomplished leader and former CEO of a Tasmanian wide provider of children’s disability services.  He has had 30 years’ experience in public practice accountancy and auditing.  His passion for serving the community is evidenced by numerous Board positions.

Dr. Maria Belen Yanotti | Director

MRC Board Director Dr Maria Belen Yanotti

Belen is a lecturer at the Tasmanian School of Business and Economics at UTAS.  She has wide experience in economics and finance quantitative research and business management. Her Board role is enhanced by experience in community projects and non-for-profit volunteering in Australia and Argentina.

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