Stephen has owned and operated Galloway's Pharmacy in
Scottsdale since 1985.
has an active interest in Aged Care, and was the long serving Board Chairman of the Aminya Hostel aged care facility in
Scottsdale before the facility was recently handed on to Presbyterian Care Tasmania.
He is an active member in a number of local community
organisations, including Rotary at club and state level.
many years Stephen has been an advocate for the community in promoting
the establishment of improved mobile phone and other communication
services for the northeast of Tasmania. Galloway's Pharmacy was the first business in Australia connected to the National Broadband Network (NBN).
Tas has recently sold a sand mine he
and wife Viv had owned and operated at Kamona near Scottsdale for 22
years. He has lived in the North East all his life and is keen to see
Dorset Municipality developed to its full potential.
He is an active member of the
community through the Rotary Club of Scottsdale and has been a Board member and Chairman of the Northbourne Park Aged Care Facility.
In recent years Tas has focussed on potential irrigation development projects in close consultation with Tasmanian Irrigation. He is the Chairman of the Scottsdale Irrigation Scheme working group. (The preferred option for this scheme has State Ministerial Approval, but it remains to be funded by Federal Government.)
Robin is the Manager Extensive
Agriculture for the Department of Primary Industries and Water (DPIW).
He is based mostly at DPIW Prospect offices, and sometimes in his
Robin has a mixed farming operation at
West Scottsdale, and is the current Board Chairman of the Northbourne Park Association.
He has considerable experience in the agriculture
industry, both at a practical level and also from a strategic research
and administrative perspective.
Robin brings a strategic focus to
Dorset EDG, and also an energetic and outcome-driven approach. He is a
strong advocate for the North East community having a more active
involvement in economic development, and sees great potential for
further growth and diversification in the agriculture sector.
Peter is the Forest Manager (Bass
District) for Forestry Tasmania. His area of responsibility comprises
400,000 hectares of State forest in northeastern Tasmania. These
forests are managed for multiple uses including wood production,
tourism, conservation and recreation. Peter also manages the Forest
EcoCentre in Scottsdale which is one of Tasmania’s icon tourist
Peter has worked in the forest
industry since 1981 and moved to the Dorset municipality in 1995.
Production forestry is a major
industry for the Dorset Municipality and Peter’s participation in the
group is well founded. Dorset EDG assesses forestry and land management
related projects with Peter's valuable assistance.
Jeremy Carins is a
dairy farmer at Legerwood. He has been involved with many community
organisations in Dorset over the last 30 years.
Jeremy has held numerous community leadership positions, including
Chairman of the Dorset Natural Resource Management (NRM) Committee,
President of the North-Eastern Football Union and a member of the
Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association (TFGA) Water Standing
He is currently the Chairman of the Upper Ringarooma Irrigation Scheme working group, due for construction in October 2013.
Ian has recently retired from
commercial farming in the North East. Ian's farm had a production
history in vegetables, herbage, parsley oil, meat, wool and farm
timber. Ian retains a commercial interest in a business that provides a
distillation service to essential oil growers in the North East. Also,
Ian is involved with the on going development of a Wasabi based
business in Tasmania.
Ian has extensive experience serving
on many community boards based in the North East. This experience has
allowed Dorset EDG to look more closely at proposals involving training
and development of young people in the Dorset Municipality.
Recently elected Board
Members, details to be added later:
Leon Quilliam, retired
Ross Jacobson, Bridport
Jan Hughes, Scottsdale Tourism Operator