NOFF’S strength lies in its highly skilled committee and passionate local membership base. We are not afraid to ask the tough questions, and bring facts to the media.
Peter George, President
Peter is a former Four Corners reporter and foreign correspondent, working in the Middle East, Europe, Africa and the Americas. His investigative and leadership skills have guided NOFF from inception. His presentation skills have made NOFF the authoritative voice to government, business and community in Tasmania and the mainland.
Lisa Litjens, Vice-President
Lisa is an editor and writer on award-winning books. She has produced and presented environmental radio programs and campaigned on environmental issues. Having worked on political campaigns in WA, she brings political insight to NOFF in addition to writing, communication, publicity and campaigning skills. A graduate of UWA she holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Writing.
Glenn Sanders, Secretary
As a consultant to governments, universities and businesses in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore, Glenn contributes specialist knowledge in research, and document and information management. He also has expertise in project management, IT software development and implementation, and policy development. Glenn holds a degree in History, a postgraduate Diploma in Librarianship (UNSW) and a Masters in electronic document management (RMIT).
Paul Thomas, Treasurer
Paul is a farmer on the Huon River, a former Huon Valley Councillor, a recent Tasmanian Landcarer of the Year and a finalist in Tasmanian Volunteer awards. He is a Life Member of the Tasmanian Greens, Life Member of the Huon Art Exhibitions Group and co-founder of Friends of Randall’s Bay Coastcare (1998).
Herman Mouthaan, Committee
A civil engineer and environmental scientist, Herman has wide experience in local and State government development planning and wildlife reserve management with a focus on environmental impact assessment. He is a former Director of Development Strategies in the NT Strategic Planning Division.Herman has a degree in Civil Engineering (RMIT) and a Masters in Environmental Science (Monash).
John Redgrove, Committee
John has extensive experience in tourism, hotel management and hospitality. He was Executive Director of the Tasmanian Tourism Industry Training Board. Incidentally, John is a Black belt in two forms of martial arts.
Alan Kemp, Committee
Alan has developed national award-winning mentoring programs as a teacher of English Literature and as a senior manager of a large high school. He worked on the re-election of Senator Scott Ludlam and on campaigns to save the wetlands and forests of WA and Tasmania. His strengths are ideas/creativity, communications, marketing and writing. Alan has a Philosophy and Politics degree (Swansea, UK) and a Diploma of Teaching.
Martyn Thomas, Committee
With 40 years as an advertising, marketing and media executive, Martyn brings deep experience in understanding what moves and makes markets and how to influence consumers, social trends and policy makers. Martyn was drawn to Tasmania by the promise of clean air, clean soil and clean water and is determined to ensure Tasmania lives up to that promise. He has been behind some of NOFF’s most influential campaigns, including Eating Salmon? Killing Tasmania.
Jessica Coughlan, Campaigner
Jess brings energy, drive and campaign skills to NOFF with a background in events and marketing for not-for-profit organisations. Her experience includes public event organisation, volunteer management, site management, community development along with skills in web design, visual assets and content creation. Jess holds an Honours degree in Fine Arts from the University of Newcastle.
Dr. Bob Brown, Patron
Co-founder of The Greens and The Wilderness Society, founder of Bush Heritage Australia, former Senator Bob Brown generously contributes his vast experience, wisdom and inspiration to the campaign.