Board of Directors

Board of Directors

COTA Tasmania Board Vacancies 2023

The Council on the Ageing (Tasmania) Inc. is seeking expressions from people interested in joining our Board. Applicants with skills in the following areas are particularly encouraged to apply:

  • Business and Investment
  • Ethnicity and Culture
  • Bequests

Applicants living in regional Tasmania are also encouraged to apply.

Ageing impacts us all, everyday. Help COTA Tasmania make our community a better place in which to grow older.

For Expression of Interest (EOI) information, please call (03) 6231 3265 or send an email to

Nominations close Friday October 20 2023.

Board Nomination Form 2023-26

From left: James Versteegen, Debra Thurley, Carl Cooper, Rob Hill, Lisa Free (former General Manager), David Strong (former Board President), Alison Wiss, Erin Senz, Rita Meaney. Absent: Ingrid Harrison.

The COTA Tasmania Board is made up of a diverse group of individuals with a range of skills and passion to serve older Tasmanians.

The Board leads COTA Tasmania to achieve our Vision and Mission. Directors are elected for a two year period at the AGM held in November each year.

View our 5 year strategic plan for 2020 to 2025.


Ingrid Harrison


Robert Hill


Carl Cooper


Debra Thurley


Rita Meaney

Erin Senz

James Versteegen

Alison Wiss