John Stuart, TasCOSS Life Member

Hailing from Tasmania’s North West coast, John spent 35 years in the financial industry primarily with the ANZ Bank.

His work experience provides our Society with the skills to handle the complex and demanding nature of emergency assistance, both financial and practical.  He has also been a small business owner in Northern Tasmania.

In 2014 he was awarded Life Membership of TasCOSS in recognition for his commitment and dedication to emergency relief efforts in Tasmania.


TasCOSS Life Members


Noel Mundy, TasCOSS Life Member

Noel is passionate about seeing every Tasmanian have the opportunity to lead a fulfilling and productive life.

Kay Thompson, TasCOSS Life Member

” … it is the way we treat one another as work colleagues, contemporaries and friends that can make the biggest difference … “

Cecily Gilson, TasCOSS Life Member

“In its early days when I first “met” TasCOSS, the organisation had no permanent office, no money, no paid staff …”

Rt Rev Dr Chris Jones, TasCOSS Life Member

Chris is an Anglican bishop and has been the CEO of Anglicare Tasmania Inc since 1988.

Ann Hughes, TasCOSS Life Member

Ann Hughes worked as Director for the next 18 months or so – sometimes paid only for a day or two per week …

Dorothy Pearce, TasCOSS Life Member

Commitment to community – our first Life Member.