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Committees and Staff

The MASG Committee

MASG was incorporated in February, 2006 when the inaugural committee was established. The first Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday, 2 August 2007.

MASG committee members have a strong interest in climate change and sustainability matters, and work in the community in many ways – through environmental advocacy with all levels of government, attending meetings and keeping the ball rolling at MASG behind the scenes.

If you are interested in attending a committee meeting contact MASG via email, or phone 5470 6978.

MASG Committee of Management 2015/2016

A Committee of Management was elected at the Annual General Meeting on 19th November 2015. With the next Annual General Meeting to be held on the 24th November 2016.

2016 Committee of Management (COM):

Chair: Mick Lewin

Deputy Chair: Alex Milne

Treasurer: Maurie Molan

Secretary: Gerry Egan

Committee Members:

Mary Blain

Jay Smith

Deane Belfield

Ian Jones

Peter Brain

If you wish to contact the committee please email us or telephone 5470 6978 during office hours.

The MASG constitution limits the number of committee places to nine people. If you are interested in joining the committee please see the nomination form downloadable here.

The Mount Alexander Sustainability Fund (MASG’s Public Fund under federal legislation):

Tony Smark
Mick Lewin
is convened to ensure the correct operation of the fund.

 

MASG Staff:

Mick Lewin,  Chair

Mick is semi-retirMick Lewin is semi-retired and conducts a business, Lewin Consulting Pty Ltd, engaged in 6-star Energy Rating for Residential and Commercial buildings. Mick graduated in Mathematics at RMIT in 1969 and later completed Australian Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) certification (CPIM). As a volunteer, Mick assisted with the Maines Power Project, which was conducted with the CSIRO and MASG to encourage the four major industries in the town to reduce their energy consumption by 30% by the end of 2010. Mick currently works with MACWind, MASG’s Community Wind project, and he is a keen camper and trekker. When not working on wind he has trekked in Nepal, Sumatra and China. ed and conducts a business, Lewin Consulting Pty Ltd, engaged in 6-star Energy Rating for Residential and Commercial buildings.
Mick graduated in Mathematics at RMIT in 1969 and later completed Australian Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) certification (CPIM).
Mick currently works with MacR, MASG’s Community Renewables project, and he is a keen camper and trekker.

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Mandy Field, Communications Officer

With a background in project management, not for profit management, marketing, funding / fundraising, events and volunteer coordination, Mandy has spent the past 7 years working with regional and remote communities creating opportunities for community engagement and participation.

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Jay Smith, Wasteless Project Officer

jay-smithJay is a passionate sustainability educator and facilitator with extensive experience in facilitating sustainable community behaviour change in rural and regional Victoria. He has facilitated community, youth and business engagement programs with local/state governments (Mount Alexander Shire Council, Mildura Rural City Council and Loddon Mallee Waste and Resource Recovery Group) and environmental organisations (Mount Alexander Sustainability Group, OzGreen and the Australian Conservation Foundation).

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Tina Helm, Development Officer

headshot-tina-helmTina has a strong background in community development and project management, particularly in the areas of youth, mental health, and refugees. She also currently manages the monthly Castlemaine Artists’ Market. In this short-term role Tina is responsible for advancing the fundraising and sponsorship efforts of MASG, through events, grants, and other fundraising opportunities.

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Melissa Pollock, Finance Administrator

Melissa Melissa Pollock Commenced as Finance Administrator with MASG in July 2012. The role involves maintaining the finances and payroll duties. Married two children, living at Harcourt. Interests; family, environment and sportstarted as Finance Administrator with MASG in July 2012. The role involves maintaining the finances and payroll duties. Married with two children, Melissa lives in Harcourt and has strong interest in her growing family, their sport, and the world they live in.

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