Zero Net Emissions by 2025

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, networking
with other regional groups, attending and presenting at
conferences throughout the country, and generally keeping the ball rolling behind the scenes.

MASG Committee of Management 2016/2017

A Committee of Management was elected at the Annual General Meeting on 24th November 2016.

2016/2017 Committee of Management (COM):

Chair: Mary Blain

Deputy Chair: Mick Lewin

Treasurer: Maurie Molan

Secretary: Gerry Egan

Committee Members:

Deane Belfield

Ian Jones

Bill Grant

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:

Mary Blain, MASG Chair

Mary is a retired teacher who before moving to Castlemaine in 2012 trained
as a Sustainability Ambassador for the City of Whitehorse. She was also
active in the establishment of  the Transition Town Movement in Whitehorse.
As well as her involvement on the Committee of MASG Mary and her husband Jim
have established an organic and nearly self- sufficient food garden in
Campbells Creek.

Allie Hanly, Development Officer

Allie comes to us from MAINfm where she spent several years as Content Producer and Community Engagement Officer. She will be working at MASG one day a week as Development Officer, facilitating grants, sponsorship, events and anything that helps the organisation grow and thrive. She has recently adopted a gentle, older dog called Bobbi who you may also start to see around the MASG office.

Email Allie

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 10 years working with regional communities creating opportunities for community engagement and participation through arts and sustainability initiatives.

Email Mandy

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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