Jo Flanagan, TasCOSS Life Member

Jo has for many years been a leader in the industry and a powerful advocate for social justice causes. She is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Women’s Health Tasmania, where she is highly regarded as a creative, strong and collaborative leader.

Jo has served TasCOSS in many ways. She was a member of the TasCOSS Board for multiple terms, including serving as Vice-President. More recently, Jo has been a staff member at TasCOSS, working in leadership positions as Manager Community Sector Development and Deputy Chief Executive Officer.

A clear and persuasive writer with great attention to detail, amongst Jo’s many career highlights was the Just Tasmania campaign — a collaborative project between TasCOSS, Anglicare Tasmania and the Poverty Coalition.

Jo was awarded Life Membership of TasCOSS in 2021.


TasCOSS Life Members

Tim Gourlay, TasCOSS Life Member

Tim was awarded Life Membership of TasCOSS in November 2019.

Kath McLean, TasCOSS Life Member

Kath was awarded Life Membership of TasCOSS in November 2019.

Kay Thompson, TasCOSS Life Member

Kay was awarded Life Membership of TasCOSS in 2010.

John Stuart, TasCOSS Life Member

John was awarded Life Membership of TasCOSS in 2014.

Cecily Gilson, TasCOSS Life Member

Cecily (dec.) is a Life Member of TasCOSS.

Rt Rev Dr Chris Jones, TasCOSS Life Member

Chris was awarded Life Membership of TasCOSS in 2013.

Ann Hughes, TasCOSS Life Member

Ann is a Life Member of TasCOSS.

Dorothy Pearce, TasCOSS Life Member

Dorothy (dec.) is TasCOSS’s first Life Member.