Our Board

The HOPES Inc board consists of a dedicated group of committed volunteer members.

Learn more about the HOPES Inc Board

HOPES Inc are always looking for new talent to add to our board. If you’re are interested, please contact us.

Sue Hodgson


Sue has had almost 30 years experience living and working with people with acquired brain injury, having co-founded Headway Tasmania in 1986, and then becoming a founding member of HOPES in 1993.

Sue has a Bachelor of Education Degree, and a Masters Degree in Social Science (social research). She is a past chair of the Ministers Disability Advisory Committee and is passionate about people living with a disability having the right to productive lives in the community.

Tammy McCance

Vice Chair

Tammy has had a diverse career over the last 30 years including Commonwealth, State and Local Government bodies as well as private enterprises and not-for-profit organisations. She has a degree in Business with a focus on Human Resources and marketing.

After retiring Tammy’s focus has been on her lifetime enjoyment of creating in painting, sculpture and various crafts.  She hopes to share her skills wherever possible.

She has three daughters and 5 grandchildren who she believes keeps her feeling young.

Ruchita Redkar


More information coming soon.

Harun Abdullah

Board Member

Harun worked in the community sector for 11 years assisting men with issues concerning homelessness and drug and alcohol.

Harun has been employed in the Australian Public Service for 27 years and currently works for the Department of Human Services (Centrelink) in a face to face customer service role.

Harun has been actively involved in Muslim community organisations for over 30 years and is currently Trustee of Hobart Mosque  and a Board Member of the Islamic College of Melbourne.

He has a B.A (Hons) from University of Tasmania with majors in History and Political Science.

Harun has personal experience of Acquired Brain Injury and the challenges faced in making a successful return to employment.

Harun is an enthusiastic supporter of Hobart Hurricanes in the T20 Big Bash.

Liz Coleman

Board Member

More information coming soon.

Georgina Doughty

Board Member

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Ellen Johnson

Board Member

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Mark Lamont

Board Member

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