Robert (Bob) Sharman
Professor Michael Roe
PRESIDENT Caroline Homer is an archivist and librarian who works for the Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office.
VICE PRESIDENT Ian Terry has been a member of THRA since 1997. He has worked as a freelance historian and was the Senior Curator of History at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. He also manages the Membership Database.
TREASURER Ross Kelly is a past Secretary of THRA. He is a (semi-)retired economist, and is also involved with orienteering, bushwalking and car trial navigation.
NEWS BLOGGER Stefan Petrow was born in Hobart. Stefan is an Associate Professor in the School of History and Classics at the University of Tasmania and has been a member of THRA since 1990. He has served two three-year terms as President.
EDITOR Alison Alexander has written 27 books about Tasmania's history. In 2014 she won the Australian National Biography Award for The Ambitions of Jane Franklin. Her most recent book is Corruption and Skullduggery: Edward Lord, Maria Riesley and Hobart's tempestuous beginnings.
DEPUTY EDITOR Leonie Mickleborough has been a member of THRA since 1984, having been inspired by Michael Roe's enthusiasm. She is particularly interested in the lives of early colonists, both convict and free.
WEBMASTER Brian Rieusset has had a diverse professional life in electronics and educational television. For many years he was the curator of the Penitentiary Chapel Historic Site. He now concentrates on convict and gaol historical research. Among his five books are Maria Island Convicts 1825-1832 and Inside Hobart Gaol 1882.
Dr Elizabeth Wilson is a University Associate with History and Classics. Dr Wilson is particularly interested in the history of Christian Brethren in Australia. Her current research projects are the formation of Brethren fellowships in nineteenth century Tasmania.
PRESIDENT'S ANNUAL REPORT
Heading photograph School Children - children doing physical education exercises in school yard of Central School, Bathurst Street (NS392/1/446) courtesy Tasmanian Archives and Heritage Office