Board Members

Emily Chase

Emily Chase

Director

Emily is the CEO of the Drug Education Network and has significant leadership and management experience, as well as qualifications and extensive experience in the delivery of alcohol and other drug education and rehabilitation programs within the corrections system in Tasmania. Emily is passionate about working to reduce discrimination and stigma experienced by those who may not have access to the same positive supports and opportunities as others. Emily is focused on building the capacity of others by identifying and harnessing existing expertise and by providing people with opportunities to develop and grow.

Meet our board:
Damian Collins

Damian Collins

Chair
Damian Collins has been Chair of the ATDC Board since June 2022, and has worked in the Tasmanian ATO…
Penny Chugg

Penny Chugg

Deputy Chairperson
Penny Chugg is¬†currently the State Manager for The Salvation Army Alcohol and Drug Programs…
Greg Peterson

Distinguished Professor Greg Peterson

Director
Greg has been an ATDC Board Director since 2018. and served as Chair from November 2021 to June 2022…
Emily Chase

Emily Chase

Director
Emily is the CEO of the Drug Education Network and has significant leadership and management experie…
Mark Mason

Mark Mason

Director
Mark Mason is the Southern Regional Manager of Community Services at Anglicare Tasmania, Mark is …
Narelle Howell

Narelle Howell

Director
Narelle is married with 2 teenage children and has been a nurse for 25+ years. Over this time,…
Amy Peacock

Amy Peacock

Director
Dr Amy Peacock is an Associate Professor, National Health and Medical Research Council Emerging Lead…