NHT Staff

Michael Bishop - Monday to Friday
Chief Executive Officer
I work with the NHT Team  to support the Network of Houses across Tasmania.  A large part of my role includes advocacy, developing and managing relationships, working with key stakeholders and maintaining the strategic direction of NHT.

Karen Austen - Monday to Thursday
Project Officer - The two main focus areas in my work include:

  • supporting the 34 Eating with Friends groups, 23 of which are supported by Houses.
  • identifying and sourcing training options for staff and volunteers within the network.


Alex Pyc - Tuesday to Friday
Administration Officer
I provide administrative support to the CEO and assist with various projects and events across most areas of the organisation.

Jonathan Bedloe - Monday to Thursday
Development Officer
I provide support to Houses (Managers and other staff/Board members) in:

  • Governance training
  • Outcomes reporting 
  • Other day to day needs

I also 

  • represent NHT at various network meetings and groups
  • oversee and develop communications for NHT

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