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Meet the Board

Mr Keyran Pitt KC

Mr Pitt KC has formerly held appointments as Chairman of the Resource Management and Planning Appeal Tribunal; the Planning Appeals Board; the Mental Health Review Tribunal; and the Medical Complaints Tribunal. He was also the Deputy Chairman for the Building Appeals Board and Environmental Protection Appeal Board.

Mr Pitt KC is a former President of the Bar Association of Tasmania and Medico-Legal Society of Tasmania.  He actively supported the legal profession in Tasmania as a former Council Member of the Law Society of Tasmania and Bar Association of Tasmania.

Mr Pitt KC worked as a Barrister until 30 June 2022. He currently works an Arbitrator and is also the Chairman of the Forest Practices Tribunal, and President of the Property Agents Tribunal. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Planning Institute of Australia.

Mr Graeme Jones

Mr Jones completed a Bachelor of Laws degree at the University of Tasmania in 1977 and was admitted as a practitioner of the Supreme Court of Tasmania in 1980.

He is an active member of the legal profession and the community.  His current and previous activities are as follows:

  • Legal Assistance Committee member (1983-1990)
  • Bar Association Committee member (1981-1992)
  • Member of the Board of Legal Education (2004-2008)
  • Council member of the Law Society of Tasmania (2006-2013)
  • President of the Law Society of Tasmania (2009-2010)
  • Chairman Law Foundation of Tasmania (2009-2010)
  • Board member of the Centre of Legal Studies (2008-current)
  • Member of the Legal Profession Board of Tasmania (2015-current)
  • Board member of Eskleigh Foundation Inc. (2005-2009)
  • Board member of Wildcare Inc. (2009-2013)

He recently retired from private legal practice and is an experienced legal practitioner having practiced as both a barrister and solicitor for over thirty-five years.

Mr Anthony Mihal

Mr Mihal is a director of a generalist law practice in Ulverstone and he undertakes mainly litigious work including civil, criminal and child protection.  He served on the Council of the Law Society of Tasmania for 7 years including as President in 2013/2014, the Law Foundation of Tasmania, the Management Committee of the North West Community Legal Centre including as Chair, and the Law Council of Australia’s Regional, Remote, Rural Lawyers’ Advisory Committee.  He is currently Chairman of a charitable organisation called the Roland View Estate Trust and a member of the Local Government Code of Conduct Panel.

Ms Heather Kent

Ms Heather Kent is presently CEO of the St Vincent de Paul Society of Tasmania, a large organisation that provides support to those most vulnerable across the community through a broad variety of programs.  Prior to this she was CEO of the RHH Research Foundation, an independent entity that is recognised as one of the largest funding bodies for local medical research in Tasmania.

In pursuing a desire to contribute to the community, Heather has previously served on the Board of the Tasmanian Community Fund, Primary Health Tasmania and Crimestoppers Tasmania. She also served two terms as the Deputy National Chair of the Australian Marketing Institute and Chaired the Board of St Michael’s Collegiate School for five years.

Ms Kent has previously been on the Tasmanian Women’s Council and also served as Chair of the Panel of Judges for the Tasmanian Honour Roll of Women for four years. Ms Kent was acknowledged as the Telstra Business Woman of the Year (Community and Government) in 2013.

Ms Marion Hale

Ms Marion Hale has worked in improving equity and justice in the community for the last 28 years. Her career has spanned education, crisis support, counselling, community development, policy development and population health. In 2012 Ms Hale was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to visit programs, around the world, that support women to become smoke free in pregnancy. As a result of the Fellowship, Ms Hale was elected to be the President of the International Network of Women Against Tobacco in 2015 and is serving her second three-year term as President.

Ms Hale works as an Educator for the Drug Education Network. She is also a member of the Tasmanian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (TASCAT), Mental Heath Stream, a Consumer Representative on The College of Emergency Medicine, a Panel Member on the Alcohol Review Panel and a Community Member of the Psychology Board of Australia.

Ms Regina Weiss

Ms Weiss is a graduate of the University of Tasmania and commenced her legal career as Associate to the Honourable Chief Justice Alan Blow. She was a Federal Prosecutor and then moved to The Hague, where from 2007 to 2016, she prosecuted war crimes and crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court.

Ms Weiss returned to Australia and from 2016-2021, led the legal teams of Federal Government agencies Sport Integrity Australia, the Australian Sports Anti-doping Authority and the Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity in Canberra. Since her call to the Bar, Regina has led various Reviews into allegations of historical abuse as independent counsel, acts for plaintiffs in institutional abuse matters and advocates human rights globally. Regina is the Australian Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Chair (Tas), is listed on the International Criminal Court List of Counsel for Defence and Victims and is the International Criminal Court Bar Association Focal Point on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence.