Keeping us going.


CEO: Mr David Higgins

CEO, David Higgins was formerly the head of Interpol’s Environmental Security Programme, where he connected countries globally and supported them in their efforts to tackle environment, biodiversity and natural resource crime. He has extensive experience in programme development, partnerships and law enforcement, having previously worked in the Australian and Tasmanian governments including Tasmania Police. David’s goal is to grow the relevance and impact of Crime Stoppers Tasmania.


Chairman: Mr David Daniels OAM

David Daniels (OAM) has been an integral part of Crime Stoppers Tasmania from its set up and inception in 1994. Throughout David’s life he has been an inspiring and key community member working closely with many not-for-profit organisations. A committed and passionate worker, David has a long history of awards and accolades, including being the recipient of the Commonwealth Centenary Medal for work with the Community and Lions Clubs of Tasmania, and recipient of the Order of Australia through work with Lions and Crime Stoppers. In 2017 David was awarded Crime Stoppers International Civilian of the Year, in recognition of selfless devotion, persistent service and significant contribution to Crime Stoppers.


Deputy Chair: Mrs Lynn Mason

Lynn has over 30 years’ experience in local government, including terms as a mayor, as President of the Local Government Association of Tasmania, Senior Vice President of the Australian Local Government Association, a member of the Tasmanian Local Government Board, and well as a number of panels. Lynn is an experienced company director and is passionate about Tasmania. In 2022, Lynn Mason was honoured with an AM in the Australia Day honours list for services to local government and the community.


Treasurer: Mr John Lawrence




Assistant Commissioner Robert Blackwood

Mr Ralph Doedens

Mr Graham Freeman

Ms Katherine Halliday

Ms Kristin Haynes

Mr Jonathan Lord

Mr Nick McShane

Ms Gina Sidhu