Office Bearers Since Inception

1991   Box Hill BUG (Bicycle User Group) formed in last quarter, with the names of Mal Boyd and Robin Friday frequently mentioned, however no formal positions mentioned
     
     
1992   12 members recorded
     
     
1993 President/Convenor : Mal Boyd (the club’s first); with Robin Friday, a Box Hill Councillor, liaising with strategy bodies. The club became ‘affiliated’ with Bicycle Victoria (as it was then).
     
  Secretary: Mike McNamara (who joined in 1992)
     
    Other non specific officers: Alex Tolley, Ron & Dawn Bean, Grace Giannini and Jenny McInnes (cycling co-ordinator with Box Hill Council)
     
     
1994   The club became Whitehorse BUG (they were joined by 4 former members of the disbanded Nunawading BUG, including Doug White; George Cox had connections with Eastern Touring Cycle club – which may well have become Nunawading prior to that club’s disbanding.
    Of note: This was the first year ‘Whitehorse Wheels’ Newsletter was introduced by Ron Bean
     
  Convenor: Mal Boyd, also referred to as Chairperson
     
  Secretary: Grace Giannini
     
  Newsletter: Ron Bean
     
     
1995 Convenor: Mal Boyd
     
  Treasurer: Grace Giannini
     
  Secretary: Neville Topliss
     
  Publicity Officer: Thelma Wright
     
     
1996 Convenor: Ken Rushford
     
  Treasurer: Grace Giannini
     
  Secretary: Kevin Hossack
     
  Publicity: Roberta Bird
     
  Liaisonofficer: Mal Boyd
     
  Newsletter Officers: Jenny and Andrew Halliday
     
  Clubwebsite: Elaine Hopper & Grace Giannini
     
     
1997   the year the club became incorporated; also website introduced
     
  President: Ken Rushford
     
  Treasurer: Simon Woodford
     
  Secretary: Kevin Hossack
     
  Rides/Events Co-ordinator Neil Worsley? (need to query this with Ken Rushford)
     
  Liaisonofficer: Mal Boyd
     
  Publicity Officer: Elsa Teal
     
  Newsletter: Sandra and John Bennett
     
  Safety & Equipment: Alec Dean
     
  Website: Elaine Hopper & Grace Giannini
     
     
1998 President: John Bennett
     
  Treasurer: Simon Woodford
     
  Secretary: Ruth Williams
     
  Rides/Events Co-ordinator Sandra Bennett
     
  Publicity: Elsa Teal
     
  Newsletter and Website: Elaine Hopper
     
  Safety Officer/Equipment Officer: Alec Dean
     
  Liaison Officer: Mal Boyd
     
     
1999 President: Simon Woodford
     
  Treasurer: Uwe Himstedt
     
  Secretary: Sylvia Stevenson
     
  Rides/Events Co-ordinator Marion and Bob Winton
     
  Publicity Officer: Elaine Hopper
     
  Website: Elaine Hopper
     
  Newsletter Editor: Brigitte Shaw
     
  Safety/equipment officer: Bob Millist
     
  Liaison Officer: Mal Boyd
     
     
     
2000 President: Sandra Bennett
     
  Treasurer: Uwe Himstedt
     
  Secretary: Sylvia Stevenson
     
  Publicity: Simon Woodford / Anna Vandenberg
     
  Webmaster: Elaine Hopper
     
  Rides Co-ordinator Darby O’Toole
     
  Safety & Equipment Officer: Bob Millist
     
  Newslettered: Anna Vandenberg
     
  Liaison Officer: Mal Boyd
     
     
     
2001 President: Kevin Hossack
     
  Treasurer: Uwe Himstedt
     
  Secretary: Simon Woodford
     
  Publicity: Brigitte Shaw
     
  Newsletter Editor: Paul Baxter
     
  Rides Co-ordinator Darby O’Toole
     
  Webmaster: Elaine Hopper
     
     
     
2002 President: Alec Dean
     
  Treasurer: Uwe Himstedt
     
  Secretary: Barbara Dean
     
  Rides Co-ordinator Elsa Teal and Keith Maytum
     
  Newsletter Editor: Lesley Macdonald
     
  Rides Co-ordinator Mike McNamara
     
  Website Manager: Sue Deng
     
     
     
2003 President: Ian Hawkins
     
  Treasurer: Simon Woodford
     
  Secretary: Valerie Hawkins
     
  Rides Co-ordinator Elsa Teal and Keith Maytum
     
  Newsletter & Publicity: Lesley Macdonald
     
  Webmaster: Elaine Hopper
     
     
     
2004 President: Mike McNamara
     
  Treasurer: Simon Woodford
     
  Secretary: Anna Vandenberg
     
  Rides Co-ordinator Lee-Anne Campbell
     
  Newsletter Editor: Jenny Bear
     
  Webmaster Elaine Hopper
     
  Publicity: Lisa Rouch
     
  Safety/Equipment: Sandra Bennett
     
     
2005 President: Bruce Easton
     
  Treasurer: Jacques Fievez
     
  Secretary: Marion Winton (Hick)
     
  Rides Co-ordinator Lesley Macdonald
     
  Newsletter: Lesley Macdonald
     
  Webmaster: Elaine Hopper
     
  Membership Sec. & Newsletter distributor: Christine Kuszla
     
  Publicity officer: Graeme Summers
     
  Property officer: Len Ford
     
     
     
2006 President: Mike Taylor
     
  Treasurer: Jacques Fievez
     
  Secretary: Marion Winton (Hick)
     
  Publicity Officer: Russell Hick
     
  Rides Co-ordinator Ken Rushford
     
  Newsletter Editor: Lesley Macdonald
     
  Webmaster: Elaine Hopper
     
  Property: David Mayes
     
     
     
2007 President: Mike Taylor
     
  Vice President: Bob Harrington(check)
     
  Treasurer: Bruce Dite
     
  Secretary: Lindsay Ballard
     
  Publicity Officer: Barrry McCaig
     
  Rides Co-ordinator Russell Hick
     
  Newsletter: Mike McKay
     
  Webmaster: Elaine Hopper
     
  Membership Sec: Debbie Thomas
     
  Catering & Almoner: Max Greenall
     
  Property: David Mayes
     
     
     
2008 President: Bob Ballard
     
  Vice President: Anne Anvari
     
  Treasurer: Bruce Dite
     
  Secretary: Lindsay Ballard
     
  Publicity: Barrry McCaig
     
  Rides Co-ordinator John Cook
     
  Newsletter: Mike McKay
     
  Website: Elaine Hopper
     
  Social Secretary: Gill Bysher
     
     
     
2009 President: Bob Ballard
     
  Vice President: Mike Wellard
     
  Treasurer: Bruce Dite
     
  Secretary: Kerry McNamara
     
  Publicity Officer: Barrry McCaig
     
  Newsletter Editor: John Cook
     
  Website: Elaine Hopper
     
  SocialSecretary: Gill Bysher
     
     
     
2010 President: Mike Wellard
     
  Vice President: Russell Hick
     
  Treasurer: Bruce Dite
     
  Secretary: Kerry McNamara
     
  Publicity Officer: Barrry McCaig
     
  Rides Co-ordinator Jacques Fievez
     
  Newsletter Editor: John Cook
     
  Website: Elaine Hopper
     
  Social Secretary: Gill Bysher
     
  Almoner: Marion Hick
     
     
2011 President: Mike Wellard
     
  Vice President: Russell Hick
     
  Treasurer: Charles Lodding
     
  Secretary: Kerry McNamara
     
  Publicity Officer: Barrry McCaig
     
  Calendar Co-ordinator Wendy Taylor
     
  Newsletter Editor: John Cook
     
  Social Secretary: Gill Bysher
     
  Almoner: Marion Hick
     
     
     
2012 President: Russell Hick
     
  Vice President: John Cook
     
  Treasurer: Rod Stribley
     
  Secretary: Gordon Longridge
     
  Calendar Co-ordinator Wendy Taylor
     
  Newsletter Editor: John Cook
     
  Publicity Officer: Marion Hick
     
  Co-opted member: David Young
     
  Almoner: Katherine Ford
     
     
     
2013 President: John Cook
     
  Vice President: Neil Manthorpe
     
  Treasurer: Rod Stribley
     
  Secretary: Gordon Longridge
     
  Publicity Officer: Yvonne Dite
     
  Rides Co-ordinator Greg Curtin
     
  Website: Elaine Hopper
     
  Newsletter Editor: John Cook
     
  Social Secretary: Heidi Exner
     
  Almoner: Dawn Jones
     
2014 President: John Cook
   Vice President Heidi Exner. Rolf Exner
  Treasurer: Rod Stribley
     
  Secretary: Pat Quinn
     
  Publicity Officer: Yvonne Dite
     
  Rides Co-ordinator Greg Curtin
     
  Website: Elaine Hopper
     
  Newsletter Editor: John Cook
     
  Social Secretary: Jamie McLeod
     
  Almoner: Pam Moore & Dawn Jones
2015 President Mike Rogers
   Vice President Rolf Exner
  Treasurer: Rod Stribley
     
  Secretary: Pat Quinn
     
  Publicity Officer: Yvonne Dite
     
  Rides Co-ordinator Greg Curtin
     
  Website: Elaine Hopper and Ursula Craigie
     
  Newsletter Editor: John Cook
     
  Social Secretary: Jamie McLeod
     
  Almoner: Jan Wellard
2015 President Mike Rogers
     
  Treasurer: Rod Stribley
     
  Secretary: Pat Quinn
     
  Publicity Officer: Yvonne Dite
     
  Rides Co-ordinator Greg Curtin
     
  Website: Elaine Hopper and Ursula Craigie
     
  Newsletter Editor: John Cook
     
  Social Secretary: Jamie McLeod
     
  Almoner: Jan Wellard
2016 President Mike Rogers
     
  Treasurer: John Graham
     
  Secretary: Roger Oakley
   Advocacy Rep Michael Hassett /Grace La Vella
  Publicity Officer and Merchandise Yvonne Dite
     
  Rides Co-ordinator Greg Curtin
     
  Website: Elaine Hopper and Ursula Craigie
     
  Newsletter Editor: John Cook
     
  Social Secretary: Jamie McLeod
     
  Almoner: Jan Wellard
2017 President Mike Rogers
  Vice President  Ian Patterson
  Treasurer: John Graham
     
  Secretary: Roger Oakley
   Social Secretary  Jamie McLeod
  Publicity Officer: Elaine Hopper
   Advocacy Rep Grace La Vella
  Rides Co-ordinator Greg Curtin
     
  Website: Elaine Hopper and Ursula Craigie
     
  Newsletter Editor: John Cook
     
   Merchandise Lorraine Rodgers
  Almoner: Helga Ohlmus
2018 President David Johnston
  Vice President Terry Ryan
  Treasurer John Graham
  Secretary Roger Oakley
     
  Social Secretary Jennie Ramage
  Rides Co-ordinator Steve Roberts
  Website Ursula Craigie
     
  Newsletter Editor John Cook
  Merchandise Lorraine Rodgers
  Almoner Helga Ohlmus
2019 President David Johnston
  Vice President Jennie Ramage
  Treasurer Soteris Matheou
  Secretary Tiana Ellis
     
  Social Secretary Jennie Ramage
  Rides Co-ordinator Steve Roberts
  Website Ursula Craigie
   Safety Officer Terry Ryan
     
  Newsletter Editor John Cook
     
  Merchandise Lorraine Rodgers
  Almoner Helga Ohlmus