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
   
   
1993President/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
   
   
1995Convenor:Mal Boyd
   
 Treasurer:Grace Giannini
   
 Secretary:Neville Topliss
   
 Publicity Officer:Thelma Wright
   
   
1996Convenor: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-ordinatorNeil 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
   
   
1998President:John Bennett
   
 Treasurer:Simon Woodford
   
 Secretary:Ruth Williams
   
 Rides/Events Co-ordinatorSandra Bennett
   
 Publicity:Elsa Teal
   
 Newsletter and Website:Elaine Hopper
   
 Safety Officer/Equipment Officer:Alec Dean
   
 Liaison Officer:Mal Boyd
   
   
1999President:Simon Woodford
   
 Treasurer:Uwe Himstedt
   
 Secretary:Sylvia Stevenson
   
 Rides/Events Co-ordinatorMarion and Bob Winton
   
 Publicity Officer:Elaine Hopper
   
 Website:Elaine Hopper
   
 Newsletter Editor:Brigitte Shaw
   
 Safety/equipment officer:Bob Millist
   
 Liaison Officer:Mal Boyd
   
   
   
2000President:Sandra Bennett
   
 Treasurer:Uwe Himstedt
   
 Secretary:Sylvia Stevenson
   
 Publicity:Simon Woodford / Anna Vandenberg
   
 Webmaster:Elaine Hopper
   
 Rides Co-ordinatorDarby O’Toole
   
 Safety & Equipment Officer:Bob Millist
   
 Newslettered:Anna Vandenberg
   
 Liaison Officer:Mal Boyd
   
   
   
2001President:Kevin Hossack
   
 Treasurer:Uwe Himstedt
   
 Secretary:Simon Woodford
   
 Publicity:Brigitte Shaw
   
 Newsletter Editor:Paul Baxter
   
 Rides Co-ordinatorDarby O’Toole
   
 Webmaster:Elaine Hopper
   
   
   
2002President:Alec Dean
   
 Treasurer:Uwe Himstedt
   
 Secretary:Barbara Dean
   
 Rides Co-ordinatorElsa Teal and Keith Maytum
   
 Newsletter Editor:Lesley Macdonald
   
 Rides Co-ordinatorMike McNamara
   
 Website Manager:Sue Deng
   
   
   
2003President:Ian Hawkins
   
 Treasurer:Simon Woodford
   
 Secretary:Valerie Hawkins
   
 Rides Co-ordinatorElsa Teal and Keith Maytum
   
 Newsletter & Publicity:Lesley Macdonald
   
 Webmaster:Elaine Hopper
   
   
   
2004President:Mike McNamara
   
 Treasurer:Simon Woodford
   
 Secretary:Anna Vandenberg
   
 Rides Co-ordinatorLee-Anne Campbell
   
 Newsletter Editor:Jenny Bear
   
 WebmasterElaine Hopper
   
 Publicity:Lisa Rouch
   
 Safety/Equipment:Sandra Bennett
   
   
2005President:Bruce Easton
   
 Treasurer:Jacques Fievez
   
 Secretary:Marion Winton (Hick)
   
 Rides Co-ordinatorLesley Macdonald
   
 Newsletter:Lesley Macdonald
   
 Webmaster:Elaine Hopper
   
 Membership Sec. & Newsletter distributor:Christine Kuszla
   
 Publicity officer:Graeme Summers
   
 Property officer:Len Ford
   
   
   
2006President:Mike Taylor
   
 Treasurer:Jacques Fievez
   
 Secretary:Marion Winton (Hick)
   
 Publicity Officer:Russell Hick
   
 Rides Co-ordinatorKen Rushford
   
 Newsletter Editor:Lesley Macdonald
   
 Webmaster:Elaine Hopper
   
 Property:David Mayes
   
   
   
2007President:Mike Taylor
   
 Vice President:Bob Harrington(check)
   
 Treasurer:Bruce Dite
   
 Secretary:Lindsay Ballard
   
 Publicity Officer:Barrry McCaig
   
 Rides Co-ordinatorRussell Hick
   
 Newsletter:Mike McKay
   
 Webmaster:Elaine Hopper
   
 Membership Sec:Debbie Thomas
   
 Catering & Almoner:Max Greenall
   
 Property:David Mayes
   
   
   
2008President:Bob Ballard
   
 Vice President:Anne Anvari
   
 Treasurer:Bruce Dite
   
 Secretary:Lindsay Ballard
   
 Publicity:Barrry McCaig
   
 Rides Co-ordinatorJohn Cook
   
 Newsletter:Mike McKay
   
 Website:Elaine Hopper
   
 Social Secretary:Gill Bysher
   
   
   
2009President: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
   
   
   
2010President:Mike Wellard
   
 Vice President:Russell Hick
   
 Treasurer:Bruce Dite
   
 Secretary:Kerry McNamara
   
 Publicity Officer:Barrry McCaig
   
 Rides Co-ordinatorJacques Fievez
   
 Newsletter Editor:John Cook
   
 Website:Elaine Hopper
   
 Social Secretary:Gill Bysher
   
 Almoner:Marion Hick
   
   
2011President:Mike Wellard
   
 Vice President:Russell Hick
   
 Treasurer:Charles Lodding
   
 Secretary:Kerry McNamara
   
 Publicity Officer:Barrry McCaig
   
 Calendar Co-ordinatorWendy Taylor
   
 Newsletter Editor:John Cook
   
 Social Secretary:Gill Bysher
   
 Almoner:Marion Hick
   
   
   
2012President:Russell Hick
   
 Vice President:John Cook
   
 Treasurer:Rod Stribley
   
 Secretary:Gordon Longridge
   
 Calendar Co-ordinatorWendy Taylor
   
 Newsletter Editor:John Cook
   
 Publicity Officer:Marion Hick
   
 Co-opted member:David Young
   
 Almoner:Katherine Ford
   
   
   
2013President:John Cook
   
 Vice President:Neil Manthorpe
   
 Treasurer:Rod Stribley
   
 Secretary:Gordon Longridge
   
 Publicity Officer:Yvonne Dite
   
 Rides Co-ordinatorGreg Curtin
   
 Website:Elaine Hopper
   
 Newsletter Editor:John Cook
   
 Social Secretary:Heidi Exner
   
 Almoner:Dawn Jones
   
2014President:John Cook
  Vice PresidentHeidi Exner. Rolf Exner
 Treasurer:Rod Stribley
   
 Secretary:Pat Quinn
   
 Publicity Officer:Yvonne Dite
   
 Rides Co-ordinatorGreg Curtin
   
 Website:Elaine Hopper
   
 Newsletter Editor:John Cook
   
 Social Secretary:Jamie McLeod
   
 Almoner:Pam Moore & Dawn Jones
2015PresidentMike Rogers
  Vice PresidentRolf Exner
 Treasurer:Rod Stribley
   
 Secretary:Pat Quinn
   
 Publicity Officer:Yvonne Dite
   
 Rides Co-ordinatorGreg Curtin
   
 Website:Elaine Hopper and Ursula Craigie
   
 Newsletter Editor:John Cook
   
 Social Secretary:Jamie McLeod
   
 Almoner:Jan Wellard
2015PresidentMike Rogers
   
 Treasurer:Rod Stribley
   
 Secretary:Pat Quinn
   
 Publicity Officer:Yvonne Dite
   
 Rides Co-ordinatorGreg Curtin
   
 Website:Elaine Hopper and Ursula Craigie
   
 Newsletter Editor:John Cook
   
 Social Secretary:Jamie McLeod
   
 Almoner:Jan Wellard
2016PresidentMike Rogers
   
 Treasurer:John Graham
   
 Secretary:Roger Oakley
  Advocacy RepMichael Hassett /Grace La Vella
 Publicity Officer and MerchandiseYvonne Dite
   
 Rides Co-ordinatorGreg Curtin
   
 Website:Elaine Hopper and Ursula Craigie
   
 Newsletter Editor:John Cook
   
 Social Secretary:Jamie McLeod
   
 Almoner:Jan Wellard
2017PresidentMike Rogers
 Vice President Ian Patterson
 Treasurer:John Graham
   
 Secretary:Roger Oakley
  Social Secretary Jamie McLeod
 Publicity Officer:Elaine Hopper
  Advocacy RepGrace La Vella
 Rides Co-ordinatorGreg Curtin
   
 Website:Elaine Hopper and Ursula Craigie
   
 Newsletter Editor:John Cook
   
  MerchandiseLorraine Rodgers
 Almoner:Helga Ohlmus
2018PresidentDavid Johnston
 Vice PresidentTerry Ryan
 TreasurerJohn Graham
 SecretaryRoger Oakley
   
 Social SecretaryJennie Ramage
 Rides Co-ordinatorSteve Roberts
 WebsiteUrsula Craigie
   
 Newsletter EditorJohn Cook
 MerchandiseLorraine Rodgers
 AlmonerHelga Ohlmus
2019PresidentDavid Johnston
 Vice PresidentJennie Ramage
 TreasurerSoteris Matheou
 SecretaryTiana Ellis
   
 Social SecretaryJennie Ramage
 Rides Co-ordinatorSteve Roberts
 WebsiteUrsula Craigie
  Safety OfficerTerry Ryan
   
 Newsletter EditorJohn Cook
   
 MerchandiseLorraine Rodgers
 AlmonerHelga Ohlmus