Club History

Charter Members, Past Presidents & TTG Paul Harris Fellows

Charter Image-1s Charter Night at Hotel Australia,  7th June 1975

Charter Image-2s

1st Meeting held on 13th March 1975.
Club Founded:   19th April 1975

Club Chartered:  Saturday night  7th June 1975, and celebrated in style at The Hotel Australia, North Adelaide.

Sponsored by:   Rotary Club of Campbelltown
Chairman for Evening was Jim McClaren (President of Campbelltown).
Representatives from 32 Rotary Clubs in District 250 attended.
252 Rotarians and Guests toasted The Rotary Club of Tea Tree Gully.

District Governor: Geoff Evans (Rotary Club of Port Pirie)  D250

Charter Club Officers:
John Thomas (President), Dean Oliver (Secretary), Graham Alderman (Vice President), Dick Milner (Treasurer), Graham Smith (Director), Graeme Molony (Director), Bob Van Der Hoeven (Director).
Charter Members:
Jack Bowden, Milton Bowman, Bevan Carson, Stuart Green, Ian Hay, Ron Krieg, John Lodge, Frank McElroy, Jim Merrifield, Keith Mitchell, Kevin Munro, Brian Petherick, Donald Prince, Peter Rostron, Fred Scott, Mike Siddall, Don Smith, Gerard Swart, Chuck Townsend.

Past Presidents :

1975 – 1976 John Thomas 1976 – 1977 Graham Alderman
1977 – 1978 Dean Oliver 1978 – 1979 Dick Milner
1979 – 1980 Merv Martin 1980 – 1981 John Simpson
1981 – 1982 Kevin Todd / Graham Alderman 1982 – 1983 Don Duff
1983 – 1984 Doug McAlpine 1984 – 1985 Bill Blight
1985 – 1986 Arthur Jeffries 1986 – 1987 Mike Bertholini
1987 – 1988 Bevan Carson 1988 – 1989 John Cunningham
1989 – 1990 John Gardner 1990 – 1991 Lindsay Gibb
1991 – 1992 Graham Combe 1992 – 1993 Trevor Graske
1993 – 1994 Brian Stone 1994 – 1995 Ian Hay
1995 – 1996 Peter Rostron 1996 – 1997 Ray Whalley
1997 – 1998 Layton Catford 1998 – 1999 Ian Wilkinson
1999 – 2000 Graham Klose 2000 – 2001 Leo Forrest
2001 – 2002 Paul Klepczynski 2002 – 2003 Dean Crook
2003 – 2004 Brenton Burford 2004 – 2005 Claude Whitehead
2005 – 2006 Margaret White 2006 – 2007 Arthur Jeffries
2007 – 2008 John Trueman 2008 – 2009 Graham Fussen
2009 — 2010 Doug McAlpine 2010 — 2011 Graham Klose
2011 — 2012 Jack Richardson 2012 — 2013 Sam Siami
2013 — 2014 Glenn Mitchell 2014 — 2015 Paul Bahr
2015 — 2016 Margaret White 2016 — 2017 Ray Whalley
2017 — 2018 Ynyr Hughes 2018 — 2019 Glenn Mitchell
2019 — 2020 Glenn Mitchell 2020 — 2021 Ray Whalley
2021 — 2022 Ray Whalley 2022 -2023 Ray Whalley

 

 Paul Harris Fellows

Sapphire (S) & Ruby (R) Pins:

Graham Alderman July 1985
Ron Krieg Feb 1989 Dec 2013   +1S
Graham Combe Oct 1991 May 2007 +1S
PDG Trevor Graske Nov 1993
(PDG – 1994-95)
PDG Peter Rostron
Feb 1997 June 2010 Dec 2013  +3 R
Ray Whalley  Feb 1997 Dec 2013 +4 S July 2021 +5 S
Graham Klose Aug 2004
Dec 2013 +1 S
Claude Whitehead June 2005 Dec 2013 +3 S
John Simpson May 2007 May 2011 Dec 2013  +2 S
John Gardner May 2007 May 2011
Margaret White Oct 2008 Dec 2013  +1S
Graham Fussen
Dec 2013
(+3 District) + 2 Rubies
Glenn Mitchell
May 2017+1 S

                          
Paul Harris Fellows :

Apr 1988 Maxine Graske Jun 1988 Gwen Roberts
Jun 1988 Kathleen Cunningham Oct 1988 Doug McAlpine
Feb 1989 Bill Blight Mar 1989
Dean Oliver
May 1989 David Roberts Jun 1989 Arthur Jeffries
Jul 1991 Mike Bertholini Jul 1991 Lindsay Gibb
Oct 1991 Bevan Carson Oct 1991 Graham Combe
Nov 1995 Brian Stone Nov 1995 Tom Jenkins
Brian McDonald Feb 1997 Craig Dawson
Feb 1997 Layton Catford Feb 1997 Ian Hay
Jun 1998 Ian Wilkinson Jun 2000 Ray Kretschmer
Jun 2002 John Cunningham Jun 2002 Robin Hodgkison
Jun 2003  Leo Forrest Aug 2004 Dean Crook
Aug 2004 Paul Kilepczynski June 2005 John Trueman
May 2006 Hilary Gardner Oct 2013 Brenton Stehniak
May 2017  Jack Richardson Jun 2019 Kaye Rostron
July 2021 Joylene Mitchell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other PHF Awards

Dec 2013       Elenor Cuputo      Non Rotarian
Nov 2013       Geoff King   (Modbury Press)        Non Rotarian   
The Rotary Foundation        Certificate of Appreciation
Dec 2013   Modbury Branch  Bendigo Bank      

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