This special AGM edition celebrates the achievements of the 2016-2017 season, reviews the year that was and looks forward to the events of 2018.
It was my intent to document the various awards so that those like myself who are unaware of the requirements or history of the awards could have a better appreciation beyond just the raw distances in brevet kilometres traveled. It turns out this is a broad topic and so in order to do it justice, there will be an “award of the month” article in future newsletters covering the topic in an appropriate amount of detail.
For now though you will just have to be as awestruck as I am at the commitment and accomplishment of covering so many kilometres in a year.
Awards were presented by Sandy Vigar to recipients who attended the meeting. The list below acknowledges all achievements for the year.
|Audax Australia Annual 10000km Award||Brian Hornby|
|Audax Australia Annual 7500km Award||Peter Watson|
|Audax Australia Annual 5000km Award||Anthony Richardson, Peter Jenkins|
|Audax Australia Annual 2500km Award||Gayle Sticher, John McMullan, Justin Bennett, Pat Lehane, Raoul Dover, Tara Horner, Vaughan Kippers|
|Audax Australia Annual 1000km Award||Andrew Gills, Elizabeth Blooms, Hugh Fyson, Kim Christie, Mark Harris, Peter Butterss|
|Australian Super Randonneur||Anthony Richardson, Brian Hornby|
|Dirt Series||Peter Jenkins, Raoul Dover, Vaughan Kippers|
|Gale Schaub Award||Gayle Sticher|
|Gran Turismo Super Randonneur||Anthony Richardson, Brian Hornby|
|Nouveau Randonneur||Andrew Gills, Anthony Richardson, Brian Hornby, John McMullan, Justin Bennett, Kim Christie, Peter Watson, Simon Faber, Tara Horner, Tracey Howley|
|Petite Year Round Randonneur||Gayle Sticher, John McMullan, Justin Bennett, Kim Christie, Pat Lehane, Peter Jenkins|
|The Martin Pearson Memorial Trophy||Brian Hornby|
|Woodrup 5000||Anthony Richardson, Brian Hornby|
|Year Round Randonneur||Anthony Richardson, Brian Hornby, Peter Robertson, Peter Watson, Raoul Dover|
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Reports covering the 2016-2017 season were delivered to those assembled.
Brian presented the President’s report which covered a lot of ground.
Key points mentioned:
Kym presented the financial report showing the club currently has a strong financial position. Spending for the year was explained.
Key points mentioned:
Peter presented his report providing a detailed analysis, pointing out areas of growth. The epermanent system was acknowledged as contributing to the rise in permanents ridden. A significant increase in gravel kilometres was noted as well.
Please welcome your committee for 2018.
President: Brian Hornby firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice-President: Jeff Franklin email@example.com
Treasurer: Kym Raffelt firstname.lastname@example.org
Brevet Secretary: Vaughan Kippers email@example.com
Secretary: Mark Riley firstname.lastname@example.org
Newsletter Editor: Keith Heinrich email@example.com
Calendar Co-ordinator: Peter Jenkins firstname.lastname@example.org
General Committee members: Justin Bennett, David Booth, Raoul Dover, Simon Faber, Rosie Godwin, Lindsay Green, Tara Horner, Pat Lehane, John McMullen, Anthony Richardson, Rod Staines, Gayle Sticher, Peter Watson