Venerables Appreciation Award
Roll of Honour

The Venerables Appreciation award is made to those few members, who have truly distinguished themselves by their sustained leadership and the exceptional service they have provided in building and strengthening the Venerables. Nominations for the Award are submitted by current members to the Past President for consideration by the Board on an annual basis.

President Fel Raimondo and Vice President John Wills present Gary Pennington with the 2019 Venerables Appreciation Award for many years of dedicated service in several positions on the Board including President.


Past President Jim Thomas presents Andrew Lamb with the 2018 Venerables Appreciation Award for many years of dedicated service including two terms on the Board, ultimately as President in 2015/16.


President Andrew Lamb and past President Gary Pennington present Tom Stephens with 2016 Venerable Appreciation Award for his dedication and sustained contribution to the club.


President Gary Pennington and past President Ed Welch present Peter Tibando with 2015 Venerable Appreciation Award for his dedication and sustained contribution to the club.


Outgoing President Peter Tibando presents Venerables Appreciation Award to 101-year-old Tom Millar, the club's first president.


Year of Recognition Name of Award Recipient
2019 Gary Pennington
2018 Andrew Lamb
2017 none
2016 Tom Stephens
2015 Peter Tibando
2014 Reg Haney and Gary Norris
2013 Tom Millar and Dave Abrams
2012 John Elstone and Carson Klinck
2011 Jim Young
2010 Art Corby and Bill MacRae
2009 Allan Green and Jack Grant
2008 Alan Lee and James Frandsen
2007 Alfred Connor and Francis Sharon
2006 Christopher Armstrong