HISTORY PAGE

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Rotary International Charter granted 20 March 1957
Charter members: Vice President H L Coventry, Secretary W N Liddle, Treasurer J Minton-Connell, J C Paice, M M Johnstone, H T Mackey, T H Cleary, G A Walpole, W G Gibbs, Rev E Hunken, V Perkins, R D Ferris, I H Wood, T W Stone, G M Waterhouse, J D Abey, R M Wells, W T Nichols & B Wilson.


Presidents of Rotary Club of Latrobe since its Charter:
YEAR
NAME
YEAR
NAME
1957-58
R J Palmer
1958 -59
H L Coventry
1959-60
R D Ferris
1960-61
G A Walpole
1961-62
M M Johnstone
1962-63
W G Gibbs
1963-64
J D White
1964-65
B Wilson
1965-66
R M Wells
1966-67
M G Elliston
1967-68
C W Bevridge
1968-69
J R Stephenson
1969-70
K L Perkins
1970-71
J Minton-Connell
1971-72
E A Robertson
1972-73
G L Dye
1973-74
E J Curtis
1974-75
J H Bevridge
1975-76
A J Brown
1976-77
K M Renaldson
1977-78
B M Thomas
1978-79
M N Hortle
1979-80
I J Kirkwood
1980-81
J E Bennett
1981-82
L B Addison
1982-83
M W Ford
1983-84
R H Loane
1984-85
A B Turnbull
1985-86
E R Mitchell
1986-87
M D Brown
1987-88
P Pearton
1988-89
T Mantach
1989-90
C Radford
1990-91
A Ryan
1991-92
D Williams
1992-93
K Shadbolt
1993-94
L Peck
1994-95
R Bevridge
1995-96
B Richardson
1996-97
D Jones
1997-98
R Bramich
1998-99
G Shannon
1999-00
R Radford
2000-01
A Loane
2001-02
M Skirving
2002-03
R Layton
2003-04
D Russell
2004-05
C Benbow
2005-06
H Sheppard
2006-07
T Fist
2007-08
E Funk
2008-09
A Baker
2009-10
J Hicks
2010-11
D Jones
2011-12
​2013-14
​2015-16
​2017-18
R M Thomas
M McLoughlin 
C Benbow  
J Blackwell                
2012-13
2014-15
2016-17
2017-18
P Broun
​M Birchenough
​F Ammerlaan
S Jones


District Governor:
2003-04 PP Kevin Shadbolt became the first club member to become Governor of District 9830. He also held this position in the year 2007-8 due to the untimely passing of Bernie Charles 3 weeks into his term. 

District Governor's Representatives:
YEAR
NAME
TITLE
1974-77
PP John Bennett
Youth Exchange Co-ordinator
1978-81
PP Jack Curtis
District Historian
1990-91
PP Charles Radford
Vocational Service
1995-98
PP Kevin Shadbolt
Inbound Youth Exchange Co-ordinator
1998-01
PP Kevin Shadbolt
Assistant District Governor for the Mersey region
2004-05
PP David Russell
Assistant Governor
2007-08
PP Heather Sheppard
Assistant Governor
2010-12
PP Heather Sheppard  
GSE Chairman
2010-12
PP Judy Hicks
Youth Exchange Chairman
2015-16
PP Judy Hicks
Assistant Governor


Probus:
Probus is an association of active retirees who join together in clubs, the basic purpose of which is to provide regular opportunities for them to keep their minds active, expand their interests and to enjoy the fellowship of new friends.
The Rotary Club of Latrobe has sponsored the following Probus Clubs:
1982  - Mersey Mens Club in 1982 
1987 - The Ladies Probus Club of Devon (Later changed to The Ladies Probus Club of Mersey)
1992 - The Mixed Rubicon Probus Club 
2008 - The Kentish Probus Club
→ visit the website http://www.probussouthpacific.org/

Paul Harris Fellows

PP Richard Ferris AM
PP Max Elliston
PDG Geoff Haward
(Nth Launceston)
PP Jack Curtis
PP Geoff Dye
PP Kem Perkins* OAM
Mrs Helen Stephenson*
R Jack Sheriff
R Ray Chandler
PP Charles Radford OAM
PP Miles Ford
PP Quentin Hughes
(Somerset)
HR David Foster OAM
PP John Hibbins
(Ingleburn)
PP Ron Loane
PP Snow Thomas*
PP Tate Brown
PP Adrian Ryan*
PDG Kevin Shadbolt*
PP Ray Bramich
PP Bruce Richardson
PP Tony Mantach
HR Margaret Elliston
R Don Addison
PP Reuben Radford
PP David Jones*
R Don Addison
Anne Shadbolt (District).
PP Max Skirving
PP Alec Loane
John Reisz
R Tas Ford
PP Heather Sheppard
Kae Campbell (Lions)
PP Colin Benbow
PP Tim Fist
PP Margaret Birchenough
PP Ivor Kirkwood
PP Evelyn Funk
PP Judy Hicks
PP Geoff Shannon
PP David Batson (Vic)
Geraldine Perkins
Heather Ryan
Dorothy Jones
​PP Peter Broun
 *= sapphire pin