Present: In person: Brett S., Gabriel T., Mario , Mark J., Neale H., Dave M., Jay K., Tushar, Miha, Neil H., Brett H.,
The President welcomed everyone to the meeting and called the meeting to order.
Door prize was won by Brett S.
The President welcomed Brett Swanson as a new member
Presidents Report – circulated separately
Treasurers Report – Jay presented the financial accounts noting that the club is in a good financial position, largely due to government grants. The annual membership fee will increase to $30 p.a.
Training update – Pete C reported that there was a good response to the invitation to take up refresher training, with 7 pilots responding and being offered training vouchers for $300 each.
Gabriel Toniolo: reported that he is now a dealer for Icaro and Woody Valley.
SSO update – Gabriel reported that SO workshops were held during the year and reminded that SAFA will pay $165 for first aid training.
Appointment of new committee members
Following a request for nominations, the following Committee was elected:
President: Pete C.
Treasurer: Jay K.
Secretary: Darryl B.
Committee members: Dave M., Neil H., Mark J., Neale H.
AIRS Manager: Dave M. and Gabriel T.
SSOs: Gabriel T., Pete H.
VHPA Reps: Dave M.
Jay K, 3 Sisters (Flowerdale)
Neale H. Thistle, Landscape
James A Mt Dandenong
Todd W Donna Buang
JohnR. Flinders, Flinders M.
Social Media: Brett H.
Peter Batchelor Award For Outstanding Service to the Club was awarded to: Noel Bear
Encouragement Award (recognition of a pilot with great potential and needs encouragement): Andrew Kelly.
Whitey Whiteman: Peter Adriaans