2020 – In Detail

On Monday February 10th, 2020, the Geelong Sub-branch of the Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia held its Annual General Meeting, and your committee members elected 2020 are below:                     

President:          Rieny NIEUWENHOF                Vice President:         Brian O’HARA                  Vice President:                 Bernard CLANCY              Secretary:          Gary RYAN                                    Treasurer:                  Mick HOARE                     Welfare Officer:               Neil Smith

Committee Members:       David SIKORSKI , Ken BAKER , Jocelyn McMILLAN, Frank CUNNINGHAM, Kevin BENSON , Nigel WILSON , Aivar MIKELSONS , Chris SCHAPER,  Neil DAW .

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Mick Hoare, Treasurer for the Geelong Sub-branch, has been awarded the Tommy Simpson Award for 2020.  Mick has been a long time member of the sub-branch and took over the role as Treasurer in 2001.  Throughout his 18 years in the position, he has done a sterling job and now duly recognised for his contribution.

 

Thomas (Tommy) Simpson was a local Geelong lad (born in 1939) and served in Vietnam with the Royal Australian Artillery with 105 Field Battery.  He was killed on December 9th, 1965. The award is named in his honour.

 

 

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