Australian Aths History

Roll of Office Bearers

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PRESIDENTS
Men's Association (AAU) 1897-1978 Women's Association (AWAAU) 1932-1978
1897-1934Richard CoombesNSW1932-1933Louise MillsVic
1934-1938Alfred G FennerSA1933-1936Emma CampbellSA
1938-1942George E LangfordVic1936-1940Mary ChambersNSW
1942-1957Hugh R Weir CBENSW1948Doris Carter OBEVic
1957-1978C Ronald Aitken CBESA1948-1952Betty BeazleyWA
1952-1962Doris Carter OBEVic
1962-1978Mabel Robinson MBEVic

 

Athletics Australia (1978- )
1978-1983Allan W McDonald QC AOVic
1983-1989Graeme Briggs AMTas
1989-1996David Prince OAMSA
1996-1999Terry Dwyer AOTas
1999-2004Andrew Forrest AO (Chairman)WA
2004-2005Ken Roche AOVic
2005-2013Robin Fildes AMVic
2013-2015ND (David) Grace QCVic
2015-Hon. Mark ArbibNSW

 

VICE PRESIDENTS
Men's Association (AAU) 1897-1978 Women's Association (AWAAU) 1932-1978
1947-1950Norman G HuttonTas1950-1952Mabel Robinson MBEVic
1950-1957C Ronald Aitken CBESA1952-1954Betty BeazleyWA
1957-1966Norman G HuttonTas1954-1956Dorothy SpittlesQld
1966-1978Thomas C Blue AM BEMQld1956-1958Mary ChambersNSW
1972-1977Allan W McDonald QC AOVic1958-1960Doreen KitchenmanTas
1977-1978Raymond M Durie OAMNSW1960-1962Lillian KavanaghSA
1962-1963Beattie MillsQld
1963-1964Doris Mulcahy-WillsonVic
1964-1965Gwen ChesterWA
1965-1966Nell Gould OAM BEMNSW
1966-1967Dame Mabel Miller DMETas
1967-1968Wendy Ey BEMSA
1968-1969Stella McMinn AMQld
1969-1970Joyce Davis MBEVic
1970-1971Zora Fibbins OAMNSW
1971-1972Shirley de la Hunty AO MBEWA
1972-1973June BowringTas
1973-1974Wendy Ey BEMSA
1974-1975Yvonne Lanyon-OwenQld
1975-1976Joyce Davis MBEVic
1976-1977Zora Fibbins OAMNSW
1977-1978Stella McMinn AMQld

 

Athletics Australia (1978- )
1978-1979Raymond M Durie OAMNSW
1978-1980Thomas C Blue AM BEMQld
1978-1984Mabel Robinson MBEVic
1979-1983Murray R AitkenSA
1980-1982 Florence E Wrighter OAM BEMNSW
1982-1983Graeme T Briggs AMTas
1983-1984Denis P Wilson AMACT
1983-1988 Florence E Wrighter OAM BEMNSW
1988-1989David Prince OAMSA
1989-1999Denis P Wilson AMACT
1999-2004Ken Roche AOVic
2004-2005Herb Elliott AC MBEWA
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2010-2013ND David Grace QCVic
2010-2015Nick MooreNSW
2013-2015Matthew B Mahon Vic
2015-2018Brenda LaPorteQld
2015-Jan SwinhoeNSW

 

HONORARY SECRETARIES / SECRETARIES / EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR / CEO
Men's Association (AAU) 1897-1978 Women's Association (AWAAU) 1932-1978
1897-1934Ernest S Marks CBENSW1932-1937Doris Mulcahy-WillsonVic
1934-1942Hugh R Weir CBEVic/NSW1937-1940Doris Magee AM MBENSW
1942-1944Herbert W MacKinlayVic1940-1942Phyllis CantwellVic
1944-1947Frank H PizzeyVic1942-1978Doris Magee AM MBENSW
1947-1974Arthur J Hodsdon MBENSW
1974-1975A Lee MorrisonVic
1975-1978A Lee MorrisonVic(Secretary)

 

Athletics Australia (1978- )
1978-1979A Lee MorrisonVic(Secretary)
1978-1985Rick PannellVic(Executive Director)
1985-1989Rick PannellVic(General Manager)
1989-1996Neil KingVic(General Manager)
1997-1999Martin SoustVic(Nat Executive Director)
1999-2004Simon AllatsonNSW(CEO)
2004-2010Danny CorcoranVic(CEO)
2010-2014Dallas O'BrienVic(CEO)
2015-2017Phillip JonesNSW(CEO)
2017-Darren GocherNSW(CEO)

 

HONORARY TREASURERS
Men's Association (AAU) 1897-1978 Women's Association (AWAAU) 1932-1978
1897-1908Ernest S Marks CBENSW1933-1940Chrissie Dahm/WalterNSW
1908-1924Stanley R RowleyNSW1940-1978Nell Gould OAM BEMNSW
1924-1936William B AlexanderNSW
1936-1941Robert P HeathwoodNSW
1941-1948James A McDonaldWA
1948-1974Arthur J Hodsdon MBENSW
1974A Lee MorrisonVic
1974-1978Edward J SumnerVic

 

Athletics Australia (1978- )
1978-1982Edward J SumnerVic
1982-1987Joan Cross OAMQld
1987-1989Stan Guilfoyle AMVic
1989-1990Merv LincolnVic
1990-1991Graeme Briggs AMTas
1991-1999John MakaruchaVic

 

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