Paul Harris Fellows

A Paul Harris Fellow recognises an individual who contributes US$1000 to Rotary’s own charity, The Rotary Foundation or has US$1000 contributed in his or her name as a recognition of outstanding service. It is given in appreciation of tangible and significant assistance given for the furtherance of better understanding and friendly relations among peoples of the world. The following individuals have been awarded a Paul Harris Fellow by the Darlings or our Member’s previous club’s

  • Jaime Alden
  • Roger Alliker
  • Charles Appleton
  • Lawrence Atkinson
  • Kevin Beltrame
  • Angela Bradley
  • Ron Browne
  • Laura D’Alessandri
  • John D’Allesandri
  • Mari D’Allesandri
  • Nick Durrant
  • Lynne Gibson
  • Sue Hayward
  • Andrew Kelly
  • Michael Mazza
  • Rae-Anne Medforth
  • Allan Medway
  • Stan Moore
  • Brian Owles
  • Shirley Owles
  • Michaela Ruff
  • Drew Sturgiss
  • David Suthons
  • Jay Thorogood
  • Garry Thuer
  • Rosani Wahab

The above 25 individuals have received the recognition of a Paul Harris Fellowship, which totals $25,000 donated to The Rotary Foundation.

The Rotary Foundation has spent over 3 billion USD in making the world better since it was founded in 1917, mainly in the six areas of focus: Peace and conflict prevention/resolution; Disease prevention and treatment; Water and sanitation; Maternal and child health; Basic education and literacy; and Economic and community development.

Past Presidents

  • 2012/13 – Michael Mazza
  • 2013/14 – Garry Thuer
  • 2014/15 – Charles Appleton
  • 2015/16 – Jamie Alden
  • 2016/17 – Angela Bradley
  • 2017/18 – Rae-Anne Medforth
  • 2018/19 – Ron Browne
  • 2019/21 – Mel Lane
  • 2021/23 – Drew Sturgiss

Certificate of Appreciation

  • 2017/18 – Angelica Grillo

District Awards

  • 2017/18 – Club of the Year for District 9675

Rotary Presidential Citations

A Rotary, Rotaract, or Interact club can earn a Rotary Presidential Citation for achieving goals that strengthen Rotary and their club. Goals include increasing club membership, developing sustainable service projects, giving to The Rotary Foundation, and building awareness of Rotary in the community.

  • 2018/19
  • 2017/18