Committee and Officers 2017-2018

The services for members are provided via this Committee. All positions are honorary (i.e. unpaid), and are elected each year at the Annual General Meeting in May, or as determined by the Committee later should they not be filled.
To be nominated at the annual elections, you should have attended three General Meetings in the six months prior to the AGM.
For reasons of general privacy, complete contact details are not provided on this page. E-mail addresses below are automatically redirected to the individuals.
Have you changed your address, e-mail etc? Then advise the Membership Officer.
General enquiries to the Secretary.


Committee Position Occupant Email & Position description
President Daryl Royans Send an email to President
Secretary Monte Weeding Send an email to Secretary
Club's Public Officer, handles general enquiries, general club correspondence etc.
Treasurer Tom Garamy Send an email to Treasurer
Responsible for banking funds, paying accounts, and reporting the financial activity to the committee and general membership.
Vice President Vlad Humeniuk Send an email to VPres
Organises guest speakers for the monthly meetings and stands in for the President as required.
Education Officer Peter Harper Send an email to Education
The Education Officer organises events during the year primarily for newer members but events are organised to cater for a variety of interests, ie ladies general mechanical knowledge, specific service demonstrations as well as driving techniques and the social aspects of camping in large groups. The Club has trainers accredited via the Driver Training Unit of the Four Wheel Drive South Australia Clubs, and runs both Basic and Advanced courses for members only. Some charges may apply to cover camping fees and training materials etc.
Advertising & Publicity Gordon Combeer Send an email to Advertising
Maintains good relations with our sponsor and coordinates our presence at events such as 4x4 shows.
Trips Coordinator Mike Barkway Send an email to Trips
Trips are advertised at meetings and in the Newsletter. Once again, be early. The Club Trips Co-ordinator does not usually organise trips, however will assist with details involved in organising your trip with the resources that are available along with a wealth of knowledge. Don't be bashful, ask as most members are only too willing to talk about their favourite trip somewhere or other.
Environment Officer Michael Polacek Send an email to Environment
The Club Environment Officer is available to provide assistance with details of Public Access Routes (PAR’s); to liaise with conservation and government bodies regarding environmental issues and to give general environmental advice.
Social Coordinator Pam Humeniuk Send an email to Social
A social event is organised for every month of the year and generally does not involve 4WD'ing. They are organised and advertised well in advance at meetings and in the Newsletter. These have always proved successful and early bookings are recommended. Contact the Social Convenor, or any of the Committee, for details of events. Some fees apply for entrance, camping etc as required.
Immediate Past President Ralph Abbot Send an email to IPP
Provides continuity andsupport for the new committee.

Other Roles

Office Bearer Committee Position Responsible Occupant Email & Position description
Membership Officer Secretary Simon Critchley Send an email to Membership Officer
Advise this officer of change of address, postal, email. Manages membership applications and renewals, badges and so on. Maintains the club's membership database.
Merchandising Officer Publicity Beryl Sheean Send an email to Merchandise
The Merchandising Officer provides a discounted variety of goods at meetings. Club apparel, wine glasses and mugs etc are also available.
Technical Officer Education Officer Peter Young Send an email to Technical
This service is for members only - others please contact your vehicle manufacturer or supplier for such questions.
The Club Technical Officer is available to answer, or try to advise, on vehicle type problems. Answers are not guaranteed but the Technical Officer will endeavour to find an answer if the solution cannot be resolved on the spot. He/she also acts as a reference point for vehicle problems that can be referred to the manufacturer or our current sponsor for assistance.
Minutes Secretary Secretary Monte Weeding Send an email to Minutes
Newsletter Editor Public relations/Sponsorship Bob Ellis Send an email to Newsletter
Produces the monthly newsletter - this is available by e-email to members or by post.
Librarian None John Butlin Send an email to Librarian
The Club has a library of books and videos for loan to members.
Radio/GPS Officer Education Ralph Abbot Send an email to Radio Officer
The Club Radio Officer is available to advise about radio equipment, GPS, related software and to help resolve transmission/reception difficulties.
Education Assistant Education John Potts Send an email to Education Assistant
Facebook Editor Education Michael Brooks Send an email to Facebook Editor
Webmaster None Nick Abbot Send an email to Webmaster
Maintains the club web site.
Non Committee Four Wheel Drive South Australia Delegates Committee Four Wheel Drive South Australia Delegates Ralph Abbot
Darryl Royans
Send an email to Delegates
Welcoming Officer Public relations/Sponsorship Vlad Malcik Send an email to Welcoming
Visitors are welcome to our meetings. Look for the Welcoming officer who will assist you.
Auditor Treasurer Steve Miller Performs the annual audit of the Clubs assets and financial activities.
Social sub-committee Social Committee Various Send an email to the Social Committee

A portion of the annual membership fee is used to ensure that the officers and volunteers of the Club are covered under a Public and Directors & Officers Liability insurance scheme.