John Ashford President's Award

Initiated in 1978 in its current form in recognition of persistence and voluntary effort in support of the club, it isawarded annually at the discretion of the President and presented at an AGM.

In 2017, The Committee decided to name The President's Award in memory of the late John Ashford for his lifetime of dedication and loyal service to the Geelong Gliding Club.

Past and present Geelong Gliding Club members who have been recipients of the President's Award.

Year Member
2020 Michael Durrant
2019 Chris Adda
2018 Martin Power
2017 Neil Thompson
2016 Peter Kingston
2015 Sylvia Sharman
2014 Dave and Jenne Goldsmith
2013 Frank Williams
2012 Martin Power
2011 Jeff Farrow
2010 Spiro Mallia
2009 Alf and Ailsa McMillan
2008 John Buchanan
2007 not awarded
2006 not awarded
2005 Emiliano Molina
2004 Bill Johnston
2003 Nick Popovich
2002 Olgierd Szemis
2001 *
2000 *
2000 *
1999 John Buchanan
1998 *
1997 *
1996 *
1995 Jim Garay
1994 *
1993 Phil Hearn
1992 Ian Hardy
1991 Ian Davies
1990 John Buchanan
1989 *
1988 Lloyd Bungey 
1987 Jeff Farrow
1986 Spiro Mallia
1985 *
1984 *
1983 *
1982 *
1981 *
1980 *
1979 *
1978 *

* indicates insufficient information available to confirm the award recipient.

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