Meeting Wednesday 3rd August


As President Mitch mentioned at last weeks meeting, we have a couple of senior speakers from Rotary visiting our club over the next two weeks to give us an insight into Rotary - PLEASE attend and help support the speakers & club. 


Next Week - 3rd August, 2016

Speaker: Barry Philps - D9680 DG 2001/02

Opportunities in Rotary that are offered by

Membership of Fellowships.

Barry will be speaking about opportunities in Rotary that are offered by Membership of Fellowships.Fellowships are generally leisure based international groups of Rotarians with similar interests. They offer a range of activities that members can participate in.

Barry Philps was born in Coventry, England and qualified in veterinary medicine at Glasgow University in 1965. He spent all of his working life associated with intensive animal farm production in a range of positions in Uganda, South Africa and Australia. He spent 25 years with the animal health division of an American pharmaceutical company in technical, sales management, business development and marketing roles.

While in South Africa, Barry was a member of Round Table for several years. He participated in marathon and ultra marathon running for many years.

Barry joined Rotary in 1993 as charter secretary of Glenhaven Rotary Club, becoming President in 1995/6. The following year, he commenced his district committee involvement in China, Russia and Rotary youth exchange. Barry has visited clubs in Argentina, USA, Canada, England, Pakistan, Scotland, Russia, Indonesia, India and Hong Kong.

Barry is married to Jennifer who is also a Rotarian.

He introduced and managed the Rotary Leadership Institute program for the last 4 years. In addition he has been part of the district Foundation team over the same period.

He has been President of International Travel and Hosting fellowship several years ago and is currently President again this year.


Duty Roster:

Meeting 3rd August 2016


Brett Herbert and Helen Hellyer