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Roll of Honour

NEW SOUTH WALES COUNTRY PRESS ASSOCIATION

PRESIDENT

1900-04 JAMES C LESLIE (Corowa Free Press) Obit 1907
1904-07 THOMAS TEMPERLEY (Richmond River Times, Ballina) Obit 1918
1907-08 W H MIDGLEY (The North West Champion, Moree) Obit 1949
1908-09 B J GROGAN (Yass Tribune) Obit 1956
1909-10 HON J RYAN, MLC (The Lithgow Mercury) Obit 1940
1910-12 HON JF TREFLE, MLA (Temora Independent) Obit 1915
1912-14 J JOHNSTON, OBE (The Riverine Grazier, Hay) Obit 1939
1914-16 A McARTHUR (The Armidale Chronicle) Obit 1939
1916-18 J J SULLIVAN (Murrumbidgee Irrigator, Leeton) Obit 1936
1918-20 R J BAKER
(The Gosford Times) Obit 1926
1920-22 S R MUSGRAVE (The Illawarra Mercury, Wollongong) Obit 1943
1922-24 R V SMYTHE (Katoomba Echo) Obit 1937
1923 HON G H VARLEY, MLC (Chairman, Country Press Co-op Co. Pty Ltd) Obit 1936
1923 H S ROBINSON (The Singleton Argus) Obit 1928
1924-25 M J CONDON (The Lachlander Condobolin) Obit1955
1925-26 J A BRADLEY (Temora independent) Obit 1945
1926 W GILES (The Western Champion, Parkes) Obit 1934
1927 W A SMITH (The Bega District News) Obit 1947
1927-28 HON E C SOMMERLAD, CBE, MLC (Glen Innes Examiner) Obit 1952
1929-30 P SULLIVAN (The Gundagai Independent) Obit 1930
1930 T RAUCH (Nowra News and Telegraph) Obit 1949
1930 A J CREAGH (The Northern Daily Leader, Tamworth) Obit 1946
1930-31 H LEGGO (Orange Leader) Obit 1941
1931-32 H B WHITHAM (Western Newspapers Limited, Orange) Obit 1948
1932-33 J W PARKER (West Wyalong Advocate) Obit 1968
1933-36 A R McLEOD (Manilla Express] Obit 1951
1934-35 T M WOODLANDS (Grenfell Observer) Obit 1951
1935-36 A JOSEPH (The Northern Daily Leader, Tamworth) Obit 1947
1936-37 E J TAYLOR, MBE (The Lithgow Mercury) Obit 1976
1937-38 E W ROBINSON, MBE (The Singleton Argus) Obit 1986
1938-39 L P HIGGINS (The South Coast Register, Berry) Obit 1967
1939-40 J C PRICE (The Tweed Daily, Murwitllumbah) Obit 1948
1940-42 DR R L BLAKE, LittD (Hon) (The Armidale Express) Obit 1973
1942-44 G V SIDMAN (Camden News) Obit 1953
1944-46 A T SHAKESPEARE (The Canberra Times) Obit 1975
1946-48 R E McCLINTOCK, MBE (Muswellbrook Chronicle) Obit 1979
1948-50 W S MUSGRAVE (The Illawarra Mercury, Wollongong) Obit 1976
1950-51 E J TAYLOR, MBE (The Lithgow Mercury] Obit 1976
1951-53 J J BRADLEY, OBE (Temora Independent) Obit 1993
1953-55 H E O CAMPBELL (Gilgandra Weekly) Obit 1988
1955-58 H JOSEPH, AFC (The Northern Daily Leader, Tamworth) Obit 1992
1958-60 D D P DROVER (Narrandera Argus) Obit 1965
1960-62 I S M RICHARDSON (Camden News) Obit 1989
1962-63 C B WHITELOCK (Narromine News & Trangie Advocate, Narromine) Obit 1994
1964-66 W B ANNABEL, OAM (The Bega District News) Obit1999
1966-68 G R DOWLING, OAM (The Border Morning Mail, Albury) Obit 1997
1968-70 HON H J SULLIVAN, MLC (Moree Champion) Obit 1977
1970-73 M G DAY (Windsor and Richmond Gazette, Windsor)
1973-75 G R WATSON (Tumut & Adelong Times, Tumut)
1975-77 D H McGREGOR (Mudgee Guardian & Gulgong Advertiser, Mudgee) Obit 1992
1977-79 J B CHATAWAY, PhC (The Macieay Argus, Kempsey)
1979-81 R H ROBINSON (The Singleton Argus)
1981 83 F J RYAN (The Macarthur Advertiser, Campbelltown)
1983-86 D J R SOMMERLAD FAIM (Rural Press Limited, Sydney)

SECRETARY

1900-04 G WRIDE
1904-28 HON T M SHAKESPEARE, MLC
1928-40 E W BRANDER, JP
1940-45 HON E C SOMMERLAD, CBE, MLC
1945-61 HON E L SOMMERLAD, BA, BEc, MLC
1961-70 H E ROOTS
1970-73 C C JENKINS, ASA (Snr)
1973-1980 N V BUCHANAN
1980-86 I D DAVIDSON, BA, TC, MIPMA

COUNTRY PRESS ASSOCIATION OF NEW SOUTH WALES INC.

PRESIDENT

1986-1988 J F McL DUNNET, BA, M LITT (The Courier, Narrabri)
1988 1990 B G GREGSON (Namoi Valley Independent, Gunnedah)
1990-1994 J D KELLY (The Area News, Griffith) Obit 1998
1994-1996 A S J BRADLEY (Temora Independent)
1996-1998 S M BRITTEN (Mid-Coast Observer, Kempsey)
1998-2000 J W SOMMERLAD (Regional Publishers Pty Limited, Tamworth)
2000-2003 B H F WILSON (Kiama Independent)
2003-2005 G C BAKER (Deniliquin Pastoral Times)
2005-2007 A W PONT, BCom (Ecs) (Rural Press Limited, North Richmond)
2007-2008 K G McKENZIE (Gunnedah Publishing Co Pty Ltd)
2009 G C Baker (Deniliquin Pastoral Times)

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

1986-1987 I D DAVIDSON, BA, TC, MIPMA
1987 D J R SOMMERLAD, FAIM
1987-1988 F J RYAN
1988-2003 D J R SOMMERLAD, AM, FAIM

EXECUTIVE OFFICER

2003-2008 R WESTAWAY, BA, GRAD DIP BUS SYS.

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER

2009 J E Ray, B.Comm, FCPA