Rotary Club of Wickford Club Past Presidents


1958-59 John Brock
1959-60 H. J. Poulten
1960-61 Silva Carter (PHF)
1961-62 Gerald Copsey
1962-63 Ken Fox
1963-64 Gordon Ratnage
1964-65 'Mick' Egan (PHF)
1965-66 Gordon Gardiner
1966-67 Stan Ward
1967-68 Fred Prance
1968-69 Ted Giles
1969-70 Charlie White
1970-71 Brian Ruff (PHF)
1971-72 Eddie Kosh
1972-73 Alf Fairey
1973-74 Bruce Godfrey
1974-75 John Mellon
1975-76 Len Page
1976-77 Jack Mellon
1977-78 Harvey Hodgson
1978-79 Len Driscoll
1979-80 Tony French
1980-81 Jack Pemberton (PHF)
1981-82 Mick Kemp (PHF)
1982-83 Don Hall
1983-84 Bill Nelson (PHF)
1984-85 Alan Prem
1985-86 Jack Frogg (PHF)
1986-87 Silva Carter second time President (PHF)
1987-88 Peter Smith
1988-98 John Davies (PHF)
1989-90 Richard Wragg
1990-91 Frank Harris (PHF)
1991-92 Ken Howes (PHF)
1992-93 Ralph Hayden Ralph went on to be District Governor 2000-01 (PHF)
1993-94 Peter Griffiths (PHF)
1994-95 Sid Sutton (PHF)
1995-96 Harry Payne (PHF)
1996-97 Norman Beadle
1997-98 Bill Nelson second time President (PHF)
1998-99 Peter Yeo (PHF)
1999-00 Peter Jerman
2000-01 Chris O'Connell
2001-02 Bob Plimmer (PHF)
2002-03 John Kirk (PHF)
2003-04 Wilf McLean
2004-05 John Bolton
2005-06 Derek Wragg
2006-07 Ralph Hayden 2nd time President (PHF)                                  
2007-08 Norman Hollingsworth (PHF)
2008-09 Richard Candler
2009-2010 Bob Plimmer 2nd time President (PHF)
2010-2011 Alan Prem
2011-2012 Derek Wragg 2nd time President
2012-2013 Bill Nelson 3rd time President (PHF)
2013-2014 Chris Bushell
2014-2015 Jackie Snape
2015-2016 Jack Pemberton 2nd time President (PHF)
2016-2017 Ralph Hayden 3rd time President (PHF)
2017-2018 Richard Candler 2nd time President
2018-2019 Bob Plimmer 3rd time President (PHF)

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