Long Service Awards

Annually, SOLGM recognises members who have been working in local government for twenty years or more. They epitomize commitment and dedication to the craft of local government management and they bring with them a wealth of knowledge and expertise that cannot easily be quantified.   

Helen Barnes - 20 years
Simon Hart - 20 years
Mohamed Imtiaz - 20 years
Mark Lester - 20 years 
Victor Minter - 20 years
Jane Taylor - 20 years
Christine Watson - 20 years
Helen Beever - 25 years
Peter Hansby - 25 years
Rory Palmer - 25 years
Fergus Power - 25 years
Kevin Ramsay - 25 years
Julie Straka - 25 years
Kim Taunga - 25 years
Victoria Villaraza - 25 years
Gay Waikawa - 25 years
Dennis Bellamy - 30 years
David Bewley - 30 years
Tania Mildon - 30 years
Alan Young - 30 years
Kathryn Stannard - 30 years
Trudy Clark - 35 years
Blair Dickie -35 years
David Down - 35 years
Pamela Gare - 35 years
Russell McCracken - 35 years
Gaylene Prince - 35 years
Graham Bunn - 40 years
John Dragicevich - 40 years
Janie Storey - 40 years
Jeff Farrell - 45 years
Phillippa Wilson - 50 years

Life Membership

Mike Manson was elected a Life Member of SOLGM in recognition of distinguished service. Mike is Business Development Executive at Palmerston North City Council and Chief Executive of ALGIM.