Better Safe than Sorry!
2nd August 2019
The HOG Gippsland Committee is proud to announce the nomination and appointment of our Safety Officers. Yes, that's right we have decided that safety is important enough to have two members in the role. Safety Officers are among us to ensure that we keep a safety focus on everything we do.
Garry Parr (Parry)
A Charter Member of the Chapter Parry joined us back in September of 2016. Parry has served on the Committee as Safety Officer in the past and was keen to get back on board for 2019.
Parry started riding at about 12 years of age on a cousin's 250 BSA Bantam. He rode mates’ bikes for a long time. His first bike was a three-cylinder Yamaha 750. From there he went to I went to Suzuki, Kawasaki, and then a Honda 1100.
Parry's first Harley was a 2012 Harley Fat Boy and now he rides a 2016 Road King and loves it!!
Tony Williams (Kiwi)
Kiwi joined the Chapter in February 2018 and has served as Assistant Safety Officer. He's been in Australia since 1990 crossing the ditch after retiring from the New Zealand Armed Services.
Kiwi has been around bikes since the age of 13. His first bike was a Yamaha mr50 then they only got bigger from there right up to his new 2018 Fatboy. Now he's living the dream.
Kiwi spent three years as an army medic, three years in the New Zealand ambulance service and 13 years in st John's Ambulance Division. Coupled with 40 years riding experience he will a real asset to have on our Safety team!
Please join us in welcoming these valuable members to our team!