Details of all Society activities for 2018 can be found in the revised Program.
Please note that lecture meetings are generally held on the third Thursday of the month at 5.30 pm, at the St Andrews Parish Centre, 43 Church Terrace Walkerville. For the Centre, enter and park off Fuller Street car park. Drinks and light refreshments are available before most lectures.
Meetings may be followed by an optional light dinner at a local venue.
Details about upcoming lectures will be advised in the bi-monthly members newsletter GeoNews.
Members are requested to make a gold coin donation to help offset the cost of the venue. The cost for non-members is $10.
Snowy Hydro – its history and renewable power generation.
Darren is Snowy Hydro’s General Manager of Asset Management & Engineering, with over twenty years experience managing engineering, projects, maintenance, operations, organisational change, and leadership development. He holds trade qualifications and an Honours degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wollongong. Darren grew up and completed his schooling in Dubbo NSW, before moving to Wollongong where he started his engineering career with BHP. After working in Wollongong and Sydney for ten of years, his love of the country lifestyle saw him relocate to the Monaro region in 2000. Darren and his wife Melinda are enjoying raising their three children in Cooma’s strong & vibrant community.
In his spare time, Darren enjoys modifying and re-building old houses and old cars, squeezing in a little overseas travel with his family, and is an enthusiastic SCUBA diver.