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The Committee of Management of the Sardinian Cultural Association (Vic) Inc. (SCA)  recognises and acknowledges the valuable contribution of the various Committees and Members of the Sardinian Club and the Sardinia Social Club which proceeded the formation of the SCA in 1987

Committee

Year President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer
1987 A Ledda P Puggioni O Useli A Puggioni
1988 A Ledda P Puggioni O Useli A Puggioni
1989 A Ledda P Puggioni O Useli A Puggioni
1990 A Ledda G Licheri O Useli P Puggioni
1991 A Ledda G Licheri O Useli P Puggioni
1992 A Ledda G Licheri O Useli A Camba
1993 A Ledda S Useli O Useli A Camba
1994 A Ledda P Puggioni O Useli A Camba
1995 A Ledda M J Piu Y Useli A Camba
1996 A Camba M J Piu I Marino P Lostia
1997 P Lostia M J Piu A Laporta I Marino
1998 P Lostia M J Piu A Laporta I Marino
1999 P Lostia Y Useli A Liggieri S Rupnik
2000 P Lostia Y Useli A Liggieri S Rupnik
2001 P Lostia Y Useli A Liggieri S Rupnik
2002 P Lostia G Nolis M Piu I Marino
2003 P Lostia G Nolis M Piu A Chighine
2004 P Lostia G Nolis M Piu A Chighine
2005 P Lostia G Nolis M Piu A Chighine
2006 P Lostia G Nolis M Piu A Chighine
2007 P Lostia G Nolis M Piu A Chighine
2008 P Lostia G Nolis M Piu A Chighine
2009 P Lostia G Nolis M Piu A Chighine
2010 P Lostia G Nolis M Piu/O Useli A Chighine
2011 P Lostia G Nolis O Useli A Chighine
2012 P Lostia G Nolis O Useli A Chighine
2013 P Lostia Y Useli O Useli/A Ledda A Chighine
2014 P Lostia Y Useli A Ledda A Chighine
2015 P Lostia Y Useli A Ledda A Chighine
2016 P Lostia Y Useli A Ledda A Chighine
2017 P Lostia Y Useli A Ledda G Ruiu
2018 P Lostia Y Useli A Ledda G Ruiu

Life Members

1996: Angelo Ledda

1999: Sebastiano Bellinzas, recognised for work preceeding the SCA

1999: Salvatore Carboni, recognised for work preceeding the SCA

1999: Frencesco Loi, recognised for work preceeding the SCA

1999: Salvatore Useli & Olga Useli

2011: Frank Piu

2014: Paolo (Paul) Lostia


Recipients of Certificate Of Recognition

(Est. 1994)

1994:  
Angelo Ledda (President SCA) for his services to the Sardinian community;
 
1997:  
Dott. Ostelio Remi (Director Italian Institute of Culture), for his enthusiastic support of the “Scoprendo la Sardegna” Musical Event conducted in Melbourne & Brisbane, performed by a number of renown touring traditional and contemporary Sardinian Musicians;
 
2001:
Dott. Gianni Bardini (Italian Consul General) for his consistent pro active support throughout his term of office;
 
2002:  
Laura Mecca (Director Italian Historical Society at COASIT) and her husbandDante Mecca (Member SCA), for their outstanding support andproviding many artisan items for the SCA's Clubrooms and over a long period of time being readily available for professional advice;
 
2003:  
Antonio Trivisonno (Member SCA) for having been awarded the Centenary Medal by the Governor General of Australia, in recognition of his long voluntary service to the Senior Citizens Multicultural Community of Boroondara, and long standing support of the SCA;
 
Giovanna Trivisonno (Member SCA), for the outstanding success andinclusion of her Sardinian recipe "Minestra di Verdure" in the widely acclaimed "Leggo’s Golden Anniversary Cookbook", and long standing support of the SCA;
 
Frank Piu (Member SCA), for his long standing support, particularly in regularly donating personally hand-crafted items of "Artigianato for the SCA's Clubrooms and as raffle prizes;
 
2004:
Agostino Poddie & Olivia Senu, husband and wife relatives of Iole and Vincenzo Marino (Members SCA)  visiting Melbourne from Belvì, for their generous 'hands-on" involvement with the activities of the SCA during their 3-month stay;
 
Gabriella G. Hubbard and Germano Spagnolo (Journalists "Il Globo") for publishing supporting SCA feature articles over a long period of timeand their attendance to many of the SCA'sevents over many years;
 
2005:  
Fabio Melis, visiting Sardinian musician and exponent of the "Launeddas and Didgeridoo", in appreciation of his visit for a series of concerts in Melbourne and Brisbane at his own expense;
 
Benito Cordedda, Toia Cordedda, Salvatore Useli, Olga Useli, Loana Marino, Lino Concas(Members SCA) and Gigi Serra (Member SCA and professiobal Chef) for their contribution to the success of the "A Taste of Sardinia/Il Gusto di Sardegna" week held at"Enoteca Sileno Gastronomia" - restaurateurs, importers and wholesalers of Italian artisan wine and Italian artisan food (Sponsors SCA);
 
2008:  
Dott.ssa Simonetta Magnani (Director Italian Institute of Culture) in appreciation of her contribution and support throughout her term in office;
 
Paolo (Paul)  Lostia (President SCA) for his long term dedication, vision and promotion of the SCA throughout the Italo/Australian and Australiancommunity as well as overseas;
 
2014:
Giuseppe Nolis, Tonina Nolis, Aurora Chighine and Giovanna Ruiu (Committee Members SCA ), Giovanni Chighine and Iole Marino (Members SCA) Ignazio Deiana - "12 Bottles " -  importers, wholesale and distributors of fine wines from Australia, New Zealand and Italy. (Sponsors SCA), Leo Vargiu, Silvana Vargiu andMargaret Giudice (Club Italia Sporting Club Committee Members), Fabio Dore, Stefano Rassu, Giovanni Pilu and Pietro Porcu (professional Chefs and restaurateurs) for their outstanding contribution towards the success of the“Day of Solidarity - I Quattro Mori Australiani” Sardinian Cyclone Appeal Fundraising Appeal Luncheon which raised over $A30,000;
 
Salvatore Masala, Ignazio Vargiu, Caterina Vargiu, Giovanni Sale, Maria Zara, FrankZara - posthumous, Elaine Ledda, Benito Cordedda, Toia Cordedda, Maria Cavallo, Albino Cavallo, Frank Ortu, Mary Ortu, Giuseppe Piu, Marie Piu, Michael Piu, Giuseppe Fancellu, Antonio Deriu, Cornelia Deriu, Angela Sfara, Rocco Sfara, Aldo Vaninetti, Flammi Vaninetti - posthumous, Fr. Michael Ledda, Frank Ledda, Sabina Ledda (Members SCA) forthe many years of continued support and contribution to the development and success of the SCA;
 
2015:
Giuseppe Nolis, Tonina Nolis, Giovanna Ruiu Aurora Chighine (Committee Members SCA) Ylenia Useli (Vice President SCA), Tony Ruiu - posthumous, Iole Marino, Giovanni Chighine, Evelina Più, Giovanni Più, Tony Manca, Catalina Manca(Members SCA) and Lino Concas (Founding Member of previous Sardinian Club) in appreciation of the many years of continued support and contribution to the development and success of the SCA;


Winners of the SCA Member's Recognition Annual AGM Award (Est. 2002)

2002:  Benito & Toia Cordedda at Saville Hotel Group;

2003:  Giuseppe & Marie Piu at Saville Hotel Group; 

2004:  Angelo & Elaine Ledda at Saville Hotel Group; 

2005:  Aurora & Giovanni Chighine at Saville Hotel Group;

2006:  Maria & Peter Zeiss at Mantra Hotel Group;

2007:  Iole & Vincenzo Marino at RACV Club;

2008:  Fanni and Francesco Rigo at RACV Club;

2009:  Marina and Ted Lipiarski at RACV Club;

2010:  Antonio and Giovanna Trivisonno at RACV Club;

2011: Frank & Mary Ortu at RACV Club;

2012: Angelo & Elaine Ledda at RACV Club;

2013: Giovanni & Evelina Piu at RACV Club;

2014: Ignazio and Caterina Vargiu at RACV Club;

2015: Marino and Laura La Nasa at RACV Club;

2016: Mariangela & Jan Prib at RACV Club;

2017: Iole Marino at RACV Club