This week Pam Tunnicliffe, our Vice President inducted Sam Parkin into our club.

Sam is a former air traffic controller.

We’d like to welcome Sam….

Farnborough rotary Club new member for April 2012

 

 

Sam is a former RAF officer.

He lives in Farnborough, is married to Christine and has 3 sons and 2 daughters.

In the RAF he belonged to the Air Traffic Control branch and served in the UK, on the island of Gan in the Indian ocean and also Singapore and Germany.

He retired from the RAF as a squadron leader in 1993, before going on to EUROCONTROL, an international air traffic control organisation based in Brussels, to provide operational advice to the Air Traffic Control authorities in the east European States on the implementation of new Air traffic management system.

Sam became full time retired in 2008, but is very much involved locally as a Committee Member of the ‘Friends of Farnborough Abbey, Member of the Catenians (West Surrey Circle) – an Association which provides practising Catholic laymen and their families with friendship, social activities and support.

He is also a Classic car owner – 1963 Rover – attending car rallies in summer months.

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