Posted by Anita Dwyer
Past President Terry Carter PHF – Honorary Life Member
President Richard Horne & PP Terry Carter 
Terry was born in Lockhart NSW in 1949. Terry went to school in Wagga and worked in the stock and station agency after leaving school. Terry arrived in Ipswich in 1971 on working holiday. He met his wife Shona and let’s say the rest is history. Terry started work in Shona family business Hoey & Ploetz Electrical, later Betta Electrical and he worked there for 32 years until the business closed in 2005. Terry has short stint in Real Estate before retiring.
Terry joined Apex, a service club for the under 40’s. He followed his Apex journey into Rotary. Terry then joined the Rotary Club of Ipswich North on 21st November 1995 until her retired in December 2014..
Some of Terry’s many positions in the club include
  • President 2004-05
  • 1996-97 Vocational Service
  • 1998-99 International Service
  • 1999-2000 Secretary
  • 2006-07 Club Services
During his time as President Terry brought the club into the technology age, purchasing a computer and data projector for the club’s use. Terry worked on the implementation of Clubrunner, a program we now use to support our website and weekly bulletin and keep track of Club records and membership.
Terry was awarded Paul Harris Fellowship for his efforts and commitment to Rotary. Terry has continued his community work with the Men’s Shed and has been President of the Men’s Shed for the last 4 years.
Terry has now joined a the very elite group as an Honorary Life Members of the Rotary Club of Ipswich North.
PP Terry Carter and wife Shona Carter