Patricia Toolan spoke at our October 2015 meeting

Achievements:

Between 1972 – 2008

  • Mother of eight children
  • Keyneton Primary School Parents & Friends Association Treasurer – 5 years
1999
  • HRIA Deane Ross Memorial Award – in recognition of outstanding promotion of heritage roses in Australia
2000
  • Mitcham Anglican Cemetery Old Rose Repository begun – supplied own root roses – monthly/bimonthly working bees
  • New Zealand Iris Society Symposium 2000 – guest speaker
2001
2002
  • Churchill Fellowship research – USA: California (speaker Huntington Botanic Gardens & Sacramento) Texas, Oregon, New Jersey; Ireland; Italy; France; Germany; England
  • HRIA Barossa & Beyond group formed – Coordinator
2003
  • Barossa Old Rose Repository Angaston begun – supplied own root roses.
  • New Zealand Heritage Roses – 16 day 12 speaking engagements in North and South Island
  • HRIA Seventh National Conference Hay NSW – guest speaker
2004
  • Aril Society International – President (still President as of December 2010)
  • USA Lecture Tour – New Orleans, Texas, New York, California
  • Australian Group Captain for Lost Beauties (German heritage roses group)
  • Australian Correspondent for The Rosarians Network eJournal (USA)
2005
  • Heritage Rose Foundation – director (two years)
  • World Federation Rose Society’s Heritage Rose Group representative (two years)
  • Australian Iris Society National Conference Adelaide – speaker
  • 10th International Heritage Roses Conference Dunedin – workshop presenter
2006
  • Australian Iris Society National Conference Yarrawonga – speaker
2008
  • Heritage Roses in Australia 9th National Conference Mornington Peninsula – workshop presenter
2009
  • California Rose Tour as tour leader through Phil Hoffmann Travel (if numbers are met – cancelled)
  • New Zealand Iris Society Convention Cromwell – key guest speaker
2012
  • Heritage Roses in Australia 11th National Conference South East SA – speaker
2014
  • Heritage Roses in Australia 12th National Conference Launceston, Tas – speaker
2016
  • (WFRS 2016 Regional Convention. & 14th International Heritage Rose Conference – speaker)
  • Heritage Roses in Australia 13th National Conference, NSW - speaker
Member of:
  • Heritage Roses in Australia
  • Heritage Roses New Zealand
  • Heritage Rose Foundation (USA),

Patricia Toolan

Patricia Toolan spoke at our October 2015 meeting

Achievements:

Between 1972 – 2008
  • Mother of eight children
  • Keyneton Primary School Parents & Friends Association Treasurer – 5 years
1999
  • HRIA Deane Ross Memorial Award – in recognition of outstanding promotion of heritage roses in Australia
2000
  • Mitcham Anglican Cemetery Old Rose Repository begun – supplied own root roses – monthly/bimonthly working bees
  • New Zealand Iris Society Symposium 2000 – guest speaker
2001
2002
  • Churchill Fellowship research – USA: California (speaker Huntington Botanic Gardens & Sacramento) Texas, Oregon, New Jersey; Ireland; Italy; France; Germany; England
  • HRIA Barossa & Beyond group formed – Coordinator
2003
  • Barossa Old Rose Repository Angaston begun – supplied own root roses.
  • New Zealand Heritage Roses – 16 day 12 speaking engagements in North and South Island
  • HRIA Seventh National Conference Hay NSW – guest speaker
2004
  • Aril Society International – President (still President as of December 2010)
  • USA Lecture Tour – New Orleans, Texas, New York, California
  • Australian Group Captain for Lost Beauties (German heritage roses group)
  • Australian Correspondent for The Rosarians Network eJournal (USA)
2005
  • Heritage Rose Foundation – director (two years)
  • World Federation Rose Society’s Heritage Rose Group representative (two years)
  • Australian Iris Society National Conference Adelaide – speaker
  • 10th International Heritage Roses Conference Dunedin – workshop presenter
2006
  • Australian Iris Society National Conference Yarrawonga – speaker
2008
  • Heritage Roses in Australia 9th National Conference Mornington Peninsula – workshop presenter
2009
  • California Rose Tour as tour leader through Phil Hoffmann Travel (if numbers are met – cancelled)
  • New Zealand Iris Society Convention Cromwell – key guest speaker
2012
  • Heritage Roses in Australia 11th National Conference South East SA – speaker
2014
  • Heritage Roses in Australia 12th National Conference Launceston, Tas – speaker
2016
  • (WFRS 2016 Regional Convention. & 14th International Heritage Rose Conference – speaker)
  • Heritage Roses in Australia 13th National Conference, NSW - speaker
Member of:
  • Heritage Roses in Australia
  • Heritage Roses New Zealand
  • Heritage Rose Foundation (USA),