Her Excellency, Erica Schouten
Ambassador of The Kingdom of The Netherlands
Patron from 2017–Present
Erica toured our restoration hangar and met the volunteers on 6 March 2017 as part of a visit to Albury by the Dutch Ambassador to surprise Noel Jackling with a Dutch royal honour (Knight of the Orange-Nassau).
The Dutch Embassy has an active social media presence, including their Facebook page.
Richard de Crespigny, AM
QANTAS captain, former RAAF pilot
Patron from 2014—Present
Aviation insiders know Richard as the captain of flight QF32 which suffered catastrophic engine and systems failures but managed to land safely. His website has a wealth of information about the Uiver and MacRobertson Air Race.
Patron from 2014–2017
Ambassadors have limited term posts in Australia. We are grateful for the support shown by Her Excellency, Annemieke Ruigrok while she was based here.
Annemieke became a focal point in the Uiver 80th Anniversary celebration weekend in 2014.