Geoff Foster, 60
Australian Bus Panorama Editor
Geoff has been a member of the society since 1972-3 joining at age 16. Out of the last 40 something years since he was on the committee for over 30 years with the odd year or two off here and there. He has served in most of the committee positions including a long stretch as President during the 1980s.
Following a few years co-ordinating Victorian content for Fleet Line he became editor of the society’s own magazine, Australian Bus Panorama a role he has maintained now for 32 years.
In the late 1980s Geoff purchased and restored an ex U.S. Buslines Shark Front Comair Bedford SB3 which he drove to Sydney in 1988, in company with five other Victorian buses, for the opening of the Tempe Bus Museum. Geoff’s main interests are in vehicle records, photography and company histories plus collecting models, timetables etc.
Having retired for the Department of Education a couple of years ago, Geoff is now enjoys regular trips across the world with his wife.