Kevin Williams

This profile introduces our new Editor-Kevin Williams. Kevin has a background in the Education-system, so anyone sending articles in MUST have their spelling write, or it's 50 lines in detention!! You have been warned!

1. Full name: Kevin Rowe Williams

2. Born – When and where: 22 May 1943, Kyabram, Vic.

3. Marital status: Married to Jenny (nee Hernan) 12 January 1963 in Benalla.

4. Family: 4 kids (2 girls & 2 boys), 4 grandkids (2 girls & 2 boys).

5. Are you working: Retired Primary Teacher / Primary Principal / Public Servant (Regional Administration, Statewide Administration) [40 years with Victorian Education Department].

6. Type of transplant and date: Heart Transplant, 17 May 2003.

7. Reason for transplant: Ischemic Cardiomyopathy as a result of Heart Attack,19 August 1999.

8. Where and when were you 'Called": Deeply asleep in my own bed at home in Edithvale.

9. Most memorable moment of the transplant process: Being in the 'Steroid Room' with 3 other heart transplantees talking throughout the night and driving nursing staff crazy and with all 4 of us forming a unique bond.

10. Most amusing moment of the transplant process: Asking Doc on day 4 or 5 after transplant if I could attend my own 60th birthday party on Saturday 24th May and being told "I suppose you also want a pilot's license!". More than 100 people celebrated it without me present anyway!

11. Hobbies: Computers, stamps, coins, local theatrical group, lawn bowls, community service.

12. Favourite things, places, food, music: Family, all styles of music, grilled fish, holidays, church, community, and theatre.

13. Other comments: Having been listed 12 months prior, de-listed for medication treatment (carvedilol), and then listed again, and only having to wait 3 weeks before being 'called'.