John Mason PP PHF receives OAM


Our heartfelt congratulations go to member John Mason  PP PHF
Congratulations to our esteemed Charter Member John Mason who was today announced as a recipient of  the Order of Australia Medal. John and Margaret are currently en-route to Singapore where they will celebrate the Chinese New Year which is the Year of the Pig! As a valued member of our club we should be proud to recognize and celebrate the incredible work and contribution of John to our community as a worthy  recipient of this award. Ron Brownlees

Mr John Richard MASON, Highett VIC 3190 For service to the community. McCrae Yacht Club • Member, since 1974. • Principal, Sailing School, 1975-1995. • Instigated the Cadet Training Officer program. • Commodore, 1980-1983. • Vice-Commodore, 1978-1980. • Rear Commodore, 1977-1978. Rotary Club of Bentleigh Moorabbin Central • Chair, Strategic Planning Committee and Special Projects Committee, current. • President, 1994-1995. • Charter Member. • Assistant Governor, District 9810, 2005-2006. • Member, Governance and History Committee, current. • Host, Rotary Group Study Exchange Program. • Member, Rotary Oceania Medical Aid for Children. • President, Moorabbin High School Council, two years. • Member, Southmoor Primary School Council, six years. • Member and Chair of Planning, Board of Governors, Prahan College, 1974-1981. Victoria College • Founding Council Member, 1981-1991. • Chair, Facilities Committee, 1981-1991. • Chair, Coaching Committee, Victorian Yachting Council and Advanced Sailing Committee. • President, Victorian Chapter, Australian Institute of Building, 1985-1987. • Committee Member 1964-1994, Federal Councillor 1974-1987.


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