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HOWDEN, Ian Cromie

HOWDEN, Ian Cromie OAM

For his service to the community, Ian Howden (OGC 1946) was honoured in the Queen's Birthday Awards of June 2017 with the Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia 'for service to the community through a range of roles'

Service details from the Governor-General's award website.:

Rotary District 9680
Chairman, Group Study Exchange Committee, 1993-1994. Former Chairman, District Assembly Organising Committee, 2006.
Volunteer, Fourth Avenue in Motion (FAIM) visit to Kokoda, Papua New Guinea to construct a hospital, 1994.

Rotary Club of Turramurra:
Chair, Gampong Anak Orphanage and Community Centre Project (now the Gampong Anak Children's Village), Banda Aceh, Indonesia, 2004-2010, in conjunction with the Rotary Club of Jakarta Gambir.
Founder, Turramurra Tsunami Disaster Committee, 2004. Past Chair, Eulowirree Project, 'for 5 years'.
International Service Director, 1996.
Former Deputy Director, International Service. Former Youth Exchange Counsellor.
Former Deputy Director, Vocational Service.
Former Club Service Director; Former Club Service Deputy Director. Former Member, Trees for Survival Committee.
Honorary Member, since 2007. Member, 1988-2007.
Recipient, Service Above Self Award, 2007. Recipient, Sapphire Pin, 1994.

Jurong Town Rotary Club, Singapore: President, 1985-1986.
Vice-President, 1983-1985.
Secretary, 1981-1983.
Recipient, Paul Harris Fellowship, 1986. Member, 1980-1986.

Turramurra Probus Club:
Coordinator, Investment Group, current. President, 2014.
Member, since 2007.

Parishioner, Uniting Church of Wahroonga, since 2004.

Sources:; Ad Astra December 2017 p54. OGC 1946.
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