Dennis Meredith appointed AM

 

Congratulations to PADHC President Dennis Meredith who has been Appointed as a Member (AM) of the Order of Australia (General Division). This award recognises Dennis' significant service to hockey through roles at the local, state, national and international level.

Service includes:

International Hockey Federation
· Events/Competitions Manager, 2001-2010.
· Secretary, Competitions Committee, 2001-2010.
· Secretary, Appointments Committee, 2001-2009
· CWGOC Delhi 2010, Hockey Sports Manager
· FIH Event Delegate, Youth Olympic Games 2010
· Technical Director, World Series Hockey, 2011-2012.
· FIH Rules Board, 1992-1993
· FIH Olympic / World Cup Umpire, 1977-1987 (88 international appointments)
· FIH Olympic /World Cup Umpire Manager
· FIH Umpire Development Officer, Asia – 1999-2000
· IOC – Olympic Hockey Results and Information Project Team, Athens 2004, Beijing 2008, London 2012.
· IOC Olympic Solidarity Commission Development Program - Coordinator/ Course conductor in developing nations (Western Samoa, Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Papua-New Guinea, India, South Korea, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Malawi, South Africa).

Hockey Australia
· Life Member, since 2002.
· Past Member, Australian Hockey Association Council.
· Past Member, Umpiring Committee.
· Australian Player 1967 (22 caps)Hockey South Australia
· Chief Executive Officer, 1998-2000.
· Life Member, since 1994.
· Past President, South Australian Hockey Umpires Association.Port Adelaide District Hockey Club
· President, since 2016, 1991-1994, 1987-1989, and 1974-1977.
· Secretary, 1995, 1979-1981, 1969, and 1963-1967.
· Life Member, since 1976.
· Member, since 1957Awards and recognition includes:· Australian Sports Medal, 2000
· Official of the Year (Men's Hockey), National Officiating Program, Australian Sports Commission, 1997.
· Guust Lauthowers Trophy, International Hockey Federation, 1986 (Inaugural recipient of this award for services to the development of international hockey umpiring).
· Award of Merit, Australian Hockey Association, 1982.