ROLL OF HONOUR

The Society established the Roll of Honour, launched at the 2022 Annual President’s Luncheon, to highlight past luminaries who have made a significant contribution to the longevity and success of the Australian Wildlife Society and who are respected in the wider conservation field for their contribution to the preservation of Australian wildlife.

2022 Roll of Honour

Dr Julie Old, Ken Mason, Suzanne Medway AM, Dr Clive Williams OAM, and Patrick Medway AM.

Mr Ken Mason joined the Society in 2014 and has served on the Board of Directors ever since.  He served as Vice President and represented the Society in several presentations to the Hunter Wetland Centre and the Invasive Species Council.  He has made significant financial contributions to the work of the Society and was most recently awarded the Environmentalist of the year certificate by local MP Mark Coure MP.  We congratulate Ken on being added to the Society’s Roll of Honour.

Dr Julie old and Ken Mason.

Dr Clive Williams OAM joined the Society in 1986 and served with distinction as Senior Vice President for many years.  He served on the Board of Directors for more than twenty years.  Clive made a significant contribution to our major wildlife conservation projects, including Towra Point Nature Reserve rehabilitation and restoration work for migratory wading birds, Rockdale Wetland Corridor restoration, and National Tree Day programs.  Clive has played an important role in judging the Society’s annual awards.  We congratulate Clive on being added to the Society’s Roll of Honour.

Dr Julie Old, Dr Clive Williams OAM, and Patrick Medway AM.

Mrs Suzanne Medway AM joined the Society in 1988 and served on the Board of Directors from 2000 to 2021.  Suzanne was elected as the National President in 2010 and held this position until 2021.  Suzanne edited three books during her term of office and served as the Chief Editor of Australian Wildlife from 2001 to 2020 with distinction.  Suzanne established the Society’s website and social media programs and represented the Society at local, national, and international conferences.  We congratulate Suzanne on being added to the Society’s Roll of Honour.

Suzanne Medway AM, Dr Julie Old, and Patrick Medway AM.

Dr Richard Mason joined the Society in 1976 and served on the Board of Directors for more than forty years, mainly as a Vice President of the Society.  Richard is a keen ornithologist and a passionate advocate for the preservation of Australian wildlife through the Society, NSW National Parks Association, the National Trust of Australia, and Hornsby Conservation Society Inc.

Dr Richard Mason and Dr Julie Old.