Dr FRANK KELLEHER OAM
CONVENOR, YOUTH COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD
ORDER OF AUSTRALIA ASSOCIATION
Frank Kelleher OAM is an Agronomist of 50 years standing, with 35 years in tertiary Agricultural Education, Administration and Research at Hawkesbury Agricultural College/Western Sydney University. At Hawkesbury District Agricultural Association, 11 years on the Management Committee, 5 years on the Business Management Committee, 8 years as Ringmaster, Life Member. Wheat Judge for the Royal Agricultural Society at Sydney Royal Show since 1993 and of Junior Grains Judging Competitions for the Agricultural Societies Council 1984 to 2015.
Awarded Life Membership of the NSW Pony Club movement in 2016 following 39 years’ service; 1981 to present at all levels including 39 years at Kurrajong Pony Club Inc, Life Member; Zone 19 as President (9 years) and Zone Chief Instructor (8 years), Life Member; NSW Vice-President and Executive Member 5 years. Awarded Australian Sports Medal in 2000 for service to the Pony Club movement. In 2014, awarded Senior Volunteer of the Year for North West Sydney Region by NSW Volunteers and Distinguished Long Service Award by Sports NSW. Community service through St Vincent de Paul Society and St Monica’s Parish, Richmond.