Georgian Geoff Simpson awarded an OAM

Mr Geoffrey Pierce Simpson RFD was awarded the Order of Australia Medal (General Division) for service to veterans and their families, and to service groups.

His achievements include:

  • Deputy Warden, State War Memorial, Western Australia, since 2011

  • Responsible for the conduct of all ceremonies at the War Memorial and the Flame of Remembrance.  

  • Member, Highgate Sub-Branch, Returned and Services League of Australia, current.  

  • Current Member, Defence Reserves Association; Western Australian University Regiment; Royal Australian Engineers Association of Western Australia.  Coordinator, Western Region, Rotary Leadership Institute, since 2013.

  • Trustee, Royal Club of West Perth, since 2012; President, 2000-2001; Bulletin Editor, 2005-2006; Vice-President and Director Club Service, 1999-2000; Director, Youth and Vocational Services, 1996-1998; Member, since 1995.

  • Chairman, Rotary Foundation Committee, Rotary District 9455, 2013-2016; Director, Training and Leadership Development, 2010-2013; Information Officer, 2013-2014.

  • Past District Governor, Rotary District 9450 (now merged into District 9455), 2009-2010; Governor Elect, 2008-2009; Governor Nominee, 2007-2008; District Secretary, 2007-2008; Assistant Governor, 2003-2005; Coordinator, Water, Health and Hunger Resource Group, 2005-2007.