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 Alan Overton AM








Owner AO LOGISTICS – Consultancy
President/Chairman     Parramatta Leagues Club (1985 – May 2009)
  • Strategic Projects Committee - Chairman
  • Expenditure Review Committee - Chairman
  • CDSE Committee - Chairman
President/Chairman Parramatta (EELS) National Rugby League Club (2000 – May 2009)
President/Chairman Parramatta District Rugby League Club (1985 – December 2008)
Chairman Scout Association - Greater Western Region
Chairman Parramatta Community Development Support  Expenditure (CDSE) Clubs’ Committee
Chairman Scout Association of NSW – Relocation Committee
Deputy Chairman Arnold Tink House (Ronald McDonald House, Children’s Hospital - Westmead)
Deputy Chairman Dept Corrective Services Community Consultative Committee, Silverwater Prison
Director The Millennium Foundation Westmead Hospital Medical Research
Trustee Parramatta Stadium Trust
Trustee Parramatta Regional Park Trust
Member Parramatta Police Accountability Community Team PACT
Member Parramatta Daybreak Rotary Club
Member North Seven Hills School Council
Patron Parramatta Eels Supporters’ Club
Patron Parramatta PLC Fishing Club
Patron Parramatta PLC Golf Club
Patron Parramatta Wheelchair Rugby League Club
Patron Parramatta Junior Eels & Sports Inc.
Patron Parramatta District Cricket Club
Patron Parramatta Memorial Amateur Swimming Club
Patron Arthur Phillip High School
Patron City of Parramatta Police & Community Youth Club
Patron NSW Push & Power Wheelchair Sports Association
Patron Parramatta Community Services & Information Centre
Patron Parramatta Leagues Club: Appointed June 2009
   
AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS
1976 Service Award Scout Association
1980 Chief Commissioner’s Award for service to Scouting
1991 Community Father of the Year – for the City of Parramatta
1994 Order of Australia - OAM (Order of Australia Medal)
For services to Parramatta District Rugby League Club and the Community of Parramatta
1995 Parramatta Award for Business Excellence –
Business person who made an outstanding contribution to the Community of Parramatta
1997 Paul Harris International Rotary Award – For service to the Community of Parramatta
1998 President’s Award – NSW Sports Council for the Disabled
1999 Appointed Benefactor Royal Alexandria Hospital for Children - New Children’s Hospital Westmead
2000 Lord Mayor’s Award for Commitment and Service to the Community of Parramatta and Western Sydney
2000 Olympic Torch Bearer NAROOMA 9 September 2000
2001 Australian Certificate of Recognition International Year of the Volunteers
2001 Recognition by the National Council for the Centenary of Federation - Peoplescape Parliament House, Canberra
2002 Anniversary of Australian Army National Service Medal
2003 Centenary of Federation Award For service to the community
2004 Order of Australia - AM (Member of Australia Medal)
For service to the community through a range of sports clubs and other organisations, particularly in the Parramatta region
2004 Nominated for Australian of the Year Award
2004 Governor General’s Award for Eminent Achievement & Meritorious Service to the Scout Movement
2005 Outstanding contribution award from Parramatta PCYC
2006 Australian Defence Medal