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The Order of Australia (OAM)

 

The Queen’s Birthday 2016 Honours List

MEDAL (OAM) OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA IN THE GENERAL DIVISION

     

  • Smokey (Brian Holecek)


Mr Brian Thomas HOLECEK,

For service to fire and emergency response organisations, and to youth.

Service includes:
Australian Institute of Emergency Services, South Australian Division:
Events Co-ordinator, since 2012.
Member, Membership Review Team, 2013-2014. Member, since 2004.
Logistics Officer, National Strategy for Disaster Resilience Implementation Working Group, since 2012.
Member, International Association of Emergency Managers, since 2013.

South Australian Country Fire Service:
Incident Management Officer, Regional and State level, current.
Member, Region 1 Operations Support Brigade, since 2012.
Volunteer Firefighter, Morphett Vale Brigade, 2000-2012, 1990-1998.
Lieutenant and Training Officer, Roxby Downs Brigade, 1998-2000.
Volunteer Firefighter, Hazelbrook Brigade, New South Wales Rural Fire Service, 1980-1989
and Equipment Officer, 1980-1989.

Chairperson, Anzac Youth Vigil in the South, Morphett Vale and District Sub-Branch,
Returned and Services League of Australia, 2003-2015 and Member, since 1990.

Scouts Australia - South Australia Branch:
Commissioner, Lones Scout Group, since 2015, and 2004-2007.
Venturer Leader, 2001-2004.
A range of roles including Group Leader, Hackham Scout Group, 1994-2001.
Scout Leader, 1st Hazelbrook Scout Group, 1980-1988.

Principal Officer, Emergency Management and Business Continuity, Central Adelaide Local Health Network, South Australia Health, since 2013.
Operations Planning Officer, Combatant Services, South Australian Country Fire Service,
2005-2012.
Emergency Services Co-ordinator, Australian Red Cross, 2003-2005 and Training and Curriculum Co-ordinator, 2002-2003.