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John J James OAM

North Shore Rowing Club (NSW)

John is an active masters rower and administrator, having served in senior positions at a state and national level in masters rowing.

His citation for his Australian Honour in 2021 Queen's Birthday Honour List was a follows.

For service to rowing.

North Shore Rowing Club

 Treasurer, 2000-2019.

 Member, since 1975.

 Life Member, 2007.

Rowing Australia

 New South Wales Delegate, Masters Commission, 2003-2011.

 Commissioner, Masters Commission, 2003-2011.

 Member, Organising Committee, Australian Masters Championship Regattas, 2004 and 2008.

Rowing New South Wales

 Commissioner, Competition Commission Masters Sub-Committee, 2006-2012.

 State Masters Selector, 2007-2011.


 Former Volunteer.

Awards and recognition include:

 New South Wales Masters Rower of the Year, New South Wales Union of Rowers, 2018.

 50 years of Meritorious and Commendable Service to the Sport of Rowing, New South Wales Union of Rowers, 2006.

Andrew Guerin
June 2021

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