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
Member, since 1975.
Life Member, 2007.
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.
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.