Phillip A Titterton OAM
Sydney University Boat Club (NSW)
Phil is an active masters rower and one of the best volunteers of the sport. Without the services of Phil and others like him, the sport would not operate.
Phil was deservedly awarded an Order of Australia Medal on Australia Day 2020 and his citation read as follows:
Sydney University Boat Club
- Honorary Life Member, since 2018.
- Honorary Women's Masters Coach, since 1995.
- Honorary Foundation Coach, Women's Rowing Club, 1967-1995.
New South Wales Union of Rowers
- President, since 2017.
- Honorary Secretary, 2013-2017.
- Chair, Masters Commission, 2007-2012.
Rowing New South Wales
- Volunteer, Sydney International Rowing Regatta, since 2013.
- Member, Regatta Commission.
- Member, Major Event Commission.
- Level 1 Boat Race Official, 2008-2014.
Awards and recognition include:
- Rowing Australia Volunteer of the Year Award, 2009.
- Rowing New South Wales, Distinguished Service Award, 2014.
- Rowing New South Wales, Volunteer of the Year Award, 2004-2005.
- Rowing New South Wales Volunteer of the Year Award, 2004.
Phil at a dinner at the World Masters Games in 2002 at Ballarat - far left hand side
Compiled by Andrew Guerin, May 2020
Australia Day 2020 Honours list