Inaugural Jack Martin Award Recipient 2009 – Alan Overton AM

Experience & Industry Work

Owner AO LOGISTICS – Consultancy

Parramatta Leagues Club (1985 – May 2009)

  • Strategic Projects Committee – Chairman
  • Expenditure Review Committee – Chairman
  • CDSE Committee – Chairman

Parramatta (EELS) National Rugby League Club (2000 – May 2009)

Parramatta District Rugby League Club (1985 – December 2008)

Chairman Scout Association – Greater Western Region

Parramatta Community Development Support Expenditure (CDSE)
Clubs’ Committee

Scout Association of NSW – Relocation Committee

Deputy Chairman Arnold Tink House (Ronald McDonald House, Children’s Hospital – Westmead)

Dept Corrective Services Community Consultative Committee, Silverwater Prison

Director The Millennium Foundation Westmead Hospital Medical Research
Trustee Parramatta Stadium Trust

Parramatta Regional Park Trust

Member Parramatta Police Accountability Community Team PACT

Parramatta Daybreak Rotary Club

North Seven Hills School Council

Patron Parramatta Eels Supporters’ ClubParramatta PLC Fishing Club

Parramatta PLC Golf Club

Parramatta Wheelchair Rugby League Club

Parramatta Junior Eels & Sports Inc.

Parramatta District Cricket Club

Parramatta Memorial Amateur Swimming Club

Arthur Phillip High School

City of Parramatta Police & Community Youth Club

NSW Push & Power Wheelchair Sports Association

Parramatta Community Services & Information Centre

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