Past PA Secretary, Lesley (Les) Hotchin, has been awarded the Order of Australia Medal in the Queens Birthday 2017 Honours List. Les was awarded the OAM for service to emergency response organisations and to the community.
Les served as PA’s National Secretary from 2000 until 2014, and was awarded Life Membership in 2012. Les’ many achievements and honours will be reported in full in the upcoming winter issue of RESPONSE magazine.
We congratulate Les on this well deserved honour.