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Brian Engert

OAM

Curriculum Vitae

  • Personal
    • Family
      • Married to Rhonda. Two children, Amanda and David and three grand-children
    • Education
      • The Junction Demonstration School: 1955 - 1961
      • Newcastle Technical High School: 1962
      • Manly Boys' High School: 1963 - 1965
      • Sydney Technical College, School of Graphic Arts: 1966 - 1969
    • Work History
      • Sungravure (Magazine Printing): Retoucher/Etcher, 1966 - 1981
      • BJ Handyman Services: Owner/Manager, 1979 - 1981
      • Whiteley Industries (Industrial Chemical Manufacturer): Manager, In-Plant Printing Department: 1981 - 1994
      • Bradprint (Offset Printing): Owner/Manager: 1983 - 2020
      • Funnel Web (Internet Services): Owner/Manager: 1997 - 2021
      • Printernet (Print and Internet Services): Owner/Manager: 2021 - present
  • Community Service
    • Scout Association of Australia:
      • Member since 1963
      • Youth member: 1963 - 1967
      • Rover Scout: 1968 - 1974
      • Mackellar Rovers Crew Leader: 1969 - 1971
      • Assistant Cub Scout Leader, 1st Harbord: 1970 - 1974
      • Assistant Cub Scout Leader, 1st Berowra: 1975 - 1981
      • Cub Scout Leader, 1st Berowra: 1981 - 1989
      • Group Leader, 1st Berowra: 1989 - 1997
      • Group Advisor, 1st Berowra: 1997 - Present
      • Sites and Services Team, District "J", Australian Scout Jamboree: 1970
      • Activities Team, Australia Scout Jamboree: 1985
      • Manager (Marketplace/Commercial Area), World Scout Jamboree: January 1988
      • Assistant Quartermaster, Manly Warringah Jamborette: 1995
      • Activities Team, Australia Scout Jamboree: 1996
      • Assistant Manager, Activities Team, Australia Scout Jamboree: 2000
      • Created and developed an online Member management database for Berowra Scout Group
      • Leader-in-charge, 1st Berowra: 2022-present
    • Citizens Military Forces:
      • Served with 9th Light Ant-Aircraft Regiment (later 7th Field Regiment), Royal Australian Artillery, 1968 – 1974.
      • Promoted to the rank of Sergeant.
      • Senior NCO in charge of Battery Command Post.
    • Berowra Pre-School:
      • Management Committee Vice President: 1979
      • Management Committee President: 1980 - 1983
      • Chairman of Building Extension Sub-Committee
    • Wideview Public School:
      • P&C Vice President: 1982 - 1983
      • P&C President: 1984 - 1987
    • Berowra Safety House:
      • Convenor Safety House programme in Berowra/Berowra Heights
      • Committee member
    • Neighbourhood Watch:
      • Initiated Neighbour Hood Watch programme for Areas 16/28, 16/29, 16/30
      • Committee member Area 16/28
    • Berowra Pool Committee (to lobby for a swimming pool in Berowra):
      • Member of 1986 committee
      • Member of 1991 re-formed committee
    • Berowra Soccer Club:
      • Team Manager: 1984 - 1988
    • Northern Districts Little Athletics:
      • Volunteer Event Organiser, Starter and Recorder 1980s
    • Berowra Musical Society Inc.:
      • Member: 1988 - 2018
      • Committee member: 1991 - 2017
      • Webmaster: 1998 - 2018
      • “Dame” character in annual children’s pantomime: 1989 - 2008
      • Acting roles in many productions: 1988 - 2009
      • Created and developed an online booking system for Box Office
    • The Lions Club of Berowra:
      • Member since 2003
      • Vice President: 2004 - 2005
      • President: 2005-2006, 2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2021-2022
      • Membership and Marketing Director: 2009 - 2019
      • Webmaster: 2004-present
      • Co-founder of the Berowra Lions Club Op Shop
      • Chair, Antiques and Collectables Fair committee: 2011-2014
      • Berowra District Hall committee
      • Created and developed an online booking system for Berowra District Hall bookings
    • Berowra RSL Sub Branch:
      • Member since 2010
      • Webmaster: 2015 - present
      • Trustee: 2015 - present
      • Youth Club Delegate: 2016 – 2020
      • Vice President: 2020 - 2022
      • Treasurer: 2021 - present
    • Berowra and District Mixed Probus Club:
      • Member since 2010
      • Committee: 2011 - present
      • Bulletin Editor: 2011 - 2013
      • Vice President: 2012 - 2013, 2022-2023
      • President: 2013 - 2014
      • Webmaster: 2011 - present
    • Hornsby RSL Swimming Club:
      • Member 2003 - 2021
      • Committee: 2014 - 2021
    • The Tuesday Activity Group (Hornsby Kuring-gai Hospital):
      • Volunteer Driver: 2010 - 2014
      • Honorary Treasurer: 2011 - 2014
  • Awards
    • Military:
      • The Australian Defence Medal
      • The Australian National Service Medal
    • Scout Association of Australia:
      • Wood Badge: 1997
      • Medal of Merit: 1989
      • Silver Wattle: 2002
      • Distinguished Service Award: 2016
      • 45 year Service Award: 2019
    • Lions Clubs International:
      • Melvin Jones Fellow: 2008
      • 201N5 District Governors Award: 2012
      • 10 Year Membership Award 2013
      • International President’s Leadership Medal: 2016
      • Community Service Award: 2016
      • 15 Year Membership Award 2018
      • Distinguished Service Award: 2020
      • Membership Key Award - Master Key 20 (For sponsoring 20 new members)
    • Rotary International:
      • “Pride of Workmanship” Award: 1993
      • Paul Harris Fellow: 2009
    • Community:
      • Finalist, Hornsby Shire Council Citizen of the Year Awards: 2008
      • “Highly Commended”, Hornsby Shire Council Citizen of the Year Awards: 2011
      • NSW Government Community Service Award: 2017
      • Order of Australia Medal (OAM): Australia Day 2019


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