David Hogg has been appointed as National Awards and Trophies Manager. David is no stranger to orienteering. He
- was 5th in the first orienteering event held in Victoria on 23 August 1969, which kicked off orienteering in Australia as we know it now.
- has been involved in organising so many events that OA named their Medal for Services to Event Management after him.
- was editor of the Australian Orienteer for 11 years
- is currently writing a history of Australian orienteering and major event organising procedures for OA.
We warmly welcome David to the OA team as he manages the nominations, presentations and logistics associated with the organization’s many awards and trophies.
Andrew Shipton and Stephen Goggs have been appointed to the newly formed National Integrity Unit, with Andrew acting as Manager of the Unit. The aim of the National Integrity Unit to implement the National Integrity Framework.
Andrew is currently a recreational orienteer in the ACT and is a Logistics Officer at the rank of Major in the Australian Army. Stephen is Secretary of Orienteering ACT, the Organiser of the 2019 Oceania Championships and a keen coach and master’s orienteer. He was previously the Deputy Director-General in the ACT Government’s Justice and Community Safety Directorate.
We welcome Andrew and Stephen to the OA team and thank them for contributing to the organization in this role. Andrew and Stephen can be contacted at email@example.com.