The Order of Australia (OAM)
The Queen’s Birthday 2016 Honours List
MEDAL (OAM) OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA IN THE GENERAL DIVISION
Smokey (Brian Holecek)
Mr Brian Thomas HOLECEK,
For service to fire and emergency response organisations, and to youth.
Australian Institute of Emergency Services, South Australian Division:
Events Co-ordinator, since 2012.
Member, Membership Review Team, 2013-2014. Member, since 2004.
Logistics Officer, National Strategy for Disaster Resilience Implementation Working Group, since 2012.
Member, International Association of Emergency Managers, since 2013.
South Australian Country Fire Service:
Incident Management Officer, Regional and State level, current.
Member, Region 1 Operations Support Brigade, since 2012.
Volunteer Firefighter, Morphett Vale Brigade, 2000-2012, 1990-1998.
Lieutenant and Training Officer, Roxby Downs Brigade, 1998-2000.
Volunteer Firefighter, Hazelbrook Brigade, New South Wales Rural Fire Service, 1980-1989
and Equipment Officer, 1980-1989.
Chairperson, Anzac Youth Vigil in the South, Morphett Vale and District Sub-Branch,
Returned and Services League of Australia, 2003-2015 and Member, since 1990.
Scouts Australia - South Australia Branch:
Commissioner, Lones Scout Group, since 2015, and 2004-2007.
Venturer Leader, 2001-2004.
A range of roles including Group Leader, Hackham Scout Group, 1994-2001.
Scout Leader, 1st Hazelbrook Scout Group, 1980-1988.
Principal Officer, Emergency Management and Business Continuity, Central Adelaide Local Health Network, South Australia Health, since 2013.
Operations Planning Officer, Combatant Services, South Australian Country Fire Service,
Emergency Services Co-ordinator, Australian Red Cross, 2003-2005 and Training and Curriculum Co-ordinator, 2002-2003.