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Chris Sinclair AM From West Pennant Hills

Kings Hon Christine Sinclair Am Chris Sinclair Am From West Pennant Hills

CHRIS SINCLAIR AM from West Pennant Hills for significant services to squash as an umpire and administrator

Chris has been a leader in the sport since the 1980s becoming an international squash referee in 1987. She is recognised nationally and Internationally for her work as a World Squash Federation assessor and mentor and the work she did as the Championship Referee for the 2018 Commonwealth Games and at all subsequent Commonwealth Games.

A World Senior squash referee assessor since 2010 and a referee from 2003 to 2014, Chris also ran the Sydney Junior pennant for many years, and administered the senior pennant in Sydney’s north when there were 260 Women’s Teams and 350 Men’s Teams.

Chris is an executive with Squash NSW and has won numerous awards including Sports NSW Official of the Year for her outstanding achievements and dedication to the sport. She is also a volunteer with Meals On Wheels.

Bev Jordan

Bev Jordan studied journalism at Harlow College in the UK.  She achieves a Diploma in Journalism from the National Council for the Training of Journalists. After migrating to Australia at the end of 1984, she took up a Senior Journalist position with Cumberland Newspapers, based on the Parramatta Advertiser. She has since worked on the Daily Telegraph, Sydney Morning Herald and was a lecturer in Journalism at Macleay College in Sydney. Bev returned to Cumberland Newspapers (NewsLocal) and worked for 30 years covering all different mastheads, including Mosman Daily, Mount Druitt Standard and finally Hills Shire Times for the last 17 of those years. Bev’s passion has always been local community journalism.  She says “As a journalist, I have always seen it as my job to inform, inspire and involve.  I am a passionate advocate for organisations and people making a difference to the world around them. Connectedness is so important to the health of an individual but also to a community, no matter how small or large.

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