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WIA Director Steven Green VK2TSG Awarded Penrith '2022 Citizen of the Year'

Date : 26 / 07 / 2022
Author : Lee Moyle - VK3GK

Congratulations to WIA Director Steven Green VK2TSG for being awarded the Penrith City “2022 Citizen of the Year” award.

The Local Celebration Awards celebrate and recognise Penrith City residents who go above and beyond, who dedicate their time and spirit of generosity to making Penrith City a great place to live, or who work tirelessly for the benefit of others, to those who contribute and make a difference in Penrith.

Steven Green has dedicated many thousands of hours to volunteering for numerous community organisations throughout Penrith and NSW.

He began his volunteering work with St John Ambulance as a Cadet at age 13, eventually becoming a Headquarters Staff Officer and moving into roles such as Divisional Superintendent, providing essential training, mentoring and support to members and other groups.

Steven has provided first aid care at many local community and sporting events including World Youth Day and the St Marys Spring Festival, served on the Nepean Local Emergency Management Committee, and is often invited as a guest trainer for other organisations.

He has also served on several boards and executive committees including Bridging the Gap in St Marys and the St Marys and St Clair Anglican Parish Council.

Steven is a National Director for the Wireless Institute of Australia, the Public Officer and acting Secretary for the Enrolled Nurse Professional Association based in Kingswood, and the President of the Blue Mountains Amateur Radio Club where he and his team provide radio communications training and support including, emergency preparation.

Steven also devotes time to providing pastoral care and chaplaincy to nursing home residents and mental health patients in hospital, as well as peer support to emergency service personnel.

He is also on-call for the NSW Police when a support person is needed for local youths and those with disabilities.

More information on the Community Awards can be found here: Link



Page Last Updated: Tuesday, 26 Jul 2022 at 15:32 hours by Lee Moyle

 

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