2014 Queens Birthday Honours List. Congratulations Ian McKenzie!

Past Commodore and ORCV member , Ian MCKenzie was awarded the Order of Australia Medal in the Queens Birthday Honours List.

Ian was an active member of the ORCV, involved in the General Committee, Risk Managment and Safety Committee, Race Director for offshore events and serving as Commodore from 2002-2004.  We congratulate him on his Award.


Mr Ian Bruce McKENZIE, North Melbourne Vic 3051
For service to the visual arts as a photographer, and to the community.

Professional photographer, for over 50 years.
Proprietor, McKenzie and Associates.
Master of Photography with Bar.
Publication of a series of photographic books titled Contemporary Photographers, since 1980.

Member, Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP), since 1967.
Member, AIPP Accreditation and Membership Committee, 2011-2013.
Member, AIPP Stakeholders Group, 2007-2008 and 2010-2013.
Chairman, AIPP Commercial Group, 2005-2008 and since 2010.
Administrator, AIPP National Mentoring Program, since 2010.
Established AIPP Commercial Group, 2005.
Chairman, National Honours and Ethics Committee, 1992-1998.
Various national and state executive roles, 1971-1981.

Member, Advisory Board, Photography Studies College, since 2011.
Chairman, Photography Course Advisory Committee, RMIT, 1981-1984.
Head of Department, Prahran College of Technology, 1971-1972.
Designed photography course, Prahran College of Technology, 1969-1970.

Member of Pastoria Brigade, Country Fire Authority Victoria, since 2002.
Board Member, Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture, since 2006.
Member, External Affairs Committee, Foundation for Survivors of Torture, since 2007.
Member, Strategic Planning Committee, Foundation for Survivors of Torture, since 2012.
Member, Risk Management and Safety Committee, Ocean Racing Club of Victoria,
2002-2012.
Race Director for a number of national yachting events, 2000-2007.
Committee Member, Ocean Racing Club of Victoria, 1997-2007.
Commodore, Ocean Racing Club of Victoria, 2002-2004.
Various executive positions, MG Car Club of Victoria, 2000-2007.
State Commissioner, Confederation of Australian Motor Sport, Sport and Club Development Commission, 2005-2010.

Fellow, Australian Institute of Professional Photography; Honorary Fellowship