Member (AM) In the General Division Of The Order of Australia
25 Jul 2017 - 11:38am
Christopher David Selwood, of Clayton Bay South Australia received an AM in the Queen's Birthday 2017 Honors List. This Honor was for significant service to Science and Technology, particularly through the development and promotion of Solar Vehicles, and to the Community.
Service includes: Event Director, Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, since 1994. Board Member, International Solarcar Federation, current. Community: Event Director, Events South Australia, since 2008. Event Manager, Australian Major Events, 1998-2008. First Grand Principal, Supreme Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of South Ausdtralia & the Northern Territory Inc. 2010-2013; “London Grand Rank”, United Grand Lodge of England, prior to 1995.
Now for more of Chris's Freemasonry History:
MEComp. Christopher David Selwood P. 1ST G.P. was initiated into the Grand Lodge of Antient Free and Accepted Masons of South Australia and the Norhern Territory Inc. on 19th April 1995, having been affiliated into Earl of Zetland Lodge in 1994 and served in most Offices leading to Worshipful Master in 2007. He served the Grand Lodge of SA & the NT as a Grand Steward on two occasions and as Grand Standard Bearer in 2001.
Chris was advanced into the Mark Degree, remaining as a Member for a number of years. He became a Member of United Collegians Royal Arch Chapter, serving in a number of Offices leading to each of the Principals’ chairs on a number of occasions. He also joined Earl of Zetland Royal Arch Chapter where he again served in different Offices including each of the Principals’ chairs.
In 2007 Chris was appointed Deputy First Grand Principal of the Supreme Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of SA & the NT and in 2010 served a three year term as First Grand Principal and is the current President of the Board of Management of that Order.