In 2018 the APEN Board decided to introduce a Life Membership award which will run parallel to the APEN Awards for Excellence in Extension, with nominations called six months ahead of and awarded at our biennial conference.
As APEN celebrated 25 years since its inception in 1993 in 2018, the Board awarded the first Life Memberships at the 2018 AGM/25 years celebration in Brisbane, 24 October 2018 to Terry Makin, Dr Jeff Coutts and Dr John James.
Dr Ruth Nettle was awarded Life Membership at the 2019 APEN Conference in Darwin, 12 September 2019.
Drs Pat Hamilton, Roy Murray-Prior and Terry Parminter were awarded Life Memberships at the 2022 APEN Virtual Conference and Dr Roe Currie was recognised for her service to APEN since 1995 and awarded an Honorary Life Membership.
Click on their photos to learn about our Life Members.