Member Profiles - RC Nedlands
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Collins, Ken
 

 

KENNETH ERNEST COLLINS AM.CStJ.KSJ.Cit.WA
 

1959 
1960
1961-64
1965-67
1968-70
1971-2000
Graduated MB.BS at University of Adelaide
Junior Resident Medical Officer at Royal Adelaide Hospita
Served in RAAF reaching the rank of Squadron Leader
General Practice in Cloverdale WA
Associate Medical Director of Geigy Pharmaceuticals
General Practice in Thornlie WA
 

 
OTHER POSITIONS HELD
 

1962-63
1963-64
 
1974 to present
1980-2000
1982-83
1987-89
1988-2005
1989-94
1989 to present
1989-2002
1996
1997-2006
2003
Surgical Assistant at Prince Henry Hospital, Melbourne
Member of WA Disaster Planning Committee
President of Forest Eagles Junior Football Club
Patron of Langford and Districts Senior Citizens Club
Member/Chairman of Medic Alert Council of WA
Chairman of the Board of the Pioneer Village School
Alternate Director, Australian Rotary Health Research Fund
Director of Interplast Australia
Director, Australian Rotary Health Research Fund
Member, Advisory committee of Neuromuscular Research Institute
Chairman, Medic Alert Council of WA
Deputy Commissioner St John Ambulance Operations Branch
Commissioner St John Ambulance Operations Branch
Member of committee to review the Office of health Review
 

 
 
VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCES
 

1968
1983
 
1986
1987
1989 (May)
1989 (Dec)
 
1987
1989
1992
1992 (Jul)
1992 (Oct)
 
1995
 
1996
 
1997
1998
2000
2001
2002
2003
 
2004
 
 
2005
2006
 
2007
Spent one week in Papua New Guinea to assist during an influenza epidemic Spent four weeks in Indonesia, working in remote villages (3H82-7)
Spent five weeks working in Hong Kong Refugee Camps (3H79-4)
Spent four weeks working in Refugee Camps in Papua New Guinea
Spent two weeks in India visiting IIPAC Projects
Spent two weeks in the Philippines visiting potential WCS Projects
Spent two weeks in the Philippines visiting potential WCS Projects
under Carl P Miller Grant no 17           
Carried out survey in Mauritius on behalf of Interplast
Member of PolioPlus Assessment Team to the Philippines
 Leader of PolioPlus Assessment Team to Thailand
Represented RI on WHO Assessment Team to Indonesia
RI delegate to SEARO EPI Managers meeting in Indonesia
Attended Asia/Pacific PolioPlus meeting in Thailand
Site Visitor to proposed 3H Project in Bangladesh
Spent two weeks visiting WCS Projects in the Philippines
Member PolioPlus Assessment Team to India
Site Visitor to India and England for 3H Project 93-1
Spent one week in India visiting WCS Projects
Represented RI at National Immunisation Day in Myanmar
Member of delegation to China for extension to that country
Represented RI at National Immunisation Days in Myanmar and India                           Visited India to assess PolioPlus Programme
Visited Egypt to assess PolioPlus Programme and attend WHO Technical
Advisory Group Meeting
Site Visitor to 3H Project in Nepal
RI representative to WHO Technical Advisory Group Meeting in Cairo
RI Representative to EMRO Certification Committee meeting in Cairo
Site Visitor to 3H Project in the Philippines
Site Visitor to 3H Project in China
Represented RI at WHO Technical Advisory Group meeting in Manila
Site Visitor to 3H Project in the Solomon Islands
 

 
 
 
ROTARY INVOLVEMENT
 
CLUB
 

1967
1973-74
1974-75
1975-76
1976-77
1977-78
1978-79
1979-80
1980-81
1981-82
1982-83
1986-87
1987-88
1989-93
1993-94
1994-95
1995-03
2003-04
2004-07
2007-08
2008-09
Member Community Service Committee
Charter President Elect and Club Service Director
President
Fellowship Chairman
Bulletin Editor
Rotary Information Chairman
Secretary
Treasurer
Community Service Director
District Governor’s Special Representative
Charter President, Bulletin Editor & Rotary Information Chairman
International Service Director (1/2) & Secretary (1/2)
Secretary
Member International Service Committee
Member Vocational Service Committee
Director of International Service Committee
Member of International Service Committee
Director of International Service Committee
Member of International Service Committee
Membership Director
International Service Director
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DISTRICT
 

1979-80
1980-88
1981-82
1982-83
1983-84
 
1984-85
 
 
1985-86
1986-87
 
 
 
 
1987-88
 
 
 
 
 
1987-89
 
 
1989-90
 
1990-91
1991-92
1992-95
1995-96
1996-98
 
 
1998-2005
 
 
2005-08
 
2006-08
2008-09
Member of 3H Committee
Chairman of Medic Alert Committee
Chairman of 3H Committee
Chairman of IPAC Committee
District Governor’s Group Representative (7 clubs)
District Governor Nominee Nominee
District Governor Nominee
Member of Rotary Foundation Committee
Member of Nominating Committee for District Governor
District Governor and Ex-Officio Chairman of all Committees
Chairman of Management and Finance Committee
Chairman of Bowel Cancer Screening Committee
Member of Nominating Committee for District Governor
Member of Intercountries Visit Committee
Deputy Chairman of PolioPlus Committee
Chairman of Bowel Cancer Screening Committee
Member of Finance and Management Committee
Member of Nominating Committee for District Governor
Member of Legislation Committee
Area Co-ordinator for PolioPlus
Member of Australian Rotary Health Research Fund (ARHRF) Committee
Chairman of Rotary Foundation Committee
Member of Finance and Management Committee
Member of Concern for the Aging Committee
Chairman of Rotary Foundation Committee
Chairman of World Community Service Committee
Chairman of Rotary Foundation Committee
Chairman of International Service Committee
Member of ARHRF and Concern for the Aging Committees
Chairman of ARHRF Committee
Chairman of TRF Matching Grants Committee
Chairman of Interplast Committee
Consultant for PolioPlus
Liaison Contact for Interplast
Consultant to the TRF Committee
Consultant to PolioPlus and PolioPlus Partners Committees
Chairman of Matching Grant Committee
Chairman of The Rotary Foundation Grants Subcommittee
Chairman of Membership Committee
Chairman of The Rotary Foundation Committee
Member of District Administration and Finance Committee
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
NATIONAL
 

1986-89
1987-88
 
1988-1994
1988-2005
1995-98
1997-2006
2000-01
2000-02
2001-02
2002-03
Member of International Projects Advisory Committee
Alternate Director of Australian Rotary Health Research Fund
Member of Agenda Committee 23rd Zone Institute
Director of Australian Rotary Health Research Fund
Director of Interplast Australia
Member of Rotary Down Under Management Committee
Chairman of Australian Rotary Foundation Trust
Convenor Rotary Institute, Townsville and Queenstown, New Zealand
Member of Rotary Down Under Management Committee        
Convenor Rotary Zone Institute, Melbourne
National Chairman, Polio Eradication Fundraising Campaign Committee
 

 
 
INTERNATIONAL
 

1987-88
 
1988-89
 
1990-91
 
1991-92
 
 
1992-93
 
 
 
 
 
1993-94
 
 
1994-95
1995-96
 
 
 
 
 
 
1996-97
 
1996-98
1997-2000
1997-98
 
1998-99
 
2000-02
 
 
2000-01
 
 
2001-02
 
2002-06
2002-05
 
2002-03
 
 
 
 
2002-04
2003-05
2003-08
2003-04
2004-05
 
2005-06
 
 
 
2005-08
 
2006-07
 
 
2006-08
2007-08
 
2007-10
2008-09
 
Member of Concern for the Aging Committee
Member of Nominating Committee for Director
Represented the President of RI at D378 Conference
Member of ANZO World Community Service Committee
Member of PolioPlus Rapid Assessment Team in the Philippines
Member of ANZO World Community Service (WCS) Committee
Leader of PolioPlus Assessment Team to Thailand
Participated in WCS PreConvention Meeting in Orlando
Represented the President of RI at D9640 Conference
Coordinator of ANZO Concern for the Aging Task Force
Coordinator of ANZO Rotary Volunteers Task Force
Member of ANZO PolioPlus Task Force
RI Representative on WHO EPI Assessment Team to Indonesia
RI Delegate to EPI Managers Meeting in Indonesia
Co-Moderator Ideas Exchange Meeting – International Convention
Member ANZO PolioPlus Task Force
Represented the President of RI at D9680 Conference
Assistant Group Discussion Leader at International Institute
Coordinator ANZO PolioPlus Task Force
Coordinator Zone 7 Family and Community Concern Task Force
Consultant to International PolioPlus Committee
Site Visitor to proposed 3H Project – Bangladesh
Member PolioPlus Assessment Team to India
Coordinator West Pacific Region PolioPlus Partners Programme
Represented the President of RI at D9550 Conference, Mt Isa
Panelist on Family and Community Concerns Workshop at RI Convention
Member of Build the Future Committee
Represented the President of RI at D3160 Conference, India
3H Cadre – Regional Advisor for Asia and Australia
Trustee of The Rotary Foundation
Member of PolioPlus Partners Committee
Represented the President of RI at D6980 Conference
Member of the Nominating Committee for President
Represented the President of RI at D2410 Conference, Sweden
Director of Rotary International
Member of International PolioPlus Committee
Represented the President of RI at D1570 Conference, the Netherlands and
D2330 Conference in Sweden
Member of Delegation to China to meet with government officials re re-entry of Rotary into China
Represented the President of RI at D1020 Conference in Scotland and
D1140 Conference in England
Chairman, Humanitarian Grants Cadre
Member International Polio Eradication Fundraising Committee
National Chairman Polio Eradication Fundraising Committee
Member Brisbane Convention Promotion Committee
Represented the President of RI at D3250 Conference in India and D3280
Conference in Bangladesh
Carried out assessment of PolioPlus Campaign in India
Represented RI at WHO PolioPlus meeting in Egypt.
Member Osaka Convention Committee
Member of President 2004-2005 Advisory Committee
Member PolioPlus Partners Task Force
Represented the President at D9450 Conference
Member of Stewardship Committee of The Rotary Foundation
Represented the President at D3780 Conference in Manila
Chairman Subcommittee - Extension in China
Consultant to the Stewardship Committee
Represented the President at D3350 Conference
Represented RI at WHO Conference on Immunisation in Manil
Member Subcommittee - Extension in China
Member Committee - Extension to Non-Rotary Countries
Vice-Chairman Committee - Extension to Non-Rotary Countries
Chairman of the Scholarships Fund Pool for Low Income Countries
Represented the President at D9670 Conference
Member of President 2007-08 Advisory Committee
Chairman – Extension of Rotary – South Pacific Committee
Represented the President at the D9140 Conference Nigeria
Member – Membership Committee
Zone Coordinator Gates Challenge
Member – Membership Committee
Member of the Nominating Committee for President
 Advisor to the Centennial History of The Rotary Foundation Book Committee

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HONOURS AND AWARDS
 

1974
1988
1991
 
 
 
 
1992
1994
 
1995
 
1998
1999
2003
 
2004
2006
2007
 
 
2008
 
Langford Senior Citizens Centre named after him
The Rotary Foundation Citation for Meritorious Service
City of Gosnells Citizen of the Year Award
Western Australian Citizen of the Year for Community Service
ANZO Exemplary Rotarian
International Exemplary Rotarian
Senior Citizens Centre in Anand in India named after him and Di
Australian Dr Weekly GP Award
Member in General Division of the Order of Australia
Medic Alert International Volunteer of the Year
Australian Medical Association Award for Outstanding Service to medicine
The Rotary Foundation Distinguished Service Award
Admitted as Officer Brother in the Venerable Order of St John of Jerusalem
Rotary International Service Above Self Award
Awarded Australian Centenary Medal
Awarded Rotary International Service Award for a Polio Free World
Winner of WA Seniors Community Service Award
Finalist WA Australian of the Year
Promoted to Commander of the Venerable Order of St John of Jerusalem
WA Senior Australian of the Year
Awarded Australian Defence Medal
Invested as Knight of Grace in the Sovereign Order of St John of
Jerusalem