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The GFA is delighted to congratulate Cathy Conway on being awarded OAM in the 2018 Honours list. She has been given the award for service to gliding.

Service includes:
Adelaide University Gliding Club:
President, since 2017, (and on several previous occasions).
Chief Flying Instructor, since 2014.
Flying Instructor, since 1989.
Member, since 1986.
Past Secretary and Treasurer.
Team Captain, Australian Gliding Team, 34th FAI World Gliding Championships, Lithuania, 2016.
Team Captain, Women's World Gliding Championship, Klix, Germany, 2005.
Joint Regional Technician Officer, Airworthiness (South Australia and Northern Territory), Gliding Federation of Australia, since 2017.
Donator, Schneider ES54 Gnome Glider and ES60 Boomerang Glider, Australian Gliding Museum.
Australian Air Force Cadets (AAFC):
Former Flight Commander, 607 Training Flight.
Staff Officer, Gliding National Aviation Operations Wing, current.
Director and Chief Executive Officer, AV8 Flight Training, since 2016.
Aviation Operations and Maintenance Manager, Airborne Research Australia (engineering and telecommunications consultancy), since 2014.
Director, Auscom Systems, since 1993.
Mentor, Australian Women Pilot's Association, current.
Co-Founder and General Manager, Agile, 1997 - 2012.
Senior Manager JORN, Telstra, 1991 - 1997.
Regular competition pilot at Nationals level, ongoing.
Former State Gliding Coach, South Australia and Northern Territory