In the 2014 Queen’s Birthday Honours, AECT Trustee Karen Sherry was awarded the Queen’s Service Medal (QSM) for services to the electricity industry. Karen has been an AECT Trustee since the Trust was established and the first elections held in 1994. Karen also serves on the Vector Board of Directors. Her services to the electricity industry also include her work as the Chair of Energy Trusts of New Zealand which represents 22 energy trusts around the country, the majority of which own shares in companies that operate electricity  networks. The AECT is pleased to congratulate Karen on being awarded the QSM in recognition of her considerable time, effort and expertise in the electricity industry over many years.