Cec very much embodied the ethos of the Coal Preparation Society and the Conference Golf Trophy is named in his honour. He served on the New South Wales Branch committee and the Australian National Board. His service is listed below:
- 7 years on the Committee – 1991-92 until 1997-98
- 2 years as Chairman – 1996-97 to 1997-98
- 2 years on the Committee – 1996-97 to 1997-98
- 2 Local Organising Committee.
Cec was widely known throughout the industry for his work with Nalco (formerly known as Catoleum). Sadly Cec passed away on 4 July 1997 as he was approaching retirement.