Carroll Howe was awarded an OAM For service to the community of Ku-ring-gai. Her extensive range of activities includes
Chair, Ku-ring-gai Police and Community Safety Committee, since 2003; Secretary 1986- 2003.
Area 1 Director, District 24, Zonta International Inc, New South Wales 2012-2014. Member, Zonta Club of Hornsby Ku-ring-gai, since 1997. Past President and Past Secretary/Treasurer.
Coordinator, Parent Survival Strategies for Teaching Young Drivers Seminars, since 2006. Member, Hornsby and Region Community Drug Action Team, 2006-2012.
Area Coordinator, Neighbourhood Watch, Area Gordon 3/4, since 1994, Secretary, 1986- 1994. Volunteer in Policing, Ku-ring-gai Local Area Command, since 2011. Member, Hornsby Homelessness Task Force, 2009-2012.
Member of the Steering Committee setting up the Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Women’s Shelter, now a member to The Board of the Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Women’s Shelter.