Life Membership, Outstanding Service & Distinguished Service Nominations are due by 4 May

  • Do you know a fellow member who should be recognised by being elevated to the Outstanding Service or Distinguished Service, or Life Membership category?
  • The Outstanding Service Award is given to members and/or supporters who have rendered outstanding service, defined in our constitution (clause 8.8). Such outstanding service shall be over a period of at least ten (10) years with a suitable record attached to the nomination.
  • The Distinguished Service Award is given to members and or supporters who have rendered outstanding and distinguished service, defined in our constitution (clause 8.8). Such distinguished service shall be over a period of at least twelve (12) years with a suitable record attached to the nomination.
  • Please see the criteria for a Life Membership nomination in our constitution (clause 8.7)
  • Any two members of the Club may nominate another member for Outstanding Service or Distinguished Service, or Life Membership by written nomination, signed by the nominating members, and submitted to the Director of Administration prior to 4 May. The Director of Administration can help with your nomination by providing service records from SLSA’s SurfGuard database.
  • Please see clause 8.8 of our constitution for more details: >>> Constitution, Policies & COVID Plans – Newport Surf Life Saving Club (newportsurfclub.com.au).
  • Outstanding and Distinguished Service Awards, as well as Life Memberships, will be presented at our AGM (Sunday, 28 July 2024).
  • See page 100 of last year’s annual report for a list of Life, Outstanding and Distinguished Service members up until July 2022 >>> Newport SLSC’s 2022-2023 Annual Report (newportsurfclub.com.au)
  • At last year’s AGM, the following members were acknowledged:
    • Outstanding Service to Brendan Capell, Allen Janssens, & Darren Warrener.
    • Distinguished Service to Peter Finch & Brendan Menzies.
    • There were no Life Memberships awarded.

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