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Life Membership Policy

Introduction

The Committee of the Red Hill Junior Football Club would like to acknowledge the efforts of those people who have contributed extraordinary time and effort to the advancement of our Club.

Procedures

  • The committee will accept nominations from current committee Members for Life membership/s, until June 30 of each year.

  • Nominations must identify how the person has met the requirements identified in this policy and be submitted on the appropriate form.

  • If a current committee member is being considered for Life Membership that member will not be privy to the discussions.

  • A subcommittee involving the President, Vice President and committee Secretary (unless they have been nominated), will manage this process and consult committee members for decisions.

  • The decision to award Life Membership will be announced at the AGM.

Procedural conditions

  • There is no requirement that Life Memberships will be awarded every year.

  • Further, it is intended that generally no more than one Life Membership would be awarded in any given year, however, if exceptional nominations are received the committee may consider awarding more than one.

Criteria

  • The nominee must have been an employee or volunteer of the Red Hill Junior Football Club and provided outstanding service over at least five (5) years;

  • They must be nominated by two current committee members;

  • The nominee must have achieved a minimum of 100 points as per the below table:

 

 

Benefits and Entitlements of Life Membership

  • personalised Life Membership Certificate;

  • addition to the RHJFC Honour Boards;

  • invitation to annual Club events;

  • invitation to Annual General Meeting;

Retractions of Honorary Life Membership

Retraction of Life Membership bestowment may occur where the recipient has conducted himself or herself in a manner that reflects directly and adversely on the image or activities of the Red Hill Junior Football Club. This provision will only be exercised in exceptional circumstances and will require the unanimous support of the current Red Hill Junior Football Club Committee.  As part of the deliberation, the ‘Honorary Life Member’ in question is to be given an opportunity to present their case for retention of their status.

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