Meritorious Awards are presented to those individuals who have made a long and outstanding contribution to their community through voluntary service with their Local Show, Sub Chamber or Chamber. Usually this award is reserved for those that have already received acknowledgement at the local level and have continued to volunteer and contribute effectively for the community.
CRITERIA FOR NOMINATION OF A MERITORIOUS AWARD
- A nominee must be a financial or honorary member of an Agricultural Society affiliated with the Queensland Chamber of Agricultural Societies Inc. (A Life Member of an Agricultural Society is eligible to be nominated).
- A nominee must meet at least one of the following three additional requirements to qualify for nomination:-
- currently actively involved in, or recently secluded from participating in activities organised by an Agricultural Society.
- holds or has held an Executive position, a responsible Sectional position, or assisted in any capacity.
- has made a significant voluntary contribution to benefit an affiliated Show Society.
A Delegate from the Sub-Chamber, of which the Agricultural Society is a member, is to confirm the nomination of the proposed nominee.
The names and addresses of two referees are to be provided on the nomination form, and a written account is required from both referees describing their reasons for referencing this person.
The President or Secretary is to sign the relevant Nomination Form.
The Queensland Chamber of Agricultural Societies Inc. reserves the right to reject or defer any nomination submitted.
MERITORIOUS AWARDS HONOUR ROLE
|1999||Lorraine Fisher Bem||Redcliffe Show Society|
|1999||Margaret Isabella Bell||Chinchilla A & P Society|
|1999||Laraine Miller||Ipswich Show Society|
|1999||Keith Douglas Bettridge||Alpha Show Society|
|1999||Peter Nason Porter||Callide Valley Agricultural & Pastoral Society Inc.|
|1999||David John Dodds OAM||Innisfail & District Show Society|
|1999||William Eric Hoskins||Innisfail & District Show Society|
|1999||Leonard George Little||Toogoolawah D A & I Assn.|
|1999||George Perkins||Innisfail & District Show Society|
|1999||Cora Hausler||Oakey A P & R Society Inc.|
|1999||Bruce Maxwell Payne|
|2000||Elvie Munt||Cooyar Agricultural Society|
|2000||Kevin (Tex) Emery||Emerald Show Society|
|2000||Gordon Charles Rickertt||Clermont Rodeo and Show Society Inc.|
|2000||Don Longbottom||Callide Valley Agricultural & Pastoral Society Inc.|
|2000||Robert James Pink||Atherton Agricultural Show Society|
|2000||Colin Higgins||Gatton Show Society Inc.|
|2000||Arthur Thomas McDonald||Rockhampton Agricultural and Citizens Show Society Inc|
|2000||Alma Lilla (Monnie) Raymont||Gatton Show Society Inc.|
|2001||Leonard Morton Wagner||Mt Perry Show Society|
|2001||Ray (Silver) Reynold||Rockhampton Agricultural and Citizens Show Society Inc|
|2001||Cecil Charles Etwell||Mackay & District Agricultural P & I Assn. Inc.|
|2001||Ruth Edna Thompson||Nanango A P & M Society Inc.|
|2001||Douglas Robert Edgerton||Innisfail & District Show Society Inc.|
|2001||Neil Alexander Evans||Gatton Show Society Inc.|
|2001||Alleyn Watt||Innisfail & District Show Society Inc.|
|2001||Alisa Evans||Murgon P A & H Society Inc.|
|2001||Eugene Eisenmenger||Murgon P A & H Society Inc.|
|2001||Dudley Albert Taylor||Tully & District Show Society Inc.|
|2002||Milford Franics Finlay||Sarina Show Society Inc.|
|2002||Doris Mary Plath||Sarina Show Society Inc.|
|2002||Alex Logan||Gatton Show Society Inc.|
|2003||Clive Gordon||North Queensland Sub-Chamber|
|2004||Graham Rayner||West Moreton & Brisbane Valley Sub-Chamber|
|2004||Kevin McKee||Toogoolawah D A & I Assn. Inc.|