Graeme Long Memorial Medal ‐ Volunteer of the Year
The Graeme Long Memorial Medal Award (Volunteer of the Year) recognises an individual's volunteer contribution which has significantly benefited their club or has enhanced the development of LSV's mission
and values throughout the past year.
This award perpetuates the memory and volunteer contributions of Graeme Long of the Bancoora Surf Life Saving Club. Graeme was lost at sea whilst paddling back to Torquay after conducting an examination at Anglesea in 1998.
The winner of the Graeme Long Memorial Medal Award will be the Victorian representative to the SLSA National Recognition Awards – SLSA Volunteer of the Year. The award qualification period is from: 1 May – 30 April annually.
Must be a financial member of an affiliated lifesaving club
Must be an LSV member of good standing
This award focusses on volunteer contributions to areas of lifesaving within the club, at state, national or international levels.
Note: Applications which focus singularly on achievements in one area will not be considered if this area is also covered by other Member Recognition Awards (e.g. Lifesaver, Coach, Trainer and Assessor).
Nominations can be submitted by a Club Committee, Club Member, Council Executive members or by an individual member of LSV using the online nomination form. The relevant Club President will be notified of received nomination/s.
Nominations must include:
copies of SLSA qualifications and awards
a digital photo of the nominee
Honours and Awards Committee may seek clarification from across LSV to verify all or some of statements/claims contained in the nomination.