Guidelines on nomination, selection, decision and recipient benefit of the award
The BDCC recommended to the Board that a member’s meritorious service award is created to recognise outstanding service to the Association and that the award is known as the Holstein Australia Distinguished Service Award.
Purpose & recognition
The Distinguished Service Award (DSA) shall be awarded to members who have given extraordinary service to Holstein Australia over an extended period. The award is recognition for sustained commitment to the Association, both within and beyond the member’s elected or designated roles and responsibilities.
Nominations for the award can be initiated by any member of the Association on theprescribed form.
A nomination can be initiated by any sub-branch or state branch and referred to the Federal Board for final decision. A maximum of 3 awards will be awarded each year.
Nominations should include the reasons why the member is considered worthy of receiving the DSA including meeting the criteria suggested in these guidelines.
Members who have received a Federal Life Membership may not be nominated.
Nominations are to be received by the CEO no later than 2 months prior to the Annual Federal AGM & Awards night.