Western Australian Genealogical Society - Awards
The Western Australian Genealogical Society has a range of awards available for presentation to its members for service to the Society including:
- Life Fellow
- Life Member
- Merit Award
- Service Award
- Special Interest Group Service Award
- Certificate of Appreciation
Any members of the Society may nominate a member whom they feel is worthy of receiving an award in appreciation of their service to the Society. Nominations must be submitted on an Awards Nomination Form, available online here or from the WAGS Library, the Secretary or the Convenor of the Awards Sub-committee. It is important when submitting a nomination to provide as much information as possible to support the nomination. See here for a description of the types, or class of Membership, e.g. Fellow etc..
Nominations should be submitted to the Awards Convenor in a sealed envelope marked “confidential” and delivered to the Convenor of the Awards Sub-committee no later than the 1st March each year. The Awards Sub-committee meet in March to assess all nominations received for the year to ensure the criteria are met to comply with the award requirements. After discussion the recommendations are made and submitted to the Management Committee for their consideration. Awards are then announced at the next Annual General Meeting of the Society.