TASMANIAN FLY TYERS’ CLUB INC.|
CRITERIA FOR LIFE MEMBERSHIP
(Approved by the committee 2016)
The Club Constitution at Clause 39(1) provides that the Committee may award
Life Membership at an Annual General Meeting.
Members may nominate proposed Life members to the Committee in writing at
least one month prior to the Meeting for consideration. Nominations
must be proposed and seconded by Members of at least two years standing or
may be proposed by the Committee.
The Constitution only provides general guidance to assist in determining
eligibility for Life Membership, saying that such membership is to be
awarded to persons who have “rendered special services to the [Club] and/or
fly-fishing or fly-tying in Tasmania”.
In order to assist this and future Committees the following guidance is
proposed in accordance with matters for consideration set out in the
Special services to the Club
⦁ Has the nominee been an office bearer of the Club, over
what period and in which positions?
⦁ Is the nominee the recipient of the “Clubman Trophy”,
⦁ Has the nominee provided conspicuous other service to
the Club (such as contribution to the construction/maintenance of shacks,
administrative assistance, editorial contribution, co-ordinating club events
Special services to fly-fishing
⦁ Has the nominee been active in representative angling
bodies in the State, over what period and in what capacity?
⦁ Has the nominee been a member of government advisory or
review bodies which have had beneficial effects for trout fishing or
preservation of freshwater aquatic ecosystems, over what period and in what
⦁ Has the nominee, in the view of the Committee,
represented the values and interests of the Club in the above activities?
Special services to fly-tying
⦁ Has the nominee been active in promoting fly-tying in
the general community either through teaching or demonstration, in what
capacity and over what period?
⦁ Has the nominee been active in promoting fly tying
skills within the Club, in what capacity and over what period?
Length of active service
⦁ Has the Nominee been an active member of the club for
many years and has promoted fellowship and contributed to the social fabric
of the club?
⦁ Has the Nominee assisted and mentored new members with
their induction to the club and their enjoyment of fly tying and fly