Life Governors and Members


Application form for Members

Life Governors:

Any person, firm, corporation or organisation (other than a Lions Club) that contributes $2,000.00 or more to the Foundation, and is so elected by the Council, shall be a Life Governor of the Foundation.

Any person, firm, corporation or organisation that in the opinion of the Council has conferred a signal benefit on the Foundation may be appointed a Life Governor of the Foundation.

Life Members:

Any person, firm, corporation or organisation (other than a Lions Club) that contributes $500.00 or more to the Foundation, and is so elected by the Council, shall be a Life Member of the Foundation.

Any person, firm, corporation or organisation that in the opinion of the Council has conferred a signal benefit on the Foundation may be appointed a Life Member of the Foundation.

Every Life Governor or Life Member upon appointment shall be entitled to a Certificate stating that such appointment has been made.

Every Life Governor and Life Member shall have all the rights and privileges of an Ordinary Member provided that in the case of a firm, corporation or organisation, a nominee may be appointed by such a body to speak and vote on behalf of the firm, corporation or organisation. The name of such a nominee must be advised in writing to the Secretary of the Foundation prior to the commencement of the meeting at which the nominee is appointed to attend.

Every person or organisation that was at the time of the repeal of the constitution of the Victorian Lions Charitable Foundation a Life Governor or Life Member of that body, shall be a Life Governor or Life Member of the Foundation.

Every applicant for membership other than Life Governor or Life Member shall, if the Council so decides, make and sign an application therefore on a form drawn up by the Council and shall submit same to the Secretary of the Foundation.

Every proposal for membership shall be submitted to and considered by the Council at its next meeting following the receipt of such proposal. A candidate for any class of membership shall be elected by a majority of the Council present and voting at the meeting.

The Secretary shall keep and maintain a Register of Members in which shall be entered the full name, address, classification and date of entry of the name of each Member and the Register shall be available for inspection by Members.

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