Life Members – Seymour VRI Bowling Club

Requirement for Awarding Life Membership

Nominations for Life Membership should be lodged with the Board or its nominee.  The Board (by a simple majority vote) may recommend to the annual general meeting that any natural person who has rendered distinguished service to the Club be appointed as a Life Member.

A resolution at the Annual General Meeting to confer life membership on the recommendation of the Board must be a Special Resolution and be approved by a three quarter majority vote of those members present and eligible to vote.

A person must accept or reject the Club’s resolution to confer life membership in writing. Upon written acceptance, the person’s details shall be entered upon the Register, and from the time of entry on the Register the person shall be a Life Member, but remain subject to this Constitution.

A Life Member shall not be relieved of any financial obligation other than the Annual Subscription

Life Members

Year Awarded and Service

GEOFFREY  “BLURTER” NEAL

Awarded 15/05/2015
Joined Club 29/10/72
Life Membership Awarded for his valued services to the club over a number of years , moved Greg Jones and seconded Geoff Dixon and  was carried by the membership at the 2015-16 Annual General Meeting.

2002-03 to 2003-04 President
1998-99 to 2000-01 Vice President
1985-86 to 1987- 88  and 1991-92 Treasurer
Committee / Selection-Tournament Committee / Social Committee / Delegate / Press Reporter / Synthetic Green Committee

KEVIN  “FLEA” LEE

Awarded 15/05/2015
Joined Club 25/11/73
Life Membership Awarded for his valued services to the club over a number of years , moved Greg Jones and seconded Kevin Miles and  was carried by the membership at the 2015-16 Annual General Meeting.
Committee / Selection-Tournament Committee / Social Committee / Green Waterer / Green Cutter

MAXWELL WILLIAM DEASON *

Awarded 21/05/2006
Joined Club 24/06/79
Life Membership Awarded for his valued services to the club over a number of years , moved Jim Tuckwell and seconded Robert Micklethwait  and was carried by the membership at the 2006-07 Annual General Meeting.
1982-83 to 1985-86 President
1987-88 to 1996-97 & 1998-99 to 2001-02 Secretary
Committee / Delegate / Social Committee Secretary / Synthetic Green Committee

KEVIN JOHN MILES

Awarded 21/05/2006
Joined Club 27/10/68
Life Membership Awarded for his valued services to the club over a number of years , moved Robert Hockley and seconded Michael Szczykulski was carried by the membership at the 2006-07 Annual General Meeting.
1978-79 to 1981-82 President
1974-76 Vice President
Committee / Greens Director / Selector / Social Committee / Club Captain / Club Vice Captain / Green Cutter /  Finance Committee / Building Committee / Synthetic Green Committee / Delegate

LESLEY “MOOSE” McCARTHY *

Awarded 24/05/1992
Joined Club 27/10/57
Life Membership Awarded on a motion by Stuart Doyle and carried by the membership at the 1992-93 Annual General Meeting for his valued services to the club over a number of years.
1986-87 to 1988-89 President
1969-70 to 1970-71 Vice President
Committeeman / Selector / Social Committee / Synthetic Green Committee

HERBERT LIVERTON *

Awarded 23/03/1978
Joined Club 27/10/56
Life Membership Awarded at the 1978-79 Annual General Meeting for having rendered services to the club over a number of years, on a motion by R. Rivett and seconded Les McCarthy.
1975-76 to 1984-85 Treasurer
Committeeman / Selector / Social Committee

WALLY GUNN *

Awarded 27/03/1978
Joined Club 31/10/56
Life Membership Awarded at the 1978-79 Annual General Meeting for having rendered services to the club over a number of years  on a motion by R. Rivett and seconded Les McCarthy.
1972-73 Vice President
Greens Director / Committeeman / Social Committee / Delegate

FRANK McCARTHY *

Awarded 27/03/1978
Joined Club 27/10/56
Life Membership Awarded at the 1978-79 Annual General Meeting for having rendered services to the club over a number of years on a motion by R. Rivetts and seconded Les McCarthy.
Greens Director / Committeeman / Selector

R. MORRIS*

Awarded 01/08/1965
Joined Club 28/10/56
Life Membership Awarded at the 1965-66 Annual General Meeting for services to the club, on a motion moved by G. Sandford and seconded M. Wilson.
1960-61 to 1962-63 President
Committeeman / Selector / Social Committee / Club Captain

LENNY CHAPMAN *

Awarded 27/07/1958
Membership approved 15/10/48
Life Membership Awarded at the 1958-59 Annual General Meeting for services to the club, on a motion moved by W. Darvall and seconded S. Rae.
Committeeman / Selector / Greens Director /Delegate /Club Captain

TOM BERRY *

Awarded 27/07/1958
Membership approved 24/9/48
Life Membership Awarded at the 1958-59 Annual General Meeting for services to the club, on a motion moved by W. Darvall and seconded S. Rae.
1977-79 to 1973-74 Secretary

1949-50 to 1973-74 & 1977-78 to 1986-87 Secretary
1951-52 to 1973-74 Treasurer
Selector / Club Captain / Delegate

W. WHYTE *

Awarded 28/07/1957
Membership approved 24/9/48
Life Membership Awarded at the 1957-58  Annual General Meeting, for  services rendered to the club, on a motion moved L. Chapman and seconded H. Ward.
1952-53 to 1956-57 Secretary
Vice President / Committeeman / Delegate

H.R. MAHONEY *

Awarded 29/01/1956
Membership approved 24/9/48
Life Membership Awarded in the event of his moving away from Seymour, for having rendered faithful service to the club, moved R. Blakey and seconded W. Dewars.
1952-53 to 1955-56 President
1951-52 Vice President
Committeeman / Selector

GORDON DOWLING *

Awarded 27/08/1948
Membership approved 24/9/48
Life Membership Awarded for having rendered special service in designing and construction of the green, moved H. Mahony and seconded J Randle.
1948-49 to 1951-52 Inaugural President