Lions International District 4-L4

LIONS District 4-L4
Orange County &
Parts of Los Angeles &
San Bernardino Counties

District Couple of the Year

Contest dates: April 1, 2015 - March 31, 2016

The District couple of the Year Award recognizes the Couple who has most distinguished themselves as active and contributing Lions in the district and/or local club. Consideration will be given to achievements from April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016. The recipient will be honored by the District Governor at the District Convention.

  1. Nomination Requirements
    1. Any Lion or club shall submit the names and qualifications of nominees by email or postal mail to the District Governor and the Cabinet Secretary.
    2. The nomination must be typed in 12-point type, not handwritten. Nominations should be kept to three (3) pages. It must address the judging criteria and give specifics, which show the strength of a club’s nominee.
    3. The nomination must be received by April 3, 2016.
    4. Only nominations which are typed and on time will be considered.
  2. Basic Eligibility of Nominees
    The nominee must meet the following requirements:
    1. MUST be a member in good standing in a District 4-L4 club for the prior 12 months. (Both do not have to be Lions and do not need to be in the same club)
    2. Current in his/her club obligations of attendance, dues and/or committee assignments.
    3. Not the Immediate Past District Governor or a previous Couple of the Year.
  3. Judging Panel
    1. The judging panel shall consist of:
      District Governor
      Vice District Governors (2)
      Cabinet Secretary
      Cabinet Treasurer
      Region Chairs (3)
      Public Relations Chair
    2. Judges shall not release their findings to any outside parties prior to the official announcement at the District Convention.
    3. Names of runners-up and relative standings will not be released.
  4. Judging Criteria
    1. Emphasis Criteria
      Exemplifies the Lions Motto "We Serve."

    2. Exemplifies outstanding leadership in the furtherance of Lionism.
    3. Other Criteria of Excellence
      Activities, project participation
      Membership development
      Attendance record
      Offices, other positions held
      Quality, success, impact of work
      Sincerity of purpose
      Committee participation
      Volume of work
      Cooperation with others