Lions International District 4-L4

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

Lifetime Achievement Award

DEADLINE: April 3, 2016

The District Lion of the Year Award (LAA) recognizes the Lion who has most distinguished himself/herself as an active and contributing Lion in the district and/or local club over his/her career in Lions. Consideration is given to the entire body of work the nominee has given the Lions. The recipient will be honored by the District Governor at the District Convention.

  1. Nomination Requirements
    1. Any Lion in District 4-L4 may submit the names and qualifications of nominees by e-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 the 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. Member in good standing in a District 4-L4 club for at least ten (10) years.
    2. Current in his/her club obligations
    3. Not a current Governor or First or Second Vice District Governor nor immediate Past District Governor and not a previous recipient of the 4-L4 LAA.
  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."
      Exemplifies outstanding leadership in the furtherance of Lionism.
    2. 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
      Cumulative volume of work
      Cooperation with others