IN RECOGNITION of Outstanding Service:
Melvin Jones Fellow (MJF) Award:
The Melvin Jones Fellowship, recognition of humanitarian work, may be used to recognise outstanding Lions or members of the general public. Such a Lion, or member of the general public, may be recognised in consideration of a donation of $US1000 to the Lions Clubs International Foundation. The Fellowship, as presented, comprises a special lapel badge and wall display plaque.
James D. Richardson Honour Award:
This award is named after James D Richardson BEM, who in 1958, was the first Australian to serve as a Director on the International Board of Directors and was one of the most dedicated and respected early leaders of Lions in Australia, The James D Richardson Honour Award is presented to recipients who have shown outstanding and dedicated service to Lions and the Community.
William R. Tresise Fellow Award:
This award, named after the founder of Lionism in Australia, is presented to a Lion nominated by his club for meritorious service and is regarded as the most prestigious of the Australian Lions awards.
This award is used to acknowledge members of the community or organisations that have supported their club or have done activities in their area worthy of recognition.
The following members have been recognised for outstanding services to the Lions Club of Maleny-Blackall Range and to Lionism in general:
James D Richardson Honour Award:
- Lion Kevin Howel - 2015
- Lion Rodney Skerman - 2015
- Lion's Lady Patricia Jackson - 2014.
- Lion Clarke Alexander - 2013.
- Lion Colin Sincalair - 2013.
- Lions Ivan & Joy Ferris - 2011
Melvin Jones Fellow Award:
- Chaffey Backhouse - 2016
- Lion Roger Jackson - 2006
Community Service Award:
- Lion Sue Sinclair - 2015
- Lyn Alexander - 2014
- Gail Bailey - 2014
- Lion Roger Jackson - 2013
- Lion Colin Sinclair- 2015
Life Membership may be awarded to club member who have maintained Active membership as a Lion for 20 or more years and has rendered outstanding service to the Club, his/her community, or the Association. A Life Member shall have all privileges of active membership so long as he/she fulfils all obligations thereof. It should be noted that a life member does not have the obligations of attendance of an active member.
District Govenor Awards:
- Distinguished Service Awards:
- Lion Judy Brodie - 2016
- Lion David Coffey - 2016
- Lions Phillip Lester - 2016
- Lion Tess Presswell - 2015
- Lion Peter Wight - 2015
- Lion Chaffey Backhouse - 2014
- Lion John Blyth - 2014
- Lion Diane Hobson - 2014
- Lion Peter Jensen - 2013
- Excellence in Service Awards to Members of our Community:
- Leanne Large - 2017
- Ted McCosker - 2016
- Glennis Barber - 2015
- Ivan Hankinson - 2014
- Marcia Jensen - 2013
Our club is proud to recognise that some of our members have been awarded for their services by other clubs:
- Lion Colin Sincalair.
- Melvin Jones Fellowship Award -22/12/1992,
- District 201Q3 Club President of the Year Award 2010-2011,
- Ray Phippard Fellow 16/7/11,
- James D Richardson Honour Award 28/5/13
- Lion Lindsay Stewart. Melvin Jones Fellowship Award - ?
- Lion Ron Brodie. Melvin Jones Fellowship Award - ?
We fondly remember these our members for their mate-ship and excellent contribution to the Lions Club of Maleny-Blackall Range Inc. and Lionism in general. Sadly they are no more with us.
REST IN PEACE DEAR FRIENDS
- Lions Roger Jackson: Passaway June 2018 - Charter President
- Lion Rodney Skerman: Passed away October 2017, President 2004/5.
- Lion Richard Dent: Passed away October 2017.
- Lion Ivan Ferris: Passed away December 2015 - President 1993/4 & 2002/3
- Lion Sasho Alexiev: Passed away November 19, 2013
- Lion Mike Pasch: Passed away
- Lion Dallas Daniels: Passed away
- Lion Neville Butler: Passed away
- Lion Bill Crwaford: Passed away
- Lion Ethel Siemon: Passed away
- Lion Tony Gastaldin: Passed away
- Lion Ted Oliver: Passed away - Charter Treasurer
1983-1984 Roger Jackson
1984-1985 David Shade
1985-1986 Karl Tendam
1986-1987 Ian Rogers
1987-1988 Ian Rogers
1988-1989 Jim McKillop
1989-1990 John Burdon
1990-1991 Bob Bird
1991-1992 John Fox
1992-1993 Mike Smith
1993-1994 Ivan Ferris
1994-1995 Brian Meehan
1995-1996 Clarke Alexander
1996-1997 Martin Rathbone
1997-1998 Bill Crawford
1998-1999 Peter Harvey / Kevin Plucknett
1999-2000 Kevin Plucknett
2000-2001 Una Robinson
2001-2002 Chrissie Dittman
2002-2003 Ivan Ferris
2003-2004 Doug Wakeling
2004-2005 Rodney Skerman
2005-2006 Bill Crawford
2006-2007 Bill Crawford / Cohn Sinclair
2007-2008 Colin Sinclair
2008-2009 Clarke Alexander
2009-2010 David McKinnie
2010-2011 Colin Sinclair
2011-2012 Winston Johnston
2012-2013 Phil Holmes
2013-2014 Phil Holmes
2014-2015 Helen Johnson
2015-2016 Peter Jensen
2016-2017 Peter Jensen
2017-2018 Colin Sinclair