Nominations for Vocational Excellence Awards may be made at the District and the Club level.
Nomination Guidelines - adapted from the D9705 website
1. Nominations will be accepted from Rotary Clubs in District 9705.
2. Nominees may be Rotarians but where a Rotarian and a non-Rotarian are ranked equal by the selection 
     panel, priority will be given to the non-Rotarian.
3. A nominee must be either an Australian citizen or a permanent resident of Australia.
4. Nominees should preferably reside and/or carry out their vocation within the boundaries of District 9705
5. It needs to be shown that a nominee has a commitment to high ethical standards and a record of outstanding direct achievement in their chosen vocation which has been to the advancement of that vocation and the nation.
6. Excellence in Community Service does not come under the conditions of this Award. Vocational Excellence must be evident in the direct activity and /or contribution by the individual or individuals nominated and not merely occur within an organisation managed by the individual.
7. The Committee, may at its discretion, determine not to make an award in a year if it feels that the standard 
    of the nominees would lower the prestige of the Award.
Nomination Form (click here) 
Please adhere to the following criteria to enable your nominee to be assessed by the Vocational Committee on an equal footing with other candidates.
  • Nominations are to be completed on the prescribed form by 15 Sept 2020
  • Only the material on the form will be considered in the selection process
Email or post a copy of the completed form to the club secretary attention Vocational Chair 
  • Each nomination is to contain a statement of the qualifications and the achievements of the nominee.
  • It is critical that as many details as possible are made available on the form in support of the nomination to enable the committee to fairly complete its deliberations. 
  • List achievements of the nominee in chronological order or order of significance.
  • The magnitude of the achievements should be noted in relation to their local, regional, national and international significance.
  • It is helpful to the Committee if the nominator can include the names of a persons in the same vocation who may be willing to act as a referee. If required, the Committee may seek additional information.
Presentation 21st October. PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE
The awardee will receive an engraved plaque at a club meeting on 21st October (Vocational month)