Our Life Membership is awarded to an individual in recognition of services rendered to Wounds Australia and/or for outstanding development and/or achievement in wound management.
A Life Member is eligible to have one vote at each general meeting and is eligible to hold an elected office or committee position. A Life Member is ineligible to have a vote at committee meetings unless they hold a committee position.
Nominations will be accepted from any current financial member of the Wounds Australia but not a self-nomination.
To nominate a current Wounds Australia member, the Life Member nomination form needs to be completed and accompanied by a letter of support outlining the nominee’s achievements in at least two of the suitability categories. A brief Curriculum Vitae is also required of the nominee.
Suitability Criteria: Candidacy and suitability for fellowship will be exemplified by at least two of the following categories
- Outstanding contribution to Wounds Australia Committee activities
- Educational leadership
- Research leadership
- Clinical leadership in wound management
Life membership will be awarded at the Wounds Australia State Conference or AGM.
Call for nominations will be announced 3 months prior the Wounds Australia conference or AGM. Closing date of nominations will be 4 weeks prior to the conference or AGM.