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Hills Basketball Association Life Members have been integral in the growth and development of our Association. So many volunteers and staff play a vital role in forming this community but the following members have shown a commitment to our organisation worthy of Life Membership.

Tony Wagstaff (1996)

Janet Blanch (1998)

Richard Slowgrove (2007)

Evan Bennett (2008)

Richard Howard, Steven Nicholls,  Jann Partyka (2015)

Mitzi Crawford, Trish Nicholls, Kathleen Parker (2016)

Michelle Mahony, Pat Mahony, Jim Roditis (2017)

Russell Graham, Paul Nelson, Emils Duselis (2018)

Lauretta Claus, Janice Roditis, Angus Wildblood (2019)


The Hills Basketball Association Constitution states:

a) The Committee of Management may recommend to the annual general meeting that any natural person who has rendered distinguished service to the Association be appointed as a Life Member.
b) For the purposes of 'rendered distinguished service' shall be restricted to those who have contributed to the control, promotion, integration, or fostering of participation and development of basketball by their participation in the Association for a period of ten (10) years and who have set an exemplary standard of behaviour on and off the court and are nominated by a member to the Committee of Management for election at an annual general meeting of the Association
c) Names of nominees for Life Membership shall be submitted to the Secretary at least thirty five (35) days prior to the annual general meeting at which such nominees are proposed for election for life members
d) A resolution of the annual general meeting to confer Life Membership [subject to clause 2A. (4)] on the recommendation of the Committee of Management must be a Special Resolution and must be passed by at least three fourths of those members attending and eligible to vote
e) Not more than three (3) Life Members shall be elected at any one annual general meeting.
f) A person must accept or reject the Association's resolution to confer Life Membership in writing. Upon written acceptance, the person's details shall be entered upon the Register, and from the time of entry on the Register the person shall be a Life Member 

If you require further information please do not hesitate to phone Steve Burke on 9894-8944 (ext 8) or email
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