The Awards Sub Comittee of the LandSAR Board was established to revise the awards system when needed and to approve award nominations. Beginning August 2012, the Committee has introduced two new levels into the Service Awards Matrix .
There are now five levels of service award:
The LandSAR Service Certificate
The LandSAR Merit Award (new in 2012)
The LandSAR Plaque
The LandSAR Excellence Award (new in 2012)
LandSAR Life Membership
There is one award for Operational Excellence:
The LandSAR Supreme Award
Each award has a criteria sheet and a nomination form which are found on the website under awards, or by clicking this link. Please read the critera documents carefully before nomination someone for an award. the 19th October is the closeoff for all awards in 2012.
The LandSAR Constitution makes provision for 10 Life Members at any one time. Currently there are four. If approved, Life Membership is usually awarded at the time of the AGM each year. Please see Life Membership page for the nomination documentation.