Softball Australia Life Membership
Life Membership is the highest honour which can be bestowed by Softball Australia on a member. Since its inception in 1966, the following Life Memberships have been awarded.
2018 Ngaire Huston, Debbie Grove
2015 Michael Hannelly
2013 Mike McDermid, Harvey Milson, Tricia Sibraa
2010 Darryl Clout, Bob Harrow
2006 Bill Gobbart*
2004 Ken Culpitt
2002 Alan McAuliffe
2000 Shirley Schneider
1994 Pat Rawlings OAM*
1993 Margo Koskelainen OAM
1989 Rosemary Adey OAM*
1980 Pat Shearwood
1969 Edna Nash*
1968 Pat Young*
1967 Audrey McLaughlin AM
1966 Esther Deason MBE*, Merle Short*, Marjorie Dwyer*
* denotes deceased
The Life Memberships awarded to Esther Deason, Merle Short and Marjorie Dwyer feature on the video compilation of Celebrating 60 Years of National Championships.
Further information about the criteria and process for awarding Softball Australia Life Membership can be found in clause 5.4 of Softball Australia’s Constitution and the Awards and Recognition Policy and Procedures.