• New Life Member for SLS Sydney – Doug Hawkins

    Apr 6, 2022 By Surf Live Saving Admin

    Doug Hawkins – SLS Sydney’s newest Life member

    It is with great pleasure that the SLSS Branch Council voted unamiously to the elevation to Life Membership to Doug Hawkins Coogee SLSC for his distinguished service which is both sustained and has provided a conspicuous contribution to SLS.

    Doug joined Coogee SLSC in 2000 when his Children joined nippers and has been involved at Club and Branch level since. Doug has been a member of the SLSS JD Committee for 18 years and in those years he has been involved and instrumental in the success of the JD Camps which has seen in excess of 2,500 members attend. Doug has been actively involved in presenting higher awards for the Branch for many years and is very active as an endorsed Trainer, Assessor and Facilitator. Doug was involved in the introduction of the Age Manager Course which has since been implement by the Association.
    Doug held the position of SLSS Director Junior Development for 13 years, Junior Development Camp Coordinator for 12 years and is currently in the role of Director Member Services.

    Doug’s passion, commitment and enthusiam for Surf Life Saving is to be admired. Recognition of elevation to Life Membership of Sydney Branch is well deserved. Congratulations Doug.