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Generous Contribution Awards

The International Life Saving Federation has created a series of Generous Contribution Awards to honour people who are supporting the international lifesaving movement, the saving of lives from drowning and lifesaving sport.

 

Governor of Lifesaving

Minimum qualification: A generous offer to provide advice and assistance to ILS, including assisting with future fundraising efforts, and a onetime contribution to ILS of 50,000 Euro. (This may include earlier contributions).

  • 2005: Kevin WELDON, AM (Australia - Surf)
  • 2005: Dr. Henry FOK Ying Tung, PhD GMB (Hong Kong)*
  • 2005: Flemish Life Saving Federation (Belgium)
  • 2009: Dr. Harald VERVAECKE, PhD (Belgium)

 

Senator of Lifesaving

Minimum qualification: A generous offer to provide advice and assistance to ILS, including assisting with fundraising efforts, and a onetime contribution to ILS of 25,000 Euro. (This may include earlier contributions).

 

Protector of ILS

Minimum qualification: A generous offer to provide advice and assistance to ILS, including assisting with fundraising efforts, and a onetime contribution to ILS of 10,000 Euro. (This may include earlier contributions at the Supporter level.)

  • 2005-2015: Carl MARTINEZ (USA): 13.500 Euro

 

Platinum Member of Lifesaving

Minimum qualification: A generous offer to provide advice and assistance to ILS, including assisting with fundraising efforts, and a onetime contribution to ILS of 5,000 Euro.

 

Gold Member of Lifesaving

Minimum qualification: A generous offer to provide advice and assistance to ILS, including assisting with fundraising efforts, and a onetime contribution to ILS of 1,000 Euro.

  • 2005: B. Chris BREWSTER (USA): 1.000 Euro, Carl MARTINEZ (USA): 1.000 Euro
  • 2006: B. Chris BREWSTER (USA): 1.000 Euro, Carl MARTINEZ (USA): 1.000 Euro
  • 2007: Carl MARTINEZ (USA): 1.000 Euro
  • 2008: Carl MARTINEZ (USA): 1.000 Euro
  • 2009: Carl MARTINEZ (USA): 1.000 Euro
  • 2010: Dr. Steve BEERMAN MD (Canada): 4.000 Euro, Carl MARTINEZ (USA): 2.500 Euro
  • 2014: Carl MARTINEZ (USA): 1.500 Euro
  • 2015: Carl MARTINEZ (USA): 1.500 Euro
  • 2016: Carl MARTINEZ (USA): 1.500 Euro
  • 2017: Carl MARTINEZ (USA): 1.500 Euro

 

Silver Member of Lifesaving

Minimum qualification: A generous offer to provide advice and assistance to ILS, including assisting with fundraising efforts, and a onetime contribution to ILS of 500 Euro.

 

Bronze Member of Lifesaving

Minimum qualification: A generous offer to provide advice and assistance to ILS, including assisting with fundraising efforts, and a onetime contribution to ILS of 100 Euro.

  • From Australia - Royal: Paul Oliver, Daphne Read, Anthony Levett, Mike Kelly, Wendy Simpson, Dr. Gerard Meijer, Dr. Paul James, Gary Kearney, James R. Mac Clellan, Norman Farmer, Heather Mac Gowan, Patricia Anne Tilsee, Andrew Whittaker, Scott M. Conway, Les Mole, Michael Darben, Craig Flight.
  • From Australia - Surf: Kevin Weldon AM, Alan Whelpton AM, Anthony Brooks, Bruce Bennet, Clive Edward Jarrot, Ken O'Connell, Belinda Gapes, Michael Rogan, Gary Justin, Greg Mac Mahon, Harry Windmill, Keith Lutz, John Jones, Robert Arthur Evans, Neil Smith, Norman Lewis, Noel Kelk, Keith Atkinson, Raymond Martin, William G. Marshall, David A. Sparks, Darren Peters, Dennis Heussner, Zackary Zlyden, Colin Addison, Ken English, Ian Scott, Simon Moriarty, Corinne Moriarty, Scott Murray, Darran Roper, Ronald Rankin AM, Greg Allum, Shane Sarlin, Ian Sunner, Kevin Hoskins, Geoff Lyons, Brian Carthew, Barrie Pitt, Stewart Johnston, Craig Hale, David Nolan, Christopher Williams, Stuart Cordingly, Frederik Smith, Adam Williams, Raymond Prior, Jeffrey Mansfield, John O'Neil, Maxwell Collins, Terry Owens, Maxmillian John Klingner, Murray Colvin, Geoffrey Smith, Adrian Petrie, David Kennedy, Warren Boulton, Michael Rudgerson, Ralph Bresciano, Robert Welch, Melanie Ogle, Dinah Boswell, Brian Geddes, William G. Donges, Bob Gear, Shane Francis Porter, Eddie Bennet, Helen Angus, Troy Daniel Fenech, Mark Reaburn, Anthony Folliot, Paul Hyde, Max Christmas, Gary Radel, Warren Massoy, Lynn Wright, William James, John Charles Holmes, Ann Parsons, Jamie Jones.
  • From Belgium: Dr. Harald Vervaecke PhD, Jef Torfs, Rudy Fauville, Marc Vaes, Stefan Vanneste, Mark Verbeke, Peter Van Vooren, Nader Pirivakil, Steven Werbrouck, Isabel Lebe, Sari Indrawati Swinnen.
  • From Brazil:Dr. David Szpilman MD.
  • From Germany: Klaus Bartnitzke, Dr. Klaus Wilkens PhD.
  • From Great Britain: John Martin.
  • From Hong Kong: Chi Yan Lai.
  • From India: Rajkomaraiah Yadav Janga.
  • From Iran: Amir Kaywan Maghso.
  • From Japan: Kazuhiko Matsushita.
  • From New Zealand: Graham Tolchard.
  • From Portugal: Fernando Martinho.
  • From Spain: Pedro Walch Den Tuider.
  • From UAE: Yousef Al-Akraa.
  • From Singapore: Khim Guan Tan, Kheng Sia Lee, Beng Chong Lim.
  • From South Africa: Derrick Whitting.
  • From Sweden: Bertil Werner, Carl Johan Rundberg.
  • From Switzerland: Andrea Gydengy.
  • From Turkey: Akin Karakaya.
  • From USA: Carl Martinez, B. Chris Brewster, Bert Vandermark, Kevin Coates.