T. Morris Lifetime Achievement Award


T. Morris Lifetime Achievement Award

About T. Morris Lifetime Achievement Award

This award is presented to an individual who has provided a lifetime of service to BSF in furthering the art form and education of Bonsai. The nomination shall be made to the BSF Board by memorandum documenting the requirements and the individual service to BSF over a minimum of 20 years continuous membership in BSF and a local club. The BSF Board shall approve the award by a 2/3 vote of the voting members. The recipient will receive a lifetime membership in BSF.

The requirements are as follows:

  1. Current Membership in BSF and a local club.
  2. Minimum of 20 years of continuous service to BSF and a local club.
  3. Service shall include serving as an officer in a local club, and/or state club officer and/or national club officer.
  4. Rendered service to BSF as an unpaid volunteer, in furthering the art and education of bonsai.
  5. Must agree to accept the award in person at the BSF annual Convention banquet. The BSF Board will incur the cost of the banquet ticket if requested.
  6. All requirements must be met at a minimum.

Frequency. The award will only be given when an individual meets the requirements and is approved by the board. This is not to be considered an annual award. Award. The award shall be an engraved plaque and a certificate. The recipient shall also be afforded lifetime membership in BSF.

Commencement. This award shall commence with the 2002-2003 BSF Convention year and continue each year or as authorized.