Service Above Self Awards and Paul Harris Fellows

Service Above Self Awards

As Rotary's highest honor for individual Rotarians, this award recognizes up to 150 Rotarians worldwide annually who have demonstrated exemplary humanitarian service, with an emphasis on personal volunteer efforts and active involvement in helping others through Rotary.

Members of Murwillumbah Central who have received this honour are:-

1998 - Eric Loder (Dec)

2001 - Bob Robertson

100% Paul Harris Fellow Club

Murwillumbah Central Rotary Club has 100% Paul Harris Fellow membership, achieved in 2011. The Club was the second club in Rotary District 9640 and the ninth club in Australia to achieve this level of contribution to the Rotary Foundation. At the Changeover Night of June 2012 five new members received PHF pins, continuing the 100% PHF Club achievement.

In addition, in 2012 all members achieved 100% Every Rotarian Every Year contributions.

Paul Harris Fellows of Murwillumbah Central Rotary Club

The list below shows the names of people in whose name a contribution to The Rotary Foundation has been made, the total amount contributed to date and the date of the original contribution. Many outstanding people who have served the Tweed Shire community have been awarded Paul Harris Fellow recognition as well as members of Rotary, partners of Rotarians and past members.

Paul Harris Fellow (PHF): An individual who contributes US$1,000 (or in whose name US$1,000 is contributed) to the Annual Programs Fund or other approved programs. 

Multiple Paul Harris Fellow: A Paul Harris Fellow will receive a new pin for each additional US$1,000 personally (or in whose name is) contributed beyond his/her original PHF.   

Gifts of more than $2,000

For gifts of $2,000 or more, a Paul Harris Fellow is eligible for

  • Recognition as a Multiple Paul Harris Fellow
  • Option to honor someone else as a Paul Harris Fellow with their Foundation recognition points.
  • Multiple Paul Harris Fellow pin with additional stones.
Recognition levels are based on the following guidelines:
Recognition total Pin level
US$2,000 to 2,999.99 one sapphire
3,000 - 3,999.99 two sapphires
4,000 - 4,999.99 three sapphires
5,000 - 5,999.99 four sapphires
6,000 - 6,999.99 five sapphires
7,000 - 7,999.99 one ruby
8,000 - 8,999.99 two rubies
9,000 - 9,999.99 three rubies

  The Club Recognition Summary of July 2014 records the following contributions to The Rotary Foundation.

NAME PHF LEVEL DATE (original contribution)
Anderson, Olwen PHF 
Jun-2009
Baker, Ian PHF 
Oct-2001
Baker, Neil PHF 
Jun-1996
Barnard, Peter PHF 
Dec-2005
Beck, Donald F C PHF 
Apr-1997
Beck, Lynne PHF 
Nov-2007
Bowles, John S. PHF 
Feb-1996
Brownjohn, Anni
PHF+1
May-2013
Budd, Wallace A. PHF 
Sep-1991
Butler, Edgar PHF 
Apr-1988
Chrisostomos, Chris PHF+1
Jan-2010
Commens, Barbara Anne PHF 
May-2007
Commens, Robert John PHF+8 
Apr-2008
Counter, Robert PHF 
Jun-1994
Daley, Ray PHF 
Jan-2000
Damsma, Kevin PHF 
Apr-2011
Dawes, Edmund W (Dec) PHF 
Jan-1981
De Closey, Neil E. PHF 
Apr-2008
Dietrich, Graham PHF 

Jul-2003

Dundon, Tammy
PHF Jun-2015
Evans, Ray PHF 
Oct-2004
Foster, John  (Dec) PHF 
Aug-2004
Goulding, Erroll PHF 
Apr-2011
Graham, Mary-anne PHF Jan-2013
Graham, Noel PHF 
Apr-2008
Grennan, James L PHF 
Oct-2005
Grisedale, Michael PHF 
Apr-2011
Hallworth, Denis F PHF+8 
Feb-1988
Hallworth, Gillian L PHF+1 
Mar-1989
Hanna, George W  (Dec) PHF 
Jun-1983
Hayes, Anthony G. PHF+2 
Jun-1995
Heffernan, John PHF+2
May-2010
Heffernan, Cathie PHF+1
June-2011
Hill, John PHF+2 
Jan-2000
Johnston, Richard PHF 
May-2010
Jones, Evan E. PHF 
Dec-1988
Kelly, William J  (Dec) PHF 
Oct-1990
Kinneally, Bernard F. PHF 
May-2002
Lack, Barry Lloyd PHF 
Jun-2006
Little, Ivy PHF 
Jul-1993
Loder, Eric A. (Dec) PHF 
Sep-1985
Loder, Tup PHF 
Jun-1986
Macgregor-Skinner, John L PHF 
Mar-1989
Marks, Betty Jean Harvard PHF 
Apr-1987
Marks, Ema
PHF
Jun-2015
Mason, Judy PHF+1 
June-2012
Mason, Len PHF+1 
June-2012
Montgomery, Ken PHF 
June-2012
Nieh, Robert PHF 
Apr-2009
Norinder, Mikkel PHF 
May-2010
Norris, John G. PHF 
Mar-1998
O'Brien, Warren PHF Mar-2014
O'Reilly, Lawrence J PHF+1 
Mar-1989
Phillips, George PHF 
Nov-2007
Raso, Sam PHF 
Jul-2007
Rice, John PHF 
Apr-2000
Robertson, Arthur PHF+1 
Mar-1999
Robertson, Joyce Doreen PHF 
Mar-2001
Rogers, Robert A. PHF 
Jun-2009
Ross, Ian PHF 
May-2004
Saxby, Eileen PHF 
Mar-1994
Shepherd, Bob PHF+1 
June-2012
Shepherd, Diedri PHF+1 
June-2012
Sochacki, Peter PHF
 Aug-2006
Stainlay, John PHF 
Nov-2007
Stainlay, Robert PHF 
Apr-2000
Threlfall, Bryan PHF 
May-2004
Vickers-Shand, David PHF+2 
Jul-2007
Worrad, Anthony PHF 
May-2007