This award recognises the services of individuals to the Group. This award has been gifted to us by WIOA. This service award is to be given to an individual in recognition of their commitment to the vision and philosophies of the Group and the active promotion of the Group.
This award is designed to complement the existing Life Membership which is the Group’s most prestigious award that is given for distinguished service to the Group over many years.
Every award needs to have a symbol, so that awardees are easily recognisable.
For this award the symbol is a twisted tap, in fact an inextricably obstructed tap.
The individuals are selected by fellow IDIOTS and at the WIOG annual conference:
Delegates of the
The appropriate salutation to WIOA/WIOG IDIOTS is:
Whilst the appropriate response would be:
At the 2016 conference 0ne new IDIOT was inducted into the society. Nigel Hesford who has been an active member of many operations groups dating back to the NZWWA days, and was a founding member of WIOG.