Region Award Applications and Resources

Presidential Region Chairperson Award Applications and Resources

Below you will find the programs and resources to help you achieve the Presidential Region Chairpersons Award.  Additional information can be found at the following links:

Quarter One:  July 1, 2013 to September 30th, 2013 application deadline October 31, 2013

  1. Develop a Plan – A plan is key to success and one of the most important aspects of planning is setting goals. Consult with your district governor for direction and ideas!
  2. Make sure your zone chairpersons host successful District Governor Advisory Committee Meetings (zone meeting) with at least 50% of the zone meetings in the region having representatives from 75% of the clubs in the zone and attended by the GMT and/or GLT coordinator. For more information about hosting an effective meeting, go to “Achieving  Results” in the Lions Learning Center for on-line training on meeting management and more. The Zone Chairperson Manual has several sample agendas on page 5 and 6. Encourage the zone chairperson to invite the district GMT or GLT Coordinators and make sure the zone chairperson completes the District Governor’s Advisory Committee Report to report activities.
  3. Promote the Club Excellence Process (CEP) and Club Excellence Awards to all clubs and ensure that the Zone Chairpersons in the region are also promoting these programs. This can be accomplished via phone calls, personal visits, during zone meetings or email.
  4. Two clubs start the CEP by completing the How Are Your Ratings or The Community Needs Assessment

Click Here for the APPLICATION FOR QUARTER ONE



Quarter Two: October 1, 2013 – December 31, 2013 application deadline January 31, 2014

  1. Make sure your zone chairpersons host successful District Governor Advisory Committee Meetings (zone meeting) with at least 50% of the zone meetings in the region having representatives from 75% of the clubs in the zone and attended by the GMT and/or GLT coordinator (unless the GMT and GLT coordinator has already visited a zone meeting). For more information about hosting an effective meeting, go to “Achieving  Results” in the Lions Learning Center for on-line training on meeting management and more.  The Zone Chairperson Manual has sample agendas on page 5 and 6. Encourage the zone chairpersons to invite their district GMT or GLT Coordinators and complete the District Governor’s Advisory Committee Report to report activities.
  2. Have two or more clubs in the region complete the Club Excellence Process (unless all the clubs in the region have already completed the process). New clubs are not required to participate, but the Certified Guiding Lion should be aware of the program.
  3. Follow up on the plan you created in the first quarter and report the actions taken to strengthen clubs during the second quarter. For ideas go to “Achieving Results” in the Lions Learning Center,  Strengthen Membership or Managing a Club to find ways to improve the club experience.
  4. Ensure that 50% or more of the clubs in your region have a membership growth or a new club is chartered in your region as of December 31, 2013. To accomplish this, encourage clubs to participate in a membership drive or program. For ideas on how to recruit new members go to Invite Members. If a club in the region is cancelled, it must be reinstated or replaced by a new club to qualify.
  5. Make sure all your clubs are in good standing by checking the Club Health Assessment for your district. Personally contact any club that has a past due amount.
  6. Visit a regular meeting of each club in your region at least once during the first 6 months of the fiscal year. Report the strengths and the challenges of the clubs to your district governor. Inform the club’s officers of programs and services that might be helpful or beneficial to them. See Managing a Club for ideas.

Click Here for the APPLICATION FOR QUARTER TWO


Quarter Three: January 1, 2014 to March 31, 2014 application deadline April 30, 2014

  1. Make sure your zone chairpersons host successful District Governor Advisory Committee Meetings (zone meeting) with at least 50% of the zone meetings in the region having representatives from 75% of the clubs in the zone and attended by the GMT and/or GLT coordinator (unless the GMT and GLT coordinator has already visited a zone meeting).  For more information about hosting an effective meeting, go to “Achieving  Results” in the Lions Learning Center for on-line training on meeting management and more. The Zone Chairperson Manual offers several sample agendas on page 5 and 6. Encourage the zone chairpersons to invite their district GMT or GLT Coordinators and complete a District Governor’s Advisory Committee Report to report their activities.
  2. Have at least two clubs begin the Club Excellence Process  this quarter (unless all the clubs in the region have already begun the process). New clubs are not required to participate, but the Certified Guiding Lion should be aware of the program.
  3. Follow up on the plan you created in the first quarter and report the actions taken to strengthen clubs during the third quarter. For ideas go to “Achieving Results” in the Lions Learning Center,  Strengthen Membership or Managing a Club to find ways to improve the club experience.
  4. Ensure that 50% of the clubs in the region have an increase in membership as of March 31, 2014 or two new clubs were chartered in the region this fiscal year through March 31, 2014. To accomplish this, encourage clubs to participate in a membership drive or program. For ideas on how to recruit new members go to Invite Members. If a club in the region is cancelled, it must be reinstated or replaced by a new club to qualify.
  5. Promote attendance at the district, multiple district and International Convention.

Click Here for the APPLICATION FOR QUARTER THREE


Quarter Four: April 1, 2014 to June 30, 2014 application deadline July 31, 2014

  1. Have at least two clubs complete the Club Excellence Process  this quarter (unless all the clubs in the zone have already completed the process). New clubs are not required to participate, but the Certified Guiding Lion should be aware of the program.
  2. Have 50% of the clubs in the region achieve the Club Excellence Award.
  3. Ensure that 50% or more of the clubs in your region have a membership growth or charter two new clubs in your region. To accomplish this, encourage clubs to participate in a membership drive or program. For ideas on how to recruit new members go to Invite Members. If a club in the region is cancelled, it must be reinstated or replaced by a new club to qualify.
  4. Keep the positive momentum going by sharing your knowledge and the status of the region, plans for future actions and specific challenges with your successor. For ideas on how to be a mentor, see the Lions Mentoring Program.
  5. Make sure you close the year with a minimum of four clubs in each zone that are in good standing. Check their status monthly via the Club Health Assessment.
  6. Visit a regular meeting of each club in your region at least twice during the fiscal year. Report the strengths and the challenges of the clubs to your district governor. Inform the club’s officers of programs and services that might be helpful or beneficial to them. See Managing a Club for ideas.
  7. Promote attendance at the district, multiple district and International Convention.

Click Here for the APPLICATION FOR QUARTER FOUR

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