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Multiple District Lions ALERT Chairperson Responsibilities


The council chairperson should appoint a Lion to the position of multiple district Lions ALERT chairperson. This Lion should fulfill the following criteria:  

  • Willingness to organize a Lions ALERT plan in the event of a local emergency;
  • Understanding of program parameters;
  • Knowledge of Lions ALERT program resources;
  • Ability to cooperate with local emergency assistance resources;
  • Ability to mobilize a Lions ALERT team after an emergency has occurred; 
  • Understanding of Lions Club International Foundation (LCIF) resources.

The responsibilities of the multiple district Lions ALERT chairperson are:  

  • Familiarity with Lions ALERT program resources including the Lions ALERT guide (IAD 911) and the (4) checklists:

    • How to Develop a Lions ALERT Plan
    • Disaster Relief Opportunities
    • Personal Safety Checklist
    • After a Disaster Occurs
  • Ability to work with local authorities in the development of a Lions ALERT plan.

Before An Emergency Occurs

Multiple district Lions ALERT chairperson responsibilities: 

  • Develop a multiple district Lions ALERT plan.
  • Encourage and promote district Lions ALERT plans.
  • Organize multiple district training classes and seminars for district Lions ALERT chairpersons.
  • Remind all Lions ALERT chairpersons to complete an annual review of their Lions ALERT plan.

After An Emergency Occurs

Multiple district Lions ALERT chairperson responsibilities:  

  • Serve as the central figure in implementing the multiple district Lions ALERT plan. Communicate with club. District, and multiple district leaders as well as outside agencies about the situation and the capabilities of the Lions ALERT Team.
  • Assist districts implementing a Lions ALERT plan.
  • Encourage districts to work together in the event of a natural, man-made, or healthcare emergency.
  • Remind Lions ALERT team members to comply with safety regulations.
  • Work with the public relations chairperson to submit Lions ALERT news and photos to local media. 
  • Remind Lions to use Lions-logo signs and wear Lions-logo apparel when serving as members of a Lions ALERT team.

Multiple District Lions ALERT Chairpersons Are Responsible for Rewarding Team Members with Lions ALERT Awards           

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