Sangeeta Jatia, from Kolkata, West Bengal, India, was elected to serve a two-year term as a director of The International Association of Lions Clubs at the association’s 95th International Convention, held in Busan, Korea, June 22 through 26, 2012.
Director Jatia is an economics graduate from Calcutta University.
A member of the Calcutta Midtown Lions Club since 1988, she has held many offices within the association, including club president, district Sight First chair, district coordinator, vice district governor and multiple district Leadership chair. Additionally, she served as a member of Mission 30 and Team 20K, a GMT area leader, on the DGE Seminar Faculty and as coordinator of the India edition of LION Magazine. She is also a Melvin Jones fellow.
In recognition of his service to the association, she has received numerous awards including Lion of the Year and the Ambassador of Good Will Award, the highest honor bestowed upon a member by the association.
Director Jatia and her spouse, Arvind, also a Lion, have two children.