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We Lead by Example


As Lions, our actions and service inspires others. We provide courage and a unique sense of empowerment to our communities and to the world. To do this, we depend on great leadership. And that takes great leadership development for our members.

All executive officers and international directors will continue to serve through June 29, 2021 following a resolution passed in March of 2020 by the international board of directors in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and subsequent cancellation of the 2020 International Convention in Singapore.

 

Executive Officers

 
Dr. Jung-Yul Choi
International President
Busan City, Republic of Korea

Biography / Photo

Gudrun Yngvadottir
Immediate Past International President,
LCIF Chairperson
Gardabaer, Iceland

Biography / Photo

Douglas X. Alexander
International First Vice President
Brooklyn, New York

Biography / Photo

Brian E. Sheehan
International Second Vice President
Bird Island, Minnesota

Biography / Photo

Dr. Patti Hill
International Third Vice President
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Biography / Photo

 

Second Year International Directors

 
Muhammad Adrees
Second Year International Director
Faisalabad, Pakistan

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Qazi Akram Uddin Ahmed
Second Year International Director
Dhaka, Bangladesh

Biography / Photo

Shoichi Anzawa
Second Year International Director
Fukushima, Japan

Biography / Photo

Billy J. (B.J.) Blankenship
Second Year International Director
Lafayette, Tennessee, USA

Biography / Photo

Gary F. Brown
Second Year International Director
Cape Vincent, New York, USA

Biography / Photo

Rodolfo Espinal
Second Year International Director
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Biography / Photo

Liao-Chuan Huang
Second Year International Director
Taoyuan, MD300 Taiwan

Biography / Photo

Jongseok Kim
Second Year International Director
Changwon, Republic of Korea

Biography / Photo

Geoffrey Leeder
Second Year International Director
Harpenden, England

Biography / Photo

Mark S. Lyon
Second Year International Director
Brookfield, Connecticut, USA

Biography / Photo

Dr. Nawal Jugalkishor Malu
Second Year International Director
Auragabad, India

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Heimo Potinkara
Second Year International Director
Lahti, Finland

Biography / Photo

J.P. Singh
Second Year International Director
New Delhi, India

Biography / Photo

Steve Thornton
Second Year International Director
Wooster, Ohio, USA

Biography / Photo

Juswan Tjoe
Second Year International Director
Medan, Indonesia

Biography / Photo

A. Geoffrey Wade
Second Year International Director
Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA

Biography / Photo

Dr. Walter Zemrosser
Second Year International Director
Althofen, Austria

Biography / Photo

 

First Year International Directors

 
Michael D. "Mike" Banks
First Year International Director
Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA

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Robert "Bob" Block
First Year International Director
Illinois, USA

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Kyu-Dong Choi
First Year International Director
Republic of Korea

Biography / Photo

Larry L. Edwards
First Year International Director
Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA

Biography / Photo

Justin K. Faber
First Year International Director
Deckerville, Michigan, USA

Biography / Photo

Allan J. Hunt
First Year International Director
Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada

Biography / Photo

Daniel Isenrich
First Year International Director
Munich, Germany

Biography / Photo

Bent Jespersen
First Year International Director
Gentofte, Denmark

Biography / Photo

Masayuki Kawashima
First Year International Director
Japan

Biography / Photo

Dr. Jose A. Marrero
First Year International Director
Arecibo, Puerto Rico, USA

Biography / Photo

Nicole Miquel-Belaud
First Year International Director
Toulouse, France

Biography / Photo

VP Nandakumar
First Year International Director
Thrissur, India

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Justice Christopher Shea Nickell
First Year International Director
Paducah, Kentucky, USA

Biography / Photo

Sampath Ranganathan
First Year International Director
Chennai, India

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Marciano Silvestre
First Year International Director
Brazil

Biography / Photo

Masafumi Watanabe
First Year International Director
Japan

Biography / Photo

Guo-jun Zhang
First Year International Director
China

Biography / Photo

 

LCI Board of Director Appointees

 
Joseph L. Wroblewski
Past International President
Dallas, Pennsylvania

Biography / Photo

Ta-Lung Chiang
Past International Director
Taichung, MD300 Taiwan

Biography / Photo

Wen-Pin Chiu
Past Council Chairperson
Taipei, MD300 Taiwan

Photo

Katsuki Shirosaka
Past Council Chairperson
Osaka, Japan

Photo

Je-Gil Goo
Past District Governor
Gwangju, Republic of Korea

Photo

Choong Lai Lim
Past District Governor
Seoul, Republic of Korea

Photo

 

LCIF Board of Trustees Appointees

 
James E. "Jim" Ervin
Past International President
Albany, Georgia

Biography / Photo

Doo-Hoon Ahn
Past International Director
Seoul, Republic of Korea

Biography / Photo

 

Leo-Lion Board Liaisons

 
Aayush Bagla
Leo-Lion Board Liaison
Kolkata, India

Biography / Photo

Juan Manuel “Pollo” Cáceres
Leo-Lion Board Liaison
Fray Bentos, Uruguay

Biography / Photo

 

2020-2021 Board Committee Assignments

 

Executive Committee

Dr. Jung-Yul Choi (Chairperson)
Gudrun Yngvadottir
Douglas X. Alexander
Brian E. Sheehan
Dr. Patti Hill
Gary F. Brown

Audit Committee

Dr. Walter Zemrosser (Chairperson)
Michael “Mike” Banks
Stephen W. Thornton
Daniel Isenrich

Constitution & By-Laws Committee

Mark S. Lyon (Chairperson)
J.P. Singh (Vice Chairperson)
Justice Christopher Shea Nickell
Doo-Hoon Ahn (Non-Voting Advisor)
Wen-Pin Chiu

Convention Committee

Joseph L. Wroblewski (Chairperson)
Shoichi Anzawa (Vice Chairperson)
Robert “Bob” Block
Masayuki Kawashima

District & Club Service Committee

Juswan Tjoe (Chairperson)
Stephen W. Thornton (Vice Chairperson)
Sampath Ranganathan
Kyu-Dong Choi
Choong Lai Lim

Finance & Headquarters Operation Committee

A. Geoffrey Wade (Chairperson)
Dr. Walter Zemrosser (Vice Chairperson)
Michael “Mike” Banks
Daniel Isenrich
James E. Ervin (Non-Voting Advisor)

Leadership Development Committee

Geoffrey Leeder (Chairperson)
Gary F. Brown (Vice Chairperson)
Justin K. Faber
Masafumi Watanabe
Katsuki Shirosaka

Long Range Planning Committee

Brian E. Sheehan (Chairperson)
Dr. Jung-Yul Choi
Gudrun Yngvadottir
Douglas X. Alexander
Dr. Patti Hill
Heimo Potinkara
Joseph L. Wroblewski
Doo-Hoon Ahn (Non-Voting Advisor)

Marketing Communications Committee

Rodolfo Espinal (Chairperson)
Heimo Potinkara (Vice Chairperson)
Nicole Miquel-Belaud
VP Nandakumar
Ta-Lung Chiang

Membership Development Committee

Dr. Nawal J. Malu (Chairperson)
Billy J. “B.J.” Blankenship (Vice Chairperson)
Larry L. Edwards
Marciano Silvestre
Aayush Bagla (Leo-Lion Board Liaison)

Service Activities Committee

Liao-Chuan Huang (Chairperson)
Jong-Seok Kim (Vice Chairperson)
Guojun Zhang
Allan J. Hunt
Juan Manuel "Pollo" Cáceres (Leo-Lion Liaison)

Technology Committee

Qazi Akramuddin Ahmed (Chairperson)
Muhammad Adrees (Vice Chairperson)
Bent Jespersen
Dr. Jose A. Marrero
Je-Gil Goo