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Home Our Leaders (2022-2023)

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.

 

Executive Officers

 
Brian Sheehan
International President
Bird Island, Minnesota, USA

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Douglas X. Alexander
Immediate Past International President,
LCIF Chairperson
Brooklyn, New York, USA

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

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Fabrício Oliveira
International Second Vice President
Catolé do Rocha, Brazil

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A. P. Singh
International Third Vice President
Kolkata, India

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Second Year International Directors

 
Elena Appiani
Second Year International Director
Vicenza, Italy

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K. Vamsidhar Babu
Second Year International Director
Bangalore, India

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Teresa Dineen
Second Year International Director
Ballinhassig, County Cork, Republic of Ireland

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Pai-Hsiang Fang
Second Year International Director
Taichung, China Taiwan

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Jeffrey R. “Jeff” Gans
Second Year International Director
Voorhees, New Jersey, USA

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Efren Ginard
Second Year International Director
Asunción, Paraguay

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Je-Gil Goo
Second Year International Director
Gwangju, Republic of Korea

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Mats Granath
Second Year International Director
Älta, Sweden

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Ken Ibarra
Second Year International Director
San Bruno, California, USA

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Daisuke Kura
Second Year International Director
Ishikawa, Japan

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Dr. Vinod Kumar Ladia
Second Year International Director
Udaipur, India

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Kenji Nagata
Second Year International Director
Kyoto, Japan

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Dr. Dianne J. Pitts
Second Year International Director
Chappells, South Carolina, USA

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Allen Snider
Second Year International Director
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada

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Ernesto “TJ” Tijerina
Second Year International Director
San Antonio, Texas, USA

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Deb Weaverling
Second Year International Director
Basehor, Kansas, USA

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John W. Youney
Second Year International Director
Skowhegan, Maine, USA

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First Year International Directors

 
Ben Apeland
First Year International Director
Bozeman, Montana, USA

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Jitendra Kumar Singh Chauhan
First Year International Director
Agra, India

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Barbara Grewe
First Year International Director
Hanstedt, Germany

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Jeff Changwei Huang
First Year International Director
Guangzhou, China

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Timothy Irvine
First Year International Director
Beeliar, Australia

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Ronald Eugene Keller
First Year International Director
Millersport, Ohio, USA

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Gye Oh Lee
First Year International Director
Seoul, Republic of Korea

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Robert K.Y. Lee
First Year International Director
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

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Ramakrishnan Mathanagopal
First Year International Director
Coimbatore, India

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Manoel Messias Mello
First Year International Director
Bauru, Brasil

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Ahmed Salem Mostafa
First Year International Director
Cairo, Egypt

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James "Jay" Coleman Moughon
First Year International Director
Clifton, Virginia, USA

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Chizuko Nagasawa
First Year International Director
Kashiwa-shi, Japan

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Mahesh Pasqual
First Year International Director
Battaramulla, Republic of Sri Lanka

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Samir Abou Samra
First Year International Director
Adma, Lebanon

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Pirkko Vihavainen
First Year International Director
Juva, Finland

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Jürg Vogt
First Year International Director
Steffisburg, Switzerland

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Lee Vrieze
First Year International Director
Jim Falls, Wisconsin, USA

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LCI Board of Director Appointees

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

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J. Frank Moore III
Past International President
Daleville, Alabama, USA

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Bruce A. Beck
Past International Director
Palisade, Minnesota, USA

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Michael E. Molenda
Past International Director
Hastings, Minnesota, USA

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Mark S. Hintzmann
Past International Director
Watertown, Wisconsin, USA

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Carolyn A. Messier
Past International Director
Windsor Locks, Connecticut, USA

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LCIF Board of Trustees Appointees

 
James E. “Jim” Ervin
Past International President
Albany, Georgia, USA

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Vijay Kumar Raju
Past International Director
Visakhapatnam, India

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Leo-Lion Board Liaisons

 
Ojas M. Chitnis
Leo-Lion Board Liaison
Washington, District of Columbia, USA

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Katerina Iverson-Blekic
Leo-Lion Board Liaison
Ebden, Australia

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2022-2023 Board Committee Assignments

 

Executive Committee

Brian E. Sheehan, Chairperson
Douglas X. Alexander 
Dr. Patti Hill 
Fabrício Oliveira  
A.P. Singh 
Ernesto “TJ” Tijerina 

Audit Committee

Mats Granath, Chairperson
Allen Snider, Vice Chairperson
Timothy Irvine 
Ben Apeland 

Constitution & By-Laws Committee

John W. Youney, Chairperson
Daisuke Kura, Vice Chairperson
Samir Abou Samra 
Ben Apeland 
James E. “Jim” Ervin (non-voting advisor) 

Convention Committee

J. Frank Moore III, Chairperson
Kenji Nagata, Vice Chairperson
Dr. Vinod Kumar Ladia 
Robert K.Y. Lee 
Ramakrishnan Mathanagopal

District & Club Service Committee

Debra Weaverling, Chairperson
Teresa Dineen, Vice Chairperson
Jeff Changwei Huang 
Gye Oh Lee 
Dr. Jung-Yul Choi

Finance & Headquarters Operation Committee

Allen Snider, Chairperson
Timothy Irvine, Vice Chairperson
Manoel Messias Mello
Vijay Kumar Raju (non-voting advisor) 

Leadership Development Committee

K. Vamsidhar Babu, Chairperson
Ernesto “TJ” Tijerina, Vice Chairperson
James “Jay” Coleman Moughon 
Barbara Grewe
Bruce A. Beck

Long Range Planning Committee

Fabricio Oliveira, Chairperson
Brian E. Sheehan  
Dr. Patti Hill 
Douglas X. Alexander 
A.P. Singh 
Teresa Dineen 
J. Frank Moore III 
Bruce A. Beck 

Marketing Committee

Jeffrey R. Gans, Chairperson
Mats Granath, Vice Chairperson
Ahmed Salem Mostafa 
Jurg Vogt 
Ojas M. Chitnis (Leo-Lion Board Liaison)

Membership Development Committee

Elena Appiani, Chairperson
Ranulfo Efren Ginard, Vice Chairperson
Ronald Eugene Keller 
Chizuko Nagasawa 
Michael E. Molenda 
Katerina Iverson-Blekic (Leo-Lion Board Liaison) 

Service Activities Committee

Dr. Dianne Pitts, Chairperson
Je-Gil Goo, Vice Chairperson
Pirkko Vihavainen 
Jitendra Kumar Singh Chauhan 
Mark S. Hintzmann 

Technology Committee

Ken Ibarra, Chairperson
Pai-Hsiang Fang, Vice Chairperson
Lee Vrieze
Mahesh Pasqual
Carolyn A. Messier