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Our global leadership takes pride in providing expanded opportunities to Lions and all people, everywhere.

 

Board of Trustees

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

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Dr. Jung-Yul Choi
Past International President
LCIF Vice Chairperson & Past LCIF Chairperson
Busan City, Republic of Korea

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Gudrun Yngvadottir
Past International President
Past LCIF Chairperson & LCIF Secretary
Reykjavik, Iceland

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Gary F. Brown
Past International Director
LCIF Treasurer
Largest Membership Country
Dexter, NY, USA

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Brian Sheehan
International President
Bird Island, MN, 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, PB, Brazil

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

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Jennifer Ware
Past International Director
Constitutional Area I
Rapid River, MI, USA

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Garnet E. Davis
Past International Director
Constitutional Area II
Regina, SK, Canada

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Dr. Nicolás Eduardo Jara Orellana
Past International Director
Constitutional Area III
Quito, Ecuador

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Dr. Sandro Castellana
Past International Director
Constitutional Area IV
Padova, Italy

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Dr. Jitsuhiro Yamada
Past International President
Constitutional Area V
Minokamo, Japan

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N.S. Sankar
Past International Director
Constitutional Area VI
Chennai, TN, India

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Ronal Arthur “Ron” Luxton
Past International Director
Constitutional Area VII
Temuka, New Zealand

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Dr. Manoj Shah
Past International Director
Constitutional Area VIII
Nairobi, Kenya

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Aruna Abhey Oswal
Past International Director
Second Largest Membership Country
New Delhi, India

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Dr. Ta-Lung Chiang
Past International Director
Largest Per Member Giving Country
Taichung, China Taiwan

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Chikao Suzuki
Past District Governor
Second Largest Per Member Giving Country
Okazaki City, Japan

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In-Kyo Oh
Past Council Chairperson
Third Largest Per Member Giving Country
Seoul, Republic of Korea

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James E. “Jim” Ervin
Past International President
LCIF Board of Trustees Appointee
Albany, GA, USA

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Vijay Kumar Raju
Past International Director
LCIF Board of Trustees Appointee
Visakhapatnam, AP, India

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2022-2023 LCIF Board of Trustees Committees

 

Executive Committee

Douglas X. Alexander, Chairperson
Dr. Jung-Yul Choi, Vice-Chairperson
Gudrun Yngvadottir, Secretary
Gary F. Brown, Treasurer
Brian Sheehan
Dr. Patti Hill
Fabrício Oliveira
A.P. Singh
James E. “Jim” Ervin
Vijay Kumar Raju

Audit Committee

Douglas X. Alexander, Chairperson
Gudrun Yngvadottir
James E. “Jim” Ervin
Vijay Kumar Raju

Staff Liaisons: Christine Hastings (External Audit)
& James Krafcisin (Internal Audit)

Finance Committee

Gary F. Brown, Chairperson
Vijay Kumar Raju
Dr. Ta-Lung Chiang
Dr. Manoj Shah
Ronal Arthur “Ron” Luxton

Staff Liaison: Christine Hastings

Development Committee

Dr. Jitsuhiro Yamada, Chairperson
Dr. Patti Hill
Gudrun Yngvadottir
N.S. Sankar
Dr. Ta-Lung Chiang
Garnet E. Davis

Staff Liaison: Christopher Plunkett

Marketing Committee

Dr. Jung-Yul Choi, Chairperson
A.P. Singh
Gary F. Brown
Dr. Nicolás Eduardo Jara Orellana
Aruna Abhey Oswal
Jennifer Ware
Ronal Arthur “Ron” Luxton

Staff Liaison: Bill Hatzos

Programs Committee

James E. “Jim” Ervin, Chairperson
Fabrício Oliveira
Dr. Sandro Castellana
Vijay Kumar Raju
Dr. Manoj Shah
In-Kyo Oh
Chikao Suzuki

Staff Liaisons: KaSondra Byrd & Benjamin Futransky

Lions Quest Working Group

A.P. Singh
Gudrun Yngvadottir
Dr. Sandro Castellana
Gary F. Brown
Vijay Kumar Raju
Dr. Manoj Shah
Ronal Arthur “Ron” Luxton

Staff Liaison: Matt Kiefer

SightFirst Advisory Committee

Douglas X. Alexander (Voting)
LCIF Chairperson & Immediate Past International President

Brian Sheehan (Ex-Officio)
International President

Dr. Patti Hill (Voting)
International First Vice President

Fabrício Oliveira (Voting)
International Second Vice President

A.P. Singh (Voting)
International Third Vice President

Dr. Jung-Yul Choi (Voting)
Past International President

Gudrun B. Yngvadottir (Voting)
Past International President

Sanjeev Ahuja (Voting)
Executive Administrator
Lions Clubs International

Staff Liaison: KaSondra Byrd

Rebecca Daou (Voting)
Executive Administrator
Lions Clubs International Foundation

Dr. Silvio P. Mariotti (SAC Secretariat, Non-Voting)
Prevention of Blindness & Deafness
World Health Organization

Dr. Kashef Ijaz (Voting)
Vice President for Health Programs
The Carter Center

Dr. William “Bill” Mc Laughlin (Voting)
Department of Veterans Affairs

Dr. Yuichiro Ogura (Voting)
Genentech

Dr. Gullapalli N. Rao (Voting)
LV Prasad Eye Institute

Dr. Serge Resnikoff (Voting)
Consultant in global public health, ophthalmology and eye health