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Board of Trustees

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

Biography / Photo

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

Biography / Photo

Judge Haynes H. Townsend
International First Vice President
Dalton, Georgia

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

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

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

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Garnet E. Davis
Past International Director,
Constitutional Area II
Melfort, Saskatchewan

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Ramiro Vela Villarreal
Past International Director,
Constitutional Area III
Nuevo Leon, Mexico

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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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Vijay Kumar Raju
Past International Director,
Constitutional Area VI
Visakhapatnam, India

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Barry J. Palmer
Past International President,
Constitutional Area VII
Berowra, NSW, Australia

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Alexis Vincent Gomès
Past International Director,
Constitutional Area VIII
Pointe-Noire, Republic of Congo

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Lewis Quinn
Past International Director, Largest Membership Country (USA)
Anchorage, Alaska

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Aruna Abhey Oswal
Past International Director, Second Largest Membership Country (India)
Gujrat, India

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Dr. Ta-Lung Chiang
Past International Director, Largest Per Member Giving Country (MD 300 Taiwan)
Taichung, MD 300 Taiwan

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Chikao Suzuki
Past District Governor, Second Largest Per Member Giving Country (Japan)
Japan

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

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Joe Preston
Past International President,
Past LCIF Chairperson
Mesa, Arizona

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Chancellor Bob Corlew
Past International President,
Past LCIF Chairperson
Milton, Tennessee

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Dr. Naresh Aggarwal
Past International President,
Appointee of International President
Delhi, India

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

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2019-2020 Committee Assignments

 

Executive Committee

Gudrun Yngvadottir
LCIF Chairperson, Immediate Past International President

Dr. Jitsuhiro Yamada
Vice Chairperson, Past International President

Sandro Castellana
Secretary, Past International Director

Lewis Quinn
Treasurer, Past International Director

Dr. Jung-Yul Choi
International President

Judge Haynes H. Townsend
International First Vice President

Brian E. Sheehan
International Second Vice President

Dr. Patti Hill
International Third Vice President

Dr. Naresh Aggarwal
Presidential Appointee, Past International President

Doo-Hoon Ahn
Presidential Appointee, Past International Director

Staff Liaison: Rebecca Daou

 

Audit Committee

Gudrun Yngvadottir
LCIF Chairperson, Immediate Past International President

Dr. Naresh Aggarwal
Presidential Appointee, Past International President

Doo-Hoon Ahn
Presidential Appointee, Past International Director

Staff Liaisons: Elvis Garcia and James Krafcisin (Internal Audit),
Christine Hastings (External Audit)

 

Finance Committee

Lewis Quinn
Past International Director, Treasurer

James E. “Jim” Ervin
Past International President

Vijay Kumar Raju
Past International Director

Ramiro Vela Villarreal
Past International Director

Dr. Ta-Lung Chiang
Past International Director

Staff Liaison: Christine Hastings

 

Development Committee

Dr. Jitsuhiro Yamada
Past International President, Chairperson

Judge Haynes H. Townsend
International First Vice President

Joe Preston
Past International President

Doo-Hoon Ahn
Past International Director

Sandro Castellana
Past International Director

Vijay Kumar Raju
Past International Director

Ramiro Vela Villarreal
Past International Director

Staff Liaison: Johnny Cooper

 

Marketing Committee

James E. “Jim” Ervin
Past International President, Chairperson

Dr. Patti Hill
International Third Vice President

Dr. Naresh Aggarwal
Past International President

Lewis Quinn
Past International Director

Alexis Vincent Gomès
Past International Director

Dr. Ta-Lung Chiang
Past International Director

Staff Liaison: Michelle Covington

 

Programs Committee

Barry J. Palmer
Past International President, Chairperson

Brian E. Sheehan
International Second Vice President

Chancellor Bob Corlew
Past International President

Aruna Abhey Oswal
Past International Director

Garnet E. Davis
Past International Director

In-Kyo Oh
Past Council Chairperson

Chikao Suzuki
Past District Governor

Staff Liaisons: KaSondra Byrd and Benjamin Futransky

 

Lions Quest Advisory Committee

Gudrun Yngvadottir
LCIF Chairperson & Immediate Past International President

Dr. Jung-Yul Choi
International President

Judge Haynes H. Townsend
First Vice President

Brian E. Sheehan
Second Vice President

Dr. Patti Hill
Third Vice President

Al Brandel
Past International President

Dr. Jitsuhiro Yamada
Past International President

Jorge Bortolozzi
Past International Director

Nilgun Erdem Niord
Past District Governor

Dr. Katsuki Yasuda
Past Council Chairperson

Shyam Malpani
Past International Director

Steven D. Sherer
Past International Director

Donna Munro
Lion 

Frances Portillo

Dr. Fernando Salazar

Dr. Markus Talvio
Lion

Dr. Juneria Berges
Lion

Tom Gordon
Past International Director

 

SightFirst Advisory Committee

Gudrun B. Yngvadottir (Ex-Officio)
LCIF Chairperson & Immediate Past International President

Dr. Jung-Yul Choi (Voting)
International President

Judge Haynes H. Townsend (Voting)
International First Vice President

Brian E. Sheehan (Voting)
International Second Vice President

Dr. Patti Hill (Voting)
International Third Vice President

Dr. Naresh Aggarwal (Voting)
Past International President

Chancellor Bob Corlew (Voting)
Past International President

Barry J. Palmer (Voting)
Past International President

J. Frank Moore III (Voting)
Executive Administrator & Secretary
Lions Clubs International

Rebecca Daou (Voting)
Executive Administrator
Lions Clubs International Foundation

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

Dr. William “Bill” Mc Laughlin (Voting)
Lehigh Eye Specialists

Dr. Yuichiro Ogura (Voting)
Nagoya City University Hospital

Dr. R. Pararajasegaram (Voting)

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

Dr. Serge Resnikoff (Voting)

Dr. Dean G. Sienko (Voting)
Vice President, Health
The Carter Center