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

Please note that we are in the process of updating our new international leadership for the 2021-2022 Lion year, which will be completed later in July. We look forward to celebrating our new leaders soon.

 

Board of Trustees

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

Biography / Photo

Douglas X. Alexander
International President
Brooklyn, New York

Biography / Photo

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

Biography / Photo

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

Biography / Photo

Fabrício Oliveira
International Third Vice President
Catolé do Rocha, Brazil

Biography / Photo

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

Biography / Photo

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

Biography / Photo

Robert "Bob" Libin
Past International Director,
Appointee of International President
Keene, New Hampshire, USA

Biography / Photo

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

Biography / Photo

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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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, Kenyao

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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 (China Taiwan)
Taichung, China Taiwan

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Chikao Suzuki
Past District Governor, Second Largest Per Member Giving Country (Japan)
Okazaki City, 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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Dr. Naresh Aggarwal
Past International President,
Past LCIF Chairperson
Delhi, India

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Dr. Wing-Kun Tam
Past International President,
Appointee of International President
Admiralty, China Hong Kong

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

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2021-2022 Committee Assignments

 

Executive Committee

Dr. Jung-Yul Choi
LCIF Chairperson, Immediate Past International President

Gudrun Yngvadottir
LCIF Vice Chairperson, Past International President

Dr. Eng. Sandro Castellana
LCIF Secretary, Past International Director

Dr. Ta-Lung Chiang
LCIF Treasurer, Past International Director

Douglas X. Alexander
International President

Brian E. Sheehan
International First Vice President

Dr. Patti Hill
International Second Vice President

Fabrício Oliveira
International Third Vice President

Dr. Wing-Kun Tam
Presidential Appointee, Past International President

Robert “Bob” Libin
Presidential Appointee, Past International Director

Staff Liaison: Rebecca Daou

 

Audit Committee

Dr. Jung-Yul Choi
LCIF Chairperson, Past International President

Dr. Wing-Kun Tam
Presidential Appointee, Past International President

Robert “Bob” Libin
Presidential Appointee, Past International Director

Dr. Eng. Sandro Castellana
Secretary, Past International Director

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

 

Finance Committee

Dr. Ta-Lung Chiang
Past International Director, Chairperson/Treasurer

Gudrun Yngvadottir
Past International President

Vijay Kumar Raju
Past International Director

Dr. Manoj Shah
Past International Director

Ronal Arthur “Ron” Luxton
Past International Director

Staff Liaison: Christine Hastings

 

Development Committee

Dr. Jitsuhiro Yamada
Past International President, Chairperson 

Brian Sheehan
International First Vice President

Dr. Naresh Aggarwal
Past International President

Dr. Nicolas Eduardo Jara Orellana
Past International Director

Lewis Quinn
Past International Director

Dr. Ta-Lung Chiang
Past International Director

Garnet E. Davis
Past International Director

Staff Liaison: Christopher Plunkett 

 

Marketing Committee

Gudrun Yngvadottir
Past International President, Chairperson

Fabrício Oliveira
International Third Vice President

Dr. Wing-Kun Tam
Past International President

Aruna Abhey Oswal
Past International Director

Robert “Bob” Libin
Past International Director

Ronal Arthur “Ron” Luxton
Past International Director

Staff Liaison: Vacant (Rebecca Daou - interim)

 

Programs Committee

James E. “Jim” Ervin
Chairperson

Dr. Patti Hill
International Second Vice President

Dr. Eng. Sandro Castellana
Past International Director

Vijay Kumar Raju
Past International Director

Dr. Manoj Shah
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

Fabrício Oliveira
International Third Vice President

Gudrun Yngvadottir
LCIF Vice Chairperson, Past International President

Dr. Eng. Sandro Castellana
LCIF Secretary, Past International Director

Vijay Kumar Raju
Past International Director

Lewis Quinn
Past International Director

Dr. Manoj Shah
Past International Director

Ronal Arthur “Ron” Luxton
Past International Director

Chikao Suzuki
Past District Governor

 

 

SightFirst Advisory Committee

Dr. Jung-Yul Choi (Ex-Officio)
LCIF Chairperson & Immediate Past International President

Douglas X. Alexander (Voting)
International President

Brian E. Sheehan (Voting)
International First Vice President

Dr. Patti Hill (Voting)
International Second Vice President

Fabrício Oliveira (Voting)
International Third Vice President

Dr. Naresh Aggarwal (Voting)
Past International President

Gudrun B. Yngvadottir (Voting)
Past International President

Sanjeev Ahuja (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. Kashef Ijaz (Voting)
Vice President, Health
The Carter Center

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

Dr. Yuichiro Ogura (Voting)
Nagoya City University Hospital

Dr. G.N. Rao
LV Prasad Eye Institute

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