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Contact LCIF

Lions Clubs International Foundation
300 W. 22nd St. 
Oak Brook, IL 60523-8842
(630) 203-3836
(630) 571-5735 (fax)

*Please note the Foundation does not provide funding to individuals, as all grant monies are awarded directly to a Lions club for project and program implementation.

Rebecca Teel Daou
Executive Administrator

Monika Kural
Division Assistant 
(630) 468-6901

Christine Hastings
Financial Planning & Analysis Manager
(630) 468-6775

LCIF Humanitarian Initiatives Department

(For questions about humanitarian grant programs, email LCIFHumanitarianPrograms@lionsclubs.org. For Emergency grant requests, email LCIFemergencygrants@lionsclubs.org or call (630) 203-3819.)

KaSondra Byrd
(630) 468-6826

Cassandra Rotolo
Regional Program Specialist
USA and Canada Matching Grants
(630) 468-7030

Oumar Diallo
Regional Program Specialist
India, South Asia and Africa Matching Grants
(630) 468-6930

J. Beeck
Regional Program Specialist 
ANZI-Pacific and OSEAL Matching Grants
(630) 468-6799

Julie Boonprasarn 
Regional Program Specialist  
Europe and the Middle East Matching Grants
(630) 468-6802

Gabriela Klein
Regional Program Specialist
Latin America Matching Grants, Lions Quest Grants
(630) 468-7113

LCIF Global Health Initiatives Department

(All LCIF sight-related and diabetes grant programs)

Gillian Gibbs
(630) 468-6931

Brandon Williams
Regional Program Specialist
Pacific, Europe, Sight for Kids
(630) 468-7034

sightfirst@lionsclubs.org or diabetesgrants@lionsclubs.org
South Asia
(630) 468-7031

Emily Johnson
Regional Program Specialist
North America, Latin America Grants, Lions- WHO Childhood Blindness Partnership
(630) 468-7082

Karen Kilberg
Regional Program Specialist 
Africa, Middle East Grants, Research SightFirst Grants
(630) 468-6996

LCIF New and Emerging Initiatives

For Childhood Cancer Pilot Grant and Hunger Pilot Grant applications and inquiries, email new.emerging@lionsclubs.org. For District and Club Community Impact Grant applications and grant inquiries, email LCIFdistrictandclub@lionsclubs.org. Questions regarding donations or a district or club’s balance of available funds should be directed to donorassistance@lionsclubs.org. For questions about the Leo Service Grant Program, email LCIFLeogrants@lionsclubs.org.

Benjamin Futransky 
(630) 468-6723

Beth Smith
Program Specialist
(630) 468-7079

Lions Quest Department


Matthew Kiefer
(630) 468-6965

Kimberly Anderson
Educational Programs Specialist
(630) 468-6904

Ariel Dickson
Educational Programs Specialist 
(630) 468-6778

Kimberly Haynes
Program Development Specialist
(630) 468-6772

Maurice Van Horne
Marketing and Sales Specialist
(630) 468-6733

Penny Willis
Training and Program Development Specialist 
(630) 468-6960

Diane Suffield
Department Assistant
(630) 468-7050

LCIF Marketing

Michelle Covington
Marketing Manager
(630) 468-7128

LCIF Philanthropy

Christopher Plunkett
Manager of Individual and Club Giving
(630) 468-6939

Lea Ann Nowobielski
Division Assistant
(630) 468-6829

LCIF Donor Services

General inquiries: (630) 203-3836

Anthony Paskauskas
Donor Services
(630) 468-6708

Laura Snow
Assistant Manager
(630) 468-6963

LCIF Development


Constitutional Areas I, II, and III

Dannette Pryor
Regional Development Manager
The Americas
(630) 468-6726

Anne Schullo
Regional Development Specialist
U.S.A. Eastern Region
(630) 468-7095

Kristi Garcia
Regional Development Specialist
(630) 468-6885

Maureen Hagerty
Regional Development Coordinator
The Americas
(630) 468-7037

Flynn Doran
Regional Development Specialist 
Latin America and the Islands of the Caribbean
(630) 468-7142

Constitutional Areas IV

Paul Steele
Regional Development Manager
Europe, Middle East, and Africa
(630) 468-7175

Lubna Saleh
Regional Development Specialist
(630) 468-7175

Constitutional Area V

Sarah Sitz
Regional Development Coordinator
East Asia
(630) 468-6939

Constitutional Areas VI and VII

Jeff Arnett
Regional Development Manager
South Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and Indonesia 
(630) 468-6973

Institutional Giving

Erik Brejla
Manager, Institutional Giving 
(630) 468-7091

Strategic Giving

Ellen Winter Ph.D.
Manager, Strategic Giving
(630) 468-7163

Campaign 100

Gabriela Nuñez
Campaign Manager
(630) 468-7138

Caitlin Lanigan
Associate Campaign Manager
(630) 468-7060