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District governor and team

Managing your district

The district governor (DG) is the chief administrative officer of the district and serves as the district governor team leader. 



Effective July 1, 2022, a resolution has been passed during the International Convention to amend the qualification of district governor and vice district governors. Lions who previously served as a district governor will not be eligible to be elected as district governor or vice district governor. To learn more, please contact us at

Effective September 14, 2022, access to past district governors in MyLCI have been updated to allow for read-only access.

Recordings (English only)


Succession Planning Webinar
Support for Zone and Region Chairpersons
District Operations and Programs
District Expense Claim Processing
Zone and Region Chairpersons – Global Membership Approach
Prepare for an Engaging Club Visit
Achieving Club Excellence
Keep Your Clubs in Good Standing

Helpful management tools


It's important to know your responsibilities as district governor. These resources are here to help you understand the different aspects of your role and lead your clubs to success.


Board Policy Manual
Standard Club Constitution & By-Laws
Standard Multiple District Constitution & By-Laws
International Constitution & By-Laws      
Constitution Complaint Procedures            
Club Dispute Resolutions
District Dispute Resolutions
District Elections Guidelines


Finance Resources
District Governor Travel Expense Claim


District Cabinet Structure
Standard Club Structure
Model Multiple District Structure
Your Council of Governors

District resources

Cabinet Secretary / Treasurer Manual
Speaker Request Notification Form
DGE Seminar Information             
Leo Club Program Development Checklist
Global Membership Approach


Club Health Assessment
Club Health Assessment Action Strategies

Improving club quality

District & Club Material Order Form
Improving Lions Club Quality Webpage
Improving Lions Club Quality Facebook Page
Guiding Lion
Guiding Lion Facebook Page
Rebuilding and Reactivating Clubs
Plan for Your Club’s Success Guide
Plan for Your Club’s Success PowerPoint
Your Club, Your Way!
Club Troubleshooting Guide

Club officer e-books

Club President e-Book
Club Secretary e-Book
Club Treasurer e-Book
Club Marketing Chairperson Guide
Club Officer Installation Ceremony
Club Membership Chairperson e-Book
Club Service Chairperson e-Book

Lions Shop

Peace Poster Kit


​​​Certified Guiding Lion
Lions Learning Center
Zone Chairperson
Club Officers


How to Plan a District Convention


Leo Leadership Grant Program Application
New Voices Symposium Program Guide 
New Voices Workshop Planning Guide
Lions Services for Children Symposium Program Planning Guide
Membership Development Grants
Public Relations Matching Grant Program 
Leadership Development Multiple District/District Grant Program
GAT Success Story Funding


District Excellence Awards 
Club Excellence Awards
Zone and Region Chairperson Awards

LCIF grants and applications

LCIF Grants Toolkit