2024 Board of Directors and Executive Director



Executive Director: PDG Traci Tribley

Lion Traci Tribley is a dedicated and accomplished individual whose life has been intertwined with a commitment to service, leadership, and the betterment of the community. With a diverse range of experiences, Traci has left a lasting mark on various fronts, particularly through her association with Lions Bear Lake Camp. As the Executive Director of Lions Bear Lake Camp since April 2022, Traci Tribley has played a pivotal role in rejuvenating the camp's mission to develop leadership skills, build confidence, and provide premier outdoor educational and recreational experiences year-round to all persons, regardless of ability. The upcoming year, 2024, is poised to be a recordbreaking one, with over 1000 children expected to partake in the transformative magic of Lions Bear Lake Camp. Traci's influence is not confined to Lions Bear Lake Camp; she stands as an accomplished consultant and trainer in the transit industry with over 25 years of experience in Customer Service. Currently serving as the client specialist for QRuzen Software and their lead trainer, Traci has impacted dispatchers and drivers across multiple states, including Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and North Carolina. Beyond her professional endeavors, Traci's commitment to community service shines through her active involvement in Lions organizations for the past 19 years. Holding leadership positions such as Multiple District 11 Global Leadership Coordinator (2023-2024), Vice Council Chair (2022-2023), District Governor (2022-2023), and Zone Chair (2019-2020), Traci exemplifies dedication. In her local Lions club, she wears multiple hats, currently serving as the Club Treasurer and contributing to various roles, including Club President and Club Secretary. Traci has also made significant contributions as the District LEO Advisor and District and Multiple District Lions Bear Lake Camp Chair. Traci's commitment to personal and professional development is evident through her achievements. She earned a Lions University bachelor’s degree in 2021, followed by a master’s degree in 2022. Her participation in the Michigan Lions Leadership Institute in 2021, 2015, and 2012 and recently the Faculty Development Institute in 2023 reflects her continuous pursuit of excellence and leadership skills. Her influence extends beyond the local community, with notable speaking engagements at various Lions forums. Highlights include the Michigan Lions Forum LEO Session in 2019, a session on "How to Be an Empathetic Lion" at the 2023 Michigan Lions Forum, and the 2023 USA/Canada Forum held in Reno, NV. Traci is poised to facilitate a session on Lions Bear Lake Camp at the 2024 Michigan Lions Forum. Traci and her husband Tim, residents of Bancroft, MI, have raised five remarkable children and are blessed with 14 beautiful grandchildren. Their family's deep involvement in both Lions and Leos underscores their collective commitment to helping and serving others, creating a legacy of service that resonates through generations. 



Lion Evelyn Cooper: Director

Lion Evelyn Cooper of Detroit Mid-City Lions Club has been an active member for over eighteen years. Because of her determination, dedication, perseverance, hard work and love for Lionism, she has received various awards, plaques, medals, etc. She is a proud recipient of the PID William
“Larry” Young Award, the 2020-2021 S. A. Dodge Distinguished Service Award and the 2017 William “Doc” Barr Knights for Vision Fellowship Award.
Lion Evelyn has a Bachelor’s, Master’s and a Juris Doctorate Degree.
Evelyn is the proud mother Lion Jason Cooper. Jason and his wife, Andreia are both attorneys in Oak Park, Illinois. Jason is a Wealth Management Attorney and Andreia is a Labor Law Attorney. And, the love of her life are her two adorable grandchildren, five year young Amalia and three year young Marcelo Cooper.
She is extremely proud of her BLC Board Membership. It’s very rewarding working with such great members that are so dedicated to enriching the lives of children. It’s wonderful learning of the new adventures that children can explore. I wish that they had camps like this when I was a child. I know that I would have enjoyed camp much more. BLC is very different than the camps that my son and his friends attended because it offers so much more. It’s amazing that we are able to offer these activities to children without cost. I love serving on this board and it’s amazing to see the many different activities that the children enjoy. This has been possible because the director, staff and board members are excellent. I can’t wait to enroll my grandchildren in this fabulous camp. Maybe I’ll have to move them back to Michigan.


PDG Ron Coleman: Director

As a Lion since 1979, sponsored by his Stepdad Lion Robert M. Walker into Detroit Renaissance Lions Club Lion Ron has served in many capacities at club, district, state and international levels.
Lion Ron is serving a second term on the Board after the previous stint gave him an opportunity to serve with Big Al, his wife Elsie, Jack Becker, Al Lindsey, Paul Hemeryck, Steve Messina, Jim Leach, Sr and other Lions to build our own campground in Lapeer. Lion Ron coordinated fundraising in 11-A1for a $27,000 matching LCIF grant to build one cabin.
Lion Ron hopes to contribute to future plans to sustain and grow the camp services.
Lion Ron is also looking forward to supporting his wife FVDG La Wonna as DG in 2024-2025.


PDG Shirley Kelly: Director

District Governor Shirley Kelly has been a Lion since 2005. She is a retired high school teacher of Business Education. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Wayne State University and a Master’s Degree from the University of Michigan. She is a former business owner of a Driver License Road Testing site.
Prior to her installation as Governor in Las Vegas in June, 2018, she served as District Cabinet Secretary for four District Governors, Zone Chairperson, President of her club, the Detroit Westown Hartford Lions, for two years. She is currently serving as Treasurer of her Club, since July, 2012.
Governor Kelly has attended seven International Conventions, 12 USA/Canada Forums, received training at Higgins Lake Leadership Institute and the Advanced Lions Leadership Institute. She also completed the Bachelors and Masters on-line training from the Lions University.
Lion Shirley is a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow and has received the International Leadership Award.


Lion Al Lindsey: Treasurer

Married to Desiree, 2 Children and 2 Grand Children
Professional Experience
35 years - Allstate Insurance Agency Owner – Broker Dealer Allstate Financial (Retired 2015) 30 years - Landlord - 12 & Mound Plaza (6 units), (Currently Active)
50 years - owner/manager - Lindsey Concessions (Seasonal Festival Concession company)( Currently Active)
Volunteer Activities
49 years – Warren Lions Club Member – current Life Member – Melvin Jones Fellow- Al Kassin Fellowship Award
25 years- Chairman Warren City Fair, Raising approximately $35,000 for Local Charities each year. Warren Lions Club/Facebook
30 years – Lions Bear Lake Camp -501c3 Foundation (10 years president) (20 years currently Treasurer) bearlakecamp.org - $ 3 Million dollar facility with a $500,000 annual budget.
(Camp for Special Needs Children)
15 years - Troy Family Daze Festival- served on Festival Board as President of the Board and Festival chairman. Currently Co-Chairman of the festival. Raising approximately $50,000 for Local Charities per year. Troyfamilydaze.org


PDG Jack Becher: Honorary Appointee

Lion Jack Becher is the son of a Lion, the father if a Lion, The brother of a Lion and the husband of a former Lion. Jack is a Past President of the Warren Lions Club with almost 60 years of perfect attendance and just retired as their Club Secretary after 12 years. He is a Past District Governor for Lions District 11-A2 and a past Train-the-Trainer for MD-11.
Jack is a Veteran and graduate of EMU. He started working with veterans for the AMVETS and later at Oakland County Veteran’s Services, retiring after 30+ years. He currently works part-time as a Veterans Benefits Specialist for an ElderCare law firm.
Jack serves on the Oakland County Workforce Development Board of Directors. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Lions Bear Lake Camp in Lapeer, MI.
Jack resides in the City of Warren with his wife Jean and their youngest son James. His older son Adam, a Lion, is married, with two daughters and lives in Clawson, MI. Jack is active in the community having served on the Warren Historical Commission, Cable Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals. He currently serves as the Chairman of the City of Warren Building Authority.


PDG Jack Patton: Director

Born July 5 1952
Married to Charlotte for 47 year. 3 Children, 8 Grandchildren Graduated 1975 from Central Michigan University with a B.S. in Industrial Education.
Worked in the architectural door and hardware industry for over 42 years. Titles were manager/sales, and then vice president.
Held two terms as President for the Michigan Chapter of DHI (Door Hardware Institute)
Retired in 2018
Became a member of The Lake Orion Lions Club Lion in 1996, 2 times president. Only three others have done this. Held many event chairman positions. Still active in our 100 plus member club.
Was zone chair, region chair, GMT for two years-I was the last GMT in 11A2 with a positive membership since I was GMT, and then was District Governor in 2018-2019.
Board member, District and State Chairman for Lions Bear Lake Camp. Beaumont Speech Pathology Advisory Board member. 


PDG James Leach Jr.: Secretary

I have been a Lion for thirty one years and involved with the camp for over forty. I started working at the camp when I was thirteen in the kitchen. I moved my way up to Director, a position I held for seven years. After that, I became a board member and have been on the board since 2000. I am currently working at Leader Dogs for the Blind as their Volunteer Administrator where I oversee, train, and recruit over three hundred on-campus volunteers. Outside of that, I have been married to my wife, Kim, (a former Board Member and Program Manager for the camp) for twenty seven years. We have two children and two career changed Leader Dogs. I like to golf with my family and go camping. 


Jim Lykins: Director

Life Member Lake Orion Lions Club aprox. 15 years
Hobbies: Hot Air Balloons, Classic cars
Electrician 47 years
Special Interests: Big Al Kasin, Lake Orion Lion, founder of Bear Lake Camp/ absolutely love that man and would do anything for him .He drive 's me every day to do what I do for camp.


PDG Leo Schaefer: Director

I am Married 46 years to wife Sharon
Live in Macomb Township Mi.
Became a Lion in 1998 with the New Baltimore Lions Club Transfer to the Armada Lions in 2005 till present
PDG 2020-2021
A trustee with the LOMSF
Board member of Lions Bear Lake
Board member of Project Kidsight of 11 A-2
Chairman of eye glass and hearing aid collection 11 A-2



PDG Rich Pfeiffer: IPP

Married to Willicent 56 years
Hobbies: Scuba Diving
Member Washington Lions Club Club Secretary
Past District Governor - 2006-2007 Member Bear Lake


Lion Jay Caldwell: Director

I am Married to Danelle Caldwell for 25 years. We have 2 kids, Sam who is a Senior at Northwood University, Studying Automotive Aftermarket Management and Sara who is a sophomore at Lutheran High North. She is on the varsity Dance team and is also in Competition Dance. I am the owner of Meineke Car Care Center in Shelby Twp, As well as President of Caldwell Investment Properties.
In my spare time I am a Past President of the Shelby Township Lions Club, a reserve with the Macomb County Sheriffs Dept, and the Treasurer of the MSCO ACE Division. I’m an associate member of the Shelby Twp FOP and member of the Shelby VFW post.
I also attended Northwood University in Midland Mi. and Skaneateles High School in Skaneateles New York. We live in Washington Twp. 


PCC Dave Hill: 1st Vice President

Past Council Chair Dave and his wife, Nancy, are both members of the Vandercook Lake Lions Club. Lion Dave was a colonel in the United States Army and retired from active duty in 2011. He is an Iraq war veteran and served several years in Germany. After retiring from the Army, Dave was a Program Director and Instructor of Business Management at Baker College for ten years.
Dave served as the MD11-B1 District Governor in 2016 and 2017 and as the MD11 Council Chair for the Council of Governors in 2021 and 2022. He is currently the President of the Michigan Lions Foundation and vice-president of the Lions Bear Lake Camp Board. He has served on the boards of several South-Central Michigan NFP boards in the past thirty years. During his tenure as the MD11-B1 District Governor the district increased membership by approximately 10%. As the 2021-22 MD11 Council Chair overall membership increased in both MD11 and SD10.
Dave and Nancy have been married for forty years and have two children and three grandchildren. 

PDG Dick Dettling: Director

PDG Dick Dettling, 76, married Sharleen
(Shawn) Boyce, in Sept. 1967. We have 2 children, Julie & Andy. Julie is married to Tony Trinkle, and they have 2 children Alissa, & Ryan. Andy is married to Karra (Tasker), and they have 3 children, Sophia, Ana, & Victor.
I retired from Ameritech in 1999, after 33 years, during that same time, I was a paid- on call firefighter, with the Dexter Area Fire Department, retiring after 20 years.
My hobbies are woodworking, restoring a 1929 Model A Pickup, and watching my grandkids in sports.
I’m a charter member of the Dexter Lions Club, we chartered in March of 1979, and I was elected to serve as the 2nd Vice President. I’ve held all the offices in the club at least twice, and served or chaired most of our Club’s committees.
I was elected District Governor of District 11B1, in 2012, and served from 2012-2013. I was elected as a trustee to the Lions of Michigan foundation in 2015, and served 3, 2year terms. At the foundation, I served on the executive committee for four of the 6 years I was there.
In the spring, OF 2021, PID Justin Faber, ask me if would like to serve on the board of Bear Lake Camp. I said yes, and thanked him for asking me. I really have enjoyed my time being on the board. Learning the ins & outs on how the camp operates, and meeting the volunteers who are so dedicated to make sure the camp runs smoothly. I just wish I lived closer so I could be more involved with the camp. 


CC Terri Huffman: Director

Lion Terri is a Past District Governor of District 11-b1 and the current Council Chair Elect for the Lion year 2024-2025. Lion Terri Has been the MD Global Serv ice Coordinator for the past two years. Other notable committees include the MD 11 Defense Against Diabetes, LCIF District Coordinator, member of the Michigan Forum and MD State Convention Committees. She has served as Guiding Lion and Charter President of the Brance area Diabetes Lions Club. Lion Terri is a graduate of the Lions University with the USA Canada Forum and graduate of the Lions Faculty Development Institute.
Professionally, CCE Terri worked as an Assistant Deputy Warden with the Michigan Department of Corrections and during her employment she coordinated many prison programs.
CCE Terri is the President of the Jackson Diabetes Lions Service Club and actively volunteers at the Jackson Interfaith Shelter.


PDG Fran Grabowski: Director

PDG Fran Grabowski, Kalamazoo, 11-B2. District Governor and Vice Council Chair 2018-2019.
B.A. in Spanish and Psychology.1984, University of Nebraska; Master's of Education, 1991, University of Colorado; Master's in Educational Leadership, 2015, Grand Valley State University. Higgins Lake doctorate, 2019. Lions University Bachelors and Masters.
Doc Barr, Charles Weir, Ken Lautzenheiser and Helen Keller Fellow. District 11-B2 John C. Johnson District New Lion of the Year, 2014-2015. Eversight Shared Vision Award, 2015. Secretary of State Shining Star Award, 2016. Paw Paw Lion Shining Star, 2015. Paw Paw Lion of the Year, 2023.
Founder of Paw Paw Middle School Leos (2014) and High School Leos (2015).
Bilateral corneal transplant recipient, 2011 & 2013. Eversight Goodwill Ambassador 2012 - present.
District Chair Eversight & Lions Bear Lake Camp.
Lions Bear Lake Camp trustee, 2021 - present.
Lions Bear Lake Camp Marketing Chair, 2021 - present.
Married to Tammie Grabowski. 4 children and grandson, Charlie.


PCC Ron Gibson: Director

I became a Lion in 2001 following a series of eye surgeries. Helen Keller’s challenge to Lions many years ago became very personal to me. It has been an honor to serve in different capacities at different levels of Lionism and I have seen the impact Lions have in their communities and around the world.


PDG Charles Blackburn: Director

Charter member of the former Lansing Delta Lions Club. After the club folded in 2017, I moved to the Grand Ledge Lions Club and total 44 years as a Lion.
While with the Delta Lions, we all helped to open the Erickson Softball Park, helped Delta Township build the restrooms and concession stand. Furnished the bleachers, planted trees, picnic tables, etc. in 2001. We are still operating the concession stand since then, along with the New Mt. Hope Park, which opened 4 years ago. The Delta/DeWitt/Ledges Lioness Lions Club now operate both parks with some outside help. I have held all of the offices in the Delta club and worked on may projects and committees over the years. Worked with the former Welcome Homes Strawberry Festival and Arts & Crafts Show for 8 years.
Served as District Governor for 11-C2 in 1993-94. I was with the group in the ground breaking of Lions Bear Lake Camp, when they were clearing the trees out and have been a board member since its inception. I have enjoyed the many years as a Lion and Lions Bear Lake Camp is my “pet project”!
I was born December 31, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan. Graduated from McKenzie High School in 1949. Enlisted in the Army and served in the Korean War and am a recipient of the Purple Heart. Attended Michigan Veterans Vocational School, sponsored under Western Michigan College in the drafting class. After graduation worked at GM for 37-1/2 years as a designer. Boy Scout Leader for Troop 56, Grand Ledge for 34 years. Member of the Grand Ledge First United Methodist Church for 62 years, choir, men’s breakfast club, high school counselor, Grand Ledge Masonic Order #179 – Life Member. 

Lion Phyllis Blackburn: Director

With the help of three friends, I formed and chartered the Delta Lioness Club. The process took 3 months and we started off with 30 members. I was named the first president of our club.
Later I would become the 11-C2 District President in 1992-93. Over a 24 year period I held all of the District offices. Some of my activities that touched my heart were:
• Sponsored the Lioness Club Craft Show at Waverly High School for 20 years (150 crafters).
• Started and worked the Softball Concession for Delta Charter Township in 2000. It still operates today and is expanded from softball to include soccer and other sports.
• Helped open and work with Mt. New Hope Park 4 years ago.
• Welcome Home Strawberry Festival for 10+ years and organized the craft show.
• Long term Bear Lake Board member and secretary for over 10 years.
Over the years there have been so many projects…
There is so much more, it has been a great time. We have made so many friends throughout the state and still are able to stay in touch with many of them.
I was born the 3rd of January 1931 in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Our family moved to Plainwell, Michigan where I grew up on a farm there. After graduating form Plainwell High School in 1949 went on to be the secretary to the president of the Veterans School. I actually enrolled Charlie as part of my job. Two years later we were married and the rest is history! Charlie and I have two children and 5 grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren.
After working for Investors Diversified Service as office manager for years, I had the opportunity to open a Gift and Ceramic Studio, taught classes, sold products, attended many craft shows, and became known as the “Ceramic Christmas Tree Lady” for the many years that I made and sold each year.
Charlie and I have been active in the Methodist Church for over 62 years including the choir and Ad Council secretary. I am a member of the Grand Ledge OES #14, Past Matron, and an active member.


PDG Kurt Stromlund: Director

I became a Lion on 12/1/08 with the Howell Lions club. I switched clubs and joined the Hartland Lions Club as a Charter member on 3/1/09. I am currently serving as President of the Hartland Lions Club. One of my greatest pleasures was serving as District Governor for District 11C2 in 2020/2021. I am currently holding the following positions in district 11C2: District LCIF Chair, Eversight State and District Chair, Kidsight Committee member, Forum Committee Member. The most recent position I was selected to serve as a board member of the Bear Lake Camp. I am very excited to work with the great staff of the camp and fellow board members on behalf of District 11C2.


Lion Martha Owens: Director

Retired from Michigan Department of Treasury as a departmental analyst after 30+ years of service. I was a Lioness for 30+ years, then transitioned into a Lion in 2019. Lions Bear Lake Camp has always been a passion of mine. I'm serving on the board of directors because I believe in this camp. This camp serves so many individuals, creating so much more than just memories for the campers.


Lion Henry Wymore: Director

Retired from State of Michigan Department Correction
Past Fremont Township Supervisor
Currently sit on Advisory Board for Region 7 Tuscola County
Mayville Lions Club member 25-30 years .
Lifelong resident of Mayville


PDG Ron Johnson: Director

I am a Mayville Lions charter member since 1977. I am married, have three children, 8 grand kids, and 1 great grand child.
I served as a member of the Mayville School board since 1994. Currently, i am actively involved in many organizations in Mayville. My servuce in the US Army spanned 1969-1971. I am a retired GM hourly worker. My involvement with Bear Lake started because of my Grandson. He is deaf and has two cochlear implants. He has been going since he was 5. Last year he was a counselor. He is now 18 years old.

PDG Brian Betzold: Director

A member of the Metamora Lions Club for 12 years. I enjoy cooking, paddle boarding, kayaking, bicycling, and traveling.


PDG Dave Hacker: 2nd Vice President

It Began Back in 1997 when he was hired to plow the snow for the Pearl Beach Lions Club.
He was invited to many meetings, which he attended before joining in 1999. His sponsor was Canadian/Bob who was an associate member of Pearl Beach Lions club.
Lion Dave was a member for 4 months before he was appointed Hall Chairmen, he served as Chairmen till 2005, and was appointed again in 08 and currently still is. He served on all the committees of his club and was elected President in 02-03 for the first time.
He started driving a senior member Howard Jackson to zone meetings, cabinet meetings and conventions, where he started meeting members from the District as well as State and international.
After a couple years of encouragement, he was asked to run for zone chairmen. In 2004-05 he was elected zone chairmen.
In 2005-06 he was elected Secretary of his club and served for 2 years and then again in 2007-08 for 3 more years. Received Secretary award from club.
In 2005 he was also appointed Bingo Chairmen for his club and resigned in 2023 as chairman
In 2006-07 he was elected Region Chair
After a couple year break to work on his own club, which included a new parking lot, siding the block building with log cabin siding and stone inlays, and a complete remodel of the Ladies Bathroom.
In 2009-10 he was elected as 3rd vice district Governor. And up he went
2010-11 elected 2nd vice.
2011-12 1st vice.
2012-13 in Busan Korea he was sworn in as District Governor for 11 D2. As Governor he revised district roster ,reinstated Fall Conference, and started the First District Award The Mac Makarewicz dedicated to membership award , and got the vote of his fellow Governors to start a Pease Poster Award from the State level. After serving as IPDG he went on to be the District leader Dog Chairmen in 20014-15 and currently still is.
In 20019-20 he was appointed as co/chair of the Lions of Michigan State Convention which he shares with his wife Brenda to date.
Also in 2019-20 he became a member of the building committee for Lions Bear Lake camp and currently still is.
Attended lions leadership institute and graduate institute.
Club Level: all board positions as well as committees Peace poster chairmen 2001 through 2005. 


PDG Dave Wineman: President

Lion Dave’s service spans 29 years. He has been involved in countless community service activities in the Unionville Sebewaing Area and beyond as a member of the USA Lions Club.
As a district governor, he was instrumental in the growth of his district and finished with a positive membership growth. As a past Area Leader (Michigan, Ohio and Indiana) his tenure witnessed positive membership growth in Michigan and 100% service reporting multiple district wide in Ohio for two years consecutively.
Lion Dave has served on the Lions Bear Lake board for more than a decade and is proud to have witnessed growth and opportunity for both our Lions community and the people we serve. He is LCIP certified and trained. Lion Dave is a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow.
Dave has 5 children, 12 grandchildren and a very supportive wife, Lindy. Both Lindy and Dave are involved in Lions and the positive and encouraging atmosphere that the organization brings.


IPDG Jim Patterson: Director

I am a retired high school industrial arts teacher with 2 children, 3 step-children and 10 grandchildren. Sherri and I have been married 26 years. I am an amateur musician, playing guitar and singing since the age of 15. Until the pandemic I performed monthly with all my earnings donated to the food bank at TrueNorth Community Services.
I joined the Fremont Lions in 1981. My big contribution during those early years was the refurbishing of the popcorn wagon that the club purchased from the defunct JC’s. I served as club president during 1988-89. Family circumstances forced me to withdraw from the Lions in 1992. I rejoined Lions in 2005. I have been active participating in many projects and fund raisers. In 2009 I chaired the committee that created our college scholarship award. I served again as President in 2014-15. At that time, I guided the club through a complete revision of our constitution and bylaws and the creation of our first board policy handbook.
I have served as the chair of the Millionaire Party committee running Texas Hold ‘Em tournaments, raffles etc. since 2010. When the state gaming commission decertified all clubs and other organizations in 2016, I handled the recertification process which took almost nine months. I have chaired the Pancake Breakfast committee since 2013. I designed the Fremont Lake Park pavilion and along with Lion Roger Bradshaw headed up its construction as our legacy project in 2017. I served as club president for the 2019-20 year. I have collected, sorted and delivered used eyeglasses and hearing aids four times a year since 2020.
At the District level I have served as:
- 2016-17 Youth Exchange chair
- 2016-17 and 2017-18 All-State Band chair
- 2018-19, 2019-20 and 2020-21 Region 3 Zone 2 chair
- 2021-22 2nd Vice District Governor
- 2022-23 1st Vice District Governor
- 2023-24 District Governor
Recognitions I have received:
• 1990 Outstanding Service Award (for the Popcorn wagon rebuild)
• 2011 Bronze Leader Dog Founders Tribute
• 2014 Lautzenheiser Fellowship – District Award
• 2014 Unsung Hero from then DG Pete Conarty
• 2015 Melvin Jones Fellowship
• 2017 Charles Weir Sight Conservation Fellowship
• 2019 Mike Howard “Spirit of Lionism”
• 2019 Spirit of TrueNorth
• 2021 Lautzenheiser Fellowship – District Award
• 2022 William “Doc” Barr Knights for Vision Fellowship


PDG David Zeller: Director

Alpena Lion since 1976, progressive Melvin Jones, Lions of Michigan Hall of Fame, LCI Presidential Leadership Award, LCI President's Award along with many President's Certificates of Appreciations. Two time District Governor.