District 201N1
DG Kevin Thornton (2020-2021)

New South Wales, Australia

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List of Acronyms

 

Acronym Full Term Description
1VDG First Vice District Governor A Lion elected to the position of First Vice District Governor for the current Lions year.
1VDGE First Vice District Governor Elect A Lion elected to a position of First Vice-District Governor at a District Convention to take up the position in the next Lions year.
201N1 Lions District 201N1 District comprising all Lions Clubs in the area defined as District N1 (New South Wales).
https://201n1.lions.org.au/
2VDG Second Vice District Governor A Lion elected to the position of Second Vice District Governor for the current Lions year.
2VDGE Second Vice District Governor Elect A Lion elected to a position of Second Vice-District Governor at a District Convention to take up the position in the next Lions year.
ALCMF Australian Lions Children’s Mobility Foundation http://alcmf.lions.org.au/
ALDAF Australian Lions Drug Awareness Foundation https://aldaf.org.au/
ALCCRF Australian Lions Childhood Cancer Research Foundation https://alccrf.lions.org.au/
ALF The Australian Lions Foundation https://lionsclubs.org.au/foundations/australian-lions-foundation/
ALLI Advanced Lions Leadership Institute Training course to build the skills of Lions leaders to prepare them for leadership responsibilities at zone, region and district levels.
https://www.lionsclubs.org/en/resources-for-members/resource-center/advanced-lions-leadership-institute
CA Constitutional Area Lions Clubs International organises the world into seven ‘Constitutional Areas’. Our Constitutional Area serves Australia and PNG, New Zealand and the Pacific, or Indonesia and is known as CA7 – Constitutional Area 7
CA7 Constitutional Area 7 Lions Clubs International organises the world into seven ‘Constitutional Areas’. Our Constitutional Area serves Australia and PNG, New Zealand and the Pacific, or Indonesia.
Cab Sec Cabinet Secretary A Lion who serves on the District Governors cabinet as the Secretary.
CBL Constitutions and By-Laws A Lion serving on the District Governor’s Cabinet who is responsible for interpreting the Constitution, By-Laws and Policy and providing advice to the District on these matters.
CC Council Chairperson A Lion elected by the Council of Governors (all current District Governors in a Multiple District) to lead the Multiple District for twelve months.
DG District Governor A District Governor leads and guides a District for a twelve month term.
DGE District Governor-elect The Lion elected at the District Convention to the position of District Governor to take up the position in the next Lions year.
ELLI Emerging Lions Leadership Institute Training course to build the skills of Lions and Leo members for leadership opportunities at the club level, including the position of club president.
https://www.lionsclubs.org/en/resources-for-members/resource-center/emerging-lions-leadership-institute
FDI Faculty Development Institute Three-day training course for Lions to enhance their delivery skills and techniques to conduct training at club, district, and multiple district levels.
https://www.lionsclubs.org/en/resources-for-members/faculty-development-institute
GAT Global Action Team The Global Action Team works to deliver outcomes for Lions in Leadership, Membership and Service. It comprises the Global Membership, Global Leadership and Global Service Team.  Lions at all levels, Club, District, Multiple District or Internationally work in these teams.
GLT Global Leadership Team https://www.lionsclubs.org/en/resources-for-members/resource-center/glt-toolbox
GMT Global Membership Team https://www.lionsclubs.org/en/resources-for-members/resource-center/gmt-toolbox
GST Global Service Team https://www.lionsclubs.org/en/resources-for-members/resource-center/gst-toolbox
ID International Director A Lion serving on the International Board. Our Constitutional Area(CA7) usually, has one member on the Board drawn from either, Australia and PNG, New Zealand and the Pacific, or Indonesia.
IP International President The Lion elected at the International Convention as the International President - term commences 1 July each year.
IPCC Immediate Past Council Chairperson A Lion who served as Council Chairperson in the previous Lions year.
IPDG Immediate Past District Governor A Lion who served as a District Governor in the previous Lions year.
IPID Immediate Past International Director A Lion who served as an International Director in the previous term.
IPIP Immediate Past International President The Lion who served as the International President in the previous Lions year.
LCI Lions Clubs International https://www.lionsclubs.org/en
LCICon Lions Clubs International Convention https://lcicon.lionsclubs.org/
LCIF Lions Clubs International Foundation https://www.lionsclubs.org/en/discover-our-foundation/mission
LEHP The Lions Eye Health Program http://lionsclubs.org.au/activities/health/vision-hearing/lions-eye-health/
LEOS   Leos is the name for the youth clubs in Lions. Young people can join Leos from the age of 12 and stay with Leos till they reach 30.  Older Leos often participate as Leo-Lions, joining Lions as the transition to lifelong community service.
MD Multiple District Lions is arranged into Districts.  Districts come together in a group known as a Multiple District.  Australia and PNG is called Multiple District 201 and made up of 19 constituent Districts.  New Zealand and the Pacific is MD202 and Indonesia is MD307.
MD201 Multiple District 201 The group of 19 Lions Districts in Australia and Papua New Guinea. Often referred to as Lions Australia.
https://lionsclubs.org.au/
MJF Melvin Jones Fellowship An award that is the highest recognition from the Lions Clubs International Foundation given to members who have rendered outstanding community services.
https://www.lionsclubs.org/en/give-how-to-give/melvin-jones-fellowship
MMR Monthly Membership Report Each Club reports changes in membership via the web based MyLCI membership database
MyLCI   The electronic Membership Database held by Lions Clubs International.
MyLion   An app developed by Lions Clubs International to make it easy to connect with other Lions Clubs members, set up and promote club service activities, and discover more projects that interest you via a web browser or mobile device.
N1 Lions District 201N1 District comprising all Lions Clubs in the area defined as District N1 (New South Wales).
https://201n1.lions.org.au/
PCC Past Council Chairperson A Lion who has previously served as a Council Chairperson.
PDG Past District Governor A Lion who has previously served as a District Governor.
PID Past International Director A Lion who has previously served as an International Director.
PIP Past International President A Lion who has previously served as President of Lions Clubs International.  (In MD201 we only have one, Barry Palmer AO).
PMJF Progressive Melvin Jones Fellowship An award from the Lions Clubs International Foundation which recognises members who have receive two or more Melvin Jones Fellowships.
https://www.lionsclubs.org/en/give-how-to-give/melvin-jones-fellowship
RC Region Chairperson Some Districts group Zones into regions. The Region Chairperson is the Lion chosen by the District Governor to care for, and organise, zones within that region.
RLLI Regional Lions Leadership Institute Training designed to develop the leadership skills of Lions members and conducted by the District.
https://www.lionsclubs.org/en/resources-for-members/resource-center/rlli-curriculum
VDG Vice District Governor A member of the District Governor Team elected at the District Convention.  Note:  The Vice-District Governor must still stand for election at District Convention to be elected as DGE, and that election may be contested.
VDGE Vice District Governor Elect A Lion elected to a position of Vice-District Governor at a District Convention to take up the position in the next Lions year.
WMMR Web Monthly Membership Report Each Club reports changes in membership via the web based MyLCI membership database.
WWC Working with Children Legislation, policies, guidance etc related for organisations engaged in activities involving children.
YE Youth Exchange The Lions Youth Exchange Program was established to give youth an opportunity to travel to exciting international destinations for up to 6 weeks.
https://lionsclubs.org.au/activities/youth/ye/
YOTY Youth of the Year Program The Lions Youth of the Year is aimed at all young people who seek to improve their skills before entering the workforce or other endeavours.
https://lionsclubs.org.au/activities/youth/yoty/
ZC Zone Chairperson Districts are divided into Zones, each zone comprising 6-10 Clubs.  The Zone Chairperson is the Lion chosen by the District Governor to care for, and organise, clubs within that zone.

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