District 201N1
DG Kevin Thornton (2020-2021)

New South Wales, Australia

LEADERSHIP

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District Governor

The District Governor is elected at each annual Convention for the ensuing Lions year. The District Governor is the Chief Executive Officer of the District and has an important role of being the conduit between Lions Clubs International, Lions Australia and the individual District Clubs and their members.

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1st Vice District Governor

The 1st Vice District Governor is elected at each annual Convention for the ensuing Lions year. The 1st Vice District Governor supports the District Governor and is the chair of the District Development Group - supporting those Cabinet Officers involved in the development of Lions within the Districts.

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2nd Vice District Governor

The 2nd Vice District Governor is elected at each annual Convention for the ensuing Lions year. The 2nd Vice District Governor also supports the District Governor and is the chair of the District Marketing Group - supporting those Cabinet Officers involved in marketing of Lions programs as well as Lions generally.

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Immediate Past District Governor

The Immediate Past District Governor is the person who held the District Governor position in the previous Lions year. The Immediate Past District Governor is a member of the District Executive and acts as an advisor to the current District Governor. The Immediate Past District Governor is also the chair of the District Service Group - supporting those Cabinet Officers involved in the District's Youth & Health programs or the various Lions Foundations.

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Cabinet Secretary

The Cabinet Secretary is a member of the District Executive and assists the District Governor and Cabinet by undertaking a number of administrative functions including attendance to correspondence, distribution of information to Cabinet Officers and District Clubs that has been received by the District as well as minutes, agenda etc.

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Assistant Cabinet Secretary

The Assistant Cabinet Secretary is a member of the District Executive and assists the District Governor and Cabinet Secretary with the collating of Cabinet Officers quarterly reports, preparation and distribution of meeting agenda and preparation of minutes of meetings.

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Cabinet Treasurer

The Cabinet Treasurer is a member of the District Executive and is responsible for the preparation of budgets, collection of membership dues and other income, disbursement of funds, maintenance of the District bank account and the preparation of the District's Financial Statements.

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Constitution & By-laws, Insurance, Incorporation Charities & Registrations

The Constitution & By-laws, Insurance, Incorporation Charities & Registrations Chairperson (often referred to as CBL) assists the District Governor, Cabinet and individual Clubs with:

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District Global Action Team

The primary role of the District Global Action Team is to support Clubs within the District to undertake meaningful service projects to support their communities and the humanitarian programs of Lions Clubs International.

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The Global Action Team consists of the District Governor plus the District’s Leadership (GLT), Membership (GMT) and Service (GST) positions.

Each position has an essential role in working both independently & collaboratively to support the work of Lions and Lions Clubs International Foundation and the District’s LCIF Cordinator.

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District Global Membership Team Leader

The primary role of the District Global Membership Team Leader is to develop the District's membership growth programme. The District Global Membership Team Leader also promotes the Membership program with the assistance of the Region Chairpersons and provides assistance and support to Clubs who may experience membership and/or leadership difficulties.

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District Global Leadership Team Leader

The primary role of the Global Leadership Team Leader is to develop a District Training faculty including initiating an annual training program for Cabinet Officers and Clubs (with the assistance of the Region Chairpersons). The District Global Leadership Team Leader reviews training manuals and presentation material to ensure consistency across the District as well as developing a District Progression Plan, identifying potential leaders in the District and assisting them in attending suitable training programs.

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District Global Service Team Leader

The primary role of the District Global Service Team Leader is to assist the District and the Clubs to:

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DG Advisory Team

When requested by the District Governor, the DG Advisory Team meets to discuss and advise on matters the District Governor considers to be of particular importance to the District.

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Region Chairpersons

The Region Chairpersons actively support Clubs within their Region (comprising two Zones) who may experience difficulties including with recruitment and/or retention of members. The Region Chairpersons may also act as a mentor for clubs assisting them as necessary.

For further information on the Region Chairpersons' role contact:

Zone 1
Lions Clubs: Clarence-EnvironmentGraftonMacleanYamba

Zone 2
Lions Clubs: Australian LionsonOz, Coffs Harbour, Coffs Harbour Pacific City, Orara Valley, Woolgoolga

Zone 3
Lions Clubs: Bellingen, Bonville Sawtell, Dorrigo Plateau, Urunga

Zone 4
Lions Clubs: Bowraville, Crescent Head, Kempsey, MacksvilleNambucca Heads, South West Rocks, Valla

Zone 5
Lions Clubs: Lake Cathie Bonny Hills, Laurieton, Port MacquariePort Macquarie Tacking Point, Wauchope

Zone 6
Lions Clubs: Foster Tuncurry, Hallidays Point, Harrington, Manning River, Nabiac - Wallamba River & Online, Old Bar, Taree

Zone 7
Lions Clubs: Armidale, Armidale Dumaresq, Armidale Duval, Guyra, Walcha

Zone 8
Lions Clubs: Ashford, Bundarra, Glen Innes, Inverell, Inverell MacIntyre, Uralla, Warialda
Lioness Clubs: Glen Innes
Leo Clubs: Ashford, Glenn Innes

Zone 9
Lions Clubs: Australian Online & Travellers, Barraba, Bingara, Kootingal & District, Manilla, Tamworth Peel Valley

Zone 10
Lions Clubs: Murrurundi, Nundle District, Quirindi, Tamworth, Willow Tree
Lioness Clubs: Tamworth
Leo Clubs:  Farrer

Zone 11
Lions Clubs: Boggabri, Gunnedah, Premer & District, South Tamworth, Werris Creek

Zone 12
Lions Clubs: Collarenebri, Moree, Narrabri, Wee Waa
Lioness Clubs: Narrabri

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Zone Chairpersons

The Zone Chairpersons maintain regular contact with Clubs within their zone and act as a conduit between the District Governor, Cabinet members and the individual Clubs. The Zone Chairpersons regularly visit each Club and conduct periodic Zone meetings with Club Presidents & Secretaries. The Zone Chairpersons also provide direct assistance to Clubs for various administrative matters such as the monthly MMR, activity reports and provide assistance and support to Clubs generally.

For further information on the Chairperson's role contact:

Zone 1
Lions Clubs: Clarence-EnvironmentGrafton,  Maclean,  Yamba

Zone 2
Lions Clubs: Australian LionsonOzCoffs HarbourCoffs Harbour Pacific CityOrara ValleyWoolgoolga

Zone 3
Lions Clubs: BellingenBonville SawtellDorrigo PlateauUrunga

Zone 4
Lions Clubs: Bowraville, Crescent HeadKempseyMacksville,  Nambucca HeadsSouth West RocksValla

Zone 5
Lions Clubs: Lake Cathie Bonny HillsLaurietonPort Macquarie,  Port Macquarie Tacking PointWauchope

Zone 6
Lions Clubs: Foster Tuncurry, Hallidays Point, Harrington, Manning River, Nabiac - Wallamba River & Online, Old BarTaree

Zone 7
Lions Clubs: ArmidaleArmidale DumaresqArmidale DuvalGuyraWalcha

Zone 8
Lions Clubs: AshfordBundarraGlen Innes, Glen Innes Highlands Lioness-Lions, InverellInverell MacIntyreUrallaWarialda
Leo Clubs: AshfordGlenn Innes

Zone 9
Lions Clubs: Australian Online & TravellersBarrabaBingaraKootingal & DistrictManillaTamworth Peel Valley

Zone 10
Lions Clubs: MurrurundiNundle DistrictQuirindiTamworth, Tamworth City, Willow Tree 
Leo Clubs:  Farrer

Zone 11
Lions Clubs: BoggabriGunnedahPremer & DistrictSouth TamworthWerris Creek

Zone 12
Lions Clubs: CollarenebriMoreeNarrabriWee Waa
Lioness Clubs: Narrabri

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Lioness Liaison

The role of Lioness Liaison Chairperson is support and encourage the Lioness Clubs in the District and communicates with all Lions Clubs on the Lioness program.

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Leos Advisor

The Leos Advisor support and promote the Leos Club Program within the District.

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