|District 11 C1,
Chancellor Bob Corlew, from Milton,
Tennessee, USA, was elected to serve as president of Lions
Clubs International at the associationís 99th International
Convention held in Fukuoka, Japan, June 24 through 28, 2016.
President Corlew is retired as
chancellor for the State of Tennessee and a professor of
A member of the Murfreesboro Noon
Lions Club since 1978, he has held many offices within the
association, including charter club president, zone
chairperson, district governor, cabinet secretary and
council chairperson. He has been instrumental in the
chartering of a number of new clubs. Most recently, he
worked to charter a new club comprised of lawyers and
judges, which gained more than 75 members during its first
In recognition of his service to
the association, he has received numerous awards, including
the Leadership Award, the Builder Key Award, three
International President's Awards and the Ambassador of Good
Will Award, the highest honor the association bestows upon
its members. He is also a Vanguard of the Melvin Jones
Memorial, a Progressive Lindsey-Jennings Fellow and a
Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow.
In addition to his Lions
activities, President Corlew has been active in the Boy
Scouts of America, the Jaycees and the American Red Cross.
He has also served as a councilman in Milton and was a Major
in the U.S. Army Reserve.
President Corlew and his wife,
Dianne, also a Lion and a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow,
have five children and five grandchildren.
11 C1, Zone 1, Region 1
Lion Rock Wood, District Governor
Lion Gary Anderson, Past International Director
Northside Lions Club
Lion Roger Dreikorn, President
Lion Dennis Cobler, Past International Director
If you’re interested in volunteering, leading projects,
networking and having fun
– you can do all of this and more as a Lions club member. As
a Lion, you’ll perform local volunteer work to improve your
community – and communities around the world.
You can join a local club that meets in person. A cyber
meets online. Or a special
interest club based
on your profession, a hobby or anything you care about. You can plan a
local project to protect
the environment. Recycle
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village. Whatever you choose, you’ll be sharing, caring and
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