|District 11 C1,
Lions Clubs International President
Dr. Naresh Aggarwal, of Batala, Punjab, India, was
elected to serve as international president of Lions Clubs
International at the associationís 100th International
Convention, held in Chicago, Illinois, USA, June 30 through
July 4, 2017.
Dr. Naresh is chairman of companies specializing in steel and
A lifetime member of the Batala Smile Lions Club since 1974, President
Dr. Naresh has served with great distinction as club
president and international director. He also served as
chairman of the Council of Governors for MD 321 in 1989-90.
Dr. Naresh served as international director from 1998 to 2000. He earned
great appreciation by achieving significant membership
growth while serving as Global Membership Team area leader.
He was a faculty and group leader for DGE Seminars at three
International Conventions. He also served as international
board appointee three times, and as Global Leadership Team
constitutional area leader (CA-6).
Dr. Naresh is trustee and vice chairperson of Lions Quest in India
Foundation and has also served on the National SightFirst
Committee. He is the chief patron of Dainik Prarthana Sabha,
which operates charity projects in Batala. He is vice
president of Age-Care India, a charitable society for the
care and welfare of elderly people. He has been trustee and
patron to many other projects.
Dr. Naresh has received 23 International
President's Medals and the Ambassador of Goodwill Award.
He is a major lead gift donor and humanitarian
partner of Lions Clubs International Foundation.
Dr. Naresh and his wife, Navita, also a Lion and
Melvin Jones Fellow, have two sons, one daughter and seven
grandchildren. Dr. Naresh also shares a birthday with the
founder of Lions Clubs International, Melvin Jones.
Lion Julie May, District Governor
Lion Gary Anderson, Past International Director
Northside Lions Club
Lion Barb Pellerin, President
Lion Dennis Cobler, Past International Director
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