MD-24 C Leadership 2021-2022
District Governor Eric Mills
MD 24 C District Governor
Lion Eric Mills joined the Vinton Breakfast Lions Club in 1986. Since that time he has served as Club President for four terms.
Lion Eric received the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award in February, 2008.
He was awarded Lion of the Year Award from his Club for 2009-2010.
He has received three MD-24 Virginia Council of Governors Distinguished Service Award for 3 years.
Lion Eric attended the MD-24 Regional Lions Leadership Institute in 2011.
He served as Zone Chair (Region II, Zone I) for eight years and served as Region Chair in Region II for 2018-2019.
Lion Eric served as 2nd Vice District Governor of D24-C for 2019-2020.
Lion Eric served as 1st Vice District Governor of D24-C for 2020-2021.
Lion Eric is currently serving as District Governor for 2021-2022.
Lion Eric is also currently serving as Vice Council Chairperson for 2021-2022.
Lion Eric is currently serving on the District 24-C Charity Corp. Board of Directors.
Lion Eric is also serving on the Global Membership Approach Initiative.
Lion Eric serves as an alternate on the Board of Directors of both the Dr. E.G. Gill Blue Ridge Lions Sight Foundation, Inc., and the Virginia Lions Eyeglass Recycling Center.
Lion Eric is also a Certified Guiding Lion.
Lion Eric served on the Roanoke City Police Department for over 25 Yrs. and retired as a Sergeant in September, 2003. He has been employed as an Investigator with the Bedford Public Defender’s Office since September, 2011.
Lion Eric has been married to his wife Patti for 37 years and has two sons, Ryan & Blaine, two daughter-in-laws, Tarah & Taylor, and two grand-children, Hadley and Griffin.
PDG Lion Ray Templin
Region 1 Zone 3
PID Richard P Chaffin
MD 24 C Parlimentarian and MD 24 C International Laison
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