LCI CANDIDATES FOR 2022

Below are our candidates for Lions Clubs International, which will be voted on during our Virtual LCI Convention.  Please take the time to review information

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1ST VICE PRESIDENT DOUGLAS X. ALEXANDER

Candidate for International President

Douglas X. Alexander, from Brooklyn, New York, USA, was appointed to the office of first vice president by the Lions Clubs International Board of Directors on January 9, 2020.
Vice President Alexander is a retired vice president for J.P. Morgan Chase Bank.
A member of the Brooklyn Bedford Stuyvesant Lions Club since 1984, he has held many offices within the association, including club president, zone chair, region chair, vice district governor, district governor, cabinet secretary, cabinet treasurer, DGE group leader and international director. He also served as a Lions Eye Bank transporter, a member of the District and Multiple District PDG Association, a trustee of the New York State and Bermuda Lions Foundation, and was appointed as the Lions representative to UNICEF-New York from 2012-2014. He has served on the USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum Planning and Host Committees and has been a presenter at several USA/Canada Forums.
In recognition of his service to the association, he has received numerous awards including the club Lion of the Year, Club President’s Award, the Robert J. Uplinger Service Award, several District Governor Appreciation Awards, and the Multiple District Membership Growth Award.
He is also the recipient of numerous International President’s Certificates of Appreciation, seven International President’s Awards and the Ambassador of Good Will Award, the highest honor the association bestows upon its members. He is a Dr. Franklin G. Mason Fellow, a W. P. Woods Fellow and a progressive Melvin Jones Fellow.
In addition to his Lions activities, Vice President Alexander is active in numerous professional and community organizations. He has served as chairperson of the advisory board for the New York Urban League and as a board member of the St. Francis DeSales School for the Deaf. He is also a recipient of the Congressional Record Award.
Vice President Alexander has two daughters, and his partner in service, Shabiki Cazabon, is a
Lion and a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow.

2ND VICE PRESIDENT BRIAN SHEEHAN

Candidate for 1st Vice President

Brian E. Sheehan, from Bird Island, Minnesota, USA, was elected to serve as second vice president of Lions Clubs International at the association’s 102nd International Convention, held in Milan, Italy, July 5 through July 9, 2019.
Vice President Sheehan is the founder and CEO of Rural Computer Consultants, a software
development company.  A member of the Bird Island Lions Club since 1991, he has held many offices within the association, including council chairperson, long range planning chairperson, membership chairperson, retention chairperson, women’s initiative chairperson, MD convention chairperson and GLT area leader. He has also served as the chairperson of the Headquarter Operation & Finance Committee, USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum Seminars chairperson, Lions University coordinator, DGE group leader, GMT liaison and board appointee to several committees including Constitutions and Bylaws, LCIF Executive, LCI Executive, USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum and the Centennial Action committees. He has been a presenter at numerous Lions events, including the USA/Canada Forum.
In recognition of his service to the association, he has received numerous awards including Club Lion of the Year; the District 5M 4 Diabetes Awareness Award; the MD 5M Web Site Appreciation Award; the MD 5M Al Jensen Leadership Award; the Founders Membership Growth Award; six International President’s Certificates of Appreciation; an International President’s Leadership Award; numerous International President’s Awards; and the Ambassador of Good Will Award, the highest honor the association bestows upon its members. He is also a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow.
In addition to his Lions activities, Vice President Sheehan is active in numerous professional and community organizations. He has served as president of Bird Island Civic and Commerce, director of the Learning Funhouse and as a member of various school committees.

He also received the 2011 U.S. Small Business Association Minnesota Small Business Person of the Year Award.
Vice President Sheehan and his wife, Lori, also a Lion and Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow,
have two sons and two daughters.

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3RD VICE PRESIDENT PATTI HILL

Candidate for 2nd Vice President

Dr. Patti Hill from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada was elected to serve as third vice president of Lions Clubs International at the association’s 102nd International Convention, held in Milan, Italy, July 5 through July 9, 2019.
Vice President Hill is president of a consulting firm. With 30 years of experience as a
psychologist, she has mentored graduate students and psychologists in training. She has also
championed the rights of children and youth who are deaf and/or blind.
A member of the Edmonton Host Lions Club since 1990, Vice President Hill has held many offices within the association, including district chairperson for Membership, Environment, Convention and International Cooperation and Understanding. Additionally, she has served as a committee member for the USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum, multinational coordinator for Campaign SightFirst II, secretary for the Lions Eyebank (Alberta) Society, Vice President of the Lions Eye Research Institute of Northern Alberta and presenter at multiple forums and conventions.
In recognition of her service to the association, Vice President Hill has received numerous awards, including several International President’s Awards. She has been honored with the Ambassador of Good Will Award, the highest honor the association bestows upon its members.
She is also a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow, and recipient of numerous other fellowships.
In addition to her Lions activities, Vice President Hill is active in numerous professional and community organizations. She is a member of the Psychologists Association of Alberta, the Canadian Psychological Association and the Community League. In the past, she served as an executive officer of the Alberta Association of School Psychologists and the Association of Canadian Educators of the Hearing Impaired. Vice President Hill has also served on the Alberta Premier’s Council on Persons with Disabilities.
Vice President Hill and her husband, Greg Holmes, also a Lion, have two children.

PAST INTERNATIONAL DIRECTOR FABRICO OLIVERA

Candidate for 3rd Vice President

Fabrício Oliveira of Catolé do Rocha, Brazil, was elected to serve a two-year
term as a director of Lions Clubs International at the association’s 89th
International Convention, held in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, June 30 through
July 4, 2006.
Past Director Fabrício is a businessman, with a Post-Graduate Degree in
Business Administration (MBA) from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV), and a
Degree in Administration.
A member of the Catolé do Rocha Lions Club since 1985, Past Director Fabrício
has held many offices within the association, including club president, zone
chairperson, region chairperson, council chairperson and district governor.
Additionally, he has served as district LCIF chair, SightFirst committee chair,
leadership development chair, multiple district DGE seminar coordinator and
chair of the district Lions Foundation. Past Director Fabrício also served as
District Governors-Elect Seminar group leader.
In recognition of his service to the association he has received numerous awards,
including the 100% Club President Award, an Extension Award for organizing
nine new Lions clubs, the District Governor Excellence Award, seventeen
International President’s Certificates of Appreciation, the Paradigm Award, nine
Leadership Awards, ten International President’s Awards, International Director
Recognition Award and the Ambassador of Good Will Award, the highest honor
the association to its members. He has also received a Key Award for helping
induct thirty new Lions members, an Extension Certificate for sponsoring five
new Leo clubs, Global Vision Medal for his SightFirst efforts and a LCIF
Helping Hands Award. He is also a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow.
In addition to his Lions activities, Past Director Fabrício is active in numerous
professional and community organizations. He previously served as the Secretary
of Industry and Commerce of the State of Paraiba and an administration council
chairperson of several companies, as director of the National Confederation of
Shopkeepers, chair of the Federation of Shopkeepers of the State of Paraiba,
chair of the Chamber of Shopkeepers of Catolé do Rocha and chair of Manoel
Vitoriano de Freitas Foundation supporting institution of the Children’s Hospital
Erninia Evangelista.
Past Director Fabrício and his wife, Amariles, also a member of the Catolé do
Rocha Lions Club and Melvin Jones Fellow, have three children and a
granddaughter.

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