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Lions Clubs International

Lions Clubs International. Your International Headquarters. International Headquarters: Oak Brook, Illinois, USA. Lions Clubs International was established in 1917 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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Lions Clubs International

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  1. Lions Clubs International Your International Headquarters

  2. International Headquarters: Oak Brook, Illinois, USA • Lions Clubs International was • established in 1917 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. • In 1971 it was relocated to where it resides today in Oak Brook, Illinois. Oak Brook is located just 20 miles west of downtown Chicago.

  3. International Headquarters: Oak Brook, Illinois, USA • Nearly 300 association and Foundation associates work here and provide resources and support to the 1.3 million Lions club members worldwide.

  4. International Headquarters Administration • Manages the worldwide administrativefunctions of the association and foundation • Implements policies and programs of the board of directors • Oversees the daily operations of associates organized into 11 divisions

  5. International Headquarters Administration • Peter Lynch • Executive Director

  6. Promoting Teamwork and Effectiveness: LCI Divisional Groupings

  7. Club Supplies and Distribution Division • Offers clubs a wide variety of items marked with the association’s emblem, including awards, apparel, banners, pins, plaques and special orders • Nearly 40,000 orders are processed annually • Shop online at www.lionsclubs.org

  8. Club Supplies and Distribution Division • Jim Paparelli • Department Manager

  9. Club Supplies and Distribution Division Did you know? Club Supplies processes and ships more than 40,000 orders each year

  10. Convention Division • Works with host Lions in convention cities to plan the annual international convention for approximately 15,000 Lions • Host city bids are finalized five years in advance • Coordinates convention registration, housing, shuttles, exhibit hall and international show • Responsible for registration, housing, shuttles and meeting logistics for the DGE Seminar • Plans board of directors meetings and coordinates local LCI meetings and events

  11. Convention Division • Renee Aubin • Division Manager

  12. Convention Division Did you know? 4,350 hotel rooms were booked during international convention, totaling 26,361 nights

  13. District and Club Administration Division • Responsible for district and club operations • Assists districts and clubs worldwide in 12 official languages • Administers district governor and club president awards

  14. District and Club Administration Division • Mindy Marks • Division Manager

  15. District and Club Administration Division • More than 780,000 words are translated each year in 11 languages or approximately 4,000 words each day Swedish Did you know? Spanish Portuguese Korean Japanese Italian Hindi German French Finnish English Chinese

  16. Extension and Membership Division • Implements programs to recruit and retain members and develop new clubs • Traditional club development • Family, New Century & Campus Lions clubs • Recruitment materials and new member orientation • Year-Round Growth Program • President’s Retention Program

  17. Extension and Membership Division • Gary Hannah • Division Manager

  18. Extension and Membership Division Did you know? More than 69,000 membership awards are processed each year

  19. Finance Division • Maintains the integrity of the association’s financial and accounting systems and provides financial services • Supports bank accounts in 60 countries for the convenience of clubs • Collects and posts club and district payments • Audits and pays district governor expense claims

  20. Finance Division • Maryellen Skerik • Division Manager • Treasurer

  21. Finance Division Did you know? More than 500,000membership transactions occur annually Auditsover 4,500 District Governor expense claims

  22. Information Technology Division • Monitors and administers all computer systems at headquarters, India and Japan • Keeps track of 1.3 million Lions club members in 45,000 clubs • Processes and maintains membership, inventory and accounting records

  23. Information Technology Division • Mike Carroll • Division Manager

  24. Information Technology Division Did you know? Headquarters receives 93,000 legitimate e-mails each month

  25. International Activities and Program Planning Division • Develops Lions opportunities for youth, health, culture • and the environment • Services for Children • Hearing, diabetes and sight programs, including Lions Eyeglass Recycling Centers and Lions Eye Banks • Lion-2-Lion: Resource Assistance Database • Lions ALERT Program

  26. International Activities and Program Planning Division • Caryn Adolph • Division Manager

  27. Leadership Division Provides a variety of leadership development opportunities for current and future Lions leaders • Senior Lions Leadership Institutes • Faculty Development Institutes • MERL Chairpersons Seminars • Regional Lions Leadership Institutes • District Governors-elect Seminar • Leadership Resource Center (online) • Multiple District Funding Support Programs

  28. Leadership Division • Patti Repenn • Division Manager

  29. Legal Division • Responsible for association’s legal operations • Guides Lions on constitutional, policy and parliamentary matters • Facilitates internal dispute resolution in accordance with association policy • Administers worldwide liability, property and accident insurance programs • Registers and maintains the association's trademarks • Coordinates endorsement and certification of candidates for international office

  30. Legal Division • Scott Drumheller • Division Manager • General Counsel & Secretary

  31. Legal Division Did you know? More than 10,000 Certificates of Insurance are issued for Lions club functions Approximately250 contracts are reviewed each year There are 600 trademark registrations in just under 100 different countries

  32. Lions Clubs International Foundation • Lions Clubs International Foundation is the grant-making arm of the association • Supports Lions humanitarian efforts worldwide • Promotes and receives contributions; provides appropriate recognition • Solicits partnerships and funds from non-Lion sources

  33. Lions Clubs International Foundation • Rebecca Daou • Division Manager

  34. Lions Clubs International Foundation Did you know? 600 grant applications and proposals are received each year Annually,over 95,000 donor transactions occur with the average dollar amount of $635.78

  35. Public Relations & Communications Division • Works to share Lions image and stories with Lions, media and • the general public • Oversees LCI’s official Web site (in all languages) lionsclubs.org • Publishes Headquarters and Spanish editions of LION Magazine • Produces LQ--Lions Quarterly video magazine and a variety of other video programs • Creates graphics and designs publications • Administers Peace Poster Contest and • other competitions • Communicates with members of the media

  36. Public Relations & Communications Division • Dane La Joye • Division Manager

  37. Public Relations & Communications Division Did you know? There are 38,000 pages, pdfs and forms on LCI’s 11 official Websites 13,919,904 page views in one month Almost 100,000 views on YouTube Nearly 5,000 followers each on MySpace, Twitter and Facebook

  38. Official Web site • For resources and more information on LCI, visitwww.lionsclubs.org

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