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Lions Clubs International. Your International Headquarters. International Headquarters: Oak Brook, Illinois, USA. Lions Clubs International was established in 1917 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. In 1971, LCI HQ was relocated to Oak Brook, Illinois, 20 miles west of downtown Chicago.
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Lions Clubs International Your International Headquarters
International Headquarters: Oak Brook, Illinois, USA • Lions Clubs International was • established in 1917 • in Chicago, Illinois, USA. • In 1971, LCI HQ was relocated to Oak Brook, Illinois, 20 miles west of downtown Chicago.
International Headquarters: Oak Brook, Illinois, USA • Nearly 300 LCI and LCIF associates work here, providing resources and support to the • 1.35 million Lions club members • around the world.
International Headquarters Administration • LCI Headquarters manages the worldwide administrative functions of the association and the foundation • Responsible for implementation of policies and programs approved by the board of directors • Oversees the operations of staff organized into 11 divisions
International Headquarters Administration • Peter Lynch • Executive Director
Club Supplies and Distribution Division • Offers a wide variety of Lions supplies and apparel items, including awards, apparel, banners, pins, plaques and special orders • Introduced 1800 items with new brand last year • 30% of orders now online at www.lionsclubs.org
Club Supplies and Distribution Division • Jim Paparelli • Department Manager
Club Supplies and Distribution Division Did you know? Club Supplies processes and ships more than 40,000 orders each year
Convention Division • Works with host Lions to plan international convention for approximately 15,000 Lions • Host city bids finalized five years in advance • Coordinates convention registration, housing, shuttles, exhibit hall and international show • Manages logistics for DGE Seminar • Plans board of directors meetings and coordinates local LCI meetings
Convention Division • Renee Aubin • Division Manager
Convention Division Did you know? 4,350 hotel rooms were booked during the international convention, totaling 26,361 nights
District and Club Administration Division • Supports the effective administration and operations of districts and clubs • Assists districts and clubs worldwide in 11 official languages – main point of contact for all clubs, zones, regions and districts • Administers Excellence Awards • Supports E-Clubhouse program, Club Health Assessment program and Certified Guiding Lion program
District and Club Administration Division • Mindy Marks • Division Manager
District and Club Administration Division • More than 1,050,000 words are translated each year into 10 languages or approximately 5,400 words each day Swedish Did you know? Spanish Portuguese Korean Japanese Italian Hindi German French Finnish English Chinese
Extension and Membership Division • Implements programs to recruit and retain members and develop new clubs • Traditional club development, family & Campus clubs • Develops membership strategies for major regions • Develops recruitment materials and new member orientation resources • Oversees Year-Round Growth Program • Manages Club Excellence Process
Extension and Membership Division • Susan Haney • Division Manager
Extension and Membership Division Did you know? More than 69,000 membership awards are processed each year
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
Finance Division • Maryellen Skerik • Treasurer • Division Manager • Finance Division
Finance Division Did you know? More than 500,000membership transactions occur annually – 1,960 per day Auditsover 4,500 District Governor expense claims
Information Technology Division • Monitors and administers all computer systems at headquarters, India and Japan • Keeps track of nearly 1.35 million Lions club members in 46,000 clubs • Processes and maintains membership, inventory and accounting records • Maintains sophisticated accounting software system (Lawson), Membership System (Aptify) and many other systems.
Information Technology Division • Mike Carroll • Division Manager
Information Technology Division Did you know? Headquarters receives 80,000 legitimate e-mails each month That’s approximately 4,000 emails per business day.
Leadership Division Provides a variety of training and leadership development opportunities for current and future Lions leaders • Senior Lions Leadership Institutes • Faculty Development Institutes • Regional Lions Leadership Institutes • District Governors-Elect Seminar • Leadership Resource Center (online) • Multiple District Funding Support Programs • Supports Global Leadership Team
Leadership Division • Patti Repenn-Volante • Group Manager, • District and Club Service • & Leadership Development • Group • Division Manager, Leadership Division
Leadership Division Did you know? The online Leadership Resource Center receives 15,000 hits each month More than 5,200 Lions around the world participate in LCI-sponsored training events annually
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
Legal Division • Scott Drumheller • General Counsel & Secretary • Division Manager • Legal Division
Legal Division Did you know? More than 10,000 Certificates of Insurance are issued for Lions club functions Approximately225 contracts are reviewed each year There are over 700 trademark registrations in more than 100 different countries
Lions Clubs International Foundation • Lions Clubs International Foundation is the humanitarian arm of the association • Supports Lions humanitarian projects worldwide • Promotes and receives contributions; provides appropriate recognition • Solicits partnerships and funds from non-Lion sources
Lions Clubs International Foundation • Rebecca Daou • Division Manager
Lions Clubs International Foundation Did you know? 1000 grant applications and proposals are received each year Annually,over 95,000 donor transactions occur with the average dollar amount of $635.78 That’s 372 transactions per day
Public Relations & Communications Division • Works to promote Lions’ image and impact with Lions, media and the general public • Oversees LCI’s Web site in all languages • Publishes editions of LION Magazine • Produces LQ Lions Quarterly video magazine and other video programs • Designs graphics and publications • Administers Peace Poster Contest, Global Youth Music Contest, and others • Communicates with external media
Ken G. Kabira • Group Manager, • Membership, • Service Activities, & Communications • Group
Public Relations & Communications Division • Dane La Joye • Division Manager
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
Service Activities Division • Develops Lions opportunities for youth, health, culture and the environment • Lions Services for Children • Operates Leo Program and youth exchange programs • Hearing, diabetes and sight programs, including Lions Eyeglass Recycling Centers and Lions Eye Banks • Lion-2-Lion Resource Assistance Database • Lions ALERT Program
Service Activities Division • Caryn Adolph • Division Manager
Service Activities Division • Over 11,000,000 Lions service hours were tracked in one year Did you know?
Official Web Site • For resources and more information on LCI, visitwww.lionsclubs.org
Lions Clubs International Your International Headquarters