Meet SVDG Wayne Christen

2015-2016 Second Vice District Governor

Wayne ChristenWayne Christen
46711 Sidehill Road
East Liverpool, OH 43920
H: 330-386-3706
C: 330-853-0914

SVDG Wayne joined the Calcutta Lions in 2009 with 100% attendance every year. He has been on the board of directors 5 years, has served as tail twister, 1st and 2nd Vice Presidents and President, receiving the President Excellence Award. He is currently serving his second year as Zone 9 Chairman and is a Certified Guid-ing Lion.

SVDG Wayne has received a Zone Chairperson Award for 2014-2015, Council of Governors Award of Merit in 2015, Knights of the Blind, and is a Melvin Jones Fellow. He has sponsored 7 new members.
SVDG Wayne is a graduate of the MD13 Regional Lions Leadership Institute (2013 & 2014) and has at-tended 6 Spring Leadership Conferences (served as presenter 2014 & 2015), 4 Winter Retreats, 6 District Conventions, 4 MD13 Conventions, and 2013 USA/Canada in Kansas.

After graduating high school SVDG Wayne attended Kent State University. He worked 29 years in the consumer finance industry, retiring in 2014 after 12 years with Beaver Local School District. He has served his church as an elder, Sunday School teacher, and youth group adviser. He is on the board of directors of Columbiana County School Employees Credit Union, currently as Board President.
An avid pin trader, SVDG Wayne is a member of the Lions International Trading Pin Club and the Ohio Lions Pin Traders Club, where he serves on its board of direc-tors.

SVDG Wayne has been married to Lion Janet 45 years. They have 2 sons, 2 granddaughters, and a grandson.