Meet Governor Tom Zickefoose

2013-2014 District Governor

Tom ZickefooseTom Zickefoose ( Lion Marian)
4300 Canfield Road
Canfield, OH 44406
H: 330-792-8837

DG Tom joined the Lions in 1996 as a member of the Girard Lions Club.  He has held the position of Tail Twister, Assistant Secretary-Treasurer, 1st & 2nd Vice President, President and SVDG, FVDG, Zone 4 Chairman and is now serving as the Zone 4 Promoter for the Melvin Jones Eye Care Foundation.  He has been serving on the board of directors of the Girard
Club for over 12 years.  DG Tom has participated in all Girard Lions Club projects and is the Chairman of the Girard club’s biggest fundraiser, their annual golf outing.

DG Tom has attended 13 District 13-D Conventions and has attended 3 USA/Canada Forums.  His Club has
honored him with many awards in his 16 years of serves the latest being for Perfect Attendance for all his years and then a Melvin Jones Fellowship Award in 2011 at a Zone 4 Zone meeting.  Also DG Tom has received the Governors Appreciation Award, and is a Lions International Leadership Scholar and District Leadership Scholar and is a Certified Guiding Lion.  And at the State Convention this year he was awarded the International President Leadership Award. 

DG Tom married his wife Lion Marian on Aug. 14, 1996.  Between them they have 3 boys and 1 girl.  They have 10 grand children.  DG Tom was employed by General Motor for 31 years before he retired on April 1, 2008.


District Governor’s Goals and Expectations For 2013-2014

1. Charter one new Lions Club
2. Achieve a net increase of + 20 members in the District
3. District will participate in IP Palmer’s Dream Achiever Awards
4. Every Club Work on the 3 R’s Recruit/ Retain/ Replace

1. Club monthly membership and activity reports be filled by due dates
2. District and International bills paid within 30 days of receipt
3. Every Club participate in their Zone Meetings
4. Every Club is ask to send Delegates to District Convention
5. Every Club is ask to support the PARADE of CHECKS
6. Every Club is ask to support the DISTRICT FUN CALENDARS
7. Clubs are ask to consider chartering a Leo Club
8. Every Club actively pursue New Members
9. Every Club demonstrate cooperation and fellowship
10. If a member misses a meeting the Sponsor is asked to call him/her