Presentation on theme: "New Member Orientation By Zone District 12-O"— Presentation transcript:
1 New Member Orientation By Zone District 12-O Your Zone ChairpersonTrainer Tip: This slide to be changed to who is giving the presentation
2 New Member Orientation Summary New member orientation is broken out into four sections:Who Lions AreYour ClubDistrict and Multiple DistrictLions Clubs International (LCI)
3 Who Lions AreLions are men and women dedicated to serving those in need, whether in their own community or around the world.Nearly 1.4 million membersOver 200 countriesMore than 46,000 clubsSee Page 2
4 Who Lions Are (Page 4)Vision Statement: To be the global leader in community and humanitarian service.Mission Statement: To empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding through Lions clubs.Motto: “We Serve”Purposes: LCI has a list of purposes to convey why Lions clubs exist.Code of Ethics: LCI has a code of ethics which set the standard that Lions should aspire to adhere to.See Page 2
6 THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LIONS CLUBS Lions Club OperationsEvery Club operates independently but is governed by a constitution and by-laws under the jurisdiction of Lions Clubs International.The structure of all Clubs is basically the same, but committees and activities may vary from club to club.LIONS CLUBCONSTITUTIONAND BY-LAWSChartered by and under thejurisdiction ofTHE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LIONS CLUBS6
7 Number of charter members: Clubs sponsored by us: HistoryYear chartered:Number of charter members:Clubs sponsored by us:Significant awards or achievements:See Page 37
8 Officers and Directors Club StructureOfficers and DirectorsPresident (King Lion)Immediate Past President1st Vice President2nd Vice President3rd Vice PresidentSecretaryTreasurerMembership ChairmanLion TamerTail TwisterOne Year DirectorsTwo Year DirectorsSee Page 38
9 Club President Responsibilities & Challenges Calls club board meetings & club meetingsCreates agendas & plans with boardConducts club meetingsAppoints committee chairpersonsConduct efficient and enjoyable meetingsKeep members involvedInspire members to achieve level of excellence.See Page 39
10 ResponsibilitiesPast President – Acts as an advisor to the President and Board of Directors and officially greet members and their guests at club meetings.Vice Presidents – If the president is unable to per-form the duties of his/her office for any reason, the vice president next in rank shall occupy his/her position and perform his/her duties with the same authority as the president. Each vice president shall, under the direction of the president, oversee the functioning of such committees of this club as the president shall designate.See Page 310
11 ResponsibilitiesSecretary - Acts as the liaison officer between the club and the district and the international association.Submits regular monthly reports to the LCI and District GovernorCooperate with and be an active member of the district governor's advisory committee of the zone in which the club is located;Have custody and keep and maintain general records of this club, including records of minutes of club and board meetings; attendance; committee appointments; elections; member information, addresses and telephone numbers of members; members club accounts;Issue quarterly dues statements to each member and other financial obligations owed to this club, collect and turn the same over to the club treasurer and obtain a receipt.See Page 311
12 ResponsibilitiesTreasurer - Receives all monies, from the secretary and otherwise, and deposit the same in a bank or banks recommended by the finance committee and approved by the board of directors.Pays out monies in payment of club obligations only on authority given by the board of directors.Has custody and keeps and maintains general records of club receipts and disbursements.Prepare and submit monthly and semi-annual financial reports board of directors of this club.See Page 312
13 ResponsibilitiesLion Tamer - The Lion tamer shall have charge of and be responsible for the property and paraphernalia of the club, including flags, banners, gong, gavel, name tag box, and shall put each in its proper place before each meeting and return the same to the proper storage area after each meeting.He/she shall act as sergeant-at-arms at meetings, see that those present are properly seated, and distribute bulletins, favors and literature as required at club and board meetings.See Page 313
14 ResponsibilitiesTail Twister - He/she shall promote harmony, good fellowship, life and enthusiasm in the meetings through appropriate stunts and games and the judicious imposition of fines on club members.There shall be no ruling from his/her decision in imposing a fine, provided, however, that no fine shall exceed an amount fixed by the board of directors of this club, and no member shall be fined more than twice at any one meeting.See Page 314
15 ResponsibilitiesMembership Chairperson - shall be the chairperson of the membership committee.Develops a growth program specifically for the club.Regular encouragement at club meeting to bring in new quality members.Preparation and implementation of orientation sessions.Reporting to the board of directors on ways to reduce the loss of members.Serving as a member of the zone level membership committee.See Page 315
17 Typical Administrative Committees MembershipDirectoryFinanceNewsletterLions InformationPublicity & Public RelationsNominationsProgramMember RetentionScholarshipConstitution & By-LawsOrientationMelvin Jones AwardsSee Page 417
18 Typical Service Committees Community ServiceDisaster PreparednessEnvironmental ServicesHealth And WellnessInternational RelationsYouth: International Peace PosterYouth:Youth Camp Exchange ProgramsLeo Club ProgramKidsight ScreeningSee Page 418
19 Fish Fry or Dinner Night Candy, Pecan or Cheese Sales Typical Fundraising CommitteesCommunity BBQHorse ShowRaffleBanner AdvertisingFish Fry or Dinner NightCandy, Pecan or Cheese SalesConcession SalesSee Page 419
20 Your Club TraditionsWhat traditions does your club participate in and explain why the club does them.See Page 420
21 Elections Officers are elected annually Club president appoints a nomination committee in MarchThe nomination committee selects candidatesThe club votes on in AprilThe term begins July 1stSee Page 421
22 Awards Melvin Jones Membership Keys 100% Attendance Chevrons Year Round GrowthPresidents Retention CampaignExtension AwardsLion Of The YearClub ExcellenceSee Page 422
23 Your Club Service and Fundraising Activities What service and fundraising projects is your club involved in?See Page 523
24 Membership BenefitsThe benefits of Lions clubs membership are numerous, and include:Helping those in needMaking a difference in your communityHaving an impact on those in need worldwideDeveloping leadership skillsEnhancing communication skillsUtilizing planning and organization skillsWorking hands-on to meet community needsMeeting new peopleOpportunities to networkOpportunities to travelSee Page 5
25 Membership Active Member- At-Large Honorary Privileged Life Member AssociateAffiliateSee Page 525
26 Lion Meetings Club Meeting twice per month Board of Directors Meeting Committee Meetings as neededZone Meetings 3 times per yearJuly – District 12-O Organizational MeetingOctober – District 12-O Fall ConferenceMarch – District 12-O ConventionMay – TN Lions State ConventionJuly – Lions International ConventionSee Page 626
27 A typical club has two budgets for each fiscal year: FINANCES & BUDGETSA typical club has two budgets for each fiscal year:Administration budget is what finances Club operations. Its income comes mostly from Member Dues.Project budget finances the club’s fundraising activities and donations that the Club makes.Monies raised by the Club by asking for public support shall be held in a separate account and distributed in the community unless otherwise specified.Income from the club’s fundraising projects cannot be used for the club’s administrative costs.See Page 627
28 Dues and Budgets Total Dues Activities Budget Administrative Budget Club dues:District and multiple district dues:International dues: US$43 per year.Activities BudgetAdministrative BudgetTrainer Tip: Explain that the activities budget consists of funds raised form the public through club projects and may only be expended to satisfy a community or public need. The administrative budget is what finances club operations and comes mostly from club dues.See Page 6
29 Possible ways to communicate within a typical club are: Club CommunicationPossible ways to communicate within a typical club are:NewsletterFacebookWebsiteTelephoneSee Page 629
31 Organizational Structure There are 750 districts with 35 or more clubs and at least 1,250 members in each district.Multiple districts are formed by two or more districts within a territory.Our Multiple District: 12-L I O N SOur District:12-OTrainer Tip: Consider adding additional information about your district and multiple district, such as the district governor’s name and the boundaries of your district and multiple district.See Page 7
32 Each district has a District Governor that serves for a one year term See Page 7
33 District Governor Team District Governor (DG)1st Vice District Governor (1VDG)2nd Vice District Governor (2VDG)See Page 7
34 District Cabinet District Governor Team Cabinet Secretary-Treasurer Region ChairpersonsDistrict Committee ChairpersonsZone ChairpersonsGlobal Membership ChairpersonGlobal Leadership ChairpersonSee Page 7
35 Lions Organization See Page 7 Lions Clubs International Tennessee MD-12Governor’sCouncilDistrict 12-LDistrict 12-IDistrict 12-ODistrict 12-NDistrict 12-SSee Page 7
36 Multiple District 12 See Page 7 Trainer Tip: Consider adding additional information about your district and multiple district, such as the district governor’s name and the boundaries of your district and multiple district.See Page 7
37 MD-12 Membership As of June 31, 2014 ClubsMembers12-L431,06312-I461,19012-O3993412-N95512-S491,322Total2165,464See Page 737
39 District Governor Mel Tryon Member of the Signal Mountain Lions Club Chief Administrative OfficerPresides Over MeetingsServes One Year TermSupervises District OfficersEnsure DG Team Club VisitsDistrict ExpendituresSee Page 73939
40 1st Vice District Governor Lelia Gibson Member of the Tennessee Tech Lions Club Assists DG With Membership DevelopmentChartering New ClubsPromotes District EventsSupervise District CommitteesGMT LiasonSee Page 74040
41 2nd Vice District Governor Shelia Chesnow Member of the Athens Lions Club Membership RetentionProgram AwarenessGLT LiasonSee Page 74141
42 Cabinet Secretary Sherry Carnell Member of the Dayton Lions Club Recording and MaintainingDistrict Reports and ProceedingsSee Page 74242
43 Cabinet Treasurer - PDG Jerry Pala Member of the Signal Mountain Lions Club Recording and Maintaining District FundsSee Page 74343
44 Zone 1 Chairperson - Marty Smith Member of the Fairfield Glade Lions Club Reports on the well being and activities of all clubs in the zoneAppointed by DGAlgoodByrdstownCelinaOverton CountyCookeville – NoondayTenn. TechCookeville – EveningSee Page 74444
45 Zone 2 Chairperson – Eileen Laura Member of the Crossville Lions Club Reports on the well being and activities of all clubs in the zoneAppointed by DGJamestownCrossvilleFairfield GladeWhite CountyMontereyVan Buren CountySee Page 74545
46 Zone 3 Chairperson – Shelia Chesnow Member of the Athens Lions Club Reports on the well being and activities of all clubs in the zoneAppointed by DGAthensDaytonMeigs CountyMadisonvilleSpring CitySale CreekSweetwaterSee Page 74646
47 Zone 4 Chairperson – Greg Swyers Member of the Benton Lions Club Reports on the well being and activities of all clubs in the zoneAppointed by DGBentonClevelandDelanoEnglewoodEtowahSee Page 74747
48 Zone 5 Chairperson – John Moon Member of the Signal Mountain Lions Club Reports on the well being and activities of all clubs in the zoneAppointed by DGChatt.-DowntownDunlapJasperLookout ValleyRed BankSouth PittsburgWhitwell-CrossroadsSee Page 74848
49 Ooltewah/Collegedale Zone 6 Chairperson – Frank Chamberlain Member of the Ooltewah Lions ClubReports on the well being and activities of all clubs in the zoneAppointed by DGBrainerdDaisy DallasDalewood – LakesideSignal MountainHixsonOoltewah/CollegedaleSoddy DaisySee Page 74949
50 Global Membership Chairperson - Carol Rhines Member of the Dayton Lions Club Sets Membership GoalsImplements Action Plans3 Year TermWorks Closely With GLTSee Page 75050
51 Identify Emerging Leaders Implements District Training Three Year Term Global Leadership Chairperson - John Moon Member of the Signal Mountain Lions ClubIdentify Emerging LeadersImplements District TrainingThree Year TermWork Closely with GMTSee Page 75151
52 District Governor Goals Every Club Achieve The “Club Excellence Award”4 Clubs participate in the “club excellence process”Add 80 MembersCreate 2 new clubsTrainer Tip: Consider adding additional information about your district and multiple district, such as the district governor’s name and the boundaries of your district and multiple district.See Page 7
53 District Committee Chairpersons Contests and AwardsDistrict ConventionUSA/Canada ForumDiabetes AwarenessDisaster ResponseLions QuestWhite CaneSee Page 8
57 District Convention District conventions are held to: Develop fellowship among the Lions of the districtConduct general district businessElect the district governor and other district-elected officersConduct seminars[Insert information about this year’s district convention.]
58 District & Multiple District Communication District NewsletterDistrict WebsiteState Website[List all forms of district and multiple district communication including newsletters, Facebook page, s, Web site etc.]
60 Melvin JonesOn June 7, 1917, Melvin Jones formed the Association of Lions Clubs.22 Clubs from 9 states came together to form Lions Clubs. They began to organize throughout the United States and became International in 1920.See Page 9
61 History See Page 9 1917: Melvin Jones founded LCI. 1920: LCI becomes international with Canadian club.1925: Helen Keller challenged Lions to become “knights of the blind.”1945: LCI helped draft the United Nations Charter.1957: The Leo Club Program is created.1968: The Lions Clubs International Foundation is established.1987: LCI became the first service club organization to admit women as members.1990: SightFirst is launched.Today: Our international network has grown to include more than 200 countries and geographic areas.See Page 9
62 INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LIONS CLUBS The official name is The International Association of Lions Clubs, or simplyLions Clubs International (LCI)The name Lions was chosen on a secret ballot over several others because the lion stood for strength, courage, fidelity and vital action.See Page 10
63 The Emblem of Lions Clubs The Lions logo consists of a gold “L” on a blue field surrounded by a gold circle. On either side of the circle is the profile of a Lion’s head, one looking back upon a proud past and the other looking optimistically toward the future.
64 LIONS CLUBS INTERNATIONAL OFFICERS International officers implement policy and serve as inspirational leaders of the world’s Lions.International President:First Vice President:Second Vice President:Immediate Past President/LCIF Chairperson:
65 International President Joseph "Joe" PrestonPresident Preston is temporarily retired from the automotive industry.A member of the Bradshaw Mountain of Dewey-Humboldt Lions Club, President Preston has been a Lion since 1974
66 1st Vice President Dr. Jitsuhiro Yamada Vice President Yamada is a neurosurgeon.A member of the Minokamo Lions Club, Yamada has been a Lion since 1985.66
67 2nd Vice President Robert E. Corlew Vice President Corlew is chancellor for the State of Tennessee.A member of the Murfreesboro Lions Club since 197867
68 Immediate Past Intl. President Barry J. PalmerPast President Palmer was a real estate company director.A member of the Hornsby Lions Club since 1976.
69 International Officers & Directors The International Board of Directors is the governing body of the association.34 members and 8 board appointeesThe International Constitution and By-Laws govern the operations of the association and establish the rules by which the association is to function.
70 LCIF Sight FirstLCIF SightFirst reduces and eliminates blindness worldwide. The program targets the leading causes of preventable blindness which affects millions of people each year.Since it’s launch in 1990, Lions have raised over US$415 million for Sight First, making LCIF the world's largest blindness prevention organization.
71 LCI International Conventions bring together thousands of Lions from around the world for a week of business, education, celebration and fellowship2015 – Honolulu, Hawaii2016 – Fukuoka, Japan2017 – Chicago, IllinoisLCI returns to Chicagoto celebrating its 100thAnniversary!
72 LCI HeadquartersHas been located outside of Chicago, IL, in a 150,000 square foot building in Oak Brook, IL, since 1971.Nearly 300 staff work there to serve nearly 1.33 million Lions worldwide
73 Lions Clubs International Foundation Lions Clubs International Foundation was begun in 1968 and grants an average of US$30 million annually. It provides clubs with the means to build schools, health clinics, vocational rehabilitation, training centers and other projects that address community needs.
74 Melvin Jones Fellowship Since 1973 The Melvin Jones Fellowship has been the backbone of LCIF funding and provides 70 percent its revenue.MJF is a recognition for humanitarian service and awarded to those who donate US$1,000 to LCIF or to people for whom a donation was made. Clubs will often use this award to acknowledge outstanding contributions by its members.Melvin Jones Fellows receive an attractive lapel pin, a plaque and a congratulatory letter.
75 LeadershipLCI provides training and development opportunities for Lions. The Global Leadership Team (GLT) is the driving force behind these programs, including:Emerging Lions Leadership InstitutesFaculty Development InstitutesRegional Lions Leadership InstitutesDistrict Governors-Elect SeminarMultiple District Leadership Development FundingGLT District Funding Support ProgramWebinarsLions Learning Center
76 LeadershipService activities generally fall into the following categories:Community ServicesDisaster Preparedness and ReliefEnvironmental ServicesHealth and WellnessInternational RelationsOpportunities for YouthServices for ChildrenGlobal Service Action CampaignsService is reported using the Lions Club Service Activity Report.
77 Communication LION Magazine E-mail Messages Web site-lionsclubs.org Social NetworkingFacebookTwitterhttps://twitter.com/lionsclubsorg
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