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District Officers and Chairpersons

As provided in the District Constitution and Bylaws, the District Governor is the Chief Administrative Officer. The DG is assisted by a District Cabinet consisting of the District Governor, the Immediate Past District Governor, the 1st and 2nd Vice District Governors, the Zone Chairpersons, the Cabinet Secretary and Cabinet Treasurer. The responsibilities of these officers is provided in the previous referenced Bylaws. The Governor team also includes many appointed positions as provided in the list below.

For additional information you can reference the Arkansas Lions State Directory or one of three websites: District 7L Lions, Arkansas Lions Website or the Lions International Website

Lions 2017-2018 District 7L Cabinet
District Governor Larry Ketcham 501-922-9191
501-282-2742
First Vice Governor Don Draper 501-226-5257
501-226-9406
Second Vice Governor Claudia Griffin 870-777-9092
870-703-0405
Secretary Nell Rockett 870-722-4633
Treasurer Terry Sterzik 501-922-0465
Immediate Past District Governor John Collier 870-777-1376
870-703-1620
Zone 1 Chair Rene Roberts 479-394-2292
479-234-1351
Zone 2 Chair David Shockey 501-276-8183
Zone 3 Chair Chuck Shelnutt 501-326-3691
501-682-8853
Zone 4 Chair Ethan Dunbar 870-921-4929
719-210-4544
Zone 5 Chair Richard Wade 903-701-0797
Zone 6 Chair Jimmie Crittenden 903-832-8324
Global Leadership Team Pete Beck 501-915-8984
920-268-6329
Global Membership Team James Griffin 870-777-9092
870-703-0362
Lions 2017-2018 District Chairpersons
Constitutions and ByLaws Judge Jim Gunter, PCC 870-777-3596
Cultural and Community Activites Mike Malek 870-777-4460
Diabetes Awareness & Action Larry Bauer
Ed Smith
479-802-1009
214-738-4362
District Centennial Coordinator Richard Wade 903-701-0797
Environmental Bob DeVinney, PDG 501-915-9474
501-209-0011
Eye Bank/Sight Preservation Art Ritter, PDG 501-847-8268
501-326-8003
Hearing Preservation Pete Beck 501-915-8984
920-268-6329
Honorary Bill Mertins, PCC 870-246-8940
870-403-1975
Information Technology Don Draper, 1st VDG 501-226-5257
501-226-9406
LCIF Dave DeGraff, PCC 501-915-0261
501-984-1944
Lions Alert Charlotte Young 870-807-1468
Mid-South Coordinator Art Ritter, PDG 501-847-8268
501-326-8003
Nominations & Credentials Richard Welch, Chair
Dave DeGraff, PCC, Member
Dennis Williams, Member
501-776-2746
501-915-0261
870-24`6`-7041
Public Relations & Lions Info Rene´ Roberts 479-394-2292
479-234-1351
Stategic Plan Bob DeVinney, PDG 501-915-9474
501-209-0011
Lions 2017-2018 Opportunities for Youth
Leos Elane Cecil 903-794-0067
Liberty Day Sharon Wright 870-777-0333
870-703-6672
Lions Quest Toni Shockey 870-403-4465
501-276-8183
Lions Services for Children Penny Lynch 870-260-1088
Peace Poster Judee Gunter 870-777-3596
Youth Activities Penny Lynch 870-260-1088