IOWA LIONS DISTRICT 9NC
Lion Elaine and District Governor Gary Schriver
The Lion, Lioness and Leo Clubs of District 9 NC inclusively proudly serve the needs of our great residents and communities in the north central section of Iowa and humbly welcome you to our web site.
The team of Lion Elaine and District Governor (DG) Gary Schriver have the proud honor and privilege of serving the District 9 NC Lions family this year. DG Gary originally started his involvement with the Mason City Evening Lions in 1989. He and Lion Elaine currently serve with the Sheffield Lions Club. DG Gary's experience in Lions, includes: serving on board of directors, chairperson or co-chaired many project and fund-raising committees, vice president, president and secretary at the club level. He has also served at the district level as a Zone Chair, vice district governor and chaired and coordinated many district cabinet positions. At the multiple district level Gary has been honored to serve as the state diabetes awareness, public relations chair and also, served as the state chairperson of the Iowa Lions/Iowa Lions Foundation planning committee for the National Beep Baseball Association's World Series held in Ames,IA in July 2012. Gary is a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow, awarded 12 Lions International President's certificates of appreciation and is the proud recipient of the Lions Clubs International Leadership medal. Lions Elaine is a Melvin Jones Fellow and a Warren Coleman Award recipient.
Gary and Lion Elaine have been married for the past 38 years and have two grown sons and one beautiful daughter-in-law, not to mention Gary's faithful companion, for the past six-plus-years, his Leader Dog "Logan". Gary and Elaine are both retired; Gary has worked in a number of different occupations with the most recent being a vocational rehabilitation counselor in the private, non-profit sector; and Elaine is a retired LPN, most recently employed with North Iowa Eye Clinic in Mason City. Gary and Elaine love volunteering to work Lions projects and fundraisers, being with family, concerts and traveling. Gary also currently volunteers as an appointed Commissioner with the State of Iowa Commission for the Persons with Disabilities, as vice chairperson of that group; and, on the board of directors of Camp Hertko Hollow, a summer camp for youth with diabetes, near Boone. Elaine serves on the board of directors of Cattle Creek Christian Camp. DG Gary and Lion Elaine both look forward to proudly working and serving with all the members of the Lions District 9 NC family, in 2013-2014.