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1st Vice District Governor

1st Vice District Governor Lion David Wilson – Filey

Lion David Wilson followed his father into Lions and is an Honorary Citizen of Filey. He was recognised for his achievements and work within the town particularly in regard to the groups he has served upon being Filey Lions; Filey Lifeboat; Youth Foundation; Filey Museum; the Churches and Schools and his work at Scarborough and Bridlington Hospitals. Lion Dabid has held many offices both in his Club and within the District where most recently he has been Zone Chairman.

Key Role

  • To support the current District Governor and prepare for role as incoming District Governor

Prime Responsibilities

  • To attend all necessary 1st Vice DG training programmes in preparation for taking on the role of District Governor, including undertaking online and MD training, along with attending the International Convention and the preceding DGE Seminar
  • To attend, as observer, the January and April/May Council of Governors meeting, the latter immediately preceding the Multiple District Convention
  • As part of the next MD Council of Governors, to actively participate in all necessary planning matters.
  • As part of the DG Team to represent the District Governor as required in making Club Visits, attending Club Charters etc, attending Zone Meetings etc
  • To attend GMT meetings (possibly electronic) as required and contribute to the membership and leadership goals of the District.
  • To attend Guiding Lion team meetings (probably electronic) to develop action plans in support of the aims and objectives outlined in the District Strategic Plan.
  • To assist the DG in identifying weak clubs and establishing plans to strengthen them.
  • To participate in Forward Planning for the District, working to the District Strategic Plan review, revise and refine the actions and timelines relating to membership from the Strategic Plan and ensure that they remain on target
  • To attend and report back to District Cabinet meeting on progress.
  • To plan, prepare and resource the District Cabinet for the following year.
District Convention 2018

16th to 18th November 2018
Join us for some good old fashioned Yorkshire hospitality at our 36th Annual District Convention at The Golden Lion Hotel, Northallerton.
Nestled in the centre of the Vale of York, Northallerton is the heart and county town of North Yorkshire. The town has good communication links, it is on the East Coast main line, and is situated in the centre of the A1(M) and A19 corridors.
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