About

Paul has remained in cabinet since first taking on the Zone 58B chair.

Lion experience

  • Zone 58B chair 2015-2016
  • Zone 58B chair 2016-2017
  • Region 58 chair 2017-2019
  • Cabinet secretary 2018-2019
  • Effective Speaking district co-chair 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • VIP Car Rally chair 2017
  • GST – facilitated workshop at 2018 district convention
  • GMT – helped present district orientation in 2017
  • GLT – selected for ALLI, FDI training

Some stuff Paul did

  • Created A711 Facebook group, to bring you closer to other Lions
  • Created A711 communications digest, to save you from email overload

Lions training highlights

  • Advanced Lions Leadership Institute – Calgary, 2015
  • Faculty Development Institute – Reno, 2019
  • USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum – Grand Rapids, 2016
  • USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum – Columbus, 2018 (received Lions University Bachelor & Masters degrees)
  • USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum – Spokane, 2019 (will receive Lions University Doctorate degree)

Professional

  • Team leader & project manager for a large financial company
  • Started his own company providing web services to small businesses

Other volunteer work

The community festivals involve coordinating team efforts, negotiating fundraising and sponsorship arrangements, contracting with service providers, ensuring proper permits and insurance coverage, and dealing with several departments at city hall.

  • chaired organizing committee for Highland Creek Heritage Festival 2016, 2017
  • chaired organizing committee for Port Union Waterfront Festival 2015, 2016, 2017
  • worked with a few NFP organizations, largely in creating the public face (web, social media)