Lion Bill has been a member for thirty years becoming a Charter member of the Scarborough Cedarbrae Lions Club in 1987. Club later amalgamated with Scarborough Golden Mile to become Scarborough Cedarbrae Golden Mile.
* Melvin Jones Fellow
* Club Excellence Process Facilitator
* Lions Quest Trainer
* Graduate of Advanced Lions Leadership Institute (Calgary)
Past Lion Positions
* Multiple years of zone, region chair.
* Cabinet Secretary A7 1999/2000
* Vice District Governor A7 2000/2001
* Effective Speaking Contest Chair 2011-2012 2012-2013, 2013-2014
* Youth opportunities Chair 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014
* Youth Exchange Chair 2012-2013 2013-2014
* President of club for 3 terms, 1987/1988, 1988/1989, 2013-2014
* Past Guiding Lion
Lion Bill retired from Loblaw Groceries Ltd. in January 2008 after holding management positions as Store Manager, Manager of Employee Training and Development, Safety Manager and at time of retirement was Safety Specialist for Loblaw Companies in Ontario.
Lion Bill is married to Diane for thirty-seven years and has a son and four daughters. Lion Bill has 7 grandchildren, two boys and five girls.
Lion Bill has many interests, including photography and computers.
|905 294-9166 / 416 859-7333|
Born in India and brought up in Kenya, Lion Surinder came to Canada in 1974. Lion Surinder is married to Pravin for almost 50 years and they have two children and two grandsons.
In his profession as an educator, Lion Surinder has taught on three continents – in the U.K., Kenya and Canada. He was a school principal in Toronto where he retired in 2002, thus ending a successful career of 43 years.
Lion Surinder has been a member of Lions Club of Oakville since 2000 and became the tail twister the following year. He had several positions within the club including president in the year 2007-2008, and has chaired the Dog Walk - Lions Foundation Event; served on various committees - Funding, Graduation, Awards, V.I.P. Rally, Youth Breakfast, Golf Tournament and Health and Welfare. At the district level he has served as Region Chair and four times as Zone Chair for 6B.
In the year 2002 Lion Surinder was appointed by Order-in-Council to the position of a Returning Officer for the Federal Riding of Oakville – a position that he still holds.
Lion Surinder is also the recipient of the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal for outstanding community service; The Governor’s Award, Helen Keller Fellowship Award, Honorary Life Directorship Camp Dorset and is a Life Member of the Lions Foundation of Canada.
Lion Surinder is a tireless volunteer and leader who demonstrates great sensitivity to organizational needs as well as creativity in solving problems. He is perceptive, emphatic, and committed to every task he undertakes.
Lion Jeffrey became a Lion in 2006. Since joining Lions Clubs International he has held many positions in his club including serving as President for 3 terms. He has been heavily involved in helping with the running and promotion of the Mississauga Central Lions Clubs “Lions Farmers Market” and the promotion of it and the club via social media.
Lion Jeffrey began his service involvement in District A-711; by first serving as Zone 6A Campaign Chair for SightFirst ll, he later served as Zone Chairperson for Zone 6A, and twice as Region 6 Chairperson.
He served on the Global Membership Team for 4 years and has co-ordinated a Lions booths’ at both the CNE, and the Mississauga Carassauga Festival of Cultures between 2013 and 2016 to promote Lionism.
Lion Jeffrey has championed the Beadonor Program and the Lions Recycle for Sight Program at the District level since 2012. He has grown participation in the Recycle for Sight program to 42 participating clubs. He championed development of www.recycleforsight.ca which now lists used eyeglasses collection points across Canada.
Lion Jeff is a Certified Guiding Lion and has attended four USA/Canada Leadership Forums. In 2009 he was a speaker at the Memphis forum.
|905 507-2438 / 647 401-2438|
Lion Harold was born in Toronto, Ontario and is married to Patricia Hobson for the past 47 years. They have four children and 8 grandchildren.
Lion Harold is a charter member of the Huttonville Lions Club for over 33 years. He is a Melvin Jones Fellow, recipient of the Judge Brian Stevenson fellowship, life member of Camp Dorset and life member of the Lions Foundation of Canada.
Lion Harold has held the office of the president of the Huttonville Lions Club in the years 1990-91 and 2004-05.
In District A711, Lion Harold has held the positions of Zone & Region Chair twice, 2nd Vice District Governor for 2013/14, 1st VDG for 2014/15 and DG for 2015/16.
Lion Harold was inducted as Governor of District A711 in Honolulu, Hawaii on June 30, 2015.
After working for 20 years for an international plastic company as an Environment Health & Safety/Quality Manager, he is now retired.
|905 702-9216 / 416 706-7000|
Lion Wayne has been a member of the Weston Lions Club since 1986 with perfect attendance. He has been his club’s General Treasurer, Vice President and was President in 1990/91 and in 1997/98. Throughout his membership in the Weston Lions Club, Lion Wayne has initiated many successful fund raising activities, earning him the well-deserved name of “GUNG-HO” Hoey!
In the District, Lion Wayne has served as Zone Chairman, Region Chairman, Vice Governor and Governor in 1996/97. He has also been Cabinet Treasurer eight times. He has served on numerous committees as well as being Walk-A-Dog-A-Thon Chairman two years in a row, Effective Speaking Chair twice, Can-Am Chair, Convention Chair, District Directory Chair numerous times, District Reporter, Membership Chair and the Guiding Lion for the Toronto Korean Lions Club and the Halton K9 lions Club.
In MD”A” he has been the District Contest Chair, the Lion Magazine Chair and the MD’A’ Secretary.
He has attended many Conventions, Forums and District events over the years. He has received several Club and Governor Awards and was honoured with an International President’s Leadership Award in 1990, and a International President’s Medal Award in 2007. He has received numerous International President’s Appreciation Awards and has received a Melvin Jones Award.
Lion Wayne is married to Judy who is a most enthusiastic supporter and participant in Lion’s activities. They have a 32-year-old son named Christopher.
Lion Wayne is a retired Auditor from the City of Toronto which he had worked for the City of Toronto for 35 years. He had earned his C.F.E. and was a Certified Fraud Examiner.
Lion Wayne has always been active in sporting and social activities. He loves golf, hockey and playing pool.
LION TERRENCE O. RICHARDS MJF aka Lion Tebo has been a Lion for over 13 years. Inducted in 2001, he has served as Vice President and Secretary of the Thistletown Lions Club where he is an active member. He has attended many forums of the International Associations of Lions Clubs including Zone & Region Advisory meetings, District Cabinet, District A711 & Multiple District A conventions.
Lion Terrence is a recent graduate of the Emerging Lions Leadership Institute held in Toronto (November 2012), and received his Leadership Certification from International Association of Lions Clubs 2012-2013 International President Wayne Madden for dedication to leadership excellence “In a World of Service”.
Lion Terrence has a passion for service, and as such, has served Lionism with distinction in several leadership positions over the years including Past Zone Chairman, Past Club President, MERL Team Member, and has held all board positions since 2001.
He was duly recognized for his contributions to Lionism with awards including Membership Key, Lion of the Year, and 100% Attendance awards.
He has displayed his leadership qualities in coordinating projects, group activities, discussions and presentations, and has successfully chaired several projects including Region & Zone Meetings, Convention Registration, Convention Workshops, and headed many other committees and projects at the club level.
An IT Business Analyst and Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Lion Terrence has a Bachelors of Science degree (B.Sc.) in Computer Science from the University of New Brunswick (Fredericton, NB, Canada), a postgraduate Honors Diploma (Pg.D.) in Information Technology from DeVry Calgary (Alberta, Canada), and a Masters degree (M.Sc.) in Information Systems Management and e-Commerce from the Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University (Chicago, Il, USA).
His passion for service began as a member of the 4-H Club, Boy Scouts, and Cadet Corps, joined the Leo Club, graduated to the Lions club, and continues in the true spirit of the motto of Lions International - “We Serve”.
Lion Terrence is married with 4 children, he enjoys sports, traveling, hiking, singing, choir, movies, swimming and long walks in the park.
|647 933-2165 / 416 972-9216|
Lion Dan Sibanda was a Charter Member of Bulawayo Aloe Lions Club in District 412 in 1989. He transferred to Mississauga Cooksville Lions Club in 2002 where he has been Club President three times. He was Region 6 Chair for two consecutive terms (2012-2014). His term as District Global Leadership Team (GLT) Coordinator runs from 2014 to 2017.
In his Lionistic career, Lion Dan has held every club-level Executive position (from Club Secretary, Club Treasurer, Club Membership Chair to Club President). This was coincidentally perfect preparation for his role as GLT Coordinator, where thorough knowledge of club administration is a vital skillset.
A strong believer in membership growth, Lion Dan has sponsored eight (8) people into Lions in the last six years. His tireless efforts led to the formation of the Emerging Leaders Lions Club in 2014 and he served as the co-Guiding Lion of the new club. As the District GLT Coordinator, his passion is identifying and developing future leaders. Having been a Lion for over 27 years, Lion Dan enjoys sharing his expert knowledge in lionism with all Lions across the District.
A Certified Guiding Lion and Melvin Jones Fellow, Lion Dan is a graduate of the Faculty Development Institute (FDI) and has served in one capacity or another all the A711 District Governors since 2012, receiving numerous International Presidents’ Awards and Certificates of Appreciation.
On a professional level, Lion Dan is a licensed Professional Engineer (Ontario) and a Chartered Engineer (UK). He holds a Masters degree in Business Leadership and is a Technical Services Manager with a company in the energy industry. He is also an active member in his community – having been, among other things, a Director at Carassauga Festival of Cultures for 6 years (2002 – 2008).
Lion Dan is a father to three adult children and a proud grandfather to one. His wife, Lion Phoebe, is the current President of Mississauga Cooksville Lions Club.
Rollie M. dela Cruz
Lion Rollie started his Lionism in the Philippines and continued to be a Lion by joining the Toronto Golden Vision Lions Club. Then he transferred to Wishing Well Lions Club where he became the District A711 District Governor in Lion Year 2005-2006.
After his governorship, he served as Membership Coordinator of the Multiple District “A” MERL Team and Extension Coordinator for the next two years. He has been District A711 Extension Chairperson for years, Retention Chairperson and Cabinet Secretary for the last two years.
He has attended the School for Lion Leaders in the Philippines, Senior Lions Leadership Institute in Fort Worth, Texas, MERL Workshop in Columbus, Ohio, and Lions Clubs International Faculty Development Institute in Toronto, Canada amd Club Excellence Program (CEP) Facilitator Training in Markham, Ontario, Canada.
He was a Lions Regional Leadership Institute Presenter for two consecutive years, PResenter in several Membership and Extension Drives in Multiple District “A” and District A711 Club Secretary Training.
Lion Rollie is a Melvin Jones Fellow, Judge Brian Stevenson Fellow, Lions Foundation of Canada Life Member and Certified CEP Facilitator.
He is married to Lion Lilia and has three daughters, three granddaughters and two grandsons.
|416 289-3768 / 647 994-0816|
|Region Chair 6||
Toronto born, Lion for over 20yrs. Happily married to Janice for over 40yrs. We have 2 children who are avid Lions volunteers and 3 beautiful granddaughters.
I have been president, secretary, treasurer of the Oakville Trafalgar Lions Club and Zone Chair way back when PDG Bill Speck was Region Chair.
I own and run a small business with my wife in Oakville where we have lived for the past 27 years.
|905 338-3839 / 905 609-2999|
|- Zone Chair 6A||
Lion Del was a Charter Member of the Mississauga Cooksville Lions Club in 1983. He has served as Club President for six terms and held the position of club secretary for over ten years.
He served as Region Chair of Region 6, as well as, Zone Chair 6A, Region 6 (Former District A-11). He served as Club Efficiency Contest Chair of District A-711 in 2012- 2015. He received the club’s Lion of the Year award in 1994 and the recipient of Melvin Jones, Judge Brian Stevenson and Helen Keller Fellowship Awards.
He is a Certified Guiding Lion and has attended Lions International Conventions, Multiple Districts and Districts Conventions.
He graduated with B.S. Chemical Engineering from the University of the Philippines (1962) and currently retired.
Lion Del has been active in the community and has served as President of various organizations: Federation of Filipino Canadians of Brampton, Filipino Athletic Association of Brampton (FAAB), Silayan Community Centre, Tahanan non-Profit Homes and currently member of the Board of Kalayaan Cultural Community Centre and Brampton Multi-cultural Center.
He is married to Lion Marilyn for 45 years and blessed with three children and four grand children.
|905 791-9428 / 416 708-9428|
|- Zone Chair 6B||
Lion Jim O'Breza
|905 561-2521 / 905 512-1374|
|Region Chair 7||
Lion Sandy joined Lionism in 2000. She graduated from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec. Not only is she an educator with the Toronto District School Board; she is a proud mother of three wonderful children. Mark and Brian are her sons and Natasha is her daughter.
Lions Foundation of Canada granted Lion Sandy Life Membership in 2007. She has been a Past President of the York Lions Club from 2012-2013. Lion Sandy is a recipient of the Judge Brian Stevenson’s Award for her contributions to Lionism. Lion Sandy has also earned the International President’s Membership Award for 2011-2012. In 2013-2014, she was the co-chair for District A7-11 Youth Exchange Program. In 2014-2015 she held the position as Zone Chair in 7B. Lion Sandy received the District Governor’s Certificate of Appreciation for her invaluable service and cooperation in 2014-2015. Presently, she is serving her second term as the District’s Cultural and Community Activities Chair, District A7-11 Youth Exchange Program Chair and also holds the position as Region Chair for Region 7. She is a proud member of the Toronto Netralya Lions Club.
Lion Sandy is an active member in her community. She is involved with Creating Global Citizens. This organization provides youth an opportunity to empower themselves and others in various communities. They are engaged in finding solutions that contribute to healthy, sustainable living, both locally and internationally. Their focus is on the Eight Millennium Development Goals mandated by the United Nations. One of their top priorities is the achievement of Universal Primary Education another is Eradicating Extreme Poverty and Hunger.
She is also involved in educational projects and events that foster the bridging of cultures in our communities. Lion Sandy is instrumental in partnering with other clubs to deliver services and support that are desperately needed in some First Nations communities.
With Humility, She is Proud to Serve
|416 534-9189 / 647 628-8300|
|- Zone Chair 7A||
Lion Dundas joined Toronto Cathay Lions Club in 2001. He was immigrated Hong Kong to Canada in 1988. He is currently working for various real estate development project in Ontario.
Lion Dundas served as President of Cathay Lions Club for 2 years (2005-2007) and he is currently holding position of Secretary and also has been holding VP position for many terms.
Lion Dundas also received 3 term of Lion of the year and he is a proud member of the Toronto Cathay Lions Club.
Lion Dundas is an active member in his community and he is involved with Mon Sheong foundation, Carefirst foundation, sick kids foundation and Chinese heritage language school.
Lion Dundas is also involved inter-club (A-711) communication and projects.
With Humility, He is Proud to Serve.
|905 475-0028 / 416 726-3823|
|- Zone Chair 7B||Charlie Wang||647 427-9911 / 416 893-5740|
|Region Chair 25||
Lion Rick has been a proud member of the Dundas Lions since 1979. He was president in 85-86, Zone chair 25 east in 86-87,Deputy district governor 87-88,88-89, cabinet chair-effective speaking 89-90. He was vice chair of the MDA convention in 1991 in Hamilton. He just completed second term as president in 2014. Lion Rick is a life member of the LFC and was awarded a Melvin Jones Award by his club in 1991. Lion Rick Is married to Elaine and has two university age sons.
|- Zone Chair 25A||
Lion Bob has been married to Marie for 55 years. They have two sons, Robert and James and he has four grandchildren.
His hobby is woodworking.
Bob is a Charter Member of the Freelton Lions Club. He has held the positions of Treasurer, Secretary and President, and from 2001 to the present, he has been on the Lions Villa Board.
Bob is a recipient of a Melvin Jones Award and a Helen Keller Award.
|- Zone Chair 25B||
Lion Jim Cook was born in Oshawa, with his early years spent in Orillia. He was educated in Toronto, and he has over 50 years experience in customer service with the airline and motel industries.
Lions Jim and Teri joined the Freelton Lions Club in 2010, and he was appointed Co-chair for their Ice Pad with multi-purpose building project. This is currently under construction, with completion expected in Sept. 2016.
He was Vice President for 2012 - 2013, and Club President for the 2013 - 2014 Lion Year, for which he received the Club Excellence Award.
He and his wife Theresa (Lion Teri) have been married for 52 years, and are very proud of their 2 sons, Gord and Steve, and their 4 grandchildren, Rachel, Megan, Jared and Blake.
|Region Chair 32||
Jay Haddad Joined the Etobicoke-Queensway Lions Club 15 years ago as the Director of Camp Bellaleo (now Camp Nokomis); this camp was rated the best camp in Canada two years in a row. I have just finished 24 years as the Senior Director of Camp Nokomis on Belwood Lake, outside Fergus, Ontario.
Professor of Psychology for 31 years at Humber College, was the President of the Ontario Camps Association, President and Fellow of the Society of Camp Directors, and an Honorary Life Member of the Ontario Camps Association. Received the Canadian Camping Association's Award of Honour "for meritorious service to children's camping in Canada", and the Lloyd Raknor Award at Humber Valley United Church for 22 years as the Cub Akela serving youth through Christian Education.
Etobicoke-Queensway Lions sponsor several children every summer to attend Camp Nokomis and we have a long waiting list and appreciate all the Lions' support.
|416 767-4120 / 416 436-5072|
|- Zone Chair 32A||Sarina Bowen||416 769-5630 / 416 948-0614|
|- Zone Chair 32B||Christabelle Crichlow||416 321-9578 / 416 807-9578|
|Region Chair 34||
Lion Stan Bryan is in his 15th year serving as a Lion, he is currently the President of the Huttonville Lions Club, Zone Chair for region 34B, a position he has served in several times, and is the District Officer for A711 Lions Services for Children.
Lion Stan is a proud life member of Camp Dorset and the Lions Foundation.
Prior to his retirement Stan was the National Health and Safety Manager for Relamping Services specializing in commercial lighting and he is still very active in the electrical field.
Lion Stan has 3 daughters and 5 grandchildren.
|- Zone Chair 34A||
Lion Yves has been a lion for over 23 years. He worked on the Sight First One Program and has served as Zone Chair as well as the President of his club. He served as the charter Treasurer of the Brampton Village Lions Club.
He gathers fellows lions together annually for the Brampton Village Lions as the chairman of their golf tournament . He has served the District for two terms and is still the Chairperson for A711 of Camp Dorset.
He is a life member of both Lions Foundation of Canada as well as Camp Dorset and is a committee member of the VIP Lions Car Rally.
He still found time to Chair the Lions CNE Baseball Tournament Snack Bar for the last two years.
Yves is still a dedicated lion and willing to serve his fellow lions of A34 this year.
|- Zone Chair 34B||
Mary Lou Pollock
Lion Mary Lou Pollock was Born in Oshawa, and lived in Brampton for 25 years. Lion Mary Lou was introduced to Lions by her parents, who both had cabinet positions in District A16.
She had attended conventions with both of them and participated in other Lion activities.
Very involved in Cooperative housing for 15 years as a volunteer both local and regional.
Having been in Lions for 20 years, Mary Lou has been Club President twice and presently Club Director with the Brampton/Bramalea Lions Club. She has two daughters, a foster daughter, step daughter and 12 grandchildren.
Graduated from George Brown college in Power Plant Engineering and presently a Condominium Manager.
Hobbies, spending as much time as possible scuba diving, travelling and genealogy.
Mary Lou works at promoting Special Olympics (two of her grandchildren are Special Olympic athletes.) Two of her grandchildren have attended conventions with her and volunteered in Lions Activities.
Her oldest daughter is a Coach for Special Olympics, track & field and swimming and manages the 5 pin bowling for Brampton.
|905 792-0644 / 647 271-9505|
|Region Chair 58||
Eduardo M. Calucag
Lion Eduardo M. Calucag was born in the Philippines, finished Associate in Sanitary Science in 1966 at the National University in Manila. Worked and practised his profession with the Department of Health in the Philippines as a Sanitary Inspector for 5 years, in Luna, Isabela then migrated to Canada in 1974. He was employed at the Mississauga Trillium Hospital- Queensway, Toronto from 1974- 1995, Ministry of Environment from 1990- 2001, Alpha Floor System Inc. from 2002- 2011 then retired in the end of 2011. He lives in Mississauga, Ontario and happily married for 44 years to Julita Bautista-Calucag, a school Teacher for 11 years in the Philippines (BSEEd –Philippine Normal University, Manila) and 7 years in Mississauga, ON, Canada, a retired Banker at the Bank of Nova Scotia General Office, Toronto as a Senior Investment & Accounting Officer for 27 years, and an equally accomplished civic worker. They have two children, son Eddie Jr. and daughter Judie.
Lion Eduardo M. Calucag was invited to join the Toronto Mabuhay Lions Club in 1993. He went up through the ranks and served as Lion Tamer, Twister, Treasurer, Secretary, Membership Chairman, Director, 2nd VP, 1st VP, and then served as Club President for two terms in 2008- 2009 and 2009- 2010 , a District A711 Cabinet Member as Zone Chair 58A in 2014 -2015 and now, he currently serves as Region Chair 58 on the A-711 District Cabinet 2016- 2017.
He has attended every District A711 Conventions since 1991, attended numerous District Cabinet Meetings and Region/Zone Meetings. He attended the District Guiding Lions Training Program on February 25, 2012 and now a Certified Guiding Lion. He has attended the Lions Clubs International Convention held here in Toronto last July 4-8, 2014 and in Honolulu, Hawaii on June 25- 30, 2015.
Lion Eduardo M. Calucag received several awards from his Clubs being one of the movers and shakers with his strong advocacy & outstanding leadership,... like Lion of the Year in 2005 and 2006 and the most coveted and highest award in Lionism- Melvin Jones Fellowship Award in 2009. Recipient of several Awards with regards to his community service activities in the Filipino-Canadian Community, being the Founder and active Adviser of the Isabela Cultural Org. of Ontario, Canada in 1991 up to present, Adviser of the Lunanians Community Association of Canada, - Lion Eddie was one of the 10 awardees by the Ambassador of the Philippines to Canada in 1996, Philippine Centennial Movement Canada in 1999, recipient of the Philippine Independence Day Council Award in 2000, and the Philippine Consulate General Toronto Award in 2001.
|905 566-1570 / 416 419-9816|
|- Zone Chair 58A||
Lion Danny Galicia was born in the Philippines. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Dental Medicine at Lyceum Northwestern University in Dagupan City, Pangasinan, Philippines. He was a practicing dentist back home before he migrated to Canada in 1996. He is currently working at Pro Art Dental Laboratory as Dental Technician Supervisor. He lives in Pickering, Ontario and is happily married to his wife Rowena and blessed with two sons.
Lion Danny Galicia is a member of Quezon City Novaliches Lions Club, District 301-D2 in the Philippines from 1991 before joining Toronto Mabuhay Lions Club in 2010. He served as one year and two years term Director, 2nd VP, Secretary, 1st VP and Club President 2014 - 2015.
He has attended two Lions Club International Conventions, one held in Montreal (1996), and the other held in Toronto (2014). He also attended all District Conventions and numerous District and Region/Zone Meetings. He has also chaired Region 58 2nd Governor's Advisory Committee Meeting (2016).
Lion Danny Galicia was given several awards and recognition from his club for his untiring service to the community and outstanding leadership. He was a volunteer during the International Convention held here in Toronto 2014 as Team leader for Hotel Greeters in Bond Place Hotel.
|- Zone Chair 58B||
Paul married Lion Patricia in the early 1990s. Their daughter Erin is charter secretary of the Queen's University Campus Lions Club, and their son Chris was a Scarborough Kingsway Leo.
Paul's public service began volunteering professional services for national and provincial NFPs. He and Pat have canvassed for various charities. One day, Paul noticed a flyer for the West Hill Highland Creek Lions Club. An email, a call, a few meetings, and Paul was a new Lion. Now he is in his second term as Zone Chair, Effective Speaking Chair and Lions Opportunities for Youth Chair. Paul also attended the Calgary 2015 Advanced Lions Leadership Institute, and volunteered with the Sergeant-at-Arms committee at the 2014 Toronto International Convention.
Paul also helps organize various community events.