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Multiple District 4 California Lions

Global Service Team

Global Service Team (GST)
Multiple District Coordinator 2020-2021

PDG Steve Robeson


Position Overview 

As the GST multiple district coordinator, you are the service program expert ensuring districts achieve the distinct goals of their area. You educate, coach and mentor your coordinators while removing barriers that impede progress. Your drive and determination will inspire and empower districts to be successful in maximizing beneficiaries served. 

Actions for Success 

  • Develops and executes an annual multiple district action plan that will monitor progress towards service goals. Follows up with districts that are behind on their goals and offers motivation and support.
  • Collaborates with GLT and GMT multiple district coordinators and the multiple district Global Action Team chairperson (council chair) to further initiatives focused on leadership development, membership growth and expanding humanitarian service.

  • Supports local community service projects that create a sense of belonging and pride to the Lions and Leos in the multiple district.

  • Collaborates with GMT and GLT to provide retention strategies to districts.

  • Communicates regularly with GST district coordinators. Ensures they are aware of available LCI and LCIF service programs, partnerships, and grants.

  • Serves as a resource and content expert for regional best practices in service project implementation; prioritizing those aligned with Centennial Service Challenge (CSC) campaigns (FY 2017/18) and LCI Forward Service Framework initiatives. Promotes the continued execution of Centennial Community Legacy Projects (FY 2017/18).

  • Encourages GST district coordinators to promote service projects that attract multi-generational participants, including the integration and leadership development of Leos.

  • Increases LCIF Coordinator collaboration at multiple district/district level in order to maximize LCIF resource utilization and fundraising engagement.

  • Monitors LCIF Grants given to multiple district. 

Commitment to Service

Individual Lions and Leo clubs volunteer to address local humanitarian needs by mobilizing people and resources to deliver hands-on service and improve the overall well-being of their communities. With more than 1.4 million members in over 200 countries and geographic regions around the globe, Lions have a shared identity and a shared responsibility to the people of the world through SERVICE.

The Global Service Team (GST) will champion the service framework of LCI and LCIF and empower Lions and Leos around the world to maximize impactful service, action, and growth.


This position is open.

The Lioness Specialist will track Lioness Clubs Activities and encourage the Bridge Program.

Lioness have the opportunity to become Lions and keep their club name and years of service, however, After June 2021, Lions Clubs International will no recognize Lioness.

Lioness Bridge Program

The Lioness Bridge Program makes it possible for Lionesses to honor and acknowledge their proud past while enjoying all the benefits, rights and privileges associated with Lions club membership.

Recent updates to the program are:

  • April 2018, the LCI International Board of Directors made the decision to encourage all current Lioness clubs to join the Lions family by extending the Join Together program effective until June 2021.
  • June 2018, additional concessions were made by the LCI Board of Directors to encourage individual Lioness to formally join the Lions family.
  • April 2019, LCI International Board of Directors made the decision to separate the Lioness Bridge program from the Join Together Program. Consistent with the decision made in April 2018, the Lioness Bridge program will end on June 30, 2021 when all concessions will no longer be offered.

As a Lioness, you can:

  • Continue to make a real impact in your community
  • Vote at the international convention
  • Receive administrative support from Lions Clubs International
  • Enjoy new leadership opportunities

To learn more about the concessions for both Lioness Clubs and individual Lioness, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Lionesses can register for the Lioness Bridge Program by completing the Lioness Bridge Program form.  

Lionesses can receive credit for their previous years of service when joining a new or existing Lions club by completing the Lioness Years of Service form.

The Lioness Bridge Charter Worksheet is a great tool that helps collect all necessary information to complete the Lioness Bridge application online at MyLCI. 

For queries that cannot be answered by the information found on this page, please email

For more information on the Join Together Program, please visit the Join Together Program webpage.



GST Team Members

Ray Oliver

Susan Gall

Kathy McCracken

District Coordinators