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Leo Club Advisory Panel

Leo Club Advisory Panel

The Leo Club Program Advisory Panel is a communication vehicle for Leos and Lions to share their ideas about the Leo Club Program with Lions Clubs International.

Advisory panelists represent Leos and Lions in their respective constitutional area and serve as ambassadors for the Leo Club Program. If you have ideas about the Leo Club Program, share them with your panelists. 

The Leo Club Program Advisory Panel is comprised of two Lions and two Leos from each constitutional area and the Continent of Africa. Each fiscal year, one Lion and one Leo from each area are selected to serve a two-year term.

Do you know a Leo or Lion who would serve as a great representative for the Leo Club Program in your constitutional area? Submit a Leo Nomination Form or Lion Nomination Form before January 15 for the two-year term beginning July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2019.

Current Advisory Panelists 

 Constitutional Area I

Lion Anna Wickenhauser - Minnesota, USA

Lion Anna believes that everyone can make a difference and advocates for young leaders. This is her second year as an advisory panelists. She currently serves as MD 5M Leo Chairperson. Email Anna

Lion Melanie Hunter - California, USA

Lion Melanie has been serving her community since age 9. She developed a Youth Leadership Institute in her multiple district and aims to foster Leo to Lion transitions. Email Melanie

(Alpha) Leo Lauren Bernard - Missouri, USA

Leo Lauren co-founded the Barstow Leo Club to connect students to the broader service community. She hopes to coordinate a local Leo leadership convention in Spring 2016. Email Lauren

Constitutional Area II

(Alpha) Leo Kyle Boutilier - BC, Canada

Leo Kyle is an 11th grade student studying in the French Immersion Program at his secondary school. As Leo Club President, he recruited 30 new members and revitalized his club. He enjoys volunteering and making a difference in his community. Email Kyle

Constitutional Area III

Lion Sebastian Tommasi - Argentina

Lion Sebastian is very involved in the Leo Club Program in Latin America. He previously served as MD Leo chairperson and remains committed to the program. Two of Lion Sebastian's children are Alpha Leo members in Argentina. Email Sebastian

(Omega) Leo Antonio Narieudes Lima da Silva - Brazil

Leo Narieudes has held several leadership positions at teh club, district and multiple district levels. He is passionate about forming leaders through engagement in community service. Email Narieudes

(Omega) Leo Marco Guzman Romero - Peru

Leo Marco has served as a Leo for 8 years. He is a former Leo MD President and attended many Leo Latin American Forums. He has a Master's degree in International Relations and currently works as a business consultant. Email Marco

Constitutional Area IV

Lion Luc Debois - Belgium

Lion Luc currently serves as MD Leo chairperson. He is passionate about motivating and engaging young people in service. He believes that "once a Leo...always a Leo." Email Luc

(Omega) Leo Müge Asi - Turkey

Leo Müge joined the Leo Club Program, while studying abroad in the UK. After returning to Turkey, she held several officer positions with the Ankara Emek Leo Club. In addition to her participation in the Leo Club Program, Leo Müge has been involved in the International Youth Exchange Program. Email Müge 

Lion Christoph Mojen - Germany

Lion Christoph is District 111 ON Leo Chairperson. He hopes to investigate opportunities to engage more Leos and encourage Leo to Lion transitions. Email Christoph

(Omega) Leo Oona Ståhle - Finland

Leo Oona is a social affairs specialist at Jyväskylä University. She has served as a Leo for 10 years with many great memories attending and organizing international Leo events. Leo Oona currently serves as Leo MD President. Email Oona

Constitutional Area V

Lion Jae-Seon Jeon - Republic of Korea

Lion Jae-Seon is a second year advisory panelist. He is interested in further developing the Leo Club Program in his area. Email Jae-Seon

(Omega) Leo Mia Rose Camille Armada - Philippines

Leo "Miles" has served as a Leo for 7 years. She is a registered nurse, who enjoys painting, drawing and creating artwork using recycled materials in her free time. Leo "Miles" believes that the Leo Club Program has enhanced her leadership skills and feels proud to be a Leo. Email Miles

Lion Cecilia Loke - Malaysia

Lion Cecilia joined the Ipoh City Lions Club in 1993. In 1994, she helped create the SMJK Poi Lam Leo Club. Lion Cecilia currently serves as district Leo chairperson and has organized several leadership events for Leos. She enjoys working with young people and is passionate about their development into adulthood. Email Cecilia

(Omega) Leo Tze Cheng Wong - Malaysia

Leo Tze Cheng is a former Alpha Leo. Upon graduating high school, he organized a new Omega Leo club at his university in 2006. He is currently Leo District President for District 308 B2. Email Tze Cheng

Constitutional Area VI

Lion Anand Mehta - India

Lion Anand is a former charter Leo club president. He is an entrepreneur and corporate trainer, who enjoys sailing and adventure activities. Email Anand

(Omega) Leo Dipesh Doshi - India

Leo Dipesh has been involved in the Leo Club Program for 10 years. He recently served as Leo District President. Leo Dipesh holds a Master's degree in Financial Management and is a partner at an industrial firm in Mumbai. Email Dipesh

Lion Saiful Islam - People's Republic of Bangladesh

Lion Saiful is a former Leo charter member of the Dhaka University Leo Club. He previously served as Leo District and MD President. He now serves as District Leo Chairperson in District 315 A1. Email Saiful

(Omega) Leo Aayush Bagla - India

Leo Aayush's parents met while serving as Leos. He followed in their footsteps and became a Leo in 2008. He has held several leadership positions and received the Leos of the Year Award in 2014-15. Email Aayush

Constitutional Area VII

(Omega) Leo Paola Susilo - Indonesia

Leo Paola has served as a Leo for 6 years. She enjoys sharing her experiences and encouraging Leos to become leaders. She believes that the Leo Club Program is a life changing experience. Email Paola

Lion Noelene Birnie - Australia

Lion Noelene is the District Leo Chairperson for District 201 V3. She has over 40 years of experience working with youth. She enjoys working with teens and has dedicated her adult life to volunteering. Email Noelene

(Omega) Leo Katerina Blekic - Australia

Leo Katerina is pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Community Development with an interest in Indigenous Community Engagement. She has been volunteering since age 10. Leo Katerina believes nothing is more rewarding than seeing others grow and develop. Email Katerina

Continent of Africa

(Omega) Leo Pritchard Muzanarwo - Zimbabwe

Leo Pritchard recently organized the first Leo Africa Forum. He is a former Leo district president and an active member of the Gun Hill Leo Club. Leo Pritchard is passionate about youth entrepreneurship and leadership development. Email Pritchard

Lion Dr. Patrick Ene-Okon - Nigeria

Lion Patrick served as a Leo for 4 years before joining a Lions club in 1987. He is a Past District Governor and currently serves as MD Leo chairperson. Lion Patrick takes an active interest in working for and with young people. Email Patrick

(Omega) Leo Junior Kazadi - Democratic Republic of Congo

Leo Junior is a charter member of his Leo club and also serves as the President of Leo District 409. He believes that the future of Lions clubs is in the hands of Leos. Email Junior

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