Lions Club South installs new executive
Back Row L-R - Ln. Stephen Seymour -Tamer,Ln. Sharon Williams - First Year Director ,Ln. Dr Roger Duncan MJF - Tail Twister , Ln. Colvin Harry - Marketing and Communications Chair Front Row : L-R : Ln. De-Anna Ralph - Secretary,Ln. Janeil George - President , Ln. Michael John MJF - Vice President and Ln. Rhonda Thompson-Sheen - Treasurer.
Press Release
July 25, 2023
Lions Club South installs new executive

The Lions Club St Vincent South has installed its new executive who will serve the club for the 2023-2024 Lionistic Year. The Ceremony, on Saturday, July 22, was held at the Club’s Den located at Enhams, a club release states.

The new board members are: Lion Janeil George – president; Lion Michael John (MJF)- vice president; Lion De-Anna Ralph – secretary; Lion Rhonda Thompson-Sheen, treasurer; Lion Stephen Seymour – tamer; Lion Sharon Williams -first year director; Lion Dr Roger Duncan (Melvin Jones Fellow)- tail twister; and Lion Colvin Harry – marketing and communications chair.

Two members who were unable to attend the installation ceremony will be installed at a later date. They are Lion Monelle Marksman- second year director, and Lion Noel Dickson- membership chair. The installation was conducted by a senior Lion, Junior Bacchus PMJF (Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow), who reminded each member of their new duties and responsibilities, to which they responded – ‘I Will’ .

During her acceptance speech, president of the club Lion Janeil George, opened by expressing thanks to immediate past president Lion Dionne John, ( MJF), for her outstanding leadership in the 2022-2023 Lionistic year and for the accomplishment of being recognized as most outstanding president in the Zone and Club of the Zone. She credited the mentorship she received first as a Leo then as a Lion in bringing her to where she is today including her choice of career as a social worker. She charged all lions present to work in harmony to ensure greater visibility and service to the community. The president urged the new board to work as a team on future endeavours and in moving the club forward and charged members to engage in more socials activities to build team spirit. In concluding her speech, president George asked that the board and membership re-engage themselves in the true spirit of Lionism and to remember the theme of Lion District Governor of 60B, Dr. Carlisle Goddard PMJF, “I am because we are”.

Following her acceptance speech, the Lions gavel was symbolically presented to the new president by Lion Junior Bacchus (MJF), signifying her assuming the leadership of the club. In attendance were several members of the Lions Club of Kingstown SVG, who were specially invited and provided support as fellow Lions. The Lions Club St Vincent South was chartered in October, 1978.