Our Board of Directors

Chair – Jack Isaman, Calgary, AB – Past International Director of Lions Clubs International

Co-Chair – Alex Watson, Mississauga, ON – Past District Governor Lions District A711

Marvin Chambers, Fillmore, SK – Past International Director of Lions Clubs International

Frank Hartman, Parrsborough, NS – Past District Governor Lions District N2

Cheryl McKitrick, Crystal City, MB – Past District Governor Lions District 5M13

Len Mooney, St. Johns, NL – Past Council Chair, Lions Clubs Multiple District N

Susan Sangster, Douglas, NB – Past Council Chair Lions Clubs Multiple District N

Michael Stanford, Victoria, BC – Past Zone Chair Lions Clubs Multiple District 19

Bob Tanner, Petrolia, ON – Past Council Chair Lions Clubs Multiple Distict A

Our Staff

Joanne McQuiggan, Executive Director

With over 25 years of experience in youth development, Joanne has shared her knowledge with groups across Canada and internationally.  Joanne acts as the key liaison with our Lions Club family and works with officials from across the country to support the work of Lions Quest Canada – The Centre for Positive Youth Development. 

She was the Charter President for the Kitchener-Waterloo Community Spirit Lions Club. She has received Lions Clubs International Presidential Medal, 4 International Presidents Certificates of Appreciation, Helen Keller Fellowship, Lions Quest Fellowship, and is a Life Member of the Lions Foundation of Canada.  Lions has been a family affair as both her father and grandfather served as District Governors for the Association.

Joanne facilitates workshops and provides keynote addresses on Positive Youth Development topics in addition to her duties in administration and as liaison with our Board of Directors. 

Kay Nelles, Event Coordinator

Kay coordinates all our events including workshops, conferences, gatherings, speaking engagements and trainings.  For over 25 years Kay has provided top notch service to our network of champions across the country and she is also our point person for the fulfillment of orders and other requests.