District Governor Dan Kaiser

Has been a Lion for over 28 years. Since joining the Lions in 1989, he’s lived in the Almelund area since 1964 and is a graduate of North Branch High School. After that he attended what is now Century College and receive a diploma in accounting. He grew up on his family dairy farm. In 1988 he purchased a piece of the farm and he built a home on it.

With the Almelund Lions Club he served as their president several times, was also a director, secretary and gambling manager. Like most new members he was chair of a pancake breakfast for one of his first years.

On the district level, Lion Dan has served several times as a zone chair, two terms as a Region Chair, one term as a Cabinet Sec/Treas, a term as Cabinet Sec, Global Leadership Coordinator and of course the Vice District Governors’ positions.

Lion Dan has attended many Multiple District Conventions. All the 5M7 Mid-winter conventions for the last 16 years and has been responsible for the Memorial Service for the last twelve years.

Lion Dan is a graduate of the MD5M Lions Regional Leadership Institute.

He is a Melvin Jones Fellow, a Helen Keller Sight Award recipient, Lion of the Year award, received an International Presidents Leadership award, Can-do-Caine Top Dog award and many more.

Lion Dan, is involved in his community and has received a Community Service Award. He is also involved with the Almelund Threshing Company which hosts a farm show in early August each year. Dan has been a member of the North Branch High School Wrestling Booster Club and has created the end of the year Wrestling Highlight Video for the Wrestling Banquet, for 16 years. He is also a member of the Knights of Columbus with his local church.

In the highlight Lion Dan has been married to Lion Cathy for over 39 years. We have a son, Lion Dave who is married Darcie and they have three bright and wonderful children. Hopefully they will want to carry out the tradition and become Lion Members. Lion Dan is proud to be your District Governor. 


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