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Welcome on behalf of the 1800+ Lions that make up District 1-D!  Our District is comprised of 54 Lion's Clubs who are dedicated to our motto: 


The 2019-2020 District Governor is Lion Richard Delp, from the Lanark Lions Club. The 1st Vice District Governor is Ron Fruit. The 2nd Vice District Governor is Tamara Verstraete from the Rockton Lions Club. Read on to discover, how, why and when they joined Lions, and what it means to them to serve others. Don't forget to find us on Facebook. 


Lion Richard Delp
2019-2020 District Governor


Call/Text: (815) 821-3280
E-Mail: lionrdelp@gmail.com

 Lion Richard Delp has enjoyed his 41 years as a lion with 40 years of perfect attendance. He has served on the Lanark Board of Directors for 26 years serving as:
          - President (2 terms)
          - 1st Vice President (2 terms)
          - 2nd Vice President (2 terms)
          - 3rd Vice Presdient (2 terms)
          - Old Settles Days' Parade Committee Chairman
          - As well as various other committees within the
            Lanark Club

     Lion Richard has had the pleasure in taking part in the District Convention, as well as attending Officer Training, Regional Lions Leadership Institute, and Advanced Lions Leadership Institute. He has received his Guiding Lion Certificate. 

     The service that Lion Richard performs has not stopped at just Lions events. He has also managed to coach junior high basketball for 6 years, and received an Honorary Chapter FFA Degree from the Mt. Carroll FFA. 

     He looks forward to serving as the District Governor for District 1-D, and excited to see what all the clubs have in store for him in this coming Lion year.

So have fun, be safe, and work together. Because...

Together, Nothing is Impossible


Lion Ron Fruit
1st Vice District Governor




Lion  Tamara Verstraete 
2nd Vice District Governor



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