July 5 to 9, 2019
20,000 members of the International Association of Lions Clubs gathered in Milan, Italy to attend the 102nd International Convention of the world’s largest service club, Lions Clubs International.
Highlight of the convention business was the election of Lion Dr. Patti Hill of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada as 3rd International Vice President.
A graduate of the University of Alberta, Dr. Hill has taught in Alberta and California. She is a teacher, a certified teacher of the deaf and hard of hearing, a registered psychologist, and a former principal and post-secondary instructor.
Currently, Dr. Hill is the owner of a consulting firm that works with schools, families, and government agencies to design and support programs and interventions for children and students. The goal: enabling others to excel.
As an executive officer of the International Association of Lions Clubs, Dr. Hill becomes an integral part of a team, bringing leadership and inspiration to the world’s largest service club organization with more than 1.4 million members in approximately 45,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the world.
Since 1917, Lions clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired and made a strong commitment to community service and serving youth throughout the world.