CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES TO LCI VP Haynes Townsend and Donna Townsend from District 18-L.

Judge Haynes Townsend, from Dalton, Georgia, USA was elected to serve as third vice president of Lions Clubs International at the association’s 100th International Convention, held in Chicago, Illinois, USA, June 30 through July 4, 2017.

Vice President Townsend is a judge.
A member of the Dalton Noon Lions Club since 1979, he has held many offices
within the association, including club president, region chair, zone chair, district
governor, district librarian, multiple district leadership chair and international
director. He served on the international board from 2009 to 2011, and as chair of
the Constitution and By-laws Committee (2010—2011). He also served as a
presenter at the USA/Canada forum.

In recognition of his service to the association, Vice President Townsend has
received numerous awards including three Lion of the Year Awards, 15 District
Governor Appreciation Awards, the Ervin-Crumbley Award, District 18-A Hall
of Fame Award, six International President Certificates of Appreciation, two
International Leadership Awards, six International President Awards, a
Membership Key Award and a Knight of Strength Award. Vice President Townsend is a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow.

In addition to his Lions activities, Vice President Townsend is active in numerous
professional and community organizations. He is currently the chair of the
Dalton-Whitfield Christmas Parade and was honored as the Judge of the Year by
the State of Georgia.

Vice President Townsend and his wife, Donna, also a Lion and a Melvin Jones
Fellow, have two daughters. #LCICon