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OH6 - District Governor

DG Lydia Houser
& Lion Ric 




DG Lydia Houser

Lion Lydia joined the Mad River Lions Club in March of 1999. She has been very active in her club since joining. She has served as Tail Twister, Board Director, Membership Chairman, 3rd Vice President, 2nd Vice President, 1st Vice President and President. She is also chairperson of the Mad River Lions Constitution & By-Laws Committee and the Scholarship Committee and is a member on numerous other committees of the club. Lion Lydia stays very involved in her club’s fundraisers and service projects. She has also served as Zone Chair, District 13H Newsletter Editor (2008-2012), Lioness Liaison, Convention Tail Twister
for many years, and is on the Ohio Lions Eye Research Foundation. Lion Lydia is currently on the USA/Canada Forum Ohio Committee for the upcoming 2018 USA/Canada Forum in Columbus, Ohio.

Lion Lydia is a Melvin Jones Fellow (presented by Germantown Lions). She has also had 100% attendance since joining the Lions. Lion Lydia has received numerous awards: International President’s Letter of Commendation and Award (2010-2011), Council of Governor’s Award of Merit (2015-2016) (2014-2015) (2009-2010), Council Chairman’s Award of Excellence (2008-2009). She also became a Guiding Lion in 2016 and has been a Club Excellence Facilitator.

Lion Lydia recently retired from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base after 38+ years as the Chief, Configuration/Data Management, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Special Operations Forces Directorate.

Lion Lydia is married to fellow Lion, Ric Houser. They have four children (Chris, Jason, Jeremy and Rachelle) and nine grandchildren.

In Lion Lydia’s spare time, she enjoys traveling (especially cruising and going to the Smoky Mountains), reading, shopping and sports. She is an avid Kentucky Wildcats basketball fan and Ohio State football fan who loves watching her beloved teams.

District Officers

OH6 District Officers

DG Lydia Houser (Lion Ric)

1VDG Sherry Bingamon

2VDG (Vacant)

CST PDG Jay Carey (Carol)

IPDG John Bond  (Lion Carol)

Newsletter Editor

Eleanor Haupt (Stephen)

Convention Chairs

PDG Clark & Lion Miriam Van Scyoc

Clubs, Zones, Regions

OH6 - Clubs, Zones & Regions

Region 1

Region Chair Ric Houser

Zone 1

ZC Randall Klotz

Zone 2

ZC  Amy Gephart

Zone 3

ZC Patrick Bookman

  • Carlisle
    • Carlisle Lioness
  • Lebanon
  • Madison
  • Mason
  • Monroe
  • Springboro
  • Trenton
  • Waynesville

Zone 4

ZC PDG Clark Van Scoyc

  • Bethel
  • Blue Ash
  • Cincinnati-Host
  • Cincinnati-Kenwood
  • Cincinnati-Western Hills
  • Goshen
  • Northeastern
    • Northeastern High School Leo
  • Ross

Zone 5

ZC Beth Cauley

Region 2

Region Chair Beth Cauley

Zone 6

ZC Jerry Spahr

  • Blanchester
  • Good Hope
  • Jeffersonville
  • New Holland
  • Port William
  • Sabina
  • Washington CH
  • Wilmington

Zone 7

ZC James Georges

  • Greenfield
  • Hillsboro
    • Hillsboro Leo
  • Leesburg
  • Liberty Twp
  • Lynchburg
  • Martinsville
  • Mowrystown
    • Mowrystown Leo
  • New Vienna

Zone 8

ZC (vacant)

  • Georgetown
  • Manchester
  • Mt. Orab
  • Peebles
  • Ripley
    • Ripley Union Lewis Huntington Leo
  • Seaman
  • West Union

Zone 9

ZC Chase Winegar

  • Beaver
  • Chillicothe Evening
    • Chillicothe Evening Lioness
  • Frankfort
  • Minford
  • Piketon
  • Portsmouth
  • Waverly
    • Waverly Leo

District Convention

OH6 District Convention

April 12-13, 2019

Embassy Suites
Blue Ash, OH

International Guest:  ID Gwen White

Convention Materials: