Governor Craig Gauger (Faith)
233 W. Dudley St.
Maumee, OH 43537

Lion Craig was born and brought up in South Hannibal, NY; the 2nd of 7 children.

The Cato-Meridian Lions Club was formed in 1973 and met at his father’s restaurant. His father joined a few months after the charter was complete and sponsored each of his 6 sons when they turned 18 years of age. Craig joined in 1975, but it seems the club secretary didn’t report until April 1976. In December 1976 Craig enlisted the US Air Force, serving in many locations in the USA, Europe, and The Middle East during his 33 year career. He retired from the Air Force in January 2010.

Craig has transferred his Lions membership as the Air Force moved him around. He started in the Cato-Meridian Lions (20E-2) NY, then on to Jacksonville Evening Lions (7S) AR, Montgomery Blue-Gray Lions (34S) AL, Club Leones Francavilla-Fontana (108A) Italy, Yellow Springs Lions (13J) OH, Maumee Lions (13A) OH, and currently Perrysburg Sunrise Lions (13A) OH.

He has held Club Secretary (100%) in Yellow Springs, VP in Yellow Springs and Maumee, President in Maumee, Zone Chair in Alabama (34S) and Ohio (13A), Membership Chair in Yellow Springs, Maumee, and Perrysburg, District Membership Chair in (13J) and (13A), ALERT Chair in (13A), and many other committees and projects.

Craig was awarded a Melvin Jones Fellowship, a Helen Keller Fellowship (through CA/NV Eye Foundation), a W.R. “Dick” Bryan Fellowship, and a Master Builder. In 2011 he was awarded a Council of Governor’s Medal of Merit for his work with the Fulton/Lucas County tornado relief. He has volunteered on 9 sight missions in Mexico via the Alabama Lions providing eye screenings, exams, and glasses for over 21,000 people. Through his church, Maumee United Methodist Church, he has worked on 4 missions to New Orleans area to help rebuild after Katrina and also with several local Habitat for Humanity homes.

Craig has been in a relationship with Lion Faith since 1995 and they were married in 2008. Craig sponsored Faith into Lions in 1996. She is a Melvin Jones Fellow, A Helen Keller Fellow, and a W.R. “Dick” Bryan Fellow. Their household includes an allwhite cat - Casper, who was born deaf. He’s now 15 years old.

He is Commander of Post 28 American Legion in Perrysburg, OH, former president of Maumee Valley Volkssporters (a walking club), and Vice Commander of Perrysburg VFW Post 6170. He has been a sports official since 1978, currently he officiates soccer throughout NW OH. He also enjoys walking, reading, traveling (41 countries so far), and trying different types of food. Employed by Books Are Fun as a sales representative since


District 13A Officers and Convention Information

1st Vice District Governor
Marv Crawford (Deb)
 108 Christy Ct. PO Box 765 McComb, OH 45858
H: (419) 293-3458


 2nd Vice District Governor
Joe Kahl (Carolyn)
6233 Co. Rd. 2
 Swanton, OH 43558
H: (419) 826-9751

Immediate Past District Governor
Rev. Ralph Stuebs
800 W Chestnut St
Morenci, MI 49256
H: (517) 458-3089

Cabinet Secretary
Joan Trausch
 14890 Merry Dr. East
 Camden, MI 49232
H: (517) 567-4419


Cabinet Treasurer
PDG Dan Ritter (Pat)
4635 Twp. Rd. 235
McComb, OH 45858
H: (419) 293-2350


Newsletter Editor
Dorothy Yenser
18767 Road 1027
Defiance, OH 43512
H: (419) 393-4259


Convention Co-Chairpersons
Ellie & Bill Niejadlik
2620 Kinsdale Court
Toledo, OH 43615
(419) 297-1123 or (419) 297-1141

International Guests
ID Donal W. Knipp and his wife Lion Betty from Auxvasse, Missouri.


District 13A Convention
March 7-9, 2014
French Quarter in Perrysburg


District 13A Zone Chairs & Regions

Zone 1 Region 1
Ron Hausch
504 E North St, PO Box 172
 West Unity, OH 43570
H: (419) 924-9032

Archbold, Bryan, Bryan Lioness,
 Edon, Fayette, Pioneer, Wauseon,
Wauseon Leo, West Unity


Zone 4 Region 2
Don Wiechert
500 N St Mary’s Rd
 Spencerville, OH 45887
H: (419) 647-6906

Convoy, Lima Host, Lima Westside,
Middle Point, Spencerville,
 Van Wert,
 Venedocia, Willshire


Zone 2 Region 1
Nick Schmunk
 1170 N Shoop Ave, Apt 67
Wauseon, OH 43567
H: (419) 270-0203

Continental, Defiance, Deshler,
Holgate, Napoleon, Paulding


Zone 5 Region 2
PDG John Davis
933 Thornapple Lane
Findlay, OH 45840
H: (419) 422-5177

Columbus Grove, Continental, Fort Jennings,
 Glandorf, Grover Hill, Kalida,
Ottawa, Ottoville, Scott

Zone 3 Region 1
PDG Pat Goulding (Dr. Bob)
3119 Haughton Dr.
Toledo, OH 43606
H: (419) 475-7726

Anthony Wayne, Bowling Green, Perrysburg ,
 Portage, Swanton, Swanton Leo, Sylvania Sunrise, Sylvania Leo, Toledo Host

Zone 6 Region 2
1st VDG Marv Crawford (Lion Deb)
PO Box 765
McComb, OH 45858
H: (419) 293-3458

Arcadia, Arlington, Bluffton, Bluffton Leo,
 Findlay,  McComb, North Baltimore, Van Buren


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Clubs Online
Arcadia Lions Club 13A
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Bowling Green Lions Club 13A
Convoy Lions Club 13A
Defiance Lions Club 13A
Glandorf Lions Club 13A
Kalida Lions Club 13A
Lima Lions Club 13A

McComb Lions Club 13A
Ottawa Lions Club 13A
Ottoville Lions Club 13A
Perrysburg Sunrise Lions Club 13A
Portage Lions Club 13A
Swanton Lions Club 13A
Sylvania Sunrise Lions Club 13A
Toledo Host Lions Club 13A
Van Buren Lions Club 13A
Van Wert Lions Club 13A
Venedocia Lions Club 13A
Wauseon Lions Club 13A

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