OH1 District Governor
DG John Davis
DG John Davis
Lion John has been a member for 42 years. He joined the Findlay Lions Club in 1981, transferring his membership from Sandusky Lions Club. Lion John has held all club offi ces. He earned the 100% President Award and the 100% Secretary Award. He served as Jr. Deputy Governor in 1990- 91, Sr. Deputy Governor in 1991-92, and District Governor in 1992-93. He received the 100% Governor’s Award. In 2007-08 he served as District 13-A Cabinet Secretary/Treasurer. He served as 2nd Vice District Governor in 2008- 09, 1st Vice District Governor in 2009-10 and in 2010-11 served as District Governor. He has received Council of Governor’s Award of Merit and has been a Guiding Lion since 2015. He has served as OH1 District Treasurer for the past 3 years. PDG John is also a Melvin Jones Fellow, a W.R. "Dick" Bryan Fellow and has received two International President Appreciation Awards and two International President Awards.
Lion John is a member of Ohio Lions Past District Governor’s Association and has served as its Secretary-Treasurer since 1999. PDG John has attended and chaired many District, State and International Conventions as well as Fall Conferences, Winter Retreats and USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forums.
John was a design engineer for 38 years and worked 10 years at Lowe’s Home Improvement in Findlay. Lion John retired in 2015. From 1971-1977 he served in the Ohio Air National Guard as a Site Development Specialist at Camp Perry’s 200th Civil Engineering Squadron, "Red Horse". Lion John was President of Hancock Soccer Association in 1991 and again in 1995 and served on the HSA Board of Directors for 15 years. He was a USSF soccer referee for 20 years and also a Ohio High School soccer referee for 18 years. In his free time he enjoys making furniture and woodworking projects in his shop.
PDG John and his wife Lion Susan have been married for 44 years. John and Sue are parents of three sons Ryan, Kyle and Justin and grandparents of 3 boys and 2 girls. They have also been parents of 6 exchange students. Susan was a Charter Member and Past President of the Findlay Lioness Club. Currently she is a member and President of the McComb Lions Club.