OH4 District Governor
DG PDG Carol Snyder
& PDG Jeff
DG PDG Carol Snyder
DG Carol joined the Magnolia Lions in 2002 and has held many offices in her club as well as organizing and chartering the Sandy Valley Leo Club. She coordinates the club’s Trex plastic collection efforts. She was Zone Chair and Extension Chair in District D, followed by serving as OH4 Leo Chair from 2012-2019. She was elected as Vice Governor and then District Governor in 2020-2021. Lion Carol stepped up and was chosen by the cabinet to fill the FVDG position later in 2021 and was elected DG for the second time at the 2022 District Convention.
Lion Carol has attained Bachelor’s Level of Lions University plus completed Levels 1, 2, and 3 of MD 13 RLLI in 2015-2018. She is a Certified Guiding Lion, a Melvin Jones Fellow (2007) and a recipient of a Betty Coffee Fellowship (2009). She received a Knight of the Blind award in 2015, New Voices Leadership Awards in 2018 & 2019, and the Global Action Team Certificate of Appreciation for 2021- 2022. She has led forums in OH4 Conventions, also attending many State conventions, one USA-Canada Forum and three International Conventions. She has participated in 9 Winter Retreats.
DG Carol is a graduate of Warren G. Harding High School. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Heidelberg College and a Master’s Degree from Ashland University. She is retired after 30 + years of teaching many teens in English, Math, and Special Education.
Carol has been married to PDG Jeff for 50 years! They have two wonderful daughters and sons-in-law, and four amazing grandchildren. She enjoys singing and playing music and, together with Jeff, has often entertained at local community events, church services and Lions conventions and retreats. She is an active member of Magnolia United Methodist Church, where she sings in the choir, plays bells, leads a women’s Bible study, knits Prayer Shawls, and works with community youth.