AMDT - Assistant Multiple District Treasurer
ARC - Assistant Region Chair
AZC - Assistant Zone Chair
BCF - Betty Coffey Fellowship
CA - Constitutional Area
LCI has eight (8) constitutional areas which are often listed as CA 1-8; or CA I, CA II, CA III, CA IV, CA V, CA VI, CA VII and CA VIII. Ohio is part of Constitutional Area 1.
C&BL - Constitution and By-Laws
CC - Council Chairperson
CCE - Council Chairperson Elect
Newly elected CC's are classified as "elected" until their official term starts.
CEA - Club Excellence Award
CEP - Club Excellence Program
COG - Council of Governors
CS - Cabinet Secretary
CT - Cabinet Treasurer
CST - Cabinet Secretary/Treasurer
For the case where the same person is both Cabinet Secretary and Cabinet Treasurer.
DA - District Administrator
DDG - Deputy District Governor
(obsolete) Previous name for Vice District Governor. There was a Senior and Junior DDG.
DG - District Governor
DGE - District Governor Elect
Newly elected DG's are classified as "elected" until their official term starts.
FVDG - First Vice District Governor
Also abbreviated as 1VDG. See SVDG.
F&P - Finance & Planning
GAT - Global Action Team
GLT - Global Leadership Team
GMA - Global Membership Approach
GMT - Global Membership Team
GST - Global Service Team
ID - International Director
IP - International President
IPCC - Immediate Past Council Chair
IPDG - Immediate Past District Governor
IPID - Immediate Past International Director
IPIP - Immediate Past International President
IFVP - International First Vice President
ISVP - International Second Vice President
ITVP - International Third Vice President
IVP - International Vice President
There are three (3) International Vice Presidents. See IFVP, ISVP and ITVP.
JDDG - Junior Deputy District Governor
(obsolete) Previous name for the 2nd VDG. See SDDG.
JOH - Journey of Hope
An award created to honor major contributions to the Ohio Lions Pediatric Cancer Foundation.
JTCF - James T. Coffey Fellowship
LCI - Lions Clubs International
LCIF - Lions Clubs International Foundation
LERC - Lions Eyeglass Recycling Center
LEHP - The Lions Eye Health Program
LITPC - Lions International Trading Pin Club
M&C - Marketing & Communications
MD - Multiple District
MD13 - Multiple District 13
Ohio Lions. There are currently seven (7) sub-districts: OH1, OH2, OH3, OH4, OH5, OH6 and OH7.
MDS - Multiple District Secretary
MDT - Multiple District Treasurer
MDST - Multiple District Secretary/Treasurer
For the case where the same person is both MD Secretary and MD Treasurer.
MERL - Membership, Extension, Retention and Leadership
(obsolete) The MERL Team was a predecessor to the current GLT and GMT.
MJF - Melvin Jones Fellowship
MMR - Monthly Membership Report
The old 5-part hardcopy forms have been replaced with an editable PDF (C23A-en), or the data may be reported in MyLCI. Also see WMMR.
NAMI - North America Membership Initiative
NAMI is being replace with the Global Membership Approach (GMA)
OH1 - District 13 OH1
OH2 - District 13 OH2
OH3 - District 13 OH3
OH4 - District 13 OH4
OH5 - District 13 OH5
OH6 - District 13 OH6
OH7 - District 13 OH7
OLF - Ohio Lions Foundation
OLERF - Ohio Lions Eye Research Foundation
OLPCF - Ohio Lions Pediatric Cancer Foundation
OLPTC - Ohio Lions Pin Traders Club
OLSHF - Ohio Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation
OSSB - Ohio State School for the Blind
PCC - Past Council Chairperson
PDG - Past District Governor
PDGA - Past District Governor Association
PID - Past International Director
PIP - Past International President
PMJF - Progressive Melvin Jones Fellowship
PRAM - Public Relations and Marketing
(obsolete) Previous name for the Marketing & Communications committee.
PU-101 - Club Officer Reporting Form
The old carbon-copy form has been reported with an editable PDF (PU101-en), or the data can be reported in MyLCI.
RC - Region Chairperson
RLLI - Regional Lions Leadership Institute
SDDG - Senior Deputy District Governor
(obsolete) Previous name for the 1st VDG. See JDDG.
SEA - State Executive Administrator
(obsolete) Previous name for the MDST. We currently have a MDS and a MDT in place of a MDST.
S&H - Sight & Hearing
SVDG - Second Vice District Governor
Also abbreviated as 2VDG. See FVDG.
SVOSH - Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity
VCC - Vice Council Chairperson
VCCE - Vice Council Chairperson Elect
Newly elected VCC's are classified as "elected" until their official term starts.
VDG - Vice District Governor
Each district in Ohio has two (2) Vice District Governors, a First and Second VDG. See FVDG and SVDG.
VDGE - Vice District Governor Elect
Newly elected VDG's are classified as "elected" until their official term starts.
VOSH - Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity
WMMR - Web-based Monthly Membership Reporting
(obsolete) First attempt at online club membership and activity reporting. It is the predecessor of the MyLCI site used today.
WRDBF - W. R. "Dick" Bryan Fellowship
ZC - Zone Chairperson