To Show my faith in the worthiness of my vocation by industrious application to the end that I may merit a reputation for quality of service.

To Seek success and to demand all fair remuneration or profit as my just due, but to accept no profit or success at the price of my own self-respect lost because of unfair advantage taken or because of questionable acts on my part.

To Remember that in building up my business, it is not necessary to tear down another's; to be loyal to my clients or customers and true to myself.

Whenever a doubt arises as to the right or ethics of my position or action toward others, to resolve such doubt against myself.

To Hold friendship as an end and not a means. To hold that true friendship exists not on account of the service performed by one another, but that true friendship demands nothing but accepts service in the spirit in which it is given.

Always to bear in mind my obligations as a citizen to my nation, my state, and my community; as to give to them my unswerving loyalty in word, act and deed. To give them freely of my time, labor and means.

To Aid others by giving my sympathy to those in distress, my aid to the weak, and my substance to the needy.

To Be Careful with my criticism and liberal with my praise; to build up and not destroy.





To Organize, charter and supervise service clubs to be known as Lions clubs.

To Coordinate the activities and standardize the administration of Lions clubs

To Create and foster a spirit of understanding among the peoples of the world.

To Promote the principles of good government and good citizenship.

To Take an active interest in the civic, cultural, social and moral welfare of the community.

To Unite the clubs in the bonds of friendship, good fellowship and mutual understanding.

To Provide a forum for the open discussion of all matters of public interest, provided, however, that partisan politics and sectarian religion shall not be debated by the club members.

To Encourage service-people to serve their community without personal financial reward, and to encourage efficiency and promote high ethical standards in commerce, industry, professions, public works and private endeavors.



PROTOCOL (Order of Recognition)

International President
Immediate Past International President
International Vice Presidents (according to rank)
International Directors
Past International Presidents
Past International Directors
Council of Governors Chairperson 
District Governors
Association Executive Director
Association Secretary
Association Treasurer
Past Council Chairperson
Immediate Past District Governor
1st Vice District Governor
2nd Vice District Governor
Past District Governor
Multiple District Secretaries (Volunteer)
Multiple District Treasurers (Volunteer)
District Secretaries
District Treasurers
Region Chairperson
Zone Chairperson
District Chairperson
Club Presidents
Immediate Past Club Presidents
Club Secretaries
Club Treasurers
Past Club Presidents
Multiple District Secretaries (staff)
Multiple District Treasurers (staff)



Governing Documents


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Constitution and ByLaws

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Constitution and ByLaws
Policy Manual

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