As of press time, there were seven candidates for second vice president. The election is scheduled for June 30 at the 98th International Convention in Honolulu. Naresh Aggarwal Naresh Aggarwal of Delhi, India, an international director from 1998 to 2000, is a leader in business and philanthropy. A Life Member of the Batala Smile Lions Club for 41 years, he has been a board appointee and group leader three times. He has served in many leadership positions including as a GLT Constitutional Area Leader and is a recipient of the Ambassador of Goodwill Award and 21 Presidential medals. He is a major lead gift donor and a Humanitarian Partner of LCIF. Philippe Gerondal Philippe Gerondal of Brussels, Belgium, is a Life Member of the Gembloux Lions Club, a former university professor and an honorary lawyer and judge. A Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow, Gerondal served on the international board of directors from 2000 to 2002, and has been a board appointee, a Campaign SightFirst II sector coordinator and a Major Donor. He received the Ambassador of Goodwill Award and 15 presidential awards. Fluent in four languages, Gerondal has been an LCIF multinational coordinator since 2008. Patricia ‘Patti’ Hill Patti Hill of Edmonton, Canada, is a psychologist and a member of the Edmonton Host Lions Club. An international director from 2007 to 2009, she has been a committee member of the USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum, a multinational coordinator for Campaign SightFirst II, a past director of the Lions Eye Research Institute of Northern Alberta and a presenter at multiple forums and conventions. A Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow and the GLT Constitutional Area 2 Leader, Hill received the Inspiring Woman Award and is active in many professional and community organizations. Rosane Teresinha Jahnke Rosane Teresinha Jahnke served on the international board of directors from 2008 to 2010. A member of the Jaraguá do Sol Lions Club in Brazil, she was a teacher and is a lawyer. A Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow and a Helen Keller Knight of Sight recipient, she has participated in 18 international conventions and 13 FOLAC forums. Active in many community and professional groups, Jahnke promotes the rights of children with special needs and cancer prevention awareness. Salim Moussan Salim Moussan of Beirut, Lebanon, served as an international director from 1997 to 1999. A member of the Beirut St. Gabriel Lions Club, he has twice been a board appointee and group leader, and has chaired several leadership forums. He is fluent in three languages, has visited 91 countries and has attended 27 consecutive international conventions, 62 area forums and more than 40 regional conferences. Phil Nathan Phil Nathan of Earls Colne, England, has been a Lion since 1982 and is a charter member of the South Woodham Ferrers Lions Club. He served as an international director from 1999 to 2001. A stockbroker and director of a company, Nathan was president of both the 2006 and 2014 Europa Forums. He has been recognized by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with an MBE, Member of the British Empire, for his service achievements. Steven D. Sherer Steven D. Sherer of New Philadelphia, Ohio, has been a member of the Dover Lions Club since 1980. A licensed public accountant and the finance officer/CFO of New Philadelphia Public Schools, he is a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow and has received numerous Lions and professional accolades. Sherer served as an international director from 2006 to 2008 and was a GMT area coordinator for four years.
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