picture of Ken Horner
picture of Linda Bannon
picture of Ned Olson
picture of Doug Rae
picture of Adele Olson
picture of Carl Addy
picture of Duane Lansverk

Seventy–eight men and women have served as President of the Vancouver Lions Club since it received its charter from the International Association of Lions Clubs on September 12, 1928.

Past Presidents

Name Year
Dr. Arthur C. Wagner 1928–1929
Dale McMullen 1929–1930
Floyd Ratchford 1930–1931
Floyd Ratchford 1931–1932
Jos A. Knapp 1932–1933
Jas. O. Blair 1933–1934
M.P. Brislawn 1934–1935
Phil E. Meeker 1935–1936
D.J. Andrews 1936–1937
Herbert E. Dietlein 1937–1938
Wesley Shattuck 1938–1939
D. Elwood Caples 1939–1940
Lloyd LaLonde 1940–1941
Clarence Goodwin 1941–1942
Morris S. Swan 1942–1943
Lloyd D. Boettcher 1943–1944
Sanford Hastings 1944–1945
Vernon Smith 1945–1946
L.C. Munger 1946–1947
Ellie Clow 1947–1948
Richard Berrington 1948–1949
Paul Storr 1949–1950
Max Snyder 1950–1951
William R. Larue 1951–1952
Cyrus G. Justin 1952–1953
Paul S. Bliss 1953–1954
Max M. Kessler 1954–1955
Merle J. Vannoy 1955–1956
Irving G. Miller 1956–1957
Charles Rutkowski 1957–1958
Emil B. Fries 1958–1959
Carl F. Johnson 1959–1960
William F. Lothspeich, PZC 1960–1961
James L. Brown 1961–1962
Gale Bettesworth 1962–1963
Jack Grace 1963–1964
Henry E. Rogers, Jr. 1964–1965
Duane Lansverk 1965–1966
William F. Lacy 1966–1967
Doug Rae, PZC 1967–1968
Ned Olson 1968–1969
Robert Mealy 1969–1970
Dean Robinson 1970–1971
Jerry Moffat 1971–1972
Merv Wolf 1972–1973
Steve Burnett 1973–1974
A.C. “Bud” Passmore, PID 1974–1975
Paul Parker 1975–1976
Larry Sork 1976–1977
John Otteson 1977–1978
Dick Edwards 1978–1979
Doug Spencer 1979–1980
Gordon DeKraai 1980–1981
Dick Reaksecker 1981–1982
Carl Tindle 1982–1983
Rick Hanson 1983–1984
Howard Buller 1984–1985
Jim Tangeman 1985–1986
Dan Tolva 1986–1988
Gordon DeKraai 1988–1989
Dean Stehenjem 1989–1990
Dennis Gish 1990–1991
Dean Stehenjem 1991–1992
Scott McLaren 1992–1993
Linda Bannon 1993–1994
Scott McLaren 1994–1995
Scott McLaren 1995–1996
Bill Craig 1996–1997
Bill Craig 1997–1998
John (J.D.) Nellor, PDG 1998–1999
Linda Bannon 1999–2000
Scott McLaren 2000–2001
William Benjamin 2001–2002
Brian Rerick 2002–2003
Brian Rerick 2003–2004
Larry Pratt 2004–2005
Carl Addy 2005–2006
John (J. D.) Nellor, PDG 2006–2007
John Thomas 2007–2008
Bill Craig 2008–2009
Robb Peck 2009–2010
John Donnelly 2010–2011
Wade Enos 2011–2012
Louis Verkoelen, PZC 2012–2013
John Donnelly 2013–2014
Margaret “Peggy” Bowe, PZC 2014–2015
Jim Eccles 2015–2016
John Thomas 2016–2017