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Al was appointed DG for 3-L in August of 2007 after the elected DG resigned. He brought to the position the training he had had as a Lions Club member for over 35 years.

He has been an active member of Lions International Clubs since joining the Glendale, AZ Morning Club in 1972. While in this club he served as Secretary (2 years) and President. He served a Zone Chairman and as a Regional Chairman for District 21-A, before he moved to the Wickenburg, AZ club in 1983. There he served as President for two years and also as Zone Chairman. (He received 100 % awards each year he held these positions.) He was also elected to the Arizona State Eye and Ear Program Board for two separate terms.

Moving to Oklahoma in 1997 he joined the Lawton Noon Club and served as their Secretary before transferring to the Lawton Northeast Lions where he has served as Treasurer 2 years, President 2 years and Zone Chairman. He is a progressive Melvin Jones Fellow.

Other service organizations that have benefited from his dedication were the Westside food bank in Arizona which was a infant food program when he served on the board. It is now one of the largest Food Banks in the Phoenix Metro Area. He also served on the Senior Citizenís Association and the Community Water Board while living in Yarnell, AZ.

PDG Al Williams


Jim was active in civic affairs for a large portion of his life. He served in almost all leadership positions of Boy Scouting, and was a member of the Order of the Arrow. He was a past commander of the American Legion.

Jim served 22 years with the U.S. Army, retiring with the rank of CW4 in 1969. He served as secretary, district Leo Chairman, Zone Chairman, Deputy District Governor, Governor of District 3-L and Council Chairman of the Lions of Oklahoma. He was the holder of the Master Key Award, 30 year Monarch Award, two International Extension Key Lion Awards and the International Presidents Award. Jim was selected "Lion of the Year" by fellow Lions in 1970 and 1972.

PDG James A. Dunn
To whom this club is dedicated


Fred was born in Canada and raised in Maine. He joined the U.S. Army in 1951, as a Private and retired after 34 years of service as a CW4. After retirement he has been employed as a Computer Systems Analyst for Telos.

Fred joined the Lawton Northeast Lions Club in 1984, and has served in all club offices. Lion Fred joined the Lawton Northeast Lions Club in 1984, and has served in all club offices. He received the 100% Secretary's Award each of the five years he was club secretary. The club has recognized him as "Lion of the Year" three times. Lion Fred was presented with an International Certificate of Appreciation in 1997. Lion Fred has served as Club President twice, Zone Chairman, District Cabinet Secretary-Treasurer, Vice Governor and District 3-L Governor and District 3-L Governor. Fred was selected as a "Melvin Jones Fellow" in February 2000. He was presented with the "Louis B. Lackey Award" on October 2nd, 2004. Fred was selected as a "Melvin Jones Fellow" in February 2000.

PDG Fred Milton


Lion Bill is retired from the U.S. Army and is a graduate of Campbell College, Buies Creek, North Carolina. He served as District Cabinet Secretary, Vice District 3-L Governor, District 3-L Governor, Oklahoma Boysí Ranch Trustee for seven years and club President twice. He is a recipient of the 100% Presidents Award and 2 International Presidentís Certificates of Appreciation. Lion Bill was selected as the District 3-L Lion of the Year in 1990. He is currently the Secretary/Treasurer of the Oklahoma Lions Pin Traders, Treasurer of the Southwest and Central Eyeglass Recycling Center, is a member of the Briggs Memorial Scholarships Board, and has been the Chairman of the State Constitution and By-Laws Committee for the past 3 years. Lion Bill has attended 7 Lions International Conventions and 6 USA/Canada Leadership Forums.

PDG Bill Middleton