MD19: Serving Lions Clubs In British Columbia, Northern Idaho And Washington Since 1922
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DATELINE:
BELLINGHAM, WA U.S.A.
Redistricting Referendum:
  • The MD19 redistricting plan,, approved by the clubs on June 4, 2022, has been submitted to Lions Clubs International. Consideration of the plan will come before the Board of Directors at the October board meeting.
  • The club delegates to the MD19 Special Convention on June 4, 2022 voted to approve the MD19 Redistricting Plan by a vote of 283 “Yes” (60%) to 189 “No” (40%).
Redistricting Workshops:
  • The MD19 Strategic Planning Committee is hosting redistricting workshops to assist the district merger committees, Tuesday evenings, 7:00 p.m. via ZOOM. The scheduled meetings are posted on the Home page. All District Merger Committee members are invited. The format is an open, round–table discussion of redistricting issues, challenges, progress and needs. Email SPC chair, PCC John Kirry, for ZOOM login instructions.
Redistricting Teams:
Redistricting Meetings:
  • SPC members are available to meet with districts, zones, clubs, district cabinets and district merger committees. Contact any SPC member to schedule a meeting or presentation with your group.
Tools:
Complaints And Disputes:
  • Any Lion, Club or District within MD19 may file a complaint on matters arising under, related to or in connection with the redistricting plan and referendum. Note that there are strict rules, procedures and deadlines regarding the filing and resolution of complaints.
  • The SPC urges any party that wants to file a complaint to carefully follow LCI's published dispute resolution procedures. The failure to comply with the LCI rules, procedures or deadlines may result in a summary dismissal of your complaint.
  • You may download the Multiple District Dispute Resolution Procedures here. You may download the entire LCI Dispute Resolution Procedures here. And you may download the Lions Clubs International Dispute Resolution Guidlines here. Each of these publications can also be found at and downloaded from the Learning tab in the Toolbox page of this website.

Redistricting Multiple District 19

The MD19 Council of Governors directed by unanimous vote at the June 12, 2021 Council of Governors meeting that MD19 to implement a redistricting plan based on a recommendation from the MD19 Strategic Planning Committee that the 9 current districts be consolidated into 5 districts. Redistricting must be approved by a majority vote of the delegates at a Multiple District Convention (a regular convention or a special convention called). If the MD19 delegates vote to redistrict, an application for redistricting and the redistricting plan will be submitted to Lions Clubs International for final approval.

Information And Resources…

The following tables contain information about and resources for districts, clubs and Lions relating to the redistricting process: The timeline, the development of a final plan, plan implementation and the approval process. These resources will be updated frequently, so check back often for updates, new information and new resources.

The New Districts—
District 19–L pending LCI approval
(July 1, 2023)
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District 19–I pending LCI approval
(July 1, 2023)
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The New Districts—
District 19–O pending LCI approval
(July 1, 2023)
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District 19–N pending LCI approval
(July 1, 2023)
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The New Districts—
District 19–S pending LCI approval
(July 1, 2023)
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All New Districts pending LCI approval
(July 1, 2023)
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Sample Ballot—
What The MD19 Club Delegates Will Be Voting On
(June 4, 2022)
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For Delegates To The Special Convention
(June 4, 2022)
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“The Importance Of Redistricting: What Your Club Needs To Know”
(PDF Format)
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“Redistricting Plan Is Progressing: The Organization Of Lions Has Always Evolved”
(PDF Format)
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Strategic Planning Committee Report To The Counsel Of Governors February 19, 2022 Document Thumbnail Image Dispute Resolution:
Multiple District Level Dispute Proceedures
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Club, Zone and District Membership Details As Of
2021/06/30
Membership chart The Plan:

List Of Proposed New MD19 Districts
(40 year comparison )
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The Plan:

List Of Proposed New MD19 Districts
(2021/04/30 stats)
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List Of Proposed New MD19 Districts
(2021/06/30 stats)
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The Plan:

List Of Proposed New MD19 Districts
(2021/12/31 stats)
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List Of Proposed New MD19 Districts
(2022/01/31 stats)
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The Plan:

List Of Proposed New MD19 Districts
(2022/02/28 stats)
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List Of Proposed New MD19 Districts
(2022/03/31 stats)
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The Plan:

List Of Proposed New MD19 Districts
(2021/04/30 stats)
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List Of Proposed New MD19 Districts
(2025/05/31 stats)
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The Plan:

List Of Proposed New MD19 Districts
(2022/06/30 stats)
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List Of Proposed New MD19 Districts
(2022/07/31 stats)
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The MD19 Roadmap To Redistricting Document Thumbnail Image The Role Of District Merger Committees Document Thumbnail Image
MD19 Redistricting Flow Chart Redistricting FAQs Document Thumbnail Image
Contact Information: District Merger Committees Document Thumbnail Image Contact Information: Strategic Planning Committee Document Thumbnail Image
Map Of Current MD19 Districts Document Thumbnail Image Map Of Proposed Districts Following Redistricting Document Thumbnail Image
Comparison Of Current And Proposed MD19 Districts Document Thumbnail Image MD19 Redistricting Map Logo Document Thumbnail Image
Redistricting MD19: Challenges And Opportunities Ahead! by PCC John Kirry Document Thumbnail Image PowerPoint —
Redistricting Multiple District 19: A Path To Success
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Strategic Planning Committee's Report To Council Of Governors June 12, 2021 Document Thumbnail Image PowerPoint —
Report of the MD19 Strategic Planning Committee
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Minutes Of Spring Council Of Governors Meeting June 12, 2021 (See pages 9 to 12 for Redistricting Resolution) Document Thumbnail Image Minutes Of Winter Council Of Governors Meeting February 6, 2021 (See page 4 for SPC Report On Redistricting) Document Thumbnail Image
Lions Clubs International Guide To Redistricting Document Thumbnail Image Lions Clubs Internationl Bylaws Article 8 Section 3 Redistricting Rules Document Thumbnail Image
LCI Region Chair Manual Region chair manual LCI Zone And Region Chair eBook Region chair manual

Other Ideas…

The following thoughts, proposals, options and ideas have been submitted by various interested parties for consideration as alternatives to or modifications of the redistricting plan approved by the Council of Governors on June 12, 2021. Comments from the Strategic Planning Committee are included where appropriate. As above, this list will be updated frequently, so check back often for updates, new information and new ideas.

Ward–Harvey Alternative Redistricting Proposal (2021 08 25) Document Thumbnail SPC Comments To Ward–Harvey Proposal Document Thumbnail
Lippincott Letter To SPC Commenting On Redistricting — SPC Responses Interlined (2021 10 31) Document Thumbnail Beddows Alternative Redistricting Plan Proposal For District 19–I (2022 01 26) Document Thumbnail
Voon–Long Alternative Redistricting Plan Proposal For District 19–A (2022 01 30) Document Thumbnail