MD19: Serving Lions Clubs In British Columbia, Northern Idaho And Washington Since 1922
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BELLINGHAM, WA U.S.A.
Redistricting Workshops:
  • The MD19 Strategic Planning Committee is hosting weekly redistricting meetings, Tuesday evenings, 7:00 p.m. via ZOOM. 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.
  • SPC members are available to meet with districts, zones, clubs, district cabinets and district merger committees.
District Merger Teams:
  • A District Merger Committees contacts list is now available.
  • DG Syrus Lee apppoints 19–A district merger committee.
  • DG Tom Smarsh and ZC Lee Woodard to lead 19–B district merger team.
  • PDG Donna Murr to chair 19–C district merger committee.
  • PDG Wanda Eddy appointed to chair District 19–D merger committee.
  • DG Paul Bogaard to lead 19&E district merger committee.
  • 19–F district merger committee appointed by DG Melissa Smith.
  • PDG Kathy Crawford to serve as District 19–G merger committee chair.
  • PDG Patty Allen–White joins 19–H district merger committee.
  • PCC Al Beddows to chair the District 19–I merger committee.
  • PCC Larrie Taylor joins the 19–I district merger team.
Redistricting Meetings:
  • 36 Lions attended a District 19–G “Redistricting Information Night” on 9/14/2021, with PCC J.D. Nellor and PDG Brien Patton.
  • 19–D, 19–E and 19–F District Merger Committees meet with PDG Steve Noble and PCC John Kirry.
  • 19–C Merger Committee held a redistricting informational meeting August 24, 2021.
  • CC John Moralek and PCC J. D. Nellor provided a redistricting outline and Q & A session at the District 19–D, Zones 3, 8 and 10 Zone Meeting on October 2, 2021.
  • The Salmon Creek Lions Club, in District 19–G, held an redistricting informational session with PCC J.D. Nelor at its regular club meeting on September 23, 2021.
Tools:
Redistricting Plan Changes:

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 table contains information about and resources for districts, clubs and Lions for 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.

Listing Of Proposed New MD19 Districts Document Thumbnail Image The MD19 Roadmap To Redistricting Document Thumbnail Image
The Role Of District Merger Committees Document Thumbnail Image Redistricting FAQs Document Thumbnail Image
MD19 Redistricting Flow Chart Club, Zone and District Membership List Membership chart
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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Lions Clubs International Guide To Redistricting Document Thumbnail Image Lions Clubs Internationl Bylaws Article 8 Section 3 Redistricting Rules Document Thumbnail Image

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 Document Thumbnail SPC Comments To The Ward–Harvey Alternative Redistricting Proposal Document Thumbnail