Lions We Serve Colorado Lions MD6 Lions Centennial
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Candidates for this institute must be from Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho, Utah, or New Mexico. This is for Lions that want to move up and focuses on building the skills as Lions leaders. To Prepare them for leadership responsibility at the Club, Zone, Regional and District level.

Participant Qualifications

  • Candidates for this institute must be from Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho, Utah, or New Mexico.
  • The Lions Leadership Institute focuses on building the skills of Lions leaders. These skills help to prepare them for their leadership responsibility at club, zone, regional, or district level.
  • Candidates must be Lions in good standing; zone or region chairs, current or past club presidents will be considered as candidates. Candidates do not have to currently hold a position.
  • Candidates must be willing to commit to a three day institute including group mealtime activities.
  • Attendance at all classroom sessions and scheduled meals is required.

Institute Fee

Colorado Residents $75.00
Non-Colorado Residents $125.00
Fee includes 6 meals and two night's lodging. A special MD-6 grant is applied for Colorado candidates. An LCI grant helps to pay the remaining balance for both Colorado and non-Colorado candidates. Participants are responsible to pay for their own transportation and related travel expenses to and from the institute.

Selection Process

Because of the high number of applications expected, acceptance into the institute is not guaranteed. After screening the applications, the association will notify candidate of the results. MD-6 reserves the right to cancel any institute due to an insufficient number of applications submitted at the stated application deadline.

Application Procedure

Prepare the following items and submit them as indicated below. Your application will be considered only when all completed forms have been submitted.
  • Application form
  • Candidate's Lions History
  • One letter of nomination (see page three for form) from a Lions leader who knows you from the following list:
    • Multiple District GLT Chair
    • Multiple District GMT Chair
    • District Governor
    • Vice District Governor(s)
    • Past District Governor
    • International President
    • Past International President
    • International Vice President
    • International Director
    • Past International Director
    • Council Chair


Leadership Institute Chair PID Ken Schwols
Your District Governor or Vice District Governor(s)
District Global Leadership Chairperson

PID Ken Schwols
3506 Colorado
Loveland, CO 80538