About Lion Robert

 

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Robert S. Littlefield, Ph.D.

Trustee, LCIF 2016-2019

DGE Seminar General Chairperson for VP Jung-Yul Choi 2018-2019

DGE Seminar Vice Chairperson for VP Gudrun B. Yngvadottir 2017-2018

International Director 2014-2016

Active Member – Fargo Lions Club

Associate Member – Oviedo-Winter Springs (FL) Lions Club

Membership and Club Offices

1984             Inducted into Fargo Lions Club (Dr. Frederick Walsh, sponsor) #0248
1987-88       Director – 2 Year, Fargo Lions Club
1988-89       Second Vice President, Fargo Lions Club
1989-90       First Vice President, Fargo Lions Club
1990-91       President, Fargo Lions Club
1991-92       Immediate Past President, Fargo Lions Club
1997-2000  Resigned (good standing)
2000             Re-inducted into Fargo Lions Club (Andy Knoll, sponsor) #921132
2001-02       Parliamentarian, Fargo Lions Club
2001-02       Historian, Fargo Lions Club
2002-03       Historian, Fargo Lions Club
2003-04       Historian, Fargo Lions Club
2004-05       President-Elect, Fargo Lions Club

2005-06       President, Fargo Lions Club

Service as club president

Service as club president2005-06       President, Fargo Lions Club

2006-07       Immediate Past President, Fargo Lions Club
2007-08       Vice President Membership, Fargo Lions Club
2008-09       Web Liaison, Fargo Lions Club
2008-09       Historian, Fargo Lions Club
2009-10       Historian, Fargo Lions Club
2010-11       Charter Member (Associate Status), NDSU Fargo Lions Club #3256397
2010-pres   Campus Club Faculty Advisor, NDSU Fargo Lions Club
2011-12       Vice President Membership, Fargo Lions Club
2012-13       E-Lions Coordinator, Fargo Lions Club

Leadership in Fundraising at Club Level

1986-87       Chair, Journey for Sight, Fargo Lions Club
1987-88       Co-Chair, Journey for Sight, Fargo Lions Club
1988-89       Co-Chair, Journey for Sight, Fargo Lions Club
2005-06       Chair, Take the Cake Auction, Fargo Lions Club
2006-07       Co-Chair, Take the Cake Auction, Fargo Lions Club

SightFirst II Melvin Jones Fellows in Fargo

SightFirst II Melvin Jones Fellows in Fargo

2006-07       Co-Chair, Campaign SightFirst II Model Club, Fargo Lions Club
2007-08       Co-Chair, Campaign SightFirst II Model Club, Fargo Lions Club

2007-08       Co-Chair, Take the Cake Auction, Fargo Lions Club
2008-09       Co-Chair, Take the Cake Auction, Fargo Lions Club
2009-10       Co-Chair, Take the Cake Auction, Fargo Lions Club
2010-11       Co-Chair, For Your Eyes Only (Formerly Take the Cake Auction), Fargo Lions Club

2014             Coordinator, Blue Stem Parking, Fargo Lions Club

Leadership in Committees and Special Projects at Club Level

1986-87       Chair, Membership and Retention Committee, Fargo Lions Club

1993             Chair, Peace Poster Contest, Fargo Lions Club
1993-94       Chair, Historical Committee, Fargo Lions Club
1993-94       Chair, Youth Education Committee, Fargo Lions Club
1994             Chair, Peace Poster Contest, Fargo Lions Club
1994-95       Chair, Historical Committee, Fargo Lions Club
1994-95       Chair, Youth Education Committee

Lions Speak Up Winners

Lions Speak Up Winners

2000-01       Chair, Creation of Fargo Lions Archives Committee to house club
records at the North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies
2003            Chair, Student Speaking Contest Committee, Fargo Lions Club
2004            Chair, Student Speaking Contest Committee, Fargo Lions Club
2005            Chair, Student Speaking Contest Committee, Fargo Lions Club
2007            Chair, Student Speaking Contest Committee, Fargo Lions Club
2008            Chair, Student Speaking Contest Committee, Fargo Lions Club
2008            Co-Chair, Community Art of Giving Project-Plains Art Museum, Fargo Lions Club
2008-2009 Guiding Lion, Casselton Club, chartered in 2009
2009            Chair, Student Speaking Contest Committee, Fargo Lions Club
2010            Chair, Student Speaking Contest Committee, Fargo Lions Club

Working Miracles display

Working Miracles display

2011            Chair, Student Speaking Contest Committee, Fargo Lions Club
2011-13      Guiding Lion, NDSU Fargo Lions Club, chartered in 2010
2011-12      Facilitator, Club Excellence Program, Fargo Lions Club
2012            Chair, Student Speaking Contest Committee, Fargo Lions Club
2013            Chair, Student Speaking Contest Committee, Fargo Lions Club
2014            Chair, Student Speaking Contest Committee, Fargo Lions Club
2015            Chair, Student Speaking Contest Committee, Fargo Lions Club
2015-16      Webmaster, Fargo Lions e-Lion website

District 5NE Leadership Positions

2006-07       Chair, Campus Club Cabinet Committee, District 5NE
2006-07       Chair, Leadership – MERLOW Team, District 5NE
2007-08       Chair, Leadership – MERLOW Team, District 5NE
2007-08       Chair, Zone B-1, District 5NE
2008-09       Vice District Governor-Elect, District 5NE
2008-09       Chair, Leadership – MERLOW Team, District 5NE
2009-10       District Governor-Elect, District 5NE
2009-10       Chair, MERLOW Team, District 5NE

Preparing for the Red Jacket

Preparing for the Red Jacket

2009-10       District Coordinator, LCIF Development Fund, District 5NE
2009-10       Board Member, Lions Foundation of North Dakota
2009-10       Coordinator, LCIF Development Fund, District 5NE
2009-10       Board Member, Lions Eye Bank of North Dakota, District 5NE
2010-11       District Governor, District 5NE
2010-11       Organizer, NDSU Campus Lions Club, chartered in August 2010
2010-11       Organizer, Ellendale Lions Club, chartered in May 2011
2010-11       Organizer, Dakota National Forensic League Lions Club, chartered in June 2011
2010-11       Board Member, Lions Foundation of North Dakota
2010-11       Board Member, Lions Eye Bank of North Dakota
2010-11       Coordinator, LCIF Development Fund, District 5NE
2011-12       Coordinator, LCIF Development Fund, District 5NE
2011-12       Chapter Advisor, NDSU-Fargo Campus Lions Club
2011-12       Certified Guiding Lion, Dakota National Forensic League Lions Club
2011-12       Chair, Campus Clubs, District 5NE
2012-13       Coordinator, LCIF Development Fund, District 5NE
2012-13       Co-organizer, Davies High School LEO Club, Fargo, ND
2013-14       Region Chair, District 5NE
2014-15       District Global Leadership Chair (2014-2016)

Service to District 5NE

1991            Chair, Spring Leadership Training Seminar, District 5NE
2005            Chair, Spring Leadership Training Seminar, District 5NE
2005            Coordinator, Bus Trip to MD5 Convention in Rapid City, District 5NE
2005            Program Speaker, Spring Leadership Training Seminar, District 5NE
2007            Coordinator, Bus Trip to MD5 Convention in Regina, District 5NE
2007            Chair, Spring Leadership Training Seminar for 5NE Program Speaker, Spring Leadership Training Seminar for 5NE
2008            Chair, Spring Leadership Training Seminar for 5NE
2008            Program Speaker, Spring Leadership Training Seminar for 5NE
2009            Chair, Spring Leadership Training Seminar for 5NE
2009            Program Speaker, Spring Leadership Training Seminar for 5N

Service to State of ND

2005           Chair, PR and Promotion Committee, ND State Lions Convention
2009           Program Speaker, “Lions Orientation ‘For New Members Only,’” State Convention Program, Mandan, ND
2009-11     DG Representative, North Dakota Lions Foundation Board
2009-11     DG Representative, Lions Eye Bank of North Dakota Board
2012           Chair, Mixer and Lions Chorus, ND State Lions Convention Planning Committee
2010-12     Coordinator, ND State Lions “Speak Up For Service” Speech Contests
2012           Online Trainer, District 5NW Zone Chair Workshop, November
2012-13     Communication Committee, Past District Governors’ Association of North Dakota
2013-14      Vice President, ND Past District Governors’ Association
2014-15     President, ND Past District Governors’ Association
2015-16     Immediate Past President, ND Past District Governors’ Association

Service to Multiple District 5

1991            Chair, Program Committee for MD5 Convention, MD5
2006            Co-Chair, Convention Planning Committee, MD5
2010-11      DG Member, Administrative Committee, MD5
2010            Program Speaker, “Inspiration and Motivation: Essential Tool for Effective
Lion Leadership,” MD5 Leadership Training Workshop (August meeting)
2011            Program Speaker, “Today’s Members are Tomorrow’s Leaders,” District
5M-11 Convention, Moorhead, MN
2011-12       Council Chair, Multiple District 5
2011             Speaker: “Inspiration and Motivation: Keys to Membership Retention,”
Opening Session, ND State Lions Convention, Bismarck, Civic Center

Enjoying 5SKN

Enjoying 5SKN

2011             Speaker: “Today’s Members are Tomorrow’s Leaders,” Opening Keynote
at the 5-SKS Lions Convention, November 5, 2011, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
2012             Speaker: “Today’s Members are Tomorrow’s Leaders,” Speech at the
South Dakota Lions Convention, January 28, 2012, Yankton, SD
2012             Speaker: “Speak Up For Service: Promoting Youth Empowerment in Lionism,”
Plenary Speech at the 5-SKN Lions Convention, February 8, 2012,
North Battleford, Saskatchewan
2012-13       Immediate Past Council Chair, MD5
2012-13       Long Range Planning Committee Chair, MD5
2012-13       Chair, Public Relations and Lions Information Committee, MD5
2012             Speaker: “Extension Workshop: Starting New Clubs,” presented to MD5
Council of Governors, August 18, 2012
2013-14       Chair, Public Relations and Lions Information Committee, MD5
2014-15       Host/Chair, Convention Planning Committee, MD5
2016-           Chair, International Liaison Committee, MD5

Service to Lionism around the World

2014-16       International Director, Lions Clubs International
2014-15       Public Relations Committee Member
2014             Presenter at USA/Canada Forum, San Juan, Puerto Rico: “Using Creative Recognition to Motivate and Inspire”
2015-16       Chair, Public Relations Committee
2015-16       Member, LCI Centennial Action Committee
2016            Presenter at USA/Canada Forum, Omaha, NE: “Preparing and Working with the Local Media” [Selected as Faculty in the Doctorate Program for Lions University]
2016-17       District Governors-Elect Seminar Group Leader, Chicago
2017-18       DGE Seminar Vice Chair for VP Gudrun B. Yngvadottir (Las Vegas, NV)
2018-19       DGE Seminar General Chair for VP Jung-Yul Choi (Oak Brook, IL & Milan, Italy)

Selected Awards and Recognition

1984-2014     Perfect Attendance (4 years excused)
1986          Membership Achievement Award
1986          Growth Award
1987          Lion of the Year, Fargo Lions Club
1990          Membership Key Member (May 11)
1991          President of the District Club of the Year (5NE)
2005          Melvin Jones Fellow
2005          Lion of the Year, Fargo Lions Club
2005          President’s Certificate of Appreciation Award (Tae-Sup Lee)
2005-06       Campaign SightFirst II Club President “One in Five” Award (Ashok Mehta)
2006          Passion to Excel Presidential Diamond Pin (Ashok Mehta)
2006          President of the District Club of the Year (5NE)
2006-07       President’s Certificate of Appreciation for Service (Jimmy Ross)
2006-07       President’s Certificate of Appreciation for Leadership Development (Jimmy Ross)
2007          Leadership Medal (Jimmy Ross)
2009          President’s Certificate of Sponsorship for Year Round Growth (Al Brandel)
2009          President’s Commendation Certificate (Al Brandel)
2009          Certificate of Appointment as LCIF District Coordinator (Al Brandel)
2010          Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow
2010          Bright Start Award (Sid Scruggs, III)
2011          Beacon of Hope Award for Service to Lionism, presented by 5M-112010-07-23 13.33.26
2011          Master Light Keeper Award (Sid Scruggs, III)
2011          District Governor Extension Award, Lions Clubs International (Eberhard J. Wirfs)
2012          Family and Women Growth Award, Lions Clubs International (Eberhard J. Wirfs)
2012          President’s Certificate of Appreciation for Service (Wing-Kun Tam)
2012          Certificate of Re-Appointment as LCIF District Coordinator (Wing-Kun Tam)
2013          President’s Medal (Wayne Madden)IMG_6405
2014          President’s Medal (Joe Preston)
2015          4 Diamond Progressive Melvin Jones Fellowship
2015          Master Builder Membership Award
2016          President’s Medal (Jitsuhiro Yamada)
2016          Ambassador of Good Will Award (Jitsuhiro Yamada)

2016          9 Diamond Progressive Melvin Jones Fellowship
2017          1 Blue Sapphire Gold Progressive Melvin Jones Fellowship
2017          President’s Medal (Naresh Aggarwal)
2017          Inductee, North Dakota Past District Governors’ Association Hall of Fame

 

Attendance at Leadership Development/Training Seminars

2008          USA/Canada Forum, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
2009          Great Plains Lions Leadership Institute, Storm Lake, IA
2010          USA/Canada Forum, Milwaukee, WI
2013          USA/Canada Forum, Overland Park, KS
2014          USA/Canada Forum, San Juan, Puerto Rico (presenter)
2015          USA/Canada Forum, Grand Rapids, MI
2016          USA/Canada Forum, Omaha, NE (presenter/Lions University)
2017          USA/Canada Forum, Portland, OR (presenter/Lions University)

International Conventions Attended

Kathy and ID Robert leaving the stage after being announced as a newly elected ID couple.

Kathy and ID Robert leaving the stage after being announced as a newly elected ID couple.

1988          Denver, CO, USA
1990          St. Louis, MO, USA
1993          Minneapolis, MN, USA
2009          Minneapolis, MN, USA
2010          Sydney, Australia
2011          Seattle, Washington, USA
2014         Toronto, Canada
2015         Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
2016         Fukuoka, Japan
2017         Chicago, IL

Sponsor of the Following Lions

Tal Russell
Lee Paseka
Sean Mahone
Scott Boucher
Edith Lohr
Paul Ostby 2056140
Tim Sellnow 2419850
Sarah Nathan 2419851
Lloyd Collins 2419856
Steve Gerszewski 2651389
Monte Jones 2998577
Jerry Erbstroesser 2998578
Kim R. Olson 3651712
Matthew Donahue 3710996
Beth Hilde 3735972
Vickie Mayer 3740217
Jenna Lee Currie-Mueller 3793921
Sarah Budde 3793926
Allison Baatz 3796642
Sean Kolodziej 3735446
Shalin Rathnasinghe
Najla Amundsen
Kathy Littlefield 4142195
Tim Sellnow (2016)
Adam Parrish (2016)
Regina Francies (2016)

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