From International Director to Trustee for LCIF
This is a website dedicated to providing information about Past International Director Dr. Robert Littlefield (Fargo Lions Club, District 5NE) who was elected by the Lions of the world to serve as an International Director on the Board of Lions Clubs International from 2014-2016. He originally received the endorsement from Multiple District 5 Lions (North Dakota, South Dakota, and Saskatchewan, Canada) to run for the position of International Director in Lions Clubs International—the world’s largest service organization with 46,000 clubs and 1.35 million members.
As an International Director, Lion Robert represented the United States on the Board of Directors and served as an active liaison between the local Lions and the international association. In addition, as an international director, and elected by all the Lions of the world, he acted in the best interests of the association as a whole. While on the Board, he served on the Public Relations and Communication Committee; and in 2015-2016, he was selected by President Dr. Jitsuhiro Yamada to chair the committee. As Chair of the committee, he sat on the Centennial Action Committee, participate in the planning for the 100th anniversary in 2017 of Lions Clubs International’s founding.
Upon completion of his term as an International Director, he was appointed to serve a three year term (2016-2019) representing the United States on the Lions Clubs International Foundation Board of Trustees. LCIF is the funding arm of the association, providing millions of dollars in grants supporting Lions projects around the world. As a Trustee, Littlefield is the chair of the Marketing Committee.
As a Past International Director, Lion Robert and his wife, Lion Kathy, remain active in Multiple District 5, serving as chair of the International Liaison Committee and overseeing the identification of speakers for district conventions, as well as the nomination of worthy Lions for the Presidential and Leadership Awards.