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before you begin

Second Vice District Governor Training

Before You Begin

This presentation should be viewed as a

PowerPoint SlideShow.

To view as a slide show:

1. Click on ‘Slide Show’ from the menu at the top of the screen.

2. Select ‘From Beginning’

Questions? Contact your Information Technology chairperson or the E-Learning department at llc@lionsclubs.org

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Second Vice District Governor Training

Before You Begin

This training module will take you approximately

30-45 minutes. You can stop at any time and return to the training at your convenience.

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Second Vice District Governor Training

Before You Begin

This course includes a workbook to enhance your learning experience.

Have you downloaded your workbook? If not, click here to access and print the workbook before continuing to the next slide.

how to use the workbook

Second Vice District Governor Training

How to Use the Workbook

The workbook is organized into four sections, each corresponding to the sections of this presentation. Each workbook section provides additional information to supplement the concepts addressed.

*During the course, this icon will appear and

refer you to specific pages within the workbook.

a note about navigation

Second Vice District Governor Training

A Note About Navigation

In general, navigating from slide to slide within the presentation will only require a click of the computer mouse.

Sometimes, a slide may contain links to resources on the LCI Web site. A green computer mouse icon in the lower left corner of the slide will indicate that a link exists on the slide. In this instance, use your own computer mouse to click the link, and you will be redirected to that resource on the Web site.

Here is a link for you to try!

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Are you ready

to get started?

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Welcome!

Congratulations on being elected to the position of second vice district governor!

This course will provide you with information and resources to prepare you for your new position.

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This course contains:

  • Information about the district governor team
  • An overview of responsibilities of the district governor and first vice district governor
  • A description of the specific responsibilities of the second vice district governor
  • An explanation of the relationship between the district governor team and the GMT and the GLT
  • A listing of resources for further learning/development
the district governor team

Section 1

The District Governor Team
  • This section:
  • Identifies the district governor team
  • Describes the team-based approach of the district governor team and the benefits of this approach

Go to page 1 of your workbook.

the team
The Team

The district governor team manages district operations and administration, and uses a team approach to provide effective leadership throughout the district structure.

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District Structure

District Governor

First Vice District Governor

The district governor team – including the district governor, first vice district governor, and second vice district governor – is the core of district leadership.

Cabinet Secretary-Treasurer

Second Vice District Governor

Region Chairperson

Region Chairperson

Region Chairperson

Region Chairperson

Zone Chairperson

Zone Chairperson

Zone Chairperson

Zone Chairperson

Zone Chairperson

Zone Chairperson

Zone Chairperson

Zone Chairperson

  • Committees
  • Committees
  • Committees
  • Committees
a team approach to district leadership
A Team Approach to District Leadership

The district governor, first vice district governor, and second vice district governor are really members of a relay team.

Each year, the district governor provides leadership with the support of his/her vice district governors. At the beginning of each Lions year, the baton is passed to the next member of the team.

benefits of a team approach
Benefits of a Team Approach
  • Tasks are delegated and dispersed, resulting in more effective district administration/leadership
  • Opportunities for vice district governors to gain experience
  • Continuity in district administration from year-to-year
  • Fosters a collaborative, supportive team environment

Teamwork leads to better results!

district governor teamwork in action
District Governor Teamwork in Action

There’s so much to do as district governor. How am I going to handle all of the club visits this year?

I have an idea!

My second vice district governor can visit clubs that have requested more information leadership development programs and opportunities.

My first vice district governor can visit the clubs that are experiencing membership and retention challenges.

Then I will visit the remaining clubs!

successful district governor teams
Successful District Governor Teams

“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision…the ability to direct individual accomplishment toward organizational objectives.  It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.”

~Andrew Carnegie, Scottish-American industrialist,

businessman, and philanthropist

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Let’s review!

Go to page 2 in your workbook, and complete the assessment before advancing to the next slide.

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Which of the following are benefits of a team approach to district leadership?

Click once to reveal the correct answers.

  • Each newly-elected district governor will have at least 2 years
  • of experience in matters of district leadership and administration
  • Team members have the opportunity to collaborate with one
  • another
  • Tasks can be effectively divided among team members
  • A continuous succession of leadership allows for more effective
  • district administration
responsibilities of the district governor team

Section 2

Responsibilities of the District Governor Team

  • This section provides:
  • An overview of district governor and first vice district governor responsibilities
  • In-depth review of the second vice district governor responsibilities
district governor
District Governor

District Governor

The district governor is the chief executive officer of the district and serves as the district governor team leader.

He/she is responsible for the supervision of:

  • first and second vice district governors
  • cabinet secretary-treasurer
  • other cabinet members
  • region/zone chairpersons

First Vice District Governor

Second Vice District Governor

Go to page 3 in your workbook for information about district governor responsibilities.

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District Governor

Overview of responsibilities:

  • Oversee GMT at district level and administer/promote membership growth and new club development
  • Oversee GLT at district level and administer/promote leadership development at the club/district levels
  • Support/promote LCIF and service activities
  • Preside over cabinet and other district meetings
  • Maintain district fiscal responsibility
  • Supervise the health of clubs in the district

You will learn more about the GMT/GLT later in this course.

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District Governor

For the most current information on the roles and responsibilities of the district governor, refer to the following resources on the LCI Web site:

  • District Constitution and By-Laws
  • LCI Board Policy Manual
  • District Governor Team Manual
first vice district governor
First Vice District Governor

District Governor

The first vice district governor is the chief assistant to the district governor, directly participates in district administration, and can serve as a representative of the district governor. This prepares the first vice district governor for a more efficient transition into the role of district governor, should he/she be officially elected or should a vacancy occur.

First Vice District Governor

Second Vice District Governor

Go to page 4 in your workbook for information about first vice district governor responsibilities.

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First Vice District Governor

Overview of responsibilities:

  • Participate in cabinet meetings; preside over meetings in the governor’s absence
  • Assist in the review of club health; assist in the development of plans to strengthen weak clubs
  • Visit clubs as a representative of the governor
  • Serve as the key district governor team liaison to the GMT
  • Work with district governor team and the GLT to develop/implement a plan for district leadership development

You will learn more about the GMT/GLT later in this course.

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First Vice District Governor

For the most current information on the roles and responsibilities of the first vice district governor, refer to the following resources on the LCI Web site:

  • District Constitution and By-Laws
  • LCI Board Policy Manual
  • District Governor Team Manual
second vice district governor
Second Vice District Governor

District Governor

You, the second vice district governor, directly assist in district administration and can serve as a representative of the district governor. This will prepare you for a more efficient transition into the role of first vice district governor, should you be officially elected or should a vacancy occur.

First Vice District Governor

Second Vice District Governor

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Go to page 5 in your workbook for information about second vice district governor responsibilities.

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Second Vice District Governor

Responsibilities:

  • Further the purposes of the association
  • Perform administrative duties as assigned by the district governor
  • Perform other functions/acts required by the International Board of Directors
  • Participate in cabinet meetings
  • Conduct meetings in absence of district governor/first vice district governor
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Second Vice District Governor

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in council meetings as appropriate
  • Be familiar with club status/health; review monthly financials and assist district governor and first vice district governor in identifying/strengthening existing and potential weak clubs
  • Visit clubs as a representative of the governor
  • Assist in planning/conducting district convention
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Second Vice District Governor

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as key district governor team liaison to GLT
  • Work with district governor team and GMT to develop and implement a district-wide plan for membership growth
  • Work with LCIF District Coordinator and assist committee to achieve annual goals by promoting LCIF throughout the district
  • Work with District IT Committee to promote use of LCI Web site and the Internet to members/clubs
  • Supervise other district committees at the request of the governor

You will learn more about the GMT/GLT later in this course.

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Second Vice District Governor

For the most current information on the roles and responsibilities of the second vice district governor, refer to the following resources on the LCI Web site:

  • District Constitution and By-Laws
  • LCI Board Policy Manual
  • District Governor Team Manual
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Let’s review!

Go to page 6 in your workbook, and complete the assessment before advancing to the next slide.

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District Governor and First Vice District Governor

Click to reveal each answer to the questions on this screen

1. The district governor is the chief executive officer of the district.

True False

2. The district governor serves as the DG team liaison to the GMT.

True False

Explanation: The district governor oversees the district GMT, but the first vice district governor serves as the DG team liaison to the GMT.

3. The first vice district governor assists in the development of plans to strengthen weak clubs in the district.

True False

second vice district governor click to reveal each answer to the questions on this screen
Second Vice District GovernorClick to reveal each answer to the questions on this screen

1. The second vice district governor can conduct club visitations as a representative of the district governor.

True False

2. The second vice district governor serves as the key DG team liaison to the GLT.

True False

3. The second vice district governor does not assist the governor and first vice district governor in the planning of the annual district convention.

True False

Explanation: The second vice district governor is expected to participate in the planning of the district convention.

the district governor team and the gmt and the glt

Section 3

The District Governor Team and the GMT and the GLT

This section explores the team-based relationship between the district governor team and the GMT and the GLT.

Go to page 7 in your workbook for a brief overview of the GMT and the GLT.

what are the gmt and the glt
What are the GMT and the GLT?
  • The Global Membership Team and the Global Leadership Team are multi-level structures with three basic goals:
  • Continued membership growth
  • Improved club success
  • Enhanced leadership quality
the global membership team

GMT Constitutional Area Leaders

- Identify growth strategies and direct membership-related actions across the constitutional area

The Global Membership Team

Primary objectives of the GMT:

  • Membership development through new members, new clubs
  • Encouraging club success to improve retention

GMT Structure:

GMT Constitutional Area Leaders

GMT Area Leaders

GMT - Multiple District

GMT - District

GMT Area Leaders

- Motivate and monitor results across several multiple districts

GMT-Multiple District

- Organize and facilitate membership action planning at the multiple district level

GMT-District

  • Deliver and drive membership results
  • Ensure club success
the global leadership team
The Global Leadership Team

Primary objectives of the GLT:

  • Identification and development of potential Lions leaders
  • Training, education, and coaching of existing leaders to maximize performance

GLT Structure:

GLT Constitutional Area Leaders

GLT Area Leaders

GLT - Multiple District

GLT - District

GLT Constitutional Area Leaders

GLT - District

GLT - Multiple District

- Identify leadership needs and strategies across a constitutional area

- Identify and develop capable leaders in the district, zones, and clubs

- Organize, track, and coordinate training at the multiple district level

GLT Area Leaders

- Motivate, monitor, and share best practices across several multiple districts

working together the gmt and the glt
Working Together: The GMT and the GLT

Collaboration between the GMT and the GLT addresses regional growth and development needs, increases membership, improves club health, and enhances the quality of leadership.

the district governor team and the gmt glt
The District Governor Team and the GMT/GLT

The district governor team is at the core of the team-based structure of the GMT and the GLT at the district level.

The district governor team serves as a key part of both teams.

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The District Governor Team and the GMT/GLT

Each member of the district governor team has a specific role to fulfill as part of the GMT and the GLT.

  • GMT – D
  • District Governor
  • 1st and 2nd Vice District Governors
  • GMT District Coordinator
  • Additional members
  • GLT – D
  • District Governor
  • 1st and 2nd Vice District Governors
  • GLT District Coordinators
  • Additional members

*As the second vice district governor, you serve as the key district governor team liaison to the GLT, and work with other members of the district GLT to establish and implement a district-wide leadership development plan.

For more information about the GMT/GLT and the roles of the district governor team, go to pages 8-9 in the workbook.

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Let’s review!

Go to page 10 in your workbook, and complete the assessment before advancing to the next slide.

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Fill in the blank for each statement with the words listed at the bottom of the screen.

Click once to reveal the correct answers.

1. The goals of the GMT and the GLT are continued membership growth, __________________, and enhanced leadership quality.

2. The district governor team is at the _________of the team-based GMT/GLT district structure.

3. The GLT district coordinators ___________ and ____________ leaders in the districts, zones, and clubs

identify

chooses

improved club success

develop

top

core

new clubs

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Fill in the blank for each statement with the words listed at the bottom of the screen.

Click once to reveal the correct answers.

4. The _____________ serves as the key DG team liaison to the GLT.

5. The second vice district governor works with other members of the ___________ to establish and implement a district-wide_______________________.

leadership development plan

DG team

second VDG

district GLT

district GMT

additional training resources

Section 4

Additional Training Resources

Go to page 11 in your workbook for a listing of additional resources.

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Additional Training Resources

Now that you know a little more about the position of second vice district governor, the key to your success in this position will be your willingness to continue your learning and development, and your ability to locate resources when you need them.

additional resources district information
Additional Resources: District Information

The following LCI resources provide general information about the position of second vice district governor:

  • District Constitution and By-Laws
  • LCI Board Policy Manual
  • District Governor Team Manual

Also visit the District Resource Center to access other

district-related LCI resources.

additional resources lcif
Additional Resources: LCIF

The second vice district governor and other members of the district governor team support the LCIF district coordinator as he/she promotes the Foundation to support service efforts around the world.

For more information about working with LCIF in this capacity visit: www.lcif.org

additional resources technology
Additional Resources: Technology

Second vice district governors are responsible for working with the District Information Technology Committee by promoting the use of the LCI Web site and the Internet to members and clubs.

The LCI Web site can be used to:

  • Obtain general LCI information
  • File reports and view records
  • Purchase club supplies
  • Promote clubs with the an e-Clubhouse
additional resources leadership
Additional Resources: Leadership

As the key liaison to the GLT, take time to familiarize yourself with the Leadership Resource Center on the LCI Web site.

Click on the image to begin exploring the Leadership Resource Center!

additional resources online courses
Additional Resources: Online Courses

The Lions Learning Center, located within the Leadership Resource Center, provides a variety of online courses to facilitate learning and development of key leadership skills.

Click here for course information!

training summary

Training Summary

What did

we learn?

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Training Summary

In this course you learned about:

  • The District Governor Team
  • The Responsibilities of the District Governor Team
  • The District Governor Team and the GMT/GLT
  • Additional Resources for Further Development

*If you would like to review the slides and information of a specific section of this course, use your computer mouse to click on any of the links above.

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“With realization of one’s own potential and self-confidence in one’s ability, one can build a better world.”

- Anonymous

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We hope you found this training course to be informative and useful as you begin your term as second vice district governor.

If you have questions or comments regarding this course, please contact leadership@lionsclubs.org