PAST DISTRICT GOVERNOR
From South Milwaukee Lions Club
Lion Robert Kolosowsky was the first member of the South Milwaukee Lions Club to be elected District Governor, 1986. He received the 100% Governor’s Award and Special International President’s Commendation Award from International President Sten Akestam for service over and above the qualifications for the 100% Governor’s Award.
Lion Gary Thompson was elected to serve as 27-A1 District Governor for the 1987-88 Lion year and also served as chairman of the District Governor’s Council the same Lion year. He received the 100% Governor’s Award at the 1992-93 District Convention and received the International President’s Award in 1993. PDG Gary was a member of the Lake Lions and has since transferred to our South Milwaukee Club in 2014.
Lion Jerry Willms Jr. was elected to serve as District Governor for District 27A1 in 1991. He was also awarded the 100% Governor’s Award. He was a leader in the fight to save our District 27-A1 Lioness program. Lion Jerry is still active in the club and District 27-A1 Cabinet.
Lion Tony Dorangrichia was elected to serve as District Governor for District 27A1 in 1999. He was awarded the 100% Governor’s Award and brought numerous honors to the District by having the newest clubs, most new Leo clubs and most new members, among others.
Lion Daniel H Eberhardt Jr was elected District Governor for District 27A1 in 2014. He has been awarded the Birch-Sturm award October 2007, Melvin Jones December 2008, and Knights of Sights Fellowship 2015. Lions Leadership award 2012, 2 International Presidents Certificates of Appreciations and LCIF Chair award. PDG Dan was a Franklin Lion and transferred to South Milwaukee Lions July 2016. Wisconsin Lions Foundation Director 2004 to 2010.
Lion Larry Redlin was elected District Governor for District 27A1 in 2021. PDG Lion Larry is a member of the Mukwonago Lions since 2005 and an Associate member of the South Milwaukee Lions since 2021. PDG Lion Larry has served the Mukwonago lions as Club President, Zone Chair, Club Membership Chair, Cabinet Treasurer, District Guest, 1st & 2nd Vice District Governor, District Governor Elect, District Governor, District GMT Coordinator.