General Chair Randy Heitmann
Randy L. Heitmann, of Cambridge, Nebraska, USA, was elected to serve a two-year term as a director of The International Association of Lions Clubs at the association’s 86th International Convention, held in Denver, Colorado, USA, June
30-July 4, 2003. Past Director Heitmann is the owner of Heitmann Tax Services, a taxation and accounting business. A member of the Cambridge Lions Club since 1986, Past Director Heitmann has held many offices within the association, including club president, zone chairperson, district governor, USA/Canada district chairperson, council chairperson and Long Range Planning chairperson. In addition, he has held several positions in the Nebraska Lions Foundation and USA/Canada Lions
Leadership Forums. In recognition of his service to the association he has received numerous awards, including the 100% District Governor’s Award, the LCIF Certificate of Appreciation, the International Horizon Award, the International President’s Certificate of Appreciation, three International President’s Leadership Awards, the International President’s Award and Ambassador of Good Will Award, the highest honor the association grants its members. He is also a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow, a Nebraska Lions Foundation Dennis Hull Fellow and has had 16 years of perfect attendance. In addition to his Lion activities, Past Director Heitmann is active in numerous professional and community organizations, such as member of the Tri-Valley Medical Foundation, treasurer of Cross Creek Golf Links and chairperson of the board of Tri-Valley Health Systems. In the past, he served as chairperson of the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce and in numerous positions for the Congregational United Church of Christ. Past Director Heitmann and his wife, Kathy, also a Lion and a Melvin Jones Fellow, have three children, all of whom are Lions and Melvin Jones Fellows.