General Chair Wendy Cain
Wendy Cain joined the Mt. Olivet (WV) Lions Club in 1992, and after moving to the Volunteer State, transferred to the Oak Ridge (TN) Lions Club. She served as District 12-N Governor in 2006-2007 and has been elected or appointed to numerous positions at the club, district, and multiple district levels.
Lion Wendy’s passion is learning and leadership development; recognizing that improving our leadership skill and capabilities has a ripple effect that helps us serve with greater impact. She has facilitated training and mentored Lions throughout North America and served as Lions Leadership Institute faculty and District Governors-Elect Group Leader. She has served in various positions on the USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum Planning Committee since 2015 and is currently Vice Chair. Lion Wendy has been appointed as the General Chair of the 2021 Forum in Des Moines, Iowa.
Lion Wendy is a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow and has received three International President’s Awards, the International President’s Leadership Award, and numerous International Presidents Certificates of Appreciation.
Lion Wendy is graduate of West Virginia University and the University of Tennessee. She is an engineer and project manager with the U.S. Department of Energy in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. She previously managed environmental cleanup projects that were a legacy from the Manhattan Project efforts during World War II, and recently transitioned to managing construction of research facilities at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Lion Wendy and her husband, Barry, live in Knoxville, Tennessee with their “canine kids,” Tess and Copper.