Mark S. Lyon Mark S. Lyon, from Brookfield, Connecticut, USA, served as an international director from 2018 to 2021. He has worked in corporate legal administration and financial services for over 40 years and is currently board administration manager with Synchrony Financial. He has been recognized with numerous Presidential Awards, as well as the Ambassador of Good Will Award. He is also a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow and an LCIF Campaign 100 Major Donor. Past International Director Lyon has served as presenter, faculty and participant at countless training events and leadership forums throughout the years. Dr. Domenico Messina Domenico Messina, from Trapani, Italy, was elected as an International Director in 2010. He is a medical doctor who specializes in pathology and oncology and serves as chief of the anatomic pathology department of his hospital. A philosopher and sociologist; Lion since 1985, he is the recipient of countless awards and recognitions, including the Ambassador of Good Will Award. Past Director Messina is also a Progressive MJF. He has served as vice president of his Sicilian province, as a council member of the Italian Cancer League and is responsible for a multidisciplinary group of breast cancer doctors. He has served as a GAT area leader for six years, an LCI Representative at WHO for nine years and is a six time group leader. He has dedicated his life to his family and people in need. Manoj Shah Dr. Manoj Shah of Nairobi, Kenya, served as an international director from 2005 to 2007 and subsequently as a board appointee in 2011 and 2015. He is a businessman with interests in the automobile, property, hospitality and finance sectors. He is a humanitarian partner having donated over US$120,000 to LCIF, and has been recognized with numerous awards including the Ambassador of Goodwill Award. Past International Director Shah has served as faculty for a number of leadership institutes and is a five-time group leader. He is also a certified LCIP. He recently published his biography, “One in a Million.” In addition to his Lion activities, he has dedicated himself to running two charitable hospitals, volunteering at St. Johns Ambulance, supporting the Special Olympics as well as road safety initiatives throughout Kenya. Phil Nathan Phil Nathan, of Earls Colne, England, served as an international director from 1999 to 2001. He retired in 2019 as a director at Charles Stanley & Company. He has been recognized with numerous Presidential Awards, as well as the Ambassador of Good Will Award. In addition to these recognitions, he has also been honored by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth as a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. He is a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow and a Second Century Ambassador. Past International Director Nathan has continuously remained involved as a hands-on international leader including his role as chairman of the “Lions Clubs International—a Gift for Living Trust,” which has saved the lives of several thousand babies and children around the world.