District Governor 202L 2017-2018 – Arvind Raman

Home Club: Hamilton Dinsdale Lions Club.

Married to Kala, 2 daughters one at high school and the other one starting Uni.

I was born and raised in Fiji, completed my Primary and Secondary schooling there and moved to New Zealand in 1983 to further my education. I graduated from Waikato University in 1987 with BSc. 

Career: Mathematics Teacher at Fraser High School in Hamilton since 2000. Prior to that, I have been working for PEL Electric Fence Company as a R&D Engineer. Other jobs included being with Royal NZ Air Force and a financial consultant. 

Sports and interest: Soccer, Cricket, Volleyball and now enjoy watching all sports when time allows. I am still involved in coaching cricket and looking after Fraser’s School team. I enjoy going for walks with my love and also enjoy doing gardening.

Service in the community: I am an active member for Royal Federation of New Zealand Justices of Peace. I have been a JP since 2005. Currently I am the education Officer of the Hamilton West JP Branch.

Lions Service: I have been a Lion’s member for 20 years in 2 different Clubs;
Hamilton Host for 10 years and Dinsdale Lions for the last 10 years.
I have held almost every position at Club level.
Position held in Cabinet:
Zone 2 Chairman 2005 – 2006,
Leadership Team 2006 – 2007,
Zone 2 Chairman 2008 – 2009,
Membership Chair 2009 – 2010,
District Treasurer since 2009.
Training Completed in Lions:
Lions Leadership training attended:
Immerging Lions Institute in Sydney 1999,
Senior Lions Institute in Gold Coast 2005,
Faculty Development Institute in Auckland 2009 – 2010,
Lions Faculty Development Excellence Series 2017
District trainings almost every year,
Ran District trainings for membership and treasurer.
I am looking forward to serve our District with my District Governors team





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