August 26, 2019

Meet the District Governor

DG Hill with Lions International President Dr. Jung-Yul Choi

Tony (Eugene E.) Hill

District Governor of MD 9EC – Iowa

District Governor Tony lives in rural Jackson County by the small town of St. Donatus, Iowa. He is a member of the Eldridge Lions Club in Eldridge Iowa. He is also an associate member of the Bellevue Area Centennial Lions Club.

Tony has been a member of Lions since May 2001

Tony is retired, he worked in businesses as a Division Sales Manager, Project Manager, Sales Manager and last but not least a Sales Representative.

As a Lion, Tony is also the Guiding Lion of the NEW Bellevue Area Centennial Lions Club which he helped organize.  Tony has served on various and numerous committees at the club level, District Level and Multiple District Level.

He served as President of the Eldridge Lions Club for 2 years.

Zone Chair of Region 1 Zone 2 in 2007 – 2008

Tony is married to Mary who also is a Lion. They have been married for 43 years.  They have been blessed with 3 children and 6 beautiful grandchildren as well as 2 awesome son-in-laws and 1 wonderful daughter-in-law.

At home Tony is active at his church. He is a 4th Degree Knight as well as Past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus. Tony was awarded the State of Iowa Knight of the Month in 2018.

As a District Governor, he continues to travel around District 9EC as well as other areas in Iowa to meet with Clubs and see all the awesome things Lions is doing in their own communities.

He is honored and humbled to have received

  • Eldridge Club “Lion of the Year”
  • District 9EC “Lion Leader of the Year”
  • The International Presidents Certificate of Appreciation
  • Melvin Jones Fellowship Award
  • As well as a Warren Coleman recipient.

Tony and Mary are from Nebraska and YES we are Nebraska Fans – GO BIG RED !!!!