Meet the District Governor
Chester (Stan) Stanfield
District Governor of MD 9EC – Iowa
9EC DG Chester (Stan) Stanfield, joined the Stockton Lions Club in Stockton MO in 2004. He served as 3rd Vice, 2nd Vice, 1st Vice, and as President of the Stockton Lions Club. In 2014 Stan and his wife Cindy moved from Stockton, MO to Blue Grass, IA and transferred to the Blue Grass Lions Club. Just prior to his transfer, the Club’s president passed away. He was appointed by the Board of Directors to complete the remaining term as President. He served as President of the club from 2015 to 2019. On the District level he has served as Chair of the Veterans Committee for 4 years and as a Zone Chair. He has received the International Presidents Certificate of appreciation, and the District 9EC “Lion Leader on the Year”.
Stan is also a Guiding Lion of the new Wilton Lions Club which he helped organize. He is a graduate of Great Plains Leadership Institute and Advanced Lion Leadership Institute. He has also completed all online requirements from Lions University for the bachelor’s and master’s program courses. Stan is married to Cindy who is also a Lion. They have been married for 30 years and have 6 children who are all grown and scattered around the country. They also have 15 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Stan is retired from the U.S. Army with 21 years of service and United States Government with 15 years of service. He has been a volunteer for non-profit organizations for approximately 20 years.