Lion Rich joined the Forrest Lions Club in 1982 and then
transferred his membership to the Cuba Lions Club in 1985. He
has served twice as president of the club for two years and twice as
tail twister. He has also served on the board several times.
At the district level Rich has served as zone chairman from 1991
to 1997. From 2001 until 2006 as Diabetes Awareness Chairman
and in 2009 served as Lions Quest Chairman
Lion Governor Rich is a 2nd level as well as an
Anniversary Foundation Fellow and Sustaining Supporter.
He was awarded the Lions of Illinois Foundation
Outstanding Service Award.
Lion Governor Rich is a member of the Wesley United
Methodist Church in Canton, Illinois.
Lion Governor Rich has been employed as a high
school science teacher at the Cuba High School since 1985 and
retired at the end of the 2010-2011 school year after 33 years of
Lion Governor Rich and wife Sandy were married in
2004 and are the parents of Claire, who is a senior at Canton High
School, Canton, Illinois.
-- Lion Governor Rich