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From Memphis to Mountain City, the Lions of Tennessee are over 4,000 members strong. For over 100 years, we have been serving those in need.
District Governor John Hughey
John Hughey from the Medina Lions Club is currently serving as District Governor. He
has previously held the positions of First and Second Vice District Governor, Cabinet
Secretary, and GMT for the district and the positions of President, Vice President, and
Board Member for his local club. John has earned the International Leadership medal,
Bradbury-Todd Award, the District Governor's Appreciation Award, Outstanding New Lion
of the Year, and a two-time recipient of the Edwin Dalstrom award.
John graduated from the University of Mississippi with his Bachelor of Business
Administration in International Business in 2003 and his Master of Business
Administration in 2005. He is a graduate of the Gibson County Adult Leadership program
in 2017 and the regional adult leadership program West Star from the University of
Tennessee in 2018.
He works as a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones in Jackson and serves on their
Region's Leadership Council. Additionally, he owns the antique furniture restoration
company Millie's Menageries with his wife Michele.
John currently serves on 5 other boards:
Board Member of the Chi Psi Fraternity Alumni Corporation
Vice President of the Jackson Arts Council
Operations Coordinator of the Walk to End Alzheimers
Finance Chairman of St. Luke's Episcopal Church
Board Member of the Medina Lions Club