District Governor Linda Maggart
District Governor Linda Moore Maggart has been a Lion for 35 years.
She was a charter member of the Lafayette Lioness Club in 1987. Linda
proudly then became a charter member of the Lafayette Lioness Lions
Club in 2002. She is the 2 nd District Governor to serve from the
Lafayette Lioness Lions Club. Her husband, Benny Maggart, introduced
her to Lionism approximately 40 years ago. He currently serves as
District 12-S 1 st Vice District Governor.
DG Linda has been the wife of a preacher and pastor for 47 years. She
is a Licensed Master Level’s Social Worker (LMSW) earning her MSW
degree from Western Kentucky University. Her undergraduate degree
is a double major in Sociology and Psychology from Middle Tennessee
State University. Linda’s professional career has been with state
government. In 2010, she retired from the Tennessee Department of
Children’s Services with 34 years of service. Linda currently works with
the Upper Cumberland Development District to enrich the lives of older
and disabled individuals through home and community based services.
Linda and her husband, Benny, have 2 sons, Benjamin (Benji) and
Nicholas (Nick), Daughter-in-law, Amber, and precious grandson,
Jaxton. A new little one is expected to join the family in October, 2022.
Linda is blessed to have her mother as her best friend and fellow Lion.
Some of her Lion accomplishments include:
Club President (2), Club Treasurer, Lion of the Year, Lion of the Decade,
Club Board of Directors, Zone Chair (2), Knight for, Golden Chain Lion
Heart Award, International President’s Certificate.
Linda considers the Lions club one of the most important parts of her
life after her Lord and family.
Her theme is “Many Hands ~ One Heart”
E Pluribus Unum – “Out of Many – One”
“As Lions, together we have many hands, but we are all of one heart –
the heart of a Lion. Let us continue on the excellent road that District
12-S has been on which has proven successful in accomplishing the
good work for our fellow man and reaching out to every corner of the