OAK BROOK, Ill., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lions Clubs International is pleased to announce that Scott Drumheller has been appointed as the association's new executive administrator.
"I sincerely appreciate the opportunity to serve the association in my new capacity," said Drumheller. "I'm looking forward to supporting our members, growing our membership, and furthering our incredible legacy of service around the world."
As executive administrator, Drumheller will oversee operations at the International Headquarters in Oak Brook, IL, for the association and Lions Clubs International Foundation, the charitable arm of Lions Clubs International. His goal is to ensure that the association remains a vital, innovative service organization that continues to expand its reach and impact. Drumheller will also continue to serve as the association's secretary, a position he has held since 2006.
"We're fortunate to have a talented leader like Scott at the helm of our organization," said Lions Clubs International President Barry Palmer, of Australia. "He's ready to lead this association into the future, and we're looking forward to continued growth and success under his leadership."
With over 1.35 million members and more than 46,000 clubs around the globe, Lions Clubs International is the largest service club organization in the world. Lions Clubs International has achieved membership growth in each of the last six years, and the association is currently on track for its seventh consecutive year of growth.
Drumheller, an attorney, joined Lions Clubs International in September 2003 as its general counsel. Prior to his work with LCI, Drumheller practiced law with three Chicago-area law firms, and he continues to counsel companies and non-profit organizations in labor and employment law, as well as corporate governance matters. Drumheller also taught human resources, management and leadership courses for 13 years as an adjunct professor at Judson University in Elgin, Illinois.
Drumheller earned a bachelor's degree in human resources from Harding University in 1991, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 1994, and a Juris Doctor degree from the DePaul University College of Law in 1998.
Since the association's founding in 1917, Lions clubs around the world have aided the blind and visually impaired, championed youth initiatives and strengthened local communities through hands-on service and humanitarian projects. Lions Clubs International Foundation has given more than $800 million in grants to support the humanitarian work of Lions. For more information about Lions Clubs International, visit lionsclubs.org.
SOURCE Lions Clubs International