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Immediate Past District Governor James Varghese

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He completed his high school and college education in India and migrated to the US 35 years ago. Then he continued his studies in the US and gained a senior management position in the technical operations department at United Airlines. He successfully completed more than 3 decades of service at United Airlines.


Lion James enrolled in Lions University and graduated with his Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree. Now he completed the course for his Doctorate degree.


Ln. James is very passionate in serving the community. Under his leadership, partnering with other organizations, lions in District 4-C3 have distributed over 100 tons of food to the needy in the bay area during 2020-2021 lion year.


In the past, he coordinated several club level service projects and a huge medical mission to Nepal with over 20 medical and dental professionals from the US and served over 2500 people of Nepal’s poor neighborhood.


Lion James is a very experienced community leader who served in various organizations in the leadership role for the past 30 years.


He Chartered the Silicon Valley Indian Lions Club of Hayward in 2015. He not only served as Club Charter President, but also served in many other roles at club level and district level.


Lion James received many awards and recognitions, including Lions International President’s Award for his outstanding service to the community. He was also the recipient of the District Lion of the Year in 2020-2021.


He is happily married to Lion Alice for the last 35 years.

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