First Vice District Governor

Lion Carol Snyder

Lion Carol Snyder has been a Lion since October of 2002 and has previously held all the elected club offices except secretary. She is currently the Magnolia Lions treasurer and has continued as advisor for the Sandy Valley Leo Club since starting the club in 2009. In our Lions District Carol held office as Zone Chair, Extension Chair, and Second Vice Governor. She was District Leo Chair from 2012-2019, and in that office, she has led forums at Spring Conferences and District Conventions. She was elected First Vice-Governor at the last District Convention.
She has attended nearly all our district conventions since she became a Lion, plus conventions of other districts, multiple state conventions, one USA-Canada Forum, and two international conventions. She participated in seven winter retreats.

Lion Carol completed all three Levels of the MD13 Regional Lions Leadership Institute, in 2015-2018. She is a Melvin Jones Fellow (2007) and a recipient of a Betty Coffee Fellowship (2009). She received a Knight of the Blind award in 2015. Carol is a graduate of Warren G. Harding High School. She has a bachelor’s degree from Heidelberg College and a master’s degree from Ashland University. She is now retired after teaching students for 30+ years, in English, Math, and Special Education.
Carol is married to PDG Jeff Snyder; they have two daughters and four wonderful grandchildren. She enjoys singing and playing music and together with Jeff has often entertained at local community events, church services, and Lions conventions and retreats. She is an active member of Magnolia United Methodist Church, where she sings in the choir, plays bells, leads a women’s Bible study, and works with the community youth and Prayer Shawl makers.