Lion Carol Snyder has been a Lion since October of 2002 and has previously held the club offices of Board Member, first and second Vice President, and King Lion, plus as the charter advisor for the Sandy Valley Leo Club in 2009. She has been Magnolia Lions treasurer since 2015 and has continued as Leo Club advisor since starting the club.
In the District, Lion Carol held office as Zone Chair, Extension Chair and member of the MERL team. She has been District Leo Chair since 2012; in that office she has led forums at Spring Conferences and District Conventions. She was elected Second Vice-Governor at the last District Convention.
She has attended nearly all our district conventions since she became a Lion, plus several before she became a Lion, as well as conventions of other districts, multiple state conventions, and two international conventions. She participated in seven winter retreats.
Lion Carol completed Levels 1 and 2 of the MD13 Regional Lions Leadership Institute, in 2015 and 2016. She is a Melvin Jones Fellow, a recipient of a Betty Coffee Fellowship and received a Knight of the Blind award.
Lion 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 Prayer Shawl makers.