DGE Richard Hopkins and DGE Joyce Mayer are excited to announce that the MD21 Council Chair for 2021-2022 will be PDG Lion Rosemarie A. Gabriel. We both look forward to working with her as our CC this coming year. With the hope of the pandemic improving with the new vaccinations that have started, we are looking forward to getting back to doing what Lions do best, “We Serve”!
Lion Rosemarie “Malie” was born and raised in Cebu City, Philippines. She and Lion Jong have been married for 30 years. They have 2 daughters, Lions Marijo and Marifel who introduced Lionism to the family. After 28 years with American Airlines, Rosemarie retired last year working as a Human Resources Administrator. She is a member of various community and church organizations.
Lion Rosemarie joined the Phoenix Phil-Am Lions Club in 2008 and has held various club positions. She served 3 years as Zone Chair and headed the first LEO State Convention in 2014. She became the District Governor for 21C and Council Treasurer in 2016-17. After her term, Lion Rosemarie served as the 21C
Global Leadership Team (GLT) Coordinator and 21C District Administrator. She is currently the 21N Global Membership Team (GMT) Coordinator and LCIF Co-Chair. Lion Rosemarie is a Certified Guiding Lion and is also a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow and a Melvin Jones Memorial Vanguard.
Lion Rosemarie attended the LCI Institutes; Emerging Lions Leadership Institute (ELLI),Advanced Lions Leadership Institute (ALLI)and Faculty Development Institute (FDI). She is a graduate of the USA /Canada Forum LionsUniversity; Bachelors and Master’s degreeachieved in 2016 and a Doctorate Degreeachieved in 2019.
Lion Rosemarie is excited to embark on this new adventure working with both district leadership teams to guide and coordinate so that all the Arizona Lions continue to thrive in these challenging times. She believes that “Leadership and learning should not remain in our head. They must find their way to our heart
and manifest themselves through our action. That action is SERVICE”.