Theme: Leading Lions to Excel

About Centennial District Governor Rajen Thapa
Lions District 4-C3 2016—2017
Born and raised in Itahari, a beautiful haven in Eastern Nepal, amongst lovely siblings, 5 brothers and a sister, Rajen Thapa attended schools and universities mostly in India. Beginning his career asa Secondary School teacher in 1983, he assumed the role of vice principal of Peace Zone Secondary School in Itahari, Sunsari, Nepal. Rajen chased his dream further and founded Modern Preparatory Secondary Boarding School in 1993 in Itahari, Sunsari. rajen.png
As a successful academician, Rajen flourished further in his profession to become a lecturer of English at the Janata Multiple Campus, Itahari, Nepal. Meanwhile, he also started training prospective Jaycees leaders as a certified trainer of Junior Chamber International (Jaycees).
Rajen joined the Lions Club of Itahari, Sunsari in 1996 and became the club president, continuing to serve in the roles of zone and region chair later.
After moving to the United States, Rajen entered into restaurant business along with his affiliation to the Lions Club as the Charter President of Lions Club of Berkeley Annapurna. Today he has equally thrived in his business as the co-owner of four restaurants in the Bay Area. Rajen resides in El Cerrito with his wife, Bijaya and their two children (Priyanka and Pratik).
His Lions Involvement : Assumed responsibility as the Charter President of Lions Club of Berkeley Annapurna chartered in 2006. Joined Lions Club of Itahari, Sunsari, Nepal in 1996
  • President 1997--1998
  • Zone Chair in 1998 -1999
  • Region Chair in 2000 -2001
  • District Advisor to the Governor 2002-2003
  • 2nd Vice District Governor, 2015- 2016 (4-C3)
  • 1st Vice District Governor, 2016-2017
  • Awarded with International President's Certificate of Appreciation
  • He is also a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow.
  • Pioneering to open five Nepalese Lions Clubs in the District 4C-3 and 4C-4 , one in Virginia and two in New York City.
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