District Governor Mary Ellen Sherer (PID Steve Sherer)

District Governor Mary Ellen has been a member of the Dover Lions Club since 1999, but she has been a Lion much longer than that. She attended her first International Convention with her family in 1967.  She also traveled all over the United States with PID Steve as he served his two-year term on the International Board. She has attended 32 International Conventions and 22 USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forums.

She is the third member of the family serving as District Governor as her father PDG Bud Wills was Governor in 1994-1995 and her husband Steve in 2000-2001.

She served the Dover Lions Club as President during its 60th charter year and Sight Chair for numerous years and is presently the club secretary. She also served the district for two years as a zone chairman and over 10 years as a representative on the International Convention Committee.

She is the recipient of a progressive Melvin Jones Fellowship and the Betty Coffey Fellowship. She has received numerous Certificates of Appreciation and the International Presidents Leadership Medal.

She is a graduate of Tuscarawas Central Catholic High School and retired as Assistant Treasurer of the Dover City Schools in 2013 after 24 plus years of service.

She and PID Steve have been married since 1979 and have two children, Steven II and Alison, both of whom are Lions and four grandchildren Nora, Lucy, Cooper and Steven III.




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