Bruce Beck from Palisade, Minnesota, USA, was elected to serve a two-year term
as a director of Lions Clubs International at the association’s 99
Convention held in Fukuoka, Japan, June 24 through 28, 2016.
Director Beck is a retired law enforcement administrator.
A member of the Palisade Area Lions Club since 1989, he has held many offices
within the association, including club membership chairperson, district extension
chairperson, zone chairperson, district governor, council chairperson, district GLT
coordinator and multiple district GLT coordinator. He was also a presenter at the
2014 USA/Canada Forum.
In recognition of his service to the association, he has received numerous awards,
including the Membership Key Award, Leadership Award, Extension Award,
Zone Chairperson Excellence Award, four International President’s Certificates of
Appreciation and an International President’s Award. He is also a Melvin Jones
In addition to his Lions activities, Director Beck has been active in numerous
professional and community organizations, including Chief of Palisade Fire
Department, President of the Minnesota Fraud Investigators Association and
Councilman for Palisade City.
Director Beck and his wife, Erin, also a Lion and a Melvin Jones Fellow, have