International Leaders

2021-2022 Optimist International Board of Directors
The 2021-2022 Board of Directors is a dedicated group of volunteers elected by Optimist volunteers from around the globe. The Board is charged with leading the organization into the future. The Junior Optimist International President and Executive Director serve as non-voting members.


Patsy Garner
International President

Breakfast Optimist Club of East Fort Worth


Robert Bob McFadyen
International President-Elect

Kitchener West Optimist Club


Mark Weinsoff
Immediate Past President

Optimist Clubs Northside Santa Barbara, CA


Maya
Junior Optimist International President



Cheryl Brenn
Executive Director

Optimist Club of St. Louis, MO


Luc Dubois
Board Director

CLUB OPTIMISTE BROMPTONVILLE INC., QC


Carol Haynes
Board Director

BRIDGETOWN OPTIMIST CLUB, BARBADOS


Russ Thomas
Board Director

SAWNEE OPTIMIST CLUB OF CUMMING, GEORGIA


Sandra E Williams
Board Director

Foothills Optimist Club of Yuma, Arizona


Robert P. Doyle
Board Director

Club Optimiste Gloucester-Beacon Hill, ON


Janet K Lloyd
Board Director

Des Moines Western Noon, IA


 
If you have any comments, concerns or suggestions for the Board of Directors, please send to board@optimist.org.

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2021-2022 International Vice Presidents
The eight Vice Presidents serve one-year terms.

Susan Armstrong
Northeast & Great Lakes Region

John Grover
Southeast Region

Kathleen Manchec
Mid Atlantic Region

Lister Florence
Middle America Region

Josh Zaidel
Great Plains Region

Curtis Merrill
Southwest Region

Cathy Hicks
West Coast Region


2021-2022 International Committees & District Chairs
The International Committee Chairs and Members are appointed by the International President each year.

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