December 21, 2022

Great Plains Lions Leadership Institute 2023

Great Plains Lions Leadership Institute (GPLLI): “Training to prepare Lions for leadership positions throughout the organization. The GPLLI program is customized to best accommodate the needs of the area.” 

WHEN:  July 28-30, 2023  

LOCATION: Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri.

COST:  US $220 per attendee if payment received on or before April 30, 2023. Cost increases to US $240 beginning May 1, 2023. Registration covers single occupancy room, seven meals, and all course materials. Lion attendees may request to room together, if desired.  Course fee is due no less than six weeks prior to the institute starting date. 

WHO: Qualified candidates are Lions ready to pursue leadership roles within their Lions communities. Club Leaders would benefit from attending.” NOTE: Previous attendees are not eligible to participate without prior approval from the Institute Coordinator. 

This institute is being sponsored by Multiple Districts 3 (Oklahoma), 7 (Arkansas), 9 (Iowa), 17 (Kansas), 26 (Missouri), and 38 (Nebraska). Any Lion in the United States may attend but first preference will be given to applicants from sponsoring Multiple Districts.

Dynamic facilitators from across the Great Plains will provide emerging Lion leaders with modules on diversity; goal setting; Lions fundamentals; local issues; mission statement; motivation; public speaking; time management; and working in teams. 

For additional information please contact Curriculum Coordinator/Registrar PCC Hans Neidhardt at or (316) 435-2800. Online applications will be available soon.

Most districts in Iowa have scholarships to help cover the registration fee. Contact your District Governor or District Global Leadership Team Coordinator for information about scholarship availability.

Mail Applications To:  PCC Hans Neidhardt, 7400 NW Ayr Road, Potwin, Kansas 67123.

Mail Payments To:  PID Gary Fry, PO Box 606, Mitchellville, IA 50169 

Download 2023 GPLLI Registration Form

Download 2023 GPLLI Information Sheet