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Past Governors

Builders of Excellence

The following individuals have been instrumental to the growth of the Michigan District by building new clubs.  They have been recognized by Optimist International as ‘Builders of Excellence’. 

Distinguished Lieutenant Governors

The Distinguished Lieutenant Governor award was incorporated as part of the Optimist International District Achievement Program starting in the 1957-58 Optimist Year.

The criteria for the award has changed over time.  The current requirements are:

  • All Clubs in Zone are Honor Clubs OR
  • Net plus one in membership and charter one new Club.

An asterisk (*) indicates the individual was an Outstanding Lieutenant Governor.

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