Donner Region

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Region Chair – Tim Luckinbill


Club : Colfax

Lion Tim joined the Colfax Lions Club after retiring in 2011. He has served as club President four times. Lion Tim served as the 2014-2015 Golden Empire Zone Chair under DG Erv Gon and as the 2015-2016, he served as the Sierra Zone Chair under DG Mike Retzlaff.

Lion Tim was born in Chico, CA, where his parents were attending school to get their college education. In 1951 the family of five including three boys moved to Grass Valley as his dad begin teaching shop classes at Nevada Union High School. Lion Tim graduated Nevada Union High School and went on to Sierra Jr. College. He then joined the Air Force and studied to be an aircraft mechanic. Later, he cross-trained to the flight line security and left the Air Force in 1976 as an E5-Staff Sargent. After returning home, he began his 40-year career in the propane industry as a driver, serviceman, and then as manager of the Colfax Amerigas retail store.

Foothill Zone Chair – Helene Smith


Representing: Auburn Host, Auburn 49er, Colfax, Foresthill, Meadow Vista, andHiggins Diggins

Sierra Zone Chair –  Randy Witt


Representing: Downieville, Grass Valley Host, Nevada City, Grass Valley Gold Country, Penn Valley Hi-Graders, North San Juan Yuba River, and Grass Valley Foothill