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9NW District Governor Mark Essing

9NW District Governor Mark Essing
9NW DG Mark N. Essing has been a Lion since 1984 when he joined the Manson Lions Club. He has served as President, current Club Treasurer, Director, Membership Chair, Lion Tamer and Cub Scout Sponsor position in the Club.
On the District Level DG Essing has been Zone Chair, Vice District Governor , Governor (2012-2013), LCIF Coordinator, Youth Exchange Chair, LCI Kids Reading Action Program & Iowa KidSight vision screener.
He is a Melvin Jones Fellow.
DG Essing is a combat wounded veteran of Vietnam, Life Member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, serving as Post Commander, District Jr. Vice, District Sr. Vice & Dept. of Iowa Voice of Democracy Chair. He maintains membership in American Legion, AMVETS, Vietnam Veterans of America & Order of the Purple Hearts.
He & his partner in service Lion Pat have been Iowa National Guard Family Readiness Group Leaders for 3 deployments of the 194th Field Artillery, Red Bull" Division.
They have 2 sons, a grandson & granddaughter and own a realty business in Manson.
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