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    Bird Island Lions Club Lions Club

Brian E. Sheehan, from Bird Island, Minnesota, USA, was elected to serve as third vice president of
Lions Clubs International at the association’s 101st International Convention, held in Las Vegas,
Nevada, USA June 29 through July 3, 2018.
Vice President Sheehan is the founder and CEO of Rural Computer Consultants, a software
development company.
A member of the Bird Island Lions Club since 1991, he has held many offices within the association,
including council chairperson, long range planning chairperson, membership chairperson, retention
chairperson, women’s initiative chairperson and the MD convention chairperson. He has also served
as the chairperson of the Headquarter Operation & Finance Committee, USA/Canada Lions
Leadership Forum Seminars chairperson, Lions University coordinator, DGE group leader, GMT
liaison and board appointee to several committees including Constitutions and Bylaws, LCIF
Executive, LCI Executive, USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum and the Centennial Action
committees. He has been a presenter at numerous Lions events, including the USA/Canada Forum.
He currently serves as a GLT area leader and is a member of the USA/Canada Lions Leadership
Planning Committee.
In recognition of his service to the association, he has received numerous awards including Club
Lion of the Year, the District 5M 4 Diabetes Awareness Award, the MD 5M Web Site Appreciation
Award, the MD 5M Al Jensen Leadership Award, the Founders Membership Growth Award, six
International President’s Certificates of Appreciation, an International President’s Leadership Award,
four International President’s Awards and the Ambassador of Good Will Award, the highest honor
the association bestows upon its members. He is also a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow.
In addition to his Lions activities, Vice President Sheehan is active in numerous professional and
community organizations. He has served as president of Bird Island Civic and Commerce, director of
the Learning Funhouse and as a member of various school committees. He also received the 2011
U.S. Small Business Association Minnesota Small Business Person of the Year Award.
Vice President Sheehan and his wife, Lori, also a Lion and Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow, have
two sons and two daughters.