The Tomball Lions Club Annual Awards & Officer Installation Banquet was held on June 30, 2020. District Governor Tony Austin and his wife Cheryl and Past District Governor Eddie Risha and his wife Lion Diana were in attendance to do the Installation of Officers and Directors. Officers & Directors are pictured left - right: In screen is 2nd Vice President, Director Ed De Lany, Standing: 1st Vice President Jerome Teichmiller, Director John Phillips (Tail Twister), Director Allen Eckhardt (Lion Tamer), Director Karen Halbach, Multi-District 2-S2 Governor Tony Austin, President Elect Joe Sykora Jr., Director Erin Stapleton, Immediate Past President Michael Halbach, Past President Robert "Bob" Ervin and Treasurer Al Gerhardt.
Tomball Lions Club 2019-2020 Installation Banquet
Installation of Officers & Board of Directors
The clubs new Officers are:
  • President Joe Sykora Jr., 1st Vice President Jerome Teichmiller
  • 2nd Vice President Dr. Reyna Sirias-Ortiz
  • Past President Michael Halbach
  • Secretary Paul Hancock
  • Treasurer Al Gerhardt.
The clubs Directors are:
  • Allen Eckhardt (Lion Tamer)
  • John Phillips (Tail Twister),
  • David Cochran
  • Ed De Lany
  • Robert “Bob” Ervin
  • Karen Halbach
  • Ken Neal
  • Don Pribilski.
Photos from the event can be seen by clicking this "Board" link: Photo Link.
Special Awards
  • President Michael Halbach received an outstanding club leadership award for the fiscal year 2019-2020.
  • President Michael Halbach presented the prestigious Presidential Appreciation Award to President Elect Joe Sykora Jr for his efforts as a new member to spread Lionism in the Tomball Community.
  • Secretary Paul Hancock received the prestigious Melvin Jones Award and Lions Eye Bank Trustee District Governor Special Award;
  • Larry Grotts received the prestigious Lion of Year Award for 2019-2020.
  • Allen Eckhardt received the Tomball Lions Club coveted Joe Mahan “Blue Vest” which was named after the founder of our club in 1982, Judge Joe Mahan.
Texas Lions Camp Special Memory Bricks were presented for fallen lions:
  • Lion Larry Grotts accepted the memory brick for his wife Lion Joan Phillips-Grotts
  • The family of Terry Kitchens accepted the memory brick for Lion Terry Kitchens.
Photos from the event can be seen by clicking this "Awards" link: Photo Link.