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 By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in youth, our communities, and ourselves.


Optimist International will be recognized worldwide as the premier volunteer organization that values all children and helps them develop to their full potential.


To develop optimism as a philosophy of life utilizing the tenets of the Optimist Creed; to promote an active interest in good government and civic affairs; to inspire respect for the law; to promote patriotism and work for international accord and friendship among all people; to aid and encourage the development of youth, in the belief that the giving of one’s self in service to others will advance the well-being of humankind, community life and the world."

District Officers         


Karyn Gilly, Gregg Palmer, 

Sandra Doyle, Julie Robinson

Governor Elect Becky Mahoney
Secretary  Sandra Rogers
Finance Jennifer Dorman
Lt Governor Zone 2 Shelly Manthey
Lt Governor Zone 3
Lt Governor Zone 4 Roger Sherer
Lt Governor Zone 5 Ruth Berkey
Lt Governor Zone 6 Chris Whitehead
Lt Governor Zone 7 Mel Jackson
Lt Governor Zone 8 Max Soliday
Lt Governor Zone 9 James Smith