Lion Jerry Hoffman is a very dedicated person who wants to do everything within his ability to help his fellow man. He takes the “WE SERVE” thought very seriously and wishes to give it full substance. In doing so, he is fully supported by his Companion in Service Lady Karin.
In addition to his Lions life, he is the director of his own company and holds management positions in other organizations. In his private life he is an attentive husband and father and together with Lady Karin he has 5 children and 3 grandchildren.
Lion Jerry joined Lionism in 2008, and is the founder of Paramaribo East Lions Club - He is no stranger to the Lions family in Suriname or within the district or even beyond. In his 13 years of Lionism, he has held various Club, Region and District positions, including Zone & Region Chairman, 2nd Vice District Governor and First Vice District Governor. In FY 2019 - 2020 he became a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow.
We all know Lion Jerry’s enthusiasm and passion for working on projects with his committee members or fellows. Rest assured these projects are executed in a professional way and reflects the objectives of Lionism. That he feels involved and completely at home in Lionism can be seen from the numerous projects he initiated, his participation in various conventions and meetings within Suriname, District 60 and International, but most of all from the Lions friends he made within the district and beyond.
He has successfully completed the Lions USA/CANADA Institute and holds a Bachelor & Master degree, as well as the Advanced Lions Leadership Institute.
Lion Jerry is an active Lion who has studied Lionism,and is willing to think along and together with his fellows or committee members, makes every effort to support the objectives of Lionism in the best possible way. A typical example is, after the establishment of Paramaribo East Lion Club, he founded the Paramaribo East Leo Club in 2019, an Alfa Leo club with young members who want to contribute and have a new vision to alleviating the pain of those in need.
The ambition, dedication, enthusiasm and drive in combination with the experience gained from his various roles, fully support the fact that Lion Jerry will skillfully discharge the responsibilities of the position of District Governor of district 60A.