The following is the Official Protocol of the Association of Lions Clubs:
Only the principal speaker is required to acknowledge all dignitaries present. Order of Precedence Lions shall be recognised in the following order:
- Chairman, Council of Governors
- District Governor
- Past Council Chairman
- Immediate Past District Governor
- Elected Vice-District Governor
- Past District Governor
- Multiple District Secretary & Treasurer
- District Treasurer & Secretary
- Zone Chairman
- District Officers
Non-Lion Dignitaries should be given precedence in accordance with local protocol and / or custom keeping in mind that if the Non-Lion is the principal speaker, then he should be seated directly to the right of the Chairman.
Introduction of the head table should begin with the meeting chairman presiding officer, then continue from the spouse with lowest rank on the order of precedence to the person with highest. When spouse are present at the head table, they should be introduced with the member.