Dr. Yogesh Dave
A man of great charisma and unflinching spirit who strives to challenge the impossible and turns it to possible comfortably is none other than Lion Dr. Yogesh Dave who has been unanimously elected as District Governor for the LY 2016-17 at the 43rd Annual District Conference. He is a Charter Member of the Lions Club of Ahmedabad Siddhivinayak. He started his Lionistic Journey in the year 1996-97 as a member of Lions Club of Ahmedabad Naranpura.
Go-getter Lion Dr. Yogesh Dave has scaled relatively fast to this position, mainly due to his committed attitude towards the Lions Clubs International. He has assumed his first position as District Office as Zone Chairperson in 2001-02. Since then he has held many offices within the District 323-B, including District Chairman - Communication, District Deputy Cabinet Secretary, ISAAME - Area Forum Committee Member, Twice District Protocol Officer, District Cabinet Treasurer, District Chairman Extention, Leo Chairperson, Region Chairperson, Director – GMT, District Cabinet Secretary, Director Healthy Lion. In addition, he was also assigned special responsibilities with The International Association of Lions Clubs- as Election Committee Member at International Convention Boston (USA) 2005-06.
In recognition of his exemplary services and a very earnest attitude, Lion Dr. Yogesh Dave has received many awards viz. He was adjudged Best Runner up for Multiple Awards for Protocol Officer and also for Best Club Secretary. He is also two time winner of the Best Lion of District Award. Multiple Awards for Best Region Chairperson and also Best District Cabinet Secretary.
He is the guiding Lion to Lions Club of KalolPanchwati thus giving us a further glimpse of his stellar soul.
Lion Dr. Yogesh Dave's commitment and unwavering loyalty to Lionism can be seen through his continuous presence and participation in 19 District Conferences, 6 International Conventions, 3 ISAAME Area Forums, 9 Multiple Conventions.
He is also a Melvin Johns Fellow (MJF) and a Rohit Mehta Fellow (RMF).
Dr.Yogesh Dave is the CMD of a Pharmaceuticals products manufacturing and exporting company. He has held commanding positions in various organisations such as Co- Chairman of Gujarat Technical University Innovation Sankul, Sanet& Syndicate Member Gujarat Ayurvedic University, Jamnagar, Chairman, Gujarat AyurvedicVikasMandal, as appointee of Govt. of Gujarat, Vice President Chhatral G.I.D.C. Industries Association, JanSikshanSansthan- Dist. Gandhinagar. He is Life Member of Red Cross Society, Sabarmati Medical Association, Gujarat Cricket Association, Club House, Deaf & Dumb School, Chhatral G.I.D.C Association.
Dr. Yogesh Dave is happily married to Dr. Parul Dave, C.M.O. at Parimal Hospital. They are blessed with a Daughter Dr. Birva, M.B.B.S. and Son Brijesh completed EC, I.I.T. (KGP) Kharagpur.