Fabrício Oliveira of Catolé do Rocha, Brazil, was elected to serve as third vice president of Lions Clubs International at the association’s 103rd International Convention, June 25 through June 29, 2021.


Vice President Fabrício is a businessman, with a Post-Graduate Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV), and a Degree in Administration.


A member of the Catolé do Rocha Lions Club since 1985, Vice President Fabrício has held many offices within the association, including club president, zone chairperson, region chairperson, council chairperson, district governor and international director. Additionally, he has served as district LCIF chair, SightFirst committee chair, leadership development chair, multiple district DGE seminar coordinator and chair of the district Lions Foundation. Vice President Fabrício also served as District Governors-Elect Seminar group leader.


In recognition of his service to the association he has received numerous awards, including the 100% Club President Award, an Extension Award for organizing nine new Lions clubs, the District Governor Excellence Award, 19 International President’s Certificates of Appreciation, the Paradigm Award, nine Leadership Awards, 14 International President’s Awards, International Director Recognition Award and the Ambassador of Good Will Award, the highest honor the association to its members. He has also received a Key Award for helping induct thirty new Lions members, an Extension Certificate for sponsoring five new Leo clubs, Global Vision Medal for his SightFirst efforts and a LCIF Helping Hands Award. He is also a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow.


In addition to his Lions activities, Vice President Fabrício is active in numerous professional and community organizations. He previously served as the Secretary of Industry and Commerce of the State of Paraiba and an administration council chairperson of several companies, as director of the National Confederation of Shopkeepers, chair of the Federation of Shopkeepers of the State of Paraiba, chair of the Chamber of Shopkeepers of Catolé do Rocha and chair of Manoel Vitoriano de Freitas Foundation supporting institution of the Children’s Hospital Erninia Evangelista.


Vice President Fabrício and his wife, Amariles, also a member of the Catolé do Rocha Lions Club and Melvin Jones Fellow, have three children and a granddaughter.