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First Vice District Governor's Biography

Shyama Silva entered the world of service on her marriage to Udaya Silva in the year 1990. She was a dedicated partner in service and involved herself in all activities in the club and district as a lion lady.

She has played an integral role in The Lion Ladies Association and its activities since 1992.Shyama was invited to join the lions movement by her spouse Lion Udaya Silva in the year 2000. She has served as a member of the board of Directors in her home club Ragama / Welisara and in several other capacities such as club secretary, bulletin editor and as its president in 2006/07 Lion Shyama served in the cabinet of successive Governors since 2004.

She has also served in every Convention Steering Committee as a member and functioned as The

Chairperson -Lion Ladies Programme 2000/01

Ceremonial Committee 2006/07
Awards Committee, 2007/08
Programme Committee. 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010 /11,

Lion Shyama has achieved excellence in all her endeavors and has been the winner of many
awards at district level

Lion Ladies District Contest 1992/93

Winner –most outstanding District Chairperson 2004/05
Winner –Best President of the district 2006/07
Ranked among the Top Five Zone Chairperson in the district 2007/08
Best Bulletin Editor 2008/09
Best Club Secretary in the district 2010/11

Multiple District

Winner Gold Star Award, Women membership growth and development 2005/06
LION LADY OF THE YEAR 2012/13
She has also received awards from LCI
Club President Excellence
Region chairperson Excellence
Certificates of Appreciation from International Presidents

Lions Shyama and Udaya are proud parents of three young sons, Taraka, Chamath and Himath
who are graduates in Business Management , IT and Law respectively .

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