IP Wayne Madden's Biography
Wayne Madden, of Auburn, Indiana, USA, was elected to serve a two-year term as a director of The International Association of Lions Clubs at the association’s 82nd International Convention, held in San Diego, California, USA, June 28 - July 2, 1999.
International President Madden is an insurance agency owner and insurance agent.
A member of the Auburn Lions Club since 1984, IP Madden has held many offices within the association, including club president, zone chairperson, region chairperson, state council chairperson and district governor. In addition, he is a trustee and past president of the Indiana Lions Foundation. He served as a District Governor-elect faculty member five times and as Campaign Sight First II sector coordinator for Multiple District 25.
In recognition of his service to the association, IP Madden has received many awards, including the 100% Club President Award, Life Membership in the Association, the Senior Master Key Award, four Extension Awards, one International President’s Leadership Medal, five International President’s Medals and the Ambassador of Good Will Award, the highest honor the association bestows upon its members. He is a Charter W.P. Woods Fellow, a Kentucky Colonel, a Helen Keller Fellow and a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow. He was recognized by Indiana’s Governor Mitch Daniels for his humanitarian service as a Sagamore of the Wabash – the highest honor bestowed by the governor of the state of Indiana.
In addition to his Lion activities, IP Madden is active in numerous professional and community organizations. He is a certified insurance counselor.
International President Madden and his wife, Linda, also a Lion and Melvin Jones Fellow, have two daughters and four grandchildren.