Governors

Zonta International's nearly 1,200 Zonta clubs are grouped into districts to facilitate Zonta business. Each district is led by a governor and district board. The following Zontians are serving as governors during the 2016-2018 Biennium. 

District 1
Nova Scotia, Canada; Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, USA

Governor

Joanne Puopolo

Joanne Puopolo

Zonta Club of Malden, Massachusetts, USA

District 2
Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, D.C., USA

Governor

Marjorie Lavin

Marjorie Lavin

Zonta Club of Albany, New York, USA

District 3
Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, D.C., USA

Governor

Donna Clark

Donna Clark

Zonta Club of Charles County Area, Maryland, USA

District 4
New York, Pennsylvania, USA; Ontario, Canada

Governor

Lori Robinson

Lori Robinson

Zonta Club of Brampton-Caledon, Ontario, Canada

District 5
Kentucky, Ohio, USA

Governor

Joyce Combs

Joyce Combs

Zonta Club of Defiance, Ohio, USA

District 6
Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, USA

Governor

Tamara Hagen

Tamara Hagen

Zonta Club of Madison, Wisconsin, USA

District 7
Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, USA

Governor

Mary Reed

Mary Reed

Zonta Club of Jamestown, North Dakota, USA

District 8
British Columbia, Canada; Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, USA

Governor

Leatta Dahlhoff

Leatta Dahlhoff

Zonta Club of Olympia, Washington, USA

District 9
Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah, USA

Governor

Mele Spencer

Mele Spencer

Zonta Club of Hilo, Hawaii, USA

District 10
Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, USA

Governor

Barbara Yoder

Barbara Yoder

Zonta Club of Johnson County, Texas, USA

District 11
Bahamas; British Virgin Islands; Puerto Rico; Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, South Carolina, USA

Governor

Charlene Rains

Charlene Rains

Zonta Club of Mobile, Alabama, USA

District 12
Colorado, Montana, South Dakota, Wyoming, USA

Governor

Reneé L. Coppock

Reneé L. Coppock

Zonta Club of Billings, Montana, USA

District 13
Denmark; Iceland; Lithuania; Norway

Governor

Ingibjörg Elíasdóttir

Ingibjörg Elíasdóttir

Zonta Club of Akureyri, Iceland

District 14
Austria; Croatia; Cyprus; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Italy; Lebanon

Governor

Elisabeth Thaler

Elisabeth Thaler

Zonta Club of Brixen-Bressanone, Italy

District 15
Ontario, Canada; Michigan, USA

Governor

Anna Sylvester

Anna Sylvester

Zonta Club of Roscommon County Area, Michigan, USA

Website
www.zonta15.org
District 16
New Zealand

Governor

Janet Hope

Janet Hope

Zonta Club of Hibiscus Coast Area, New Zealand

District 17
Hong Kong; Macau; Malaysia; Philippines; Singapore; Thailand

Governor

Primitiva Perez-Sison

Primitiva Perez-Sison

Zonta Club of Manila I, Philippines

Website
www.reyfrancia.wix.com/zontad17
District 18
Benin; Burkina Faso; Côte d'Ivoire; Ghana; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Togo; Nigeria; Uganda

Governor

Anne-Marie French Cudjoe

Anne-Marie French Cudjoe

Zonta Club of Accra II, Ghana

Region South America
Argentina; Chile; Uruguay

Regional Representative

Alondra Alvarez

Alondra Alvarez

Zonta Club of Punta del Este-Maldonado, Uruguay

District 20
Estonia; Finland

Governor

Tuija Kirveskari-Tähtinen

Tuija Kirveskari-Tähtinen

Zonta Club of Helsinki IV, Finland

Website
www.zonta.fi
District 21
Latvia; Sweden

Governor

Christina Rylander Bergqvist

Christina Rylander Bergqvist

Zonta Club of Sundsvall, Sweden

Website
www.zonta21.org
District 22
New South Wales, Queensland, Australia

Governor

Ansmarie Van Erp

Ansmarie Van Erp

Zonta Club of Toowoomba Area Inc, Queensland, Australia

District 23
New South Wales, Northern Territory, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia, Australia

Governor

Judy Gorton

Judy Gorton

Zonta Club of Perth Inc, Western Australia, Australia

District 24
Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales (except Albury-Wodonga Inc. and Northern Rivers Inc.), Australia

Governor

Janette Curtis

Janette Curtis

Zonta Club of Wollongong Inc, New South Wales, Australia

District 25
Bangladesh; India; Nepal; Sri Lanka

Governor

Fahmida Karim

Fahmida Karim

Zonta Club of Dhaka III, Bangladesh

District 26
Japan

Governor

Yoko Manabe

Yoko Manabe

Zonta Club of Takamatsu, Japan

District 27
Belgium; France; Germany; Luxembourg; Poland; Ukraine

Governor

Griet De Prycker

Griet De Prycker

Zonta Club of Ieper, Belgium

District 28
Czech Republic; Italy; Germany; Liechtenstein; Switzerland; Turkey

Governor

Dietlind Stuerz

Dietlind Stuerz

Zonta Club of Burg Staufenberg/Giessen Area, Germany

District 29
England; France; Germany; Guadeloupe; Netherlands; Russia; Spain

Governor

Gabriele Brübach

Gabriele Brübach

Zonta Club of Dortmund, Germany

District 30
Bulgaria; France; Germany; Italy; Republic of Macedonia; Monaco; Romania; Switzerland

Governor

Sigrid Duden

Sigrid Duden

Zonta Club of Heidelberg, Germany

District 31
Mongolia; Republic of China (Taiwan)

Governor

Dorothy Kuei Chu Lin

Dorothy Kuei Chu Lin

Zonta Club of Taipei III, Taiwan

Website
www.zonta.org.tw
District 32
South Korea

Governor

Hae-Won Shin

Hae-Won Shin

Zonta Club of Daegu II, South Korea