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

Elizabeth A. Hart

Elizabeth A. Hart

Zonta Club of Malden, Massachusetts, USA

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

Governor

Irene Orton

Irene Orton

Zonta Club of Glens Falls, New York, USA

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

Governor

Joanne Gallos

Joanne Gallos

Zonta Club of Annapolis, Maryland, USA

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

Governor

Bonnie Clesse

Bonnie Clesse

Zonta Club of Hamburg-Orchard Park, New York, USA

District 5
Kentucky, Ohio, USA

Governor

Margot Hoffman

Margot Hoffman

Zonta Club of Columbus, OH, USA

District 6
Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, USA

Governor

Elaine Rynders

Elaine Rynders

Zonta Club of Alton-Wood River, Illinois, USA

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

Governor

Shelley Schultz

Shelley Schultz

Zonta Club of Mankato, Minnesota, USA

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

Governor

Jeanie Martin

Jeanie Martin

Zonta Club of Grants Pass, Oregon, USA

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

Governor

Ann Banks

Ann Banks

Zonta Club of Casa Grande Valley, Arizona, USA

District 10
Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, USA

Governor

Sheryl Flanagin

Sheryl Flanagin

Zonta Club of Fort Smith, Arkansas, USA

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

Governor

Linda Robison

Linda Robison

Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva, Florida, USA

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

Governor

Deidre “Deedee” Boysen

Deidre “Deedee” Boysen

Zonta Club of Laramie, Wyoming, USA

District 13
Denmark; Iceland; Lithuania; Norway

Governor

Dorte Olesen

Dorte Olesen

Zonta Club of Copenhagen I, Denmark

Website
www.zonta-district13.org
District 14
Austria; Croatia; Cyprus; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Italy; Lebanon

Governor

Ina Wässerling

Ina Wässerling

Zonta Club of Erfurt, Germany

District 15
Ontario, Canada; Michigan, USA

Governor

Joy Smith

Joy Smith

Zonta Club of Lenawee County, Michigan, USA

Website
www.zonta15.org
District 16
New Zealand

Governor

Souella Cumming

Souella Cumming

Zonta Club of Wellington, New Zealand

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

Governor

Teresa Lin

Teresa Lin

Zonta Club of New Territories, Hong Kong

District 18
Benin; Burkina Faso; Côte d'Ivoire; Ghana; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Togo; Nigeria; Uganda

Governor

Yvonne Kouloufoua

Yvonne Kouloufoua

Zonta Club of Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Region South America
Argentina; Chile; Uruguay

Regional Representative

Graciela Maletti de Smink

Graciela Maletti de Smink

Zonta Club of Punta del Este-Maldonado, Uruguay

District 20
Estonia; Finland

Governor

Lea Helle

Lea Helle

Zonta Club of Varkaus, Finland

Website
www.zonta.fi
District 21
Latvia; Sweden

Governor

Lena Mårtensson Stenudd

Lena Mårtensson Stenudd

Zonta Club of Trelleborg-Vellinge, Sweden

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

Governor

Sandy Venn-Brown

Sandy Venn-Brown

Zonta Club of Greater Springfield Inc, Queensland, Australia

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

Governor

Jane Adornetto

Jane Adornetto

Zonta Club of Geelong Inc., Victoria, Australia

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

Governor

Darleen (Sharyl) Scott

Darleen (Sharyl) Scott

Zonta Club of Macarthur Inc., New South Wales, Australia

District 25
Bangladesh; India; Nepal; Sri Lanka

Governor

Shahnaz Nathani

Shahnaz Nathani

Zonta Club of Colombo II, Sri Lanka

District 26
Japan

Governor

Akiko Kinoshita

Akiko Kinoshita

Zonta Club of Kitakyushu, Japan

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

Governor

Régine Deguelle

Régine Deguelle

Zonta Club of Berlin 1989, Germany

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

Governor

Fernanda Gallo Freschi

Fernanda Gallo Freschi

Zonta Club of Milano Sant’Ambrogio, Italy

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

Governor

Brigitte Leferink

Brigitte Leferink

Zonta Club of Gouda, The Netherlands

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

Governor

Vladimira Tracheva

Vladimira Tracheva

Zonta Club of Plovdiv, Bulgaria

District 31
Mongolia; Republic of China (Taiwan)

Governor

May (Mei-Hong) Wen

May (Mei-Hong) Wen

Zonta Club of Kaohsiung Yuhsiuan, Republic of China (Taiwan)

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

Governor

Sun Kyung Lee

Sun Kyung Lee

Zonta Club of Seoul VII, South Korea