Swett receives Outstanding Board Leadership Award

Published 11:51 am Thursday, October 24, 2019

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Jan Swett, board member with KNN member Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation, was selected to receive the 2019 Outstanding Board Leadership Award.

The award highlights the work of a board leader who is strategic-thinking and works cooperatively to further the mission of an organization and is actively committed to best practices. Swett is a member of the Stanford Lions Club.

Swett is noted as embodying the Lion’s Club motto of “We Serve” and joined the board of directors in 2013. She has been formally recognized by both the Kentucky Lions Club and Lions Club International for her service and is regarded as a tireless champion of the Foundation’s free vision screening program.

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Swett is also credited for her strategic leadership of the Foundation’s board that resulted in the merger of the University of Louisville Lions Eye Bank and the University of Kentucky Lions Eye Bank – ensuring growth and expansion of services to individuals in need of restoring their sight through cornea transplants.

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