1st Vice District Governor
• To begin with, Deva is a Twenty four year Charter Monarch
• He is a Melvin Jones Fellow and a Mahendra Amarasuriya Fellow
• In recognition of services he has rendered to the society at large, he has been recognized by the Sri Lankan Government as a Justice of the Peace All Island
• Lion Deva is Molded and disciplined at one of the most prestigious colleges in Sri Lanka, the St Benedicts College Kotahena
• He has been toughened to face life’s challenges and overcome competition with cool confidence, through his hands-on experience as a Marine Engineer sailing the seven seas and as a member of the St Benedict’s pioneering Rugger Team and the Basket Ball Team
• He is well groomed and trained for Lions Leadership by one of the Best Clubs in the District, the Lions Club of Negombo Orient
• Lion Deva is a Certified Guiding Lion and has over the years amassed a wealth of Lionistic knowledge by taking the initiative to attend learning sessions Locally and Overseas
• He has proved his ability to handle any leadership position by leading others with distinction at all the important positions in the Club, in the District Cabinet and on Convention Steering Committees.
• Deva has unparalleled experience in People and Financial Management as Owner-Chairman, of Golden Star Beach Hotel, a successful star class hotel • Finally supported by a family consisting of Lions who have successfully held and continue to hold important Club and District positions and backed by his wife Lion Jacintha who willingly supports his goals in life.
We now present to you Lion Deva Peter.