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District 4-C6 Past District Governors (*Denotes Deceased)

*John Smart (C-4)1962-63*Bill Oliver1993-94
*Frank Granito1963-64*Tom Scanlon1994-95
*Walter Sanders1964-65*John Davison1995-96
*H Cunningham1965-66Roger Hartsell1996-97
*Lenny Bee1966-67Louis Milani1997-98
*Louis Mammini1967-68*Dale McElroy1998-99
*Milton Miller1968-69Dennis Miller1999-00
*Clarie Burns1969-70Carl Anderson2000-01
*John Mahan1970-71*Ted Malate2001-02
*E.H. Gransbury1971-72*Bob Hansen2002-03
*Albert Richter1972-73Steve Brown2003-04
*Dick McKenzie1973-74Larry Hidalgo2004-05
Joe DiDuca1974-75Don Simpson2005-06
*Leroy Dreis1975-76Chris Morris2006-07
*Tony Pisciotta1976-77*Joe Flores (C-5)2006-07
Ray Cabrera1977-78Bob DeUnger2007-08
*Vic Frediani1978-79Marlene Duffin2008-09
Virgil Williams1979-80Joe Pugliese2009-10
*Chuck Hart1980-81*Becki Stange (C-1)2009-10
*John Preovolos1981-82Ray Maglalang2010-11
*Dick Beaman1982-83Liz Crooke2011-12
Bob Froom1983-84Bob Ferber2012-13
*Lucas Zaballos1984-85*Jim Goodheart2013-14
*Bob Hichborn1985-86Karen Fillmore2014-15
Leon Costello1986-87Jan Miller2015-16
*Bunny Ribbs1987-88Barbara Chamberlain2016-17
*Donald Wright1988-89Robert Stewart2017-18
Rene DeLuna1989-90Thelma Batilo2018-19
Wesley Ball1990-91Richard Silveria2019-20
John Schroeder1991-92Linda Pugliese2020-21
*Ed Rittue1992-93Allen King2021-22