Our dedicated volunteer board provides considerable knowledge and expertise to meet the needs of the communities we serve.

Our Board of Directors is comprised of Indiana Lions members and are responsible for establishing policies, providing leadership and supporting the strategic direction of VisionFirst. 


Nick Xinopoulos, Chairman

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Nick received his education in Northern Greece. Attended IUPUI for two years for Management Skills and retired as a Production Manager from Rolls Royce Inc., North America. 

Nick has been a member of the Brownsburg Lions Club since 1990 and is currently serving as a Director on the Board. Nick served as District 25C Governor for the year 2009-2010.His accomplishments include two club “Lion of the Year” awards, one in 2006 and one in 2009; one Ray Selby award in 1999; and the Indiana Lions Eye Bank (ILEB) honored PDG Nick with a Melvin Jones Fellowship in 2007 and he received his W.P. Woods award in 2009.

He has served on the VisionFirst Board of Directors since 2002 and has served on several committees throughout the years including Chair of the Election and Nominations Committee and Chair of the School-age Children Vision Screening program. Nick served as Vice Chairman of the Board for the years 2013-14 and 2014-15 and was elected Chairman of the Board of VisionFirst n June 2015.

District A:

PDG Kevin Roe

Lion Chuck Temple

PDG Paul Freeland

District B:

PDG Lew King

PDG Freddy Bolton

District C:

PDG Nick Xinopoulos

1VDG Ross Drapalik

Lion Mark Owens

Lion Owen Matz, Jr.


District D:

Lion JoAnn Karaffa-Owens

Lion Stephen Gross

District E:

PDG Bob Kamman

Dr. David Hyndman

2VDG Keith Thomas

District F:

Lion Mike Crull

Lion Lee Guthrie

Lion Mike Pence


District G:

Lion Duane Griner

PDG Nelson Nix

PDG Robert Myers