Bill Friedrich, DTM, has been a Toastmaster since February 2012 when he became a charter member of the Desert Falcons Club at a military deployment location in the Middle East. He has served as a club officer in four different clubs and currently serves as President and Vice President Membership for the Alamo Heights Club. Bill is the outgoing District 55 Club Extension Chair, and has been District 55 Public Relations Manager twice, Division Director, and an Area Governor. He originally joined Toastmasters to improve his public speaking skills and has enjoyed every leadership role he has taken on. He says, “I took the current position to strengthen our coaches in greater support to help them get clubs thriving again.”
Bill retired from the military after serving 24 years in the United States Air Force after having held several positions in military law enforcement and human resources at the installation and headquarters levels. He is an avid traveler and Fiesta aficionado.