Ted was asked to join Rotary in 2008. He is a member of the Marshall Rotary Club of Marshall, Texas. He has served as Club President, Foundation Chair, and has also served as Assistant Governor for District 5830. The Marshall Club was selected as the Outstanding Civic Organization in Marshall during Ted’s year as President.The club has continued to increase its Foundation Giving each year he has served as Foundation Chair. He received the Club “Service Above Self” award in 2014 and “Rotarian of the Year” in 2017.
Ted is a Major Donor to The Rotary Foundation, Bequest Society, and a Paul Harris Society member. Ted has attended multiple Lone Star PETS, Zone 31 trainings and District 5830 events. A highlight for Ted was attending the RI Convention in Lisbon, Portugal and then touring Portugal and Spain with other Rotarians from across the USA. He recently attended the RI Convention in Atlanta. He is excited about the opportunity to serve the clubs in 5830 and promote humanitarian service in his year as District Governor.
Ted and Angela have been married for 33 years. They are the proud parents of Holly and Heather (husband Garrett). Angela and their children are all Paul Harris Fellows. Ted and Angela are both retired educators. Ted was a teacher and coach, and he also served for many years as a high school principal and district administrator. Both of their daughters followed their parents into education and are high school teachers. The entire family are graduates of The University of Texas @ Austin and proudly support the Longhorns. Ted is an active member of his local church and serves as a deacon and administrator. He has also served his community as a board member for Good Shepherd Hospital system, Boy’s & Girl’s Club, Harrison County Texas Exes and the local food pantry. In addition to his community service and volunteer work, Ted loves to travel, hunt and play golf in his spare time.