BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Bill Buscher of Topeka has officially begun his term as president-elect of Civitan International. Civitan is a non-profit community service organization with about 40,000 members across 32 countries. Buscher was elected in the organization's recent annual convention last month, and began his term October 1st.
He'll serve on the Civitan International Board of Directors for one year before he's officially sworn in as President in 2011.
Bill Buscher has held several leadership positions with Civitan, including president of the Topeka Civitan Club; governor of the Heartland District, which includes Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas; and Region 7 International Director. Buscher is Vice President of Capitol Federal Savings in Topeka, and a member of Christ the King Church. He's also involved with a number of other non-profit and community groups, including Meals on Wheels, Special Olympics, United Way and CrimeStoppers of Topeka.
Civitan is dedicate to researching and treating a wide range of cognitive disorders. Since its founding in 1917, Civitan has grown to charter clubs across North America, Europe, Asia and Africa.