Bill Friend

Bill Friend REPRepublican

American politician

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Bill FriendREPRepublican American politician
73
Years of Age
26
Years of Experience
INResidence (state)

William C. Friend (born July 14, 1949) is an American politician who served as a member of the Indiana House of Representatives from 1992 to 2018. In January 2018, Friend announced that he would not be running for reelection.

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Education3 - 3 of 1
University of Indianapolis
BA Biology
1971
Past Positions1 - 12 of 12
Representative
Indiana State House of Representatives
1992 - 2018
Speaker Pro Tempore
Indiana State House of Representatives
2014 - 2018
Majority Floor Leader
Indiana State House of Representatives
2004 - 2014
Chair
Indiana Republican Party
2002
Former Delegate
State Republican Convention
Former Delegate
National Republican Convention
Executive Director
National Calcium Initiative
Current
Owner
Green Acres Ham, Limited Liability Company
2000 - Current
President
Green Acres Ham, Limited Liability Company
2000 - Current
Coordinator
Logansport Memorial Hospital Foundation
1998 - 1999
Operator
Friend Farms
1976 - Current
Employee
Sealed Power Corporation
1972 - 1973
Other Experience1 - 30 of 30
Board Member
Independent Colleges of Indiana
Current
Member
Miami County Pork Producers
Current
Former Chair
Agriculture and International Trade Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures
2001 - 2002
Member
Murat Shrine
2001 - Current
Executive Director
National Calcium Initiative
2000 - Current
Treasurer
Grissom Redevelopment Authority
1991 - 1993
Member
United Way
1988 - 1992
Member
Red Cross
1988 - 1992
Member
Scottish Rite
1982 - Current
Member
Farm Bureau
1976 - Current
Member
Mexico Baptist Church
1974 - Current
Member
Lincoln Lodge Free and Ancient Masons #523
1970 - Current
Member
Masons, present
Member
Peru Chamber of Commerce, present
Republican Floor Leader
House Republican Caucus
2002 - 2015
Member
Rural Development Commission
1996 - Current
Member
Local Government Finance Committee
1995 - Current
Member
Water Resources Committee
1994 - Current
Member
Grissom Redevelopment Authority
1991 - 1993
Auditor
Miami County
1989 - 1992
Member
Peru/Miami County Economic Development Corporation
1989 - 1992
Vice President
Miami County Council
1985 - 1988
Trustee
Allen Township
1979 - 1985
Former Member
Natural Resources Committee, Indiana State House of Representatives
Former Member
Joint Rules Committee, Indiana State House of Representatives
Former Assessor
Allen Township
Former Member
Ways and Means Committee, Indiana State House of Representatives
Former Member
Agriculture and Rural Development Committee, Indiana State House of Representatives
Former Member
Natural Resources Committee, Indiana State House of Representatives
Former Member
Environmental Affairs Committee, Indiana State House of Representatives