Meet the People Behind the Work
Leadership International Development.
Chairman of the Board
Bill Fitzsimmons graduated from the British Columbia Institute of Technology in Construction and later in Marketing. He spent his career in Sales and Marketing within the construction industry. During his career Bill held senior management roles at Canadian Independent Distributors/Thunderbird, Grace Construction Products and Lehigh Hanson/Inland Concrete. He retired in 2016. In 2005 Bill graduated from Trinity Western University with a Master’s Degree in Leadership with a focus on International Development. He has volunteered for Sports and Charitable causes throughout his career. Bill had a role on several not-for-profit Boards including the American Concrete Association and served as President on his Church Council. Bill and his wife Patricia participated in and led Build Initiatives for Habitat for Humanity. During these projects they travelled within Canada and the US, Portugal, El Salvador, Cambodia and Zambia. Since joining the Rotary Club of Calgary West in 2016 Bill has been involved in micro finance and water projects in Honduras. Currently, he leads Phase V of the Honduras Economic and Community Development Project. He has twice travelled to Honduras to plan and evaluate project opportunities. Until recently, Bill served as the Director of Services and Grants for the Rotary Club and serves on the Board of Directors. Bill is the President elect nominee for 2018.