M.A. "Fred" Dietze
Hudson, Wisconsin, USA

Dietze, Fred 2016M.A. “Fred” Dietze of Hudson, Wisconsin, USA, was elected to a three-year term as a trustee of Kiwanis International in June 2016 at the 101st Annual Kiwanis International Convention in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Fred has been a charter member of the Kiwanis Club of Greater Hudson for six years. He also belongs to the E. Wisconsin Upper Michigan Kiwanis Club. Previously, he was a member of the Kiwanis Club of Denison for three years, the Kiwanis Club of Sun Lakes for two years and the Kiwanis Club of River Falls for three years.

Fred is a George F. Hixson Fellow and a Diamond Level Walter Zeller Fellow; holds Life Member status; and has been honored with the President’s Appreciation Award from the Kiwanis Club of Denison, 100 percent perfect attendance award, and the Circle K International Humanitarian of the Year Award.

Fred was Wisconsin-Upper Michigan District governor in the 2011-12 administrative year. He was lieutenant governor from 2009-11 and past club president in 2003-04. He currently serves as the vice president for the Kiwanis Club of Greater Hudson and club secretary for the E. Wisconsin Upper Michigan Kiwanis Club. Additionally, Fred is the Assistant Administrator for the WI-UM District Key Club and Circle K, a Kiwanis International Foundation District Chair, Administrator of the Key Club and Circle K International Graduate Program, Certified Club Leadership Education Instructor and an Achieving Club Excellence Trainer.

Fred is a retired U.S. Army Major. He is also retired from a career in human resource management and development. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Northern Arizona State University and his master’s from Ball State University. Fred is a member of the Town of Hudson Plan Commission and was the President of Denison Iowa Chamber of Commerce.    

Fred and his wife, Nancy, have one son, Garrick. Outside of work and Kiwanis, he enjoys fishing, racquetball and traveling.