Dick Peterson, originally from Vermillion, South Dakota, received his bachelor of science in history and education from Kansas State University. He has served as a teacher, camp director, and nonprofit executive director throughout his career, and joined the Kiwanis staff in 2004.
Dick works with the youth programs of Kiwanis as the leadership development manager. He is responsible for coordinating and executing components of the Key Club International convention, leading Key Club training for governors through GATC and LEADCON and serving as the program manager for Kiwanis Key Leader.
"I have been lucky throughout my career to work with children and young adults to help them develop their potential,” Dick says. “Working with Kiwanis Key Leader for the last 11 years has been very special."
In his spare time, Dick serves as the president of the North Indy Evening Kiwanis Club, and has been a Kiwanian since 2004. He also enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with his wife, son, two daughters, two sons-in-law and two grandsons.