President -- William Christian, Texas
A past president of the Texas State Society of Washington, D.C., Bill Christian is the Director of Government Affairs for Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW), a non-profit watchdog group. Since 2011, he has also been the Texas State Society's Executive Director, managing the day-to-day operations of a million-dollar, not-for-profit organization. A 1986 graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, he served five years as the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Federal Relations in the UT System’s Washington, D.C. office. He served in the Reagan, Bush (41), and Bush (43) administrations, most recently as Chief of Staff of the U.S. Selective Service System.
In 2002, Bill Christian returned to his home in Midland, Texas to run for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, in a special election (May 2003), having worked on the staffs of U.S. Senators John Tower, Phil Gramm, and U.S. Representative Tom Loeffler, while his last assignment on Capitol Hill was Chief of Staff for Congressman John Culberson. A graduate of the Naval War College, Bill retired from the United States Marine Corps Reserve with twenty years of commissioned service, following seven years as an enlisted reservist. Christian represents Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity in the Capital Fraternal Caucus in Washington, D.C. An active member of the Capitol Hill United Methodist Church, Bill’s hobbies include coaching a softball team (The RBIs of Texas) and serving as a commissioner in the U.S. Senate Softball League.