District Governor Fred Teichert is the executive director of the Teichert Foundation.  He holds a bachelor's degree in history from Pomona College in Claremont and later studied philosophy at the University of Salzburg, Austria.  He also earned a Master of Business Administration in 1994 from California State University, Sacramento. In 2009, the Board of Trustees of the California State University awarded Fred the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters.

Fred worked as a high school teacher in Monterey, California before he returned to Sacramento in 1977 to join A. Teichert and Son, a firm started by his great-great grandfather in 1887.  He had worked in various capacities in the organization when the company established a foundation and turned to him to manage its assets and oversee its charitable activities. 

Fred is married to Nancy Weaver Teichert and has three daughters, Mary, Elizabeth and Margaret, as well as three young grandsons.

Fred has been involved with dozens of community groups and was significantly involved in bringing Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Sacramento into being and saw the completion of their second complex (Teichert Branch).  Among his many honors and awards are a National Silver Medallion from the Boys & Girls Clubs of America; the California Teachers Association’s Outstanding Community Advocate for Education Award; the League of Women Voters’ Civic Contribution Award; and the Robert T. Matsui Community Service Award.  Fred is also a Sacramento Rotary Fellow and a Paul Harris Fellow.