Toby Sorrels | Executive Director
Toby Sorrels is a native Floridian who has visited a variety of cultures ranging from Beijing China to primitive villages in the Amazon Jungle. Toby is a graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and he earned two Masters degrees in Cultural Studies and Communication. He has done graduate study abroad and has served as Executive Director of International Friendship since 2000. He enjoys fishing, travel, and photography.
Toby and his wife Linda, have been married for 34 years and have two adult children, Stephanie and David.
Ardith Bissinger | Administrative Coordinator
Ardith Bissinger has been Administrative Coordinator of International Friendship since 2006. Ardith is an important link with the community at large by coordinating activities and communications. She loves meeting people from different cultures and is a conversation partner to many internationals. Along with her multitude of responsibilities she is also the Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director.