Richard V. Battle, Texas ’70-Life, Nancy A. Ghizzone, Iowa ’89-Life, and Alexander T. Sultan, San Diego State ’93-Life have been elected as Fraternity Board of Directors. A call for nominations earlier in the calendar year culminated in an election among the Chapter Congress. The newly elected directors’ three year term will commence at the conclusion of Convention in Las Vegas. At that time, Scott R. Stampflmeier, Toledo ’98-Life will also be stepping down as a member of the Board of Directors.
|Richard V. Battle, Texas ’70-Life||Richard Battle is a past president of the Iota Chapter at the University of Texas-Austin and a member of the chairman’s advisory committee. He is currently the vice president at KeyTrak. He is a speaker and the author of three books including: The Volunteer Handbook: How to Organize and Manage a Successful Organization, The Four Letter Word that Builds Character, and Surviving Grief by God’s Grace. Richard has served several volunteer organizations and most notably led the Austin Jaycees to the Outstanding Local chapter in the United State and was personally recognized by Jaycees International as the Outstanding Local President in the world.|
|Nancy A. Ghizzone, Iowa ’89-Life
||Nancy is a Senior Brand Manager for McGraw-Hill Higher Education which improves education outcomes around the world by applying the science of learning to create innovative solutions. Nancy has spent the majority of her career in the education field. In her current role, she manages the communications list. Nancy is responsible for the overall P&L of her titles, understanding market needs, developing products that meet market needs, and identifying potential subject matter experts and authors to work with her team in developing products. Nancy was initiated in 1989 by the Alpha Xi Chapter at the University of Iowa. She served in a variety of positions as a student and as an volunteer alumna. She received the Silver Distinguished Service Award in 2003.|
|Alexander T. Sultan, San Diego State ’93-Life||Alexander joined Alpha Kappa Psi at San Diego State University in the fall of 1993. He held various positions within his chapter and is a former Regional Director of the Southwest Region and past Executive Vice President. Currently, Alexander serves as the Fraternity President. His present employment is with KPMG LLP, an international accounting and consulting firm and is based out of the Washington, D.C. office. Prior to KPMG, Alexander worked for Booz Allen Hamilton, an international management and technology consulting firm until April 2008. He also was a former part-time faculty member at San Diego State University where he taught in their undergraduate and graduate Information Decision Systems department. He graduated from London Business School with his MBA in 2007 with an emphasis in strategy and emerging markets.|
The Fraternity Board of Directors is composed of nine alumni members elected by the delegates from all chapters for terms of three years. The board then elects its officers who are the chairman, vice chairman, treasurer and secretary. The responsibility of the board of directors is to set policies and procedures that will guide the fraternity into the future. It acts as the supreme governing body of the fraternity between meetings of the Chapter Congress.