Noblesville, May 19, 2022: The Alpha Kappa Psi Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of Kim Olesker as its Executive Director, effective May 9. As the executive director, Kim is the chief administrative and development officer for the Foundation and is responsible for the daily operations in support of the Foundation’s mission to provide funding for educational programs in support of developing principled business leaders.
All-AKPsi Academic Team Announced
From among the All-AKPsi Academic Team’s 85 members, eight outstanding individuals have been selected as team captains and will receive educational grants from the Alpha Kappa Psi Foundation.
Eileen and Scott Howell Pledge $1 Million to Support Principled Business Leadership
Alpha Kappa Psi is excited to announce Eileen and Scott Howell have pledged a $1,000,000 gift to the Alpha Kappa Psi Foundation. The donation will go toward fulfilling strategic goals for principled business leadership educational programs and will honor lifelong Alpha Kappa Psi volunteers, Dave and Wendy Wendroff, with the naming of the new Alpha Kappa Psi headquarters as the Howell + Wendroff Professional Center.
Board of Directors 2020 Update
During the weekend of August 7th and 8th the Fraternity and Foundation Boards convened via Zoom for the first ever all virtual board meeting. The weekend-long meeting included a Voting Members session to discuss changes to the Fraternity based on the effects of the Coronavirus and the election of directors.
Alpha Kappa Psi is proud to announce the Fraternity Board of Directors for the 2020-21 year:
Eileen L. Howell, Wisconsin-Milwaukee ’78-Life
Chrissy M. Vasquez, Arizona State ’98-Life
Naneen Christopher, Seton Hall ’05-Life
Micheal E. Dickson, Central Washington ’02-Life
John M. Levering, Boise State ’95-Life
Debora E. Barrett, Montclair State ’98-Life
Miriam V. Tomaselli, Marist ’97-Life
Michael G. Dickerson, CFV, Virginia Tech ‘04-Life
Donald T. Sechler, Arizona State ’96-Life
Director – Emeritus
Ken B. Hastey, Saint Louis ’76-Life
Thank you to Nancy Huebner, Richard Battle, and Alexander Sultan for their time on the Board. The terms for serving on the board ended for Brothers Huebner and Battle 8/8/2020, and Brother Sultan resigned his position on August 8, 2020. Don Sechler was officially appointed to the Board to full the vacancy left by Sultan.
Alpha Kappa Psi is proud to announce the Foundation Board of Directors for the 2020-21 year:
Eliza J. Hernandez, North Carolina – Charlotte ’09-Life
Timothy W. Daniels, Indiana ’06-Life
Lisa A. Calandriello, American ’97-Life
Stephen E. Smith, Florida ’86-Life
Jeff E. Frank, Eastern Michigan ’86-Life
Rodney C. Turner, Alabama State ’93-Life
Joshua Boddiford, South Florida ’00Life Mat D. Johnston, Boise State ’12-Life
Lea S. Goodwin, Louisiana State ’99-Life
We want to thank Manuel E. Pravia and W. Frederick Thompson for their time on the Board as their terms ended on 8/7/2020.
Additionally, the Board of Directors voted on the Area VPs for 2020-21:
Area I – Maya S. Richardson, Arizona State ‘12
Area II – Jonathon T. Pritt, Marshall ’11-Life
Area III – Andrea Nemeth, Montclair State ’91-Life
Area IV – Stephanie N. Potter, Auburn ’00-Life
We want to thank Stephanie Van Dellen for her service to the Management Team as her term as VP Area I ended 8/8/20.
Board Meeting Updates
During the weekend of August 10th and 11th the Fraternity and Foundation Boards convened in St. Louis, MO. The weekend-long meeting included a Voting Members session to discuss amendments to the Foundation by-laws, the election of directors, and an Alumni Gathering at the Magnolia Hotel.