INDIANAPOLIS (August 25, 2016) – Recently, the Alpha Kappa Psi Fraternity Board of Directors met for their annual meeting in conjunction with the Foundation Board of Director’s meeting.
The board reviewed the fraternity’s strategic plan and past fiscal year, while mapping out the goals for 2016-17. During discussions of the overall chapter health assessment, the board approved the closure of five collegiate and two alumni chapters. Other conversations throughout the meeting included new systems integration, leadership and education, risk management, management team updates and more.
The Fraternity Board of Directors officers were named during their meeting; Richard V. Battle, Texas ’70-Life as chairman, John M. Levering, Boise State ’95-Life as vice chair, Christine M. Vasquez, Arizona State ’98-Life as treasurer, and Naneen Christopher, Seton Hall ’05-Life as secretary. Daniel L. Stubblefield, Middle Tennessee State University ’89-Life will remain as a director and Eileen Howell was welcomed back to the board, starting a new three year term. In addition, Ken Hastey, who has served on the Fraternity Board of Directors for many years, has stepped down from his position and was given the designation, board director emeritus.
The Fraternity Board of Directors are responsible for Alpha Kappa Psi’s governance and oversight, strategic planning, policy establishment, budget approval and supervision of the Heritage Center (via the Executive Committee). It also serves as the supreme executive, legislative and judicial body of the fraternity during the interim between meetings of the Chapter Congress.