Donor Recognition

TKE Foundation’s celebrates philanthropy and recognizes our most loyal supporters through the following giving clubs.

Lifetime Giving Levels

Tau Kappa Epsilon is the Fraternity for Life: the TKE Foundation is proud to acknowledge the cumulative lifetime giving of our Fraters.

Lifetime Giving LevelsAmount
Golden Eagle Society$1,000,000 or more
Knights of a Lasting Legacy$500,000 - $999,999
Society of 1899$250,000 - $499,999
Grand Prytanis' Circle$100,000 - $249,999
Presidents Circle$50,000 - $99,999
Leaders Society$25,000 - $49,999
Scholars Society$10,000 - $24,999
Triangle Society$5,000 - $9,999
Founders Society$2,500 - $4,999
Opportunity Out of Defeat Club$1,000 - $2,499
Grand Council Society$500 - $999
Fraters Society$250 - $499
Sustaining Contributor$1 - $249

Annual Giving Levels

Annual support is the foundation of our brotherhood, and it is with great admiration we recognize our annual donors.

Annual Giving LevelsAmount
Fraternity for Life Club$2,500 or more
Grand Prytanis Club$1,000 - $2,499
Founders Club$500 - $999
Apollo Club$250 - $499
Triangle Club$100 - $249
Fraters Club$50 - $99



Giving Clubs

Giving clubs are based on a 5-year signed commitment for Business Council or Ambassadors. Knights of Strength is based on having a recurring gift of at least $10/mo for a 12 month period.

Heritage Society

The Heritage Society recognizes those who have chosen to leave their legacy by making a planned gift through their estate plans.

Contact the Foundation at 317-872-6533 ext. 246 to learn more about planned giving opportunities or visit our planned giving website.

Business Council

The TKE Foundation Business Council is comprised of volunteers who work to further the Foundation’s efforts to build Better Men for a Better World. Business Council members support the Board of Directors activities, Foundation-sponsored programs, and annual fundraising campaigns – and are invited to attend meetings of the TKE Foundation Board of Directors.

Members of the TKE Foundation Business Council sign a 5-year $15,000 pledge, committing to donate $3,000 a year or $250 per month to further our efforts to build Better Men for a Better World.

Ambassadors

TKE Foundation Ambassadors commit to contributing $1,000 or more annually ($83.33+ per month)* in support of educational and leadership programming.

 
All Ambassadors are recognized in the Foundation’s honor rolls and have access to a variety of benefits; including staff access and a signature gift. Those who make a 5-year commitment of $1,000 or more annually are eligible to serve of the Foundation’s Advancement Committee.

Knights of Strength

Knights of Strength is a giving club to encourage monthly donations to the Foundation. To join, simply make a commitment to give an equal amount each month – of $10 or more – for one year. By doing so, you will make a significant impact on the future of our Fraternity.

Pledge to strength the brotherhood today.

Heritage Society
A.J. F. Walker Jr. - Chicago, IL
Al E. Wright - Chino Hills, CA
Ansel E. Young - Grapevine, TX
Brian M. Bosarge - Covington, LA
Bruce B. Melchert, CFC - Indianapolis, IN
Bruce E. Carlson CFC - Saint Paul, MN
Buckwheat Perry - Rochester, NH
C. Larry Beaver - Washington, DC
Chris A. Grasso, CFC - San Antonio, TX
Christopher B. Tidwell - Ballwin, MO
Christopher Beck - Ventura, CA
Coby S. Villa Lobos - El Paso,
Dale R. Terry - Atlanta, GA
Daniel C. Pelletier - Sterling, VA
Danny L. Cummings - Longville, MN
Dave B. Raddatz - Omaha, NE
Don A. Campbell Jr., C.F.R.E. - Siesta Key, FL
Donald G. LaFerla - Joplin, MO
Donald R. Tapia - Paradise Valley, AZ
Dr. James Hickey - Andover, MA
Edward R. Dominy, CFC - Colton, NY
Edward R. McDowell - Kilauea, HI
Elmer R. Smith - Roswell, GA
Felix Bishop, CFC - Memphis, TN
Frank P. Troost - Hillside, IL
Fritz T. Jacobi - Juneau, WI
Gary S. Michel - Charlotte, NC
Gerry Hoy - Langhorne,
Gregory P. Woodson - Incline Village, NV
Gregory S. Taylor - Marshall, MN
Harry E. Hawkins - Murfreesboro, TN
James A. Meyers - Dewey, AZ
James M. Hooker - Mesa, AZ
Jerome E. Schewe, CFC - Platteville, WI
Jim R. Haws - Tampa, FL
John B. Phillips - Moraga, CA
Joseph D. Moss - Greenville, NC
Kevin W. Johnson - Portsmouth, OH
Kirk E. Klein - Gainesville, FL
Kyle J. Swetzig - Milwaukee,
Lloyd D. Dickensheets - Hannibal, MO
Lon G. Justice - Cupertino, CA
Louis W. Pfleckl, Jr. - House Spring, MO
Mark A. Fite CFC - Orlando, FL
Mark A. Jacobson - Duxbury, MA
Mark C. Romig A.P.R. - New Orleans, LA
Mark K. Johnson - Denver, CO
Maurice J. Lindquist - Brookfield, WI
Michael A. Moxley, CFC - Indianapolis, IN
Michael A. Smith Ph.D. - Atlanta, GA
Mr. Frank L. Carollo - St Michaels, MD
Mr. James R. Torricelli - Clearwater, FL
MSG James C. Upton - Lemont Furnace, PA
Rev. Patrick Resen - Jefferson City, TN
Richard B. Walker - Indianapolis, IN
Richard C. Ernest - Lake Forest, IL
Robert D. Taflinger CAE - Fort Lauderdale, FL
Rod G. Talbot - Winter Garden, FL
Ron D. Vilas - Monroe, NC
Ronald F. Neukam - Clarkston, MI
Steve A. Jones CFC - Galesburg, IL
Stuart E. Hallett, III, CFC - Williamsburg, VA
Thomas C. Miles - Marietta, GA
Thomas J. Kuchan - Telford, PA
Timothy L. Taschwer - Plover, WI
Tom M. Walker - Los Alamos, NM
Wayne D. Switzer - Jefferson, MA
Business Council
Ansel E. Young - Grapevine, TX
Anthony F. Clemens - Alexandria, VA
Brian L. Bates - Atlanta, GA
Conrad F. Mir - Clifton, NJ
Gary M. Lazor - South Bend, IN
Gerald E. Balboa - Bellaire, TX
J D Davis - Conroe, TX
Jim H. Johnston - Cordova, TN
John F. Eash - Weldon Spring, MO
Mike K. Nicholls - Tampa, FL
Mike W. Lengacher - Edwardsville, IL
MSG James C. Upton - Lemont Furnace, PA
Robert B. Skadowski - Tavares , FL
Robert D. Planck - Houston, TX
Steven L. Payne - Fairfax, VA
Ted L. Bartlett III - Arlington, WA
Ted W. Bereswill - Houston, TX
Tommy W. Lott - Houston, TX
Ambassadors
Alan R. Loeffelman - High Ridge, MO
Allan L. Rayfield - Gladwyne, PA
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Atty Johnny G. Beech ESQ - Edmond, OK
Bob Barr - Atlanta, GA
Bruce E. Carlson CFC - Saint Paul, MN
Chris H. Niles - Enola, PA
Christopher D. Brown - Ridgefield, CT
Christopher T. Hanson - Poolesville, MD
Daniel J. Boehmke - Hot Springs Village, AR
Dean I. Lindstrom - Fairlawn, OH
Dr. Dennis E. Gregory - Norfolk, VA
Dr. Reg E. Rogers Jr. - Columbia, MO
Edward M. O'Shaughnessy, Jr. - Beavercreek, OH
Edward R. Addicott - Cleveland, OH
Edward R. Dominy, CFC - Colton, NY
Erich M. Ploog - Houston, TX
Felix Bishop, CFC - Memphis, TN
Frank D. Seely - Austin, TX
James & Melanie Crockard Foundation - Sewickley, PA
James B. Hall II - Pflugerville, TX
James E. Burnette, Jr. - Los Gatos, CA
James M. Wente - San Francisco, CA
Jason B. Blank Esq. - Fort Lauderdale, FL
Jerome J. Trembath - Naples, FL
Jim A. Tennant - Winnipeg, MB
John K. Fabsits - Cleveland, OH
John R. Chapman - Yuba City, CA
John T. Ludes - Marion, MA
Joseph J. Randazzo - Grosse Pointe Shores, MI
Joseph Vincent - Wexford, PA
Justice Carl W. Anderson - Piedmont, CA
Kevin J. Brock - Chicago, IL
Lance Millican - Saint Charles, MO
Michael G. Beals - West Des Moines, IA
Michael G. McLaughlin - Chicago, IL
Michael J. Cerussi - New York, NY
Michael J. Primerano - Lockport, NY
Mike H. Benson - Arleta, CA
Mr. Arthur S. Duffy - Chicago, IL
Mr. JD D. Friedland - Port Washington, NY
Mr. Mark B McCarthy - Dunwoody, GA
Ned Clapp - Yarrow Point, WA
Philip R. Dietrich - Columbus, OH
Ray Franklin - Mount Dora, FL
Richard A. Boyd - Indianapolis, IN
Rob William Jefferis - Delaware, OH
Robert H. Miller, CFC - Albrightsville, PA
Robert K. Kasten - Hot Springs Village, AR
Robert L. Nardelli - Atlanta, GA
Robert R. Cable - Gonzales, LA
Rod G. Talbot - Winter Garden, FL
Roger C. Underwood - Ames, IA
Steve R. Walsh - Lubbock, TX
Steven G. Bahr - Saint Louis, MO
Stewart B. Cerier - Ypsilanti, MI
T. J. Schmitz, CFC - Largo, FL
Thomas C. Miles - Marietta, GA
Timothy L. Taschwer - Plover, WI
Timothy M. Quinn - Saint Peters, MO
Tom C. Tuchschmidt II - Ft Lauderdale, FL
Travis S. Floyd - Fairfax, VA
W. Allan Herzog - La Habra Hgts, CA
William V. Muse, CFC - Cincinnati, OH
Knights of Strength
Aaron C. Dunn CFC - WEST FARGO, ND
Abe M. Webber - Greenville, SC
Alex Swenson - Camby, IN
Allan R. Veler - Fitchburg, WI
Aulton D. Smith II - Ronceverte, WV
Bernadette Price - Indianapolis, IN
Brian M. Bosarge - Covington, LA
Brian P. Rogers - Duluth, GA
Brian S. Mochrie - Valatie, NY
Bryan Gaudet Jr. - Thibodaux, LA
Caleb Smith - Raleigh, NC
Charles W. Little - Miami, FL
Chris M. Blais, MD - Metairie, LA
Chris R. Leemon - Menomonee Falls, WI
Christian L. Pedersen - Middletown, CT
Chuck D. Frechin - Plainfield, IN
Curtis M. Howard - Milton, GA
Daniel C. Pelletier - Sterling, VA
Dave M. Lefcourt - Bradford, MA
David A. Wittig - Neenah, WI
David R. Wallace - Charlotte, NC
Donald E. Aldrich - Avon, IN
Donald G. Schuck - Shamokin, PA
Dr. David Cerbone - Bay Shore, NY
Dr. Rene Cintron, Ph.D. - Mandeville, LA
Duane B. Mancill - Vancouver , WA
Einar D. Manki - Alexandria, VA
Elmer R. Smith - Roswell, GA
Ethan A. Ross-Hixson - Arlington, VA
Hervey A. Hotchkiss - Tucson, AZ
Ivan R. Hernandez - Hazlet, NJ
James M. Cross - Wetumpka, AL
Jared R. Tice - Salisbury, NC
Jason M. Dolinski - Redford, MI
Jason S. Holland - Shreveport, LA
Jay A. Spoto - Grand Rapids, MI
Jeffrey P. Morlier - Mandeville, LA
Jerry Campos Jr. - Washington, DC
Jim A. Ryser - Salisbury, NC
Jim E. Crockard III - Canonsburg, PA
Jim L. Totten - Alexandria, VA
John Oglesby - Oklahoma City, OK
Jonathan G. Post - Ira, MI
Joseph D. Moss - Greenville, NC
Joseph M. Rugger, CPA, CGMA - Frisco, TX
Justin H. Brown - Sterling, VA
Kevin E. Smith - Jacksonville, FL
Kevin K. Kasky - Irving, TX
Kevin R. Weiss - Lincoln, NE
Kurt Kuhnke - Leawood, KS
Larry King - Minneapolis, MN
Levi J. Harrel - Oklahoma City, OK
Lou E. Hoffman, LTC (Ret.) - Tampa, FL
LtCol Jon G. Tankersley - Newcastle, OK
Mark C. Romig A.P.R. - New Orleans, LA
Mark M. Yeung - Los Angeles, CA
Max De Marzi - Round Rock, TX
Michael C. Russell - Billerica , MA
Michael D. Goeldi - Mcfarland, WI
Mike Berry - North Palm Beach, FL
Mike J. McEvilly - Spring, TX
Mike L. Peck - Huntersville, NC
Mr. Gregory A. Roskopf - Brownsburg, IN
Mr. Kevin W. Bradley - Oswego, IL
Mr. Matthew A. Hoag - Urbandale, IA
Mr. Robert T. Rigler - Henrico, VA
Mr. Simon C. Teong - Thornhill, ON
Mr. Trevor M. White - Oshawa, ON
Nathan Lehman, CAE - Carmel, IN
Patrick J. McElroy - Coatesville, PA
Paul C. Aspinwall - Madison, WI
Peter K. Savill - Glasgow,
Phillip G. Kallas - Stevens Point, WI
Rob J. Guarini - Lindenhurst, NY
Robert X. Arriaga Carbajal - Houston, TX
Ryan A. Elam - Lees Summit, MO
Stanley C. Wyllie - Dayton, OH
Steve S. Hancock, CFC - Gardendale, AL
Steven G. Perry - Schenectady, NY
Steven R. Strathmann - Loveland, OH
Steven W. Anderson - Carnegie, OK
Stewart C. Darling - Louisville, KY
T. Brian Bakeman - Oklahoma City, OK
Tim Reese - Edmond, OK
Todd Farmer, CFC - Indianapolis, IN
Troy N. Moslemi ESQ - Flushing, NY
Vic J. Bronner - Mount Vision, NY
William H. Lee III - Metairie, LA
William M. Christian, USMCR (Ret.) - Washington, DC

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