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CEO Appoints 2019-2020 Collegiate Advisory Committee

CEO Appoints 2019-2020 Collegiate Advisory Committee

INDIANAPOLIS - Tau Kappa Epsilon announced today that Chief Executive Officer Donald E. Aldrich has appointed the newest members of the Collegiate Advisory Committee. Committee members slated for a two-year term will serve on the CAC through Conclave 2021. This slate of candidates was unanimously approved by the Past Grand Prytani of TKE last week.

The Collegiate Advisory Committee (CAC) consists of nine collegiate members, geographically representative of the Fraternity, appointed by the CEO and approved by the past grand prytani, to act as advisors to the Grand Council. The committee selects its own Chairman, who acts as a liaison with the Grand Council and represents the committee at each Grand Council meeting. If you would like to contact or learn more about the Collegiate Advisory Committee, please visit TKE.org/CAC.

The Collegiate Advisory Committee is made up of the following individuals:

Frater Cole Conner
Region: 2
School: University of Houston
Chapter: Epsilon-Omicron
Term: 2 Years
Insight: Cole is a senior majoring in sports management with minors in business administration, sales and entrepreneurship. While at Epsilon-Omicron, he has served as Epiprytanis, Rush Chair and Fundraising Chair, as well as receiving the honors of Top TEKE, Top New Member, Top Recruiter and Top Fundraiser. Cole also participates in community and campus life having served as IFC Vice President, IFC Vice President of Administration, University of Houston Cub Camp Counselor, and as a member of the University of Houston College Republicans.

Frater Isaac Everitt
Region: 3
School: Trine University
Chapter: Beta-Epsilon
Term: 2 Years
Insight: Isaac is a junior at Trine University majoring in Design Engineering Technology and currently holds a 3.759 GPA. He has served as Alumni & Inter-chapter chair at the TKE Beta-Epsilon Chapter. Isaac is the Captain of the Trine Men’s Tennis Team and the Secretary of the Trine University Relay for Life. He is also holds a membership in the National Society of Leadership & Success (Sigma Alpha Pi), the Ehinger Honor Fellows and the National College Athlete Honor Society. He has been honored on the President’s List & Dean’s List at Trine University, as well as being awarded TKE Beta-Epsilon Excellence in Scholarship, TKE Excellence in Recruitment, Trine Tennis Best Sportsmanship Award and the Trine Tennis GO MAD (Make A Difference) Award. Isaac was a graduate of the Charles R. Walgreen Jr. TKE Leadership Academy XXXIII in 2019.

Frater Jacob Bourgault
Region: 4
School: University of Nevada
Chapter: Pi-Iota
Term: 2 Years
Insight: Jacob is a junior, majoring in economics / international relations at the University of Nevada, Reno. He holds a 3.940 GPA and ha s held the positions of Prytanis and Histor for Pi-Iota. At the University of Nevada, Reno, he has served as the Chaplain at UNR, plays on the men's rugby team and interns for the non-profit, Northern Nevada International Center. Jacob has been named to the Dean's List on eight occasions and is a Charles R. Walgreen Jr. TKE Leadership Academy.

Frater Ryan Mazur
Region: 1
School: Rochester Institute of Technology
Chapter: Xi-Upsilon
Term: 1 Year
Insight: As a senior at Rochester Institute of Technology, Ryan holds a 3.630 GPA and has served the Xi-Upsilon chapter as Crysophylos and Fundraising Chairman. Ryan is majoring in chemical engineering BS/MS and has served as IFC President, IFC Vice President of Finance, RIT 365 Head Facilitator and Peer Career Adviser. He is a graduate of the Charles R. Walgreen Jr. TKE Leadership Academy XXXI and has been honored on the Dean's List and Greek Honor Roll as well as being a Presidential Scholar.

Frater Cole Steiger
Region: 3
School: Missouri University of Science and Technology
Chapter: Beta-Eta
Term: 2 Years
Insight: Cole has held the roles of Histor, Head of Alumni Relations committee, Head of the Activities/Brotherhood Committee, and is the Co-Head of the Recruitment and Bid Committees for Beta-Eta. At Missouri University of Science and Technology, he is majoring in electrical and computer engineering with a 3.556 GPA. He is a member of the Phi Sigma Pi Honors Fraternity, where he held the offices Parliamentarian and Risk Manager as well as Class President and Class Social Committee Head. Cole is also a Church Eucharistic Minister and has attended the TKE Regional Leadership conference, Charles R. Walgreen Jr. TKE Leadership Academy, Conclave and recently received the honor of Beta-Eta New Member of the Year.

Frater Reese Jones
Region: 1
School: George Washington University
Chapter: Alpha-Pi
Term: 2 Years
Insight: Reese is a Junior majoring in computer science. During his time at Alpha-Pi, he has served as Chairman of Public Relations and Grammateus. He is also active in the Interfraternity Council, is one of the George Washington University Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute Ambassadors and has been an IFC Recruitment Guide. While at George Washington University, he has received the Tidewater Blueridge Scholarship and the Randy Ball 163rd Air Guard Association Scholarship. Reese is also a graduate of the Charles R. Walgreen Leadership Academy XXXIII.

Frater Chad Lewis
Region: 4
School: University of Colorado - Boulder
Chapter: Gamma-Iota
Term: 1 Year
Insight: Chad is a senior and  has held the positions of Chief Justice, Grammateus, Webmaster, Alumni Chair, Athletics Chair, Rush Committee member and Tech Lead. He holds a GPA of 3.200 and is majoring in computer science. He is active in his community, serving in the Civil Air Patrol as a Cadet Lt. Col, has served in the National Cadet Advisory Council (NCAC) as National Communications Coordinator and has received the Civil Air Patrol 2016 Cadet of the Year. In addition, he is a Civil Air Patrol Rocky Mountain Region CU Ethical Hacking Presenter, Captain Intramural Hockey Team, Undergraduate Course Assistant and the CU Abroad Ambassador Discovery Learning Assistant. He has received the 2019 TKE Leadership Scholarship, 2018 Todd Farmer Leadership Scholarship, Cadet of the Year 2016, Colorado Cadet of the Year and was honored with the Rocky Mountain Region Congressional Recognition of Community Service.

Frater Chase Howard
Region: 3
School: Indiana University - Southeast
Chapter: Omicron-Sigma
Term: 1 Year
Insight: Chase is a senior majoring in political science and holding a 3.830 GPA. While at Omicron-Sigma, he has held the positions of Prytanis, Epiprytanis and Hypophetes and has attended the Charles R. Walgreen Jr. TKE Leadership Academy. He is active in the Student Government Association, having been the Vice President, a Senator on the Campus Activities Board and an Executive Member of the Economics Club. Chase has been named the Greek Man of the Year, is a Political Science Honors Society Inductee, a member of Pi Sigma Alpha and received the Outstanding Junior Leader Award. He has received the Chancellor’s Honors Program Scholarship, Bronze Award for Community Service (100+ hours), the Gold Award for Community Service (250+ hours) and numerous other awards throughout his time at IU Southeast.

Frater Daniel Valcho
Region: 2
School: Louisiana Tech
Chapter: Beta-Zeta Colony
Term: 1 Year
Insight: Daniel is a computer science major, a senior, and carries a GPA of 3.360. While at Louisiana Tech, he has held the roles of Prytanis and Hegemon for the Beta-Zeta colony. He participates in Student Government as Supreme Court Justice (Sophomore), Supreme Court Chief Justice (Junior), College of Engineering Senator (Senior), IFC, Representative, IFC, Secretary and PR Tech Leadership Council. Daniel is a member of the  La Tech Alumni Center's Student Advancement Team, Student Recruiters and New Member Educator. In addition to attending the Charles R. Walgreen Jr. TKE Leadership Academy he was also named Student Government Supreme Court Member of the Year, a member of the LA Tech Homecoming Court and received the Ballot William Wilson Memorial Scholarship.

For more information, please contact:

Garrett Thomas
Director of Communications
317-872-6533 ext. 252


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