Board of Directors
The South Dakota Alpha Xi Association is the corporate head of your local Phi Kappa Theta fraternity. Its board of directors is composed of alumni, academic, community and spiritual leaders who are charged with actively mentoring, monitoring, and improving the local chapter and its members. Some of the board’s notable activities include:
- Auditing member conduct and chapter finances through the biannual membership survey and yearly internal audit program
- Operating and fundraising for the local fraternity foundation, which supports all scholarships awarded to our local members such as the Founders’ Men*
- Organizing and leading the Founders’ Awards Banquet
- Connecting our alumni members as their official alumni association
- Servicing the chapter website and communication forums
- Overseeing all operations of the fraternity corporation and chapter activities
If you would like to learn more about the board’s activities please visit our blog. Our professional and contact information are listed below. We welcome your comments and questions as we try to best serve the needs of our members and promote the values of Phi Kappa Theta and South Dakota Alpha Xi.
*If you would like to learn more about our foundation or help support our current fund raising efforts, please visit the Alpha Xi Foundation page!
Lead Director – firstname.lastname@example.org
Student, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, MBA
Alumnus, USD Beacom School of Business, Economics
Founding President, Phi Kappa Theta SD Alpha Xi
Director of Fraternal Development – email@example.com
Associate Professor of Business Law, Beacom School of Business, USD
Chair, Department of Management, Marketing, and Law, Beacom School of Business, USD
Alumnus, George Washington University National Law Center, LL.M.
Alumnus, Catholic University of America, M.A. Congressional Studies
Alumnus, Jacksonville State University, M.S. Education
Alumnus, Judge Advocate General’s School, LL.M.
Alumnus, Gonzaga University, A.B. M.B.A. and J.D.
Father Scott Traynor
Director of Spiritual Development – firstname.lastname@example.org
Director, St. Thomas More Newman Center, USD
Director of Social Development – email@example.com
Benefits Analyst, Hewitt Associate
Alumnus, USD Beacom School of Business
Director of Leadership Development – firstname.lastname@example.org
Sales Representative, Family Heritage Insurance
Alumnus, USD College of Arts and Sciences, Political Science and Spanish
Founding Historian, Phi Kappa Theta SD Alpha Xi
Director of Intellectual Development – email@example.com
Vice President, A.J. O’Mara LLC
Former Associate Director, St. Thomas More Newman Center, USD
Alumnae, Mount Marty College, Masters in Pastoral Ministry
Alumnae, University of Northern Iowa, Sociology