Indianapolis, IN – Phi Kappa Psi Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Brother Kyle Jordan, Valparaiso ’97 as chair of the Program Committee succeeding Brother Jim Paponetti, Ashland ’95. The Foundation thanks Brother Paponetti for his previous leadership and willingness to share his time and talents with Phi Psi.
Brother Jordan has excellent credentials to take on this important leadership role and when asked why he was looking forward to serving in this capacity he explained, “As a long-time educator and lifelong learner, I see this role as an opportunity to facilitate the growth of our members into men who exemplify intellectual, moral and spiritual excellence.”
The Program Committee is charged with assisting the Foundation and the Executive Council with policies and strategies to optimize the educational programming benefits for Phi Psi’s undergraduate brothers and chapters. The Program Committee serves as an advocate to:
- champion Foundation and Fraternity educational initiatives;
- promote the development and implementation by the Foundation of, and monitor the effectiveness of, the Fraternity and Foundation’s educational program offerings including scholarships and fellowships; and
- collaborate with Fraternity and Foundation leadership and staff to maximize the educational program-related funding provided by the Foundation.
Brother Jordan currently serves as the Director of Conferences and Meetings for the Financial Planning Association (FPA) headquartered in Denver, Colorado. In his role, he is responsible for the design, management and execution of high-quality national meetings and events. Prior to joining FPA, Brother Jordan served as the Director of Chapter Development for the Gamma Phi Beta sorority. Before his time with Gamma Phi Beta he served the broader Greek leadership community as the Director of Member Engagement at Synergos Association Management Company where he managed membership recruitment efforts and conference planning related activities for the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors and the Association of Fraternal Leadership and Values.
Brother Jordan is a Certified Association Executive (CAE) and a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) and brings to the Program Committee an extensive background in higher education, holding administrative and adjunct instructor positions at Appalachian State University, the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, Washington State University and Western Oregon University.
He joins Brothers Drake Broussard UL-Lafayette ’16, David Moyer Alabama ’91, Hunter Music Ashland ’14, Dr. Rob Parada RIT ’92 and Dr. Marc Persson F&M ’97 in serving on the committee. The Foundation is grateful to have such a dedicated group of Phi Psis evaluating and supporting the organization’s mission directed initiatives.
Phi Kappa Psi Foundation
The charitable arm of Phi Kappa Psi, the Phi Kappa Psi Foundation was established in 1914 to foster the development of leaders and promote academic excellence in higher education. Today, through contributions from generous donors, these priorities remain with the Foundation funding grants in three key areas benefiting the lives of Phi Psis across the nation: leadership, scholarship and housing.