National President

Adrian Gonzalez
Term: 2017-2019
University of Texas at Austin
Texas Alpha Pi – 1978

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Adrian Gonzalez graduated with a Bachelor of Science in History and Spanish and later went on to obtain a Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Texas at Austin. He also has doctoral hours towards an EdD in Educational Administration from Texas A&M University. Adrian works as a Dermatology Specialty Representative for Ortho Dermatologics (formerly Valeant Dermatology). His career in pharmaceutical sales spans over twenty-nine years.

He is a member of the Grand Chapter having worked for the Fraternity as a chapter consultant from 1979 through 1981. He has held posts such as District Governor, PKT Properties President, Alumni President of Texas Alpha Pi, Southern Province President and has been a member of several Fraternity committees. Adrian has also served on committees for the Texas Exes Alumni Association at the University of Texas at Austin and Texas State University Alumni Association in San Marcos. Adrian has past involvement with Knights of Columbus and enjoys Sunday mass choir at his parish, St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church.

Adrian currently serves as Phi Kappa Theta National President.


National Vice-President

Ross Walters
Term: 2017-2019
University of Louisiana
Louisiana Omicron – 2002

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Ross Walters graduated from University of Louisiana in 1998. He earned degrees in business management, biology, funeral service and embalming from the University of Louisiana and Texas Commonwealth Institute. Ross currently works in his family’s businesses, Walters Funeral Home and Greenlawn Memorial Gardens cemetery. He also owns a production company called XLR8 Productions. Ross volunteers for the following organizations: Louisiana Metropolitan Expressway Commission (board member), Cite’ des Arts (board member), University of Louisiana Alumni Association, Louisiana Funeral Directors Association. Ross was selected as the 2000 Greek Man of the Year for the University of Louisiana, and also was an Outstanding Graduate at Commonwealth Institute.


National Treasurer

Doug Dilling
Term: 2017-2019
Kansas State University
Kansas Iota – 1984

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Doug Dilling joined Phi Kappa Theta at Kansas State University, where he graduated in 1984. He served as Chapter President, House manager and Chaplin of the collegiate chapter. In 1983 Doug was elected as one of the (then) two undergraduate trustees on the National Fraternity Board and served as Secretary of the board. He joined the Professional Staff of the Fraternity in 1985 and assisted in the move of the national offices from Worcester, MA to Indianapolis that same year. He served in various roles on the professional staff in Indianapolis, retiring as its 5th Executive Director in 1982.

After his service to the Fraternity, Doug served as the Managing Director of a professional contemporary dance company in Indianapolis before joining the marketing and development team of WFYI, Indy’s local public broadcasting organization, retiring in 2001 as Vice President for Marketing and Development.

He went on to earn his MBA from the University of Indianapolis. He is currently a resident real estate broker in central Indiana and leads a team of real estate agents, mortgage originators, appraisers, inspectors and contractors. Doug is also an accomplished vocalist and professional studio singer.


National Secretary

Max Jasper
Term: 2017-2019
University of San Diego
California Phi Delta – 2011

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Max Jasper graduated from the University of San Diego with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. As an Assurance Services Senior for Moss Adams LLP, he performs financial statement audits of manufacturers, retailers, and nonprofit organizations including higher-education and religious institutes. Max is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and CalCPA. As an undergraduate, he served the Fraternity Board as Chair of the Undergraduate Advisory Committee (UGAC). He currently serves the California Phi Delta chapter as a finance advisor. Max resides in San Diego, California and enjoys fly-fishing, backpacking, and rooting for his hometown team; the Seattle Seahawks.


National Chaplain

Msgr. Glenn Nelson, J.C.L.
Northern Illinois University
Illinois Psi – 2009

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The Reverend Monsignor Glenn L. Nelson, graduated from Northern Illinois University in Dekalb, IL with a Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education for the Hearing Impaired in 1987.

After teaching and interpreting for the Deaf in a public school for two years, he quit his job and entered St. Mary of the Lake Seminary in Mundelein, IL for studies to become a Catholic priest where he earned a Bachelor in Sacred Theology and a Masters of Divinity degree in 1993. He was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Rockford in Illinois and after serving in various priestly capacities, Msgr. Nelson then completed his Post-Graduate studies in 2000 at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, where he earned a Licentiate Degree in Canon Law.

Msgr. Nelson became a member of Phi Kappa Theta while serving as Pastor at Christ the Teacher Parish/Newman Catholic Student Center in DeKalb, IL. Msgr. Nelson currently serves as Vicar General/Moderator of the Curia for the Diocese of Rockford as well as Director for the Deaf Apostolate. Msgr. Nelson also serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the National Catholic Office for the Deaf and is honored to serve as National Chaplain for the Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity.


UGAC Chairman

Jared Grieve
Term: 2017-2019
Kansas State University
Kansas Iota – 2019

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Jared Grieve is an undergraduate student at Kansas State University. Brother Grieve is also the Chapter President for Phi Kappa Theta’s Kansas Iota Chapter at Kansas State.

He grew up in Paola, Kansas, and graduated from Paola High School in 2015. Brother Grieve is currently a senior at Kansas State University, studying business management.

He serves as Chairman of the Undergraduate Advisory Council for Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity, representing the Midwestern Province, which includes chapters in Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota. Through this position, he also serves on Phi Kappa Theta’s Board of Trustees.


UGAC Vice Chairman

Drew Clark
Term: 2017-2019
Trine University
Indiana Alpha Gamma – 2020

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Drew Clark is an undergraduate student at Trine University. He grew up in Wabash, Indiana, and graduated from Northfield High School in 2016. Brother Clark is currently a junior at Trine University, studying Chemical Engineering with a minor in Environmental Engineering.

He Serves as vice-chairman of the Undergraduate Advisory Council for Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity, representing the Great Lakes Province, which includes chapters in Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Wisconsin, and Michigan. Through this position, he also serves on Phi Kappa Theta's Board of Trustees.



Dan Bureau, PhD
Term: 2017-2019
University of New Hampshire
New Hampshire Epsilon – 1995

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Dan Bureau joined Phi Kappa Theta at the University of New Hampshire, and graduated in 1995. He later earned a PhD. in Higher Education and Student Affairs at Indiana University. Dan works for the University of Memphis as the executive assistant to the vice president for student affairs. He also volunteers for the Council for the Advancement of Standards through the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors. Dan enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis and staying fit.


Joe Przybyla
Term: 2017-2019
Lewis University
Illinois Kappa Phi – 2001

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Joe Przybyla graduated from Lewis University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and Master of Science in Criminal / Social Justice. He later obtained his MBA from North Central University. He is currently working on a PhD in International Business from the University of Tetovo in Macedonia. Joe works for Northern Illinois University’s Department of Police and Public Safety as a Sergeant and Paramedic. In this role, he oversees the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Program, Training Division and 911 Dispatch Center. Joe is an adjunct instructor for NIU’s College of Business. Joe is also an instructor for the American Red Cross, American Academy of Pediatrics, and The American Geriatrics Society. Joe has volunteered for the Fraternity since 2002, previously serving as the Great Lakes Province President, President of PKT Properties and National Vice President.


Matt Runkle
Term: 2017-2021
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Massachusetts Lambda – 2011

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Matt is a brother of the Massachusetts Lambda Chapter at WPI, where he graduated in 2011 with a degree in Computer Science. He serves as a Trustee of Phi Kappa Theta's Board, as the Vice President of Operations and Trustees of the Aquinas Association, MA Lambda’s alumni board and housing corporation. Previously, he served as the Chapter Adviser and regularly facilitates Regional Leadership Conferences.

Professionally, Matt is a senior security consultant at a Boston-area software security firm, where he explains how attackers can compromise applications and the steps developers can take to protect themselves. He recently graduated New York University with a Master's in Cyber Security.

Volunteer Roles with Phi Kappa Theta:

  • Peer Accountability Committee - Chair (2016-2018)
  • Peer Accountability Committee Member (2013-2016)
  • Regional Leadership Conference Facilitator (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018)


Michael Van Poots
Term: 2017-2021
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
New York Sigma – 1995

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Michael Van Poots, Ph.D. joined Phi Kappa Theta as a freshman at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). He served in multiple leadership positions at RPI, including class president, member of the RPI Board of Trustees, and president of the Interfraternity Council (IFC). After graduating in 1995 with a bachelor’s degree in engineering physics, he promptly joined the US Navy as an officer and has been in the service ever since, trading off between active duty and reserve duty. He has served in various areas, including nuclear submarine warfare, engineering and roles including department head, Inspector General, and commanding officer. He is currently a Navy Captain (the rank right below admiral), and is the commanding officer of a reserve unit at the Office of Naval Research.

He earned an MBA in 2005 from RPI and a Ph.D. from Walden University in 2011. He currently works for MillerCoors as brewery technical services manager. He is a PADI certified Assistant Instructor, Rescue Diver and Master Diver. He is a NREMT credentialed Emergency Medical Technician and licensed amateur radio operator. He currently serves as a volunteer EMT for Harrisonburg Rescue Squad per week, and is a paramedic in training.