Board of Directors
J. Marshall Smith
Marshall is an alumnus and founding president of the Beta Alpha chapter at North Carolina State University. He formerly served in the office of Treasurer for the National Alumni Association from its founding in 2003 until July 2007, and was the Colony Mentor for Beta Delta chapter in Miami, FL. At the 2011 National Convention, Marshall was awarded the Vernon L. Strickland III Founders Award for his continued efforts with the National Alumni Association and the Delphi Foundation. Marshall holds a Bachelors of Science and Masters of Computer Science, both from North Carolina State University.
Brian is an alumnus and the founding President of the Alpha Lambda Chapter at Texas Texas. He served in several different positions within both the Chapter and Region while an undergraduate. After Tech, he worked with the OUT TAKES Dallas film festival, serving as the Managing Director for the 2007 Festival. He currently works in the pay TV industry and is based in the Denver metro area. He and his partner, Andrew, enjoy movies, theatre, entertainment, home/garden renovations, college football (go Tech!), finding good homes for homeless dogs, and their three Alaskan Malamutes. Brian also wrote about his experiences in Delta Lambda Phi, which can be read in Out on Fraternity Row.
Lou is an alumnus and founding member of the Iota chapter in Sacramento California, and served as the first and longest running National Executive Director of Delta Lambda Phi. Lou has also formerly served as the Western Regional Director for the National Alumni Association.
David L. West
Dave is an alumnus and founding member of the Iota chapter in Sacramento California, and is a Life Member of the Board of Directors of Delta Lambda Phi. Dave has served as Vice President for Outreach, National Secretary, National Trustee, and is a former President of the Delphi Foundation. He holds an AS in Management Information Systems from De Anza College, and a Bachelors of Science in Computer Science from California State University in Sacramento.
At Large Member
Ernie is an alumnus and past president of the Mu Chapter. He has served as the National Secretary and National Trustee and is a Life Member of the Board of Directors of Delta Lambda Phi. He holds a Bachelors of Arts in Speech and Communication from Capital University, and a Masters degree in Theater Arts from the University of Nevada Las Vegas.
Jeffrey M. Thompson, Ph.D
Jeff is an alumnus and past president of the Delta Chapter at the University of Minnesota. He has served as the Assistant National Director and National Secretary of Delta Lambda Phi, president of the National Alumni Association, and is currently serving as the Trustee and Chairman of Delta Lambda Phi. Jeff holds a Bachelors of Science in Computer Science from Michigan State, a Doctorate in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota, and is currently attaining a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Minnesota.
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