Please refer to the following list of bios for those alumni brothers nominated to serve as Acacia Fraternity Foundation Directors for 2012 - 2015. To vote in the AFF Proxy Vote process, click on the following link to complete the online survey.
John C. (Chip) Brueckman III Cornell ’76. His career has been in marketing for Proctor and Gamble, Seven Up, Cadbury-Schweppes and most recently for the company that oversees the Texas state lottery. Sales, Merchandising, and Business Development Manager at GTECH, Inc. Resides in Plano, TX
Bryan W. Dowd Morningside College ’02. Treasurer of the Morningside Chapter 2002-2003. Alumni Representative (Morningside College) for 2008 & 2010 Conclaves. Currently Vice President of Commercial Banking & Treasury Management for First American Bank. Resides in Fort Myers, FL.
Brian R. Durst Wisconsin ’87. Order of Pythagoras. Current Vice President and Past President, Acacia Housing Corp of Wisconsin Chapter. Founding Father, Wisconsin Chapter. District Sales Manager, American Family Insurance. Resides in Woodstock (Atlanta), GA.
Amos D. Meyers, Jr. Shippensburg ’66. Founding member of Shippensburg chapter. Member of the Acacia Fraternity Foundation Board of Directors, serving as chairman of the AFF Scholarship Committee. Elementary classroom teacher and administrator (retired). Chairman, Hawaii County Transportation Commission. Resides in Volcano, Hawaii.
Melvin W. (Mel) Rapp Illinois ’49. Order of Pythagoras, Award of Merit. Member of the Acacia Fraternity Foundation Board of Directors. Managing director of Quality Chekd Dairies (retired). Treasurer, Illinois Chapter House Corporation and Illinois Capital Campaign Committee. Co-Chapter Advisor, Illinois chapter. Resides in Wheaton, Illinois.
William M. (Bill) Riley, Jr. Kansas State '60. Order of Pythagoras, Award of Merit. Currently serving as President of the Acacia Fraternity Foundation Board of Directors. President of The Pathfinder, Inc., retail outdoor clothing and equipment. Chairman of the National Trustee Council of the Nature Conservancy, Chairman of Colorado Association of Fund Raisers, CFRE, Board of Trustees Kansas United Methodist Foundation. Past president of Kansas 4-H Foundation and the Kansas State chapter alumni board. Resides in Manhattan, KS.
Richard S. (Rick) Rasmussen California ’80. Order of Pythagoras. Member of the Acacia Fraternity Foundation Board of Directors. Director and Vice President of California Chapter House Corporation since 1982. Venture Capital investor and member of Sand Hill Angels. Silicon Valley trade commissioner for the Consulate General of Canada. Former marketing vice president and general manager for C-Cube Microsystems, LSI Logic and other technology firms. Resides in San Jose, California.
Larry E. Schroeder Georgia ’77. Order of Pythagoras, Award of Merit, George F. Patterson Award. Currently serving as Treasurer, Acacia Fraternity Foundation. Software consultant, IBM DB2 Content Management. Masonic Lodge, 32nd degree. Resides in Cary, North Carolina.
Dewayne E. (Dewey) Ullsperger Nebraska ’82. Order of Pythagoras, Award of Merit, George F. Patterson Award. Vice president and chief actuary, United Healthcare. Co-chair of the AFF New Century Campaign. Currently serving as Vice-President, Acacia Fraternity Foundation. Resides in Minnetonka, Minnesota.
William A.(Bill) Utic Cornell, ‘74. Order of Pythagoras, Award of Merit, George F. Patterson Award. Past President, Secretary/Treasurer of Acacia Fraternity Foundation and current member of Acacia Fraternity Foundation Board of Directors. Past President, Director, California Chapter House Corporation; Presently, Manager of Corporate Real Estate for San Francisco-based Pacific Gas and Electric Company. Resides in Fremont, California.