The 2016 Northern Province C. Rodger Wilson Leadership Conference was sponsored by the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti-Inkster Alumni, Delta Nu, and Sigma Chapters on October 7-8, 2016 in Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti, MI.
On Friday, the event started with dinner and a town hall with the current and past Province Polemarchs. Province Polemarch Kevin Kyles shared our 33rd Grand Polemarch’s vision and key initiatives. Team building activities and discussions were led by CRWLC Chairman Gregory S. Thomas.
On Saturday, brothers attended various leadership development workshops in the following areas: Operational Leadership, Personal Finance – Credit, Branding, and Leadership in a Digital Age. In addition, brothers received training and certification in the MTA Program. Senior Province Polemarch Michael Kinloch presented information on chapter program documentation. Brother Maurice S. Henderson presented the workshop on Operational Leadership along with co-presenter Brother Christopher Griffey (Delta Pi).
Brothers were excited about the presence of Grand Polemarch Thomas L. Battles. Polemarch Battles provided an extensive update on the status of the Fraternity and key initiatives that are in progress. His leadership and genuine sense of brotherhood resonated during his presentation to the brothers in attendance.
The entire conference was informational and inspirational. Great job and congratulations to Conference Chairman Brother Phil Anderson was coordinated a fabulous event.
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Picture of the Post MTA Certificates for the 12 Kings of the Koveted Throne, Spring 2016 and the UnKonquerable 7, Summer 2016
On May 2, 2016, the Board of Directors of the Northern Province, by a unanimous vote, approved the recommendation of the Province Polemarch to appoint Michael L. Kinloch as Senior Province Vice Polemarch.
Brother Kinloch is a 1978 initiate of the Alpha Lambda of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. (South Carolina State University) and a current member of the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti-Inkster Alumni Chapter. Brother Kinloch has served the Fraternity in numerous positions at all three levels. He is the Immediate Past Polemarch of the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti-Inkster Alumni Chapter, having served as Polemarch from 1988-1991 and 2011-2014. Kinloch served as a member on the Northern Province Board of Directors for two terms from 1991-1997. He is currently serving on the Achievement Commission at the national level.
Northern Province Polemarch Kevin D. Kyles states, “I am excited to have Brother Kinloch as part of the 24th Administration and as my partner in leadership.”
Brothers of the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti-Inkster Alumni of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. are proud of Brother Kinloch and congratulate him on this achievement.
The Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti-Inkster Alumni Chapter celebrated our 57th Charter Day on December 5, 2015. The chapter came together and held its Charter Day Event at the Westland City Hall. The event was well attended and the brothers enjoyed a social hour, a catered meal, toastmaster Brother David Wooten, keynote speaker Lansing Alumni Brother Dwayne Gill. During the Charter Day the Chapter presented our $1,000.00 donation to Breast Cancer Research. In addition, Brother Staffword Watts received the Neophyte of the Year Award. It was a wonderful evening for brothers to fellowship and enjoy time with one another.