Board of Directors

The executive and administrative authority of the Fraternity shall be vested in the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors shall manage the affairs of the Fraternity and shall report to and be under the direction and control of the Assembly of Trustees. All power and authority exercised by the Board of Directors or any officer or director shall be in accordance with the Fraternity's Constitution and Bylaws.
For Board of Directors' contact information, please call Delta Upsilon International Fraternity Headquarters at 317-875-8900.


Bruce McKinney, Missouri '74

Brother McKinney has been a long-time volunteer and advisor to the Missouri Chapter, and received the Founders Medal in 2008. He has served on the Fraternity Board since 2005, and most recently as treasurer.


Richard X. Taylor, North Carolina State '82

Brother Taylor is an owner of Refiner Products Manufacturing, an equipment supplier to the Wood Products Industry, located in Charlotte, North Carolina. He is treasurer of the NC State Housing Corporation and an active member of the NC State Education Foundation. Taylor has three sons, a brother and father who have joined him as members of Delta Upsilon.


Timothy C. Dowd, Oklahoma '75 

Brother Dowd is an attorney with Elias, Books, Brown and Nelson, in Oklahoma City, where his primary area of practice is oil and gas law. He is a frequent speaker and writer on oil and gas legal topics. While he was president of the Oklahoma Delta Upsilon Corporation, the chapter acquired their new chapter house. Dowd is chairman of the Fraternity's Standards Committee.


David P. Whitman, Indiana '75
Brother Whitman is a retired partner of 26 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He served as a member of the Indiana Chapter's House Corporations Board throughout the 1980s into the mid-1990s. Whitman is a current board member of the Gringold Fund, and serves on the Audit Committee of the Central Indiana Council of the Boy Scouts of America. He and his wife live in Indianapolis. They have two sons.


James Bell, Calgary '92
Alumni Director

Brother Bell is the director of procurement & vendor management for Long View Systems in Calgary, Alberta. He has worked in the IT industry for 16 years, is a former undergraduate board member and spent two years working for Delta Upsilon in 1994 and 1995. When he is not working, Bell enjoys traveling and writing about food, wine and culture.


Aaron Clevenger, Central Florida '97
Alumni Director

Brother Clevenger serves as executive director of Experiential Learning and Undergraduate Research at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Before joining the Daytona Beach Campus' Office of Undergraduate Research, he spent five years working in Embry-Riddle Student Affairs as the director of student activities, and three years as the fraternity and sorority advisor. Clevenger is currently a doctoral student in the Higher Education and Organizational Change program at Benedictine University. Clevenger is a former staff member of both the Educational Foundation and the International Fraternity and he has held numerous colony, chapter, alumni chapter and international volunteer positions since joining DU in 1992.


Thomas F. Durein, Oregon State '92
Alumni Director

Brother Durein served as the Director of Expansion for the International Fraternity from 1992- 1995. Tom worked as the Greek Advisor at the University of California Berkeley until 2003, when he was hired by the DU Educational Foundation to manage the day-to-day aspects of the Endowment Campaign. Brother Durein left the Foundation in September of 2005 to join the team of Marquis Jet Partners, Inc.

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Bruce Howard, San Diego State '70
Alumni Director

Brother Howard is a founding member of the San Diego State DU Chapter, a long time local community and fraternity volunteer, undergraduate advisor and Board Member of the San Diego County Delta Upsilon Alumni Association. He has been a Realtor and business owner since 1980 and had a previous 10 year career for the City of San Diego in Finance and Community Redevelopment. He earned his BA and MPA from SDSU, has been married to his wife Lynne for 44 years and their 3 children have them with 7 grandchildren to date.


Bob Lannin, Nebraska '81
Alumni Director

Brother Lannin is a partner at Shively & Lannin PC, LLO in Lincoln, Nebraska, specializing in defense litigation. He received both B.A. and J.D. degrees at the University of Nebraska.


Jami Larson, Iowa State '74
Alumni Director

Brother Larson spent his career in the heating and cooling and construction industry. As majority owner of his family's residential HVAC business, he turned it into one of the largest and most respected contractors in Iowa. After selling the company in 1998, he remained as its President and CEO until retirement in 2004. Larson is an active member of the Iowa State Chapter advisory board and received the Fraternity's Chapter Advisor of the Year Award in 2016.


Lynn Luckow, North Dakota '71
Alumni Director

Brother Lucknow is a social entrepreneur and currently the Founder and CEA of LikeMinded, a collaboration and platform for civic leaders. Prior to LikeMinded, he served as President and CEA of Craiglist Foundation and Josey-Bass Publishers. He received his B.A. in German, English and creative writing with honors at University of North Dakota.

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Dustin Roberts, Bradley '03
Alumni Director

Brother Roberts has worked in the financial industry for more than 10 years and is currently a senior retirement plan consultant with Aspire Financial Services, LLC. He served as a member of the Delta Upsilon International Fraternity staff from 2003-2005 and is a former member of the Bradley Chapter Alumni Corporation Board. Dustin earned a bachelor's from Bradley University and an MBA from Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado-Boulder. He and his family currently reside in Denver.

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Max Purdy, San Diego State '17
Undergraduate Director

A Scottsdale, Arizona native, Brother Purdy is an International Finance and Chinese double major at San Diego State University. In his chapter, he has served as president, vice president of membership, vice president of associate member education, alumni relations chairman, recruitment chairman and social chairman. His goal is to work in international business focusing on finance, energy and marketing between the U.S. and Asia. 

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Zach Roake, Bradley '17
Undergraduate Director

A native of Glen Ellyn, Illinois, Brother Roake is a Manufacturing Engineering Major at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. In his chapter he has severed a vice president of administration, alumni chairman and chapter president. For his work as chapter president, Zach received the IFC President of the Year Award from Bradley, as well as the International Fraternity's 2016 Chapter President of Year Award. Following graduation, his plans are to work at his family's manufacturing company.