What good is a mission and vision without people to see them through? Our volunteer board of directors provides direction for the Fraternity.

The executive and administrative authority of the Fraternity is vested in the Board of Directors. This volunteer board of members manages the affairs of the Fraternity. Eleven alumni members are elected by the Assembly of Trustees, while two undergraduate members are elected by the Undergraduate Convention.

For Board of Directors' contact information, please call Delta Upsilon International Fraternity Headquarters at 317.875.8900 or email Undergraduate Directors can be reached at

Applications to serve as an Undergraduate Director for the 2019-2020 academic year are due June 28, 2019. Applicants must be members in good standing and in attendance at the 2019 Leadership Institute. 

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Thomas F. Durein

Thomas F. Durein, Oregon State '92



Tom Durein was elected as Delta Upsilon’s 42nd International Fraternity President during the Leadership Institute’s Assembly of Trustees on July 28, 2018. Brother Durein served on the DU Educational Foundation’s Board of Trustees from 1998-2015 before transitioning to the Fraternity’s Board of Directors in 2015. He is a former Greek Advisor for the University of California, and a past IHQ staff member having served in a variety of expansion, member development and Foundation roles. Today, Tom is a Vice President of Account Management for NetJets, Inc., and lives in San Francisco.

Robert S. Lannin

Robert S. Lannin, Nebraska '81



Brother Lannin is a partner at Baylor Evnen in Lincoln, Nebraska, specializing in defense litigation. He received both B.A. and J.D. degrees at the University of Nebraska. He became Chairman of the Board in August 2017.

James Bell

James Bell, Calgary '94

Vice Chairman


Brother Bell is the General Manager of Integrated Global Services for Long View Systems in Calgary, Alberta. He has worked in the IT industry for over 20 years, is a former Undergraduate Board member and spent two years working for Delta Upsilon in 1994 and 1995. When he is not working, Brother Bell enjoys traveling, cooking, exploring new cultures and collecting wine.

Aaron Clevenger

Aaron Clevenger, Central Florida '97



Brother Clevenger serves as Dean of International Programs at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Before heading up the Daytona Beach Campus' International Programs Division, he spent four years in the Office of Undergraduate Research, five years working in Embry-Riddle Student Affairs as the Director of Student Activities, and three years as the fraternity and sorority advisor. Clevenger received his doctorate in Higher Education and Organizational Change from Benedictine University and his Masters in Student Affairs from the University of Central Florida. 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.

David P. Whitman

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 Corporation 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.

Timothy C. Dowd

Timothy C. Dowd, Oklahoma '75

Alumni Director


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 its new chapter house. Dowd is chairman of the Fraternity's Judicial Committee.

Drew Dunham

Drew Dunham, San Jose '86

Alumni Director


Dr. Dunham is starting his 10th year as Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Registrar and 25th year at Albion College in Albion, Michigan. During his time at Albion, he has also served as the Greek Advisor, Director of Campus Programs and Organizations, Associate Dean of Students, and Associate Dean of the First-Year Experience. He received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music and also earned his Ph.D. in college student personnel administration from the University of Northern Colorado. After graduating from San Jose State, he worked for DU as a Leadership Consultant and Director of Chapter Services until 1989. Drew teaches courses on community action, involvement and engagement, as well as music courses and first-year experience seminars at Albion College. As a musician and conductor, he performs regularly with musical ensembles around the region.

Bruce Howard

Bruce Howard, San Diego State' 70

Alumni Director


Brother Howard is a founding member of DU's San Diego State 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 more than four decades, and their 3 children have them with 7 grandchildren to date.

Brad John

Brad John, Iowa '96

Alumni Director


Brother John has been in the insurance industry for 20 years and is the Head Of Life Sciences for The Hartford insurance. He served on the Delta Upsilon International Fraternity staff from 1996-1999. He has been a chapter advisor for both the Iowa and Lafayette chapters. He received his BA from the University of Iowa. Brad currently resides with his wife and three daughters in Easton, Pennsylvania.

Lynn Luckow

Lynn Luckow, North Dakota '71

Alumni Director


Brother Luckow 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.

Dustin Roberts

Dustin Roberts, Bradley ’03

Alumni Director


Brother Roberts has worked in the financial services industry for over a decade, specializing in workplace retirement programs, and is currently a Client Consultant with Unified Trust Company. 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.

Aaron Emalfarb

Aaron Emalfarb, Maryland '20

Undergraduate Director


Brother Emalfarb is a current senior at the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland and originally hails from the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. He is currently studying Management with a minor in Nonprofit Leadership and Social Innovation. Aaron currently serves as Chapter President, and has served as the Northeast Representative on the Undergraduate Advisory Board, Vice President of Administration, and Homecoming Chair. Last summer, he interned at IHQ and was awarded a McQuaid Scholarship at the 2019 Leadership Institute. Aaron plans to keep his career options open at this time.

Nikkoh Mendoza

Nikkoh Mendoza, Bradley '20

Undergraduate Director


Brother Mendoza is a current senior at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. He lives with his family in Lockport, Illinois and is currently majoring in Mechanical Engineering with a BioMedical Concentration and minoring in Math. Since being initiated in Delta Upsilon, Nikkoh has served as the Chapter President, Grand Chapter Chairman, Assistant Financial Officer, and is currently the Alumni Relations Chair. He was awarded the 2019 Delta Upsilon International Fraternity Chapter President of the Year Award at the 2019 Leadership Institute. Nikkoh will continue to stay involved as the Bradley IFC Director of Membership Development and Bradley University Admissions Intern. In the future, he will be continuing his engineering endeavors in product design.