Washington Alumni Chapter Events
Monthly Luncheons on the Second Thursday of the Month
Date: Thursday, October 10, 2019
Time: 11:30am to 1:30pm
Program begins at Noon
Place: Capitol City Brewing Company
1100 New York Ave NW Washington DC 20005
The entrance is at the corner of 11th and H Street - 1 block from METRO Center
We have the Brewers' Room upstairs
Will Shafroth, President & CEO of the National Park Foundation
(Zeta Kappa, UC - Santa Barbara, 1979)
As president and CEO of the National Park Foundation, the official nonprofit partner of the National Park Service, Will Shafroth leads the organizationís work to inspire all people to connect with and protect Americaís unique national parks.
Shafroth led the National Park Foundationís partnership with the National Park Service during the agencyís Centennial in 2016, contributing to increased public awareness of parks through the popular Find Your Park/Encuentra Tu Parque program, engaging new, more diverse audiences, and expanding public-private partnerships supporting national parks and park programs.
He also oversaw the successful conclusion of the Foundationís Centennial Campaign for Americaís National Parks, raising over $550 million over five years, leveraging transformational private philanthropy to support national parks.
Before joining the National Park Foundation, Shafroth served as Deputy Assistant Secretary and Counselor to the Secretary of the Department of the Interior (DOI), Ken Salazar. He has also served as executive director of the Great Outdoors Colorado Trust Fund and Colorado Conservation Trust, and chairman of the Land Trust Alliance and Resources Legacy Fund.
A fourth generation Coloradan, Shafroth is the father of three and enjoys biking, hiking, fishing, and playing tennis.
AGENDA ITEMS AT LUNCH:
1) We will be voting on the updates to WAC Bylaws -- please see previous emails for distribution or CLICK HERE to review a copy of the proposed changes.
2) Nominations for 2020 Elected Officers (to be voted on at the November meeting)
**Note: these are nominations only, in the interest of time, we will hear from the nominated brothers at the formal meeting in November with elections**
3) Vote on the Washington Alumni Chapter Scholarship
Join us for Sigma Chi Fellowship and interesting conversation.
Alumni - $25.00 ■ Undergraduate - $15.00
Please RSVP and pay here:
Happy Hour -- Back to the OLD Location
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 6:30 - 8:30pm
Location: Hive Bar (2224 F St NW, Washington, DC 20052)
(Metro Stop: Foggy Bottom/GWU - ORANGE/BLUE/SILVER Lines)
We will meet at the rooftop bar weather permitting!
** NOTE -- Starting in November, we will begin to have the Monthly Happy Hour at Penn Quarter Sports Tavern due to the closure of the rooftop at Hive Bar during the winter months.**
Click here (especially for first time attendees) or just show up!
Congressional Luncheon Information
The Washington Alumni Chapter hosts our biennial Congressional Luncheon in the spring of non-Election Years.
This event, a tradition since the 1960s, honors Sigma Chi Brothers who serve as
Members of Congress
For information on Membership or Events please contact
Alumni Chapter President - Tony Celin
Alumni Chapter Vice President - Doug Harden