SLBEF BOARD OF TRUSTEE & COMMITTEE MEMBERS
One of the highest honors within our fraternity is the opportunity to volunteer your time and talent to Sigma Lambda Beta’s Education Foundation (SLBEF). Following are descriptions as well as the requirements and expectations of our volunteer positions. If you have questions about volunteer positions, you can send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
SLBEF BOARD OF TRUSTEES
The SLBEF Board of Trustees (BOT) develops the strategy and plans to meet the mission of the SLB Education Foundation. They are also active participants in the execution of those plans through their own initiatives or through existing committees.
BOT Member Requirements and Expectations
Trustee | email@example.com
Sam Centellas is an alum from the Epsilon Chapter at Western Michigan University. He holds a master’s degree in Education from Grand Valley State University and a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Western Michigan. He is currently the Executive Director at La Casa De Amistad in South Bend, Indiana.
Sam has held various fraternal leadership positions and is a former President of Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity, Inc. He serves as a general member on the Board of Trustees focusing primarily on fundraising activities and communications.
Trustee | firstname.lastname@example.org
Daniel Navarro is an alumnus of the Zeta Beta Chapter at the University of Florida. Born and raised in south Florida, he holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Food Science and Human Nutrition and a dual Masters in Health Services Administration and Public Health. Professionally, Daniel spent 12+ years in healthcare management and is currently responsible for the leadership, management and strategic development of a multispecialty Ambulatory Surgical Center in Doral, Florida.
Daniel has served in multiple fraternal roles both at the undergraduate and graduate level including Chapter President, Regional Director, and founding New Membership Educator for the expansion at Florida International University.
Trustee | email@example.com
Luis Suira is an alumni of the Rho Gamma Chapter at The University of Tampa. He holds a master's degree in Latin American and Border Studies from UTEP and a bachelor's degree in Government and World Affairs. He is currently a Program Officer for the El Paso Community Foundation in El Paso, TX.
Luis has held multiple fraternal roles, most notably assisting in the creation of the Paso del Norte Alumni Network, serving as its Executive Secretary, and serving on the Civic Engagement Committee nationally. Luis is a Brother who has dedicated himself to serving the Brotherhood to see it reach its full potential.
Johnatan Rivera is an alumnus of the Phi Beta Chapter at the University of Washington, Seattle. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a focus in Finance, and is currently employed as a Financial Analyst at Cargill, Inc.
Johnatan has held several fraternal positions, including Chapter Secretary and President. Currently he serves as Assistant Regional Director of Northwest Region and NW Regional Representative of the Ritual and Education Committee. He is excited to work with the BOT to continue to support Brothers and Entities nationwide.
Trustee | firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Walker is an alumnus and founding member of the Saint Leo Colony at Saint Leo University. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and a Bachelor's degree in Economics. He is currently employed at MetLife to help automate the Tax Department.
Mike has held numerous positions in undergrad and as an alumnus. He served on the Finance Committee and presented at BetaCon and co-facilitated Leadership Instute. He is passionate about giving back to the brotherhood and uses his professional experiences to help the work along.
Trustee | email@example.com
Anthony “Chacho” YBarra is an alumnus and Phoenix founder of the Phi Chapter at Kansas State University. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management with an emphasis in Human Resources, as well as a Master of Science in Counseling and Student Development. He is currently an Assistant Director at the Kansas State University Career Center, serving as a liaison to the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering.
Anthony has served in several fraternal leadership positions including District Governor/Regional Director for the Midwest Region, and two terms on the Executive Board of Directors from 2015-2018. He is currently serving as an advisor to the Phi Chapter.
SLBEF Chair | firstname.lastname@example.org
Ricardo Zamudio is an alum from Alpha Chapter at the University of Iowa and is one of the original founders of Sigma Lambda Beta Fraternity. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance and a minor in Computer Science. He currently works for State Farm Insurance.
Ric has held various fraternal positions including President, Vice President of Programming and Finance. He was instrumental in establishing the Sigma Lambda Beta’s Education Foundation in 2002 and served as the Chair until 2009. He served as a general member on the Board of Trustees from 2010 to 2015, and once again took on the chair position in 2016.
SLBEF committees exist to tactically execute on the direction of the SLBEF Board of Trustees. Committee member’s talents should align with the purpose of the committee. Following are the existing committees:
Communications: Creates and executes SLBEF’s communications plan, enhancing our social media presence, and creatively sharing efforts of the Foundation.
Finance: Creates and maintains SLBEF's fiscal policies, manages the ESF program, and executes desired financial analysis.
General: Provides general support as needed to the SLBEF Chair and BoT members
Giving: Creates and maintains SLBEF's approach to grants and scholarships, works with SLB brothers and entities to execute and provide funding.
Website: Maintains SLBEF's web presence, provides front and back-end service and support to the contribution portal.
If you are interested in joining a committee, please email email@example.com.
Committee Member Requirements and Expectations
Creates and executes SLBEF’s communications plan, enhancing our social media presence, and creatively sharing efforts of the Foundation.
Diego Garcia is an alum from the Phi Epsilon chapter at Saint Leo University. Born and raised in Florida, he holds a bachelor's degree in Sports Business. He currently works as a vendor manager for Stratus Unlimited in Clearwater, FL.
As soon as Diego graduated, he joined the Tampa Bay Alumni network and has been actively helping with volunteer work and brotherhood events. He also continued to help the three local Tampa Bay undergrad chapters by volunteering, advising, or helping with events.
Andrew Joseph is an alumnus from Zeta Beta chapter at the University of Florida. He holds a Bachelors of Arts in Criminology and Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. He is currently employed at JPMorgan Chase as a Senior Compliance Officer.
Andrew has served multiple fraternal positions including Chapter Secretary, Parliamentarian, and Assistant New Membership Educator. He is looking forward to creating a bridge between the Education Foundation and chapters/alumni.
Brendan is a proud alumnus of the Rho Epsilon chapter at Valdosta State University. Being in South Georgia, it was cultural diversity that attracted him to this organization. He served in many capacities as an undergraduate and most enjoyed being the Social Chair. Professionally, he is currently an early childhood educator and will beginning his journey into secondary education. He is also a musician, photographer, editor and writer.
Creates and maintains SLBEF's fiscal policies, manages the ESF program, and executes desired financial analysis.
Provides general support as needed to the SLBEF Chair and BoT members
Creates and maintains SLBEF's approach to grants and scholarships, works with SLB brothers and entities to execute and provide funding.
Maintains SLBEF's web presence, provides front and back-end service and support to the contribution portal.
Rick Zamudio is an alumnus of the Alpha Chapter at the University of Iowa, where he served a year as Judicial Chancellor on the chapter’s Executive Board. He graduated with a BS in Electrical & Computer Engineering, as well as minors in business, math, and computer science. He is currently employed at State Farm as a software engineer.