The Committee

Pursuant to Article X, Section 4 of the Constitution, Grand Alpha Robert K. Walker has appointed the following five Brothers to the Grand Alpha Nominating Committee:

  • James P. Soderquist, Alpha 1967, Epsilon 2014;
  • Ronald P. Frank, Nu Delta 1983, Iota Zeta 1989, Delta Zeta 2000;
  • Elias Sebti, Lambda 2019;
  • Dan Dozer, Iota 1965;
  • Joseph O. Hawkins, Lambda 1980

The election of the Grand Alpha takes place at Congress on even numbered years, meaning that the 153rd Congress on June 22-24, 2018, will elect the Grand Alpha to serve from 2019-2021, with one year of service as Grand Alpha-Elect prior to taking office.


A Nomination may be submitted by any Chi Phi Brother. All Nominees, however, must meet the following criteria set forth in the Constitution:

Article X, Section 2: “He shall be at least twenty-five (25) years of age and shall have been at least five (5) years a member of the Fraternity at the time of his election.”

Article X, Section 4(F): “No member of the committee shall be eligible for nomination as Grand Alpha for the forthcoming term.”

Accepting Nominations

Nominations are accepted until the 153rd Congress begins on June 22, 2018.

The Committee has created this form to make this process easy and accessible. Please ensure that you fill out each field completely and to the best of your knowledge. The Committee will be informed of your nomination and the Nominee notified.

Grand Alpha Nomination Form

Grand Alpha Nomination Form