Chairmen appointed for two Grand Council committees

Sigma Pi Fraternity, International announces the appointment of two alumni as chairmen of Grand Council committees.

John Novak (Purdue, ’93) was appointed chairman of the Future Undergraduates Committee. John was appointed because of his background in Institutional Research, which combines information reporting and data analysis on various university functions to provide intelligence for improved decision making in higher education. In his committee chairman role, John is leading a group of volunteers with experience in Student Affairs and University administration to review information generated about the future in higher education in order to help us predict trends in future undergraduates and the institutions they will be attending.

John obtained his Master’s in Public Affairs 1996 at Indiana University in Bloomington. He has 20 years experience as an Institutional Research Analyst, environmental scanner and strategic planner in university settings. Since 2010, John has served as Assistant Vice Chancellor for Institutional Effectiveness and Research at the Northwest campus of Indiana University in Gary, Indiana.

Brad Reichard (UCLA, ’93) was appointed chairman of the Grand Council Communications Committee. Brad has been appointed chairman to lead a volunteer committee comprised of public relations and communications generalists in order to assist council with its internal and external communications with our members.

Brad has 20 years of experience in writing effective op eds, press materials, online copy, brochures and annual reports and his specialties include Corporate Communications / Reputation Management, Crisis Management and Branding / Marketing Communications. Brad has served Fortune 500 companies, small businesses and mission-driven organizations alike, managing the creative development, budgetary and tactical implementation of reputation management, media relations, issue management, thought leadership and product publicity campaigns. Clients served include: Newell Rubbermaid; The Maids, Pfizer Inc.; the MA Governor’s Highway Safety Bureau; MARSH USA; and, L’Or