Sigma Pi Fraternity, International has named John Kitch of Nashville, Tennessee, as General Counsel for the Fraternity.
As General Counsel, Kitch will manage the diverse legal needs of Sigma Pi Fraternity, support the senior management staff including research, preparation and presentation of legal opinions, and serve as liaison with outside attorneys. He will review, analyze, and make recommendations on policies, regulations, and guidelines to ensure compliance with applicable statutes, advise the management staff on day-to-day and emerging issues that may affect the fraternity and handle complex litigation and sensitive legal projects.
“We are very fortunate to have someone with John Kitch’s legal background and passion for the Fraternity to serve as General Counsel,” said Executive Director Michael R. Ayalon. “I look forward to working with him into the future.”
Kitch is a graduate of Purdue University and Vanderbilt University Law School. He is a Sigma Pi initiate of Eta Chapter at Purdue University and Grand Sage (International President) of Sigma Pi from 2004 to 2006. He is a member of several professional organizations and served as President of the Nashville Bar Association in 2012. He served in the United States Army and has been in private practice since 1976. Kitch serves on the faculty of Nashville School of Law and has been a guest lecturer at Belmont University, University of Tennessee, Vanderbilt Medical School and Purdue University.
Sigma Pi Fraternity was founded in 1897 at Vincennes University, in Vincennes, Indiana. Our headquarters is located in Brentwood, Tennessee. The Fraternity is one of the top men’s collegiate organizations in North America, with more than 120 active chapters and colonies in the United States and Canada. With nearly 95,000 alumni and 5,300 undergraduates; our men strive for excellence by living our core values to promote fellowship, develop character and leadership, advance heightened moral awareness, enable academic achievement, and inspire service. Sigma Pi is the only Greek letter organization with an international philanthropic program, The ACE Project, specifically designed to give back to our host institutions.