2015 Leadership Institute and Social Events
Aaron Boe, Sexual Assault & Relational Aggression Prevention
Aaron Boe is the Founder of Aaron Boe Productions, a speaking and training company, and Prevention Culture, a consulting firm that specializes in preventing harm and creating healthier social cultures. He is a national speaker on sexual assault and relational aggression prevention and is known for taking an innovative, positive approach to addressing serious issues. Aaron is a consultant and curriculum developer for men's and women's fraternal organizations, and his content and programs reach over 100,000 collegiate members each year.
Lance Miller, Epsilon Nu '80 (Michigan State)
Keynote - Awards Banquet
Lance Miller is an award winning speaker and trainer. He brings to the podium a unique mix of talent and life experience that has shaped his philosophy and viewpoint of the world.
Lance is a member of Toastmasters International and is a Distinguished Toastmaster. He was instrumental in building his home Toastmasters Club, Renaissance Speakers, to the #4 Toastmasters Club in the world. In 2005 he emerged from a field of 28,000 contestants from 90 countries to win the title of the World Champion of Public Speaking.
William A. Demmer, Epsilon Nu '70 (Michigan State)
Founders Society and Scholarship Luncheon
Bill Demmer is the chief executive officer and president of the Demmer Corporation located in Lansing, Michigan. Established in 1951, the Demmer Corporation serves defense, aerospace, automotive, energy, and transportation customers through multiple plants across the mid-Michigan region.
The Demmer Corporation is a family business and so is its philanthropy.The family's philanthropic interests span an extraordinary variety of causes. The Demmer family name is synonymous with numerous MSU initiatives including, among others, the Demmer Center for Business Transformation, William A. Demmer Scholars Program, Demmer Shooting Sports, Education and Training Center, and Demmer Family Hall of History.
The Leadership Institute is held annually in conjunction with the Fraternity's Convention and has become an integral part of the Fraternity's effort to develop ethical leadership and excellence. The Leadership Institute provides undergraduates and alumni alike an opportunity to exchange ideas and solutions on issues affecting their chapters, alumni groups, the Greek world and themselves.
More information about the curriculum will be added as the Convention approaches.
On Friday evening the Epsilon Nu Chapter along with its alumni, the Hesperian Society,is hosting Convention attendees for a cruise on the Grand River on the Michigan Princess Riverboat. The Michigan Princess was first captained by John Chamberlain, Epsilon Nu '71 and is currently run by his son Chris Chamberlain, Epsilon Nu '11.
Saturday evening the Epsilon Nu Chapter is opening the doors of its house at 810 West Grand River for a BBQ and tours. The chapter house, built in 1926, is truly one of the finest at Michigan State University.