LAE Phone-a-thon

Lambda Alpha Epsilon maintains several funds for scholarship, education and leadership programming, operations, and long term savings. The funds are listed below. With the exception of the “Don Farkouh/ Mark Hier Memorial Leadership School Scholarhip Fund”, all donations can be made by check to LAE (see directions with each fund) or by donations through paypal (a 3% surcharge is applied). For donations to “Don Farkouh/Mark Hier Memorial Leadership School Scholarhip Fund” see the directions below on how to contact the National SAE office to donate. If you decide to donate by check (which is recommended as 100% of your donation makes it to LAE), please use this form and send to:

Lambda Alpha Epsilon, Inc
c/o Mark Murdoch
24 Gulf Road
Somers, CT 06071

 
 

We will make our calls to alumni April 8-10, 2018. IThe undergrads will be calling to catch you up and to solicit your support.

For Last year's phonathon, we collected $30,308 from 170 supportive alumni. Check out the donor roster below.

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General Operation Fund

The purpose of the general operating fund is to provide additional funding to the operations of LAE. Operations include subsidizing the renting of the chapter house to undergraduates, maintenance and improvement of property, subsidizing the cost of alumni functions and administration costs, and contributions to the Lions Fund. The Lions fund is the long terms savings fund of the chapter. The purpose of this fund is to provide funding for major house improvements and potentially a new chapter house. The Lions Fund's growth can be seen here. Donations to this fund are not tax deductible. Checks should be made out to “Lambda Alpha Epsilon” or you can donate online.

Don Farkouh/Mark Hier Memorial Scholarship Fund

This fund has been created in memory of Brothers Don Farkouh and Mark Hier. These two brothers died in a tragic automobile accident in March 1989. The purpose of this fund is to annually award scholarships to undergraduate members of the New York Epsilon Chapter. Scholarships will be awarded based on financial need, fraternity participation, campus and community service, and scholastic achievement. Donations to this fund are tax deductible as described in section 170(c)(4) of the IRC Code. Checks should be made out to “Don Farkouh/Mark Hier Memorial Scholarship Fund” or you can donate online.

Stewart (“Skeeter”) Guild Memorial Scholarship Fund

The fund has been created in memory of Brother Stewart “Skeeter” Guild. Brother Guild died in a motorcycle accident in March 1993. The purpose of this fund is to annually award scholarships to undergraduate members of the New York Epsilon Chapter. Scholarships will be awarded based on financial need, fraternity participation, and the ability to exemplify the spirit of a True Gentleman. Donations to this fund are tax deductible as described in section 170(c)(4) of the IRC Code. Checks should be made out to “Stewart Guild Memorial Scholarship Fund” or you can donate online.

James Michael Joly Zeal Fund

This fund has been created in memory of Brother James Michael Joly, who lost his life due a fall- related brain injury in January 2011, in order to remember his contributions to the chapter and with the hope that others will follow his lead in dedication to the ideals of the True Gentleman. The purpose of the fund is to grant annual tuition scholarships to Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s National Leadership School to undergraduate members of the New York Epsilon Chapter.  The James Michael Joly Zeal Fund Committee may annually choose to support alternative education initiatives that are also reflective of and commemorate James’ spirit, character, and life. The fund’s purpose is to provide support to educational initiatives, with a focus on initiatives that correspond to James’ passion for promoting the development of individual leaders and improving the collective responsibility of the undergraduate members of the New York Epsilon Chapter that are attending Rensselaer. Donations are tax deductible as described in section 170(c)(4) of the IRS Code. Checks should be made out to "James Michael Joly Zeal Fund" or you can donate online.

Don Farkouh/Mark Hier Memorial Leadership School Scholarhip Fund (Sigma Alpha Epsilon Foundation Chapter Endowment Fund #3350)

The Fund has been created in memory of these two Brothers who died in a tragic automobile accident in March 1989. This Fund is administered as a Chapter Endowment Fund (#3350) to help fund the tuitions of undergraduate delegates to the John O. Moseley Leadership School or projects and/or endeavors deemed "wholly educational in nature." As long as the fund remains above a minimum of $5000, disbursements may be made. Donations may be made online at the SAE website or by calling Nanci Gasiel at 800-233-1856, extenstion 209. Be sure to direct the donation to the "Don Farkouh/Mark Hier Memorial Leadership School Scholarship Fund (Chapter Endowment Fund #3350)."

 

General Operating Fund

Don Farkouh/Mark Hier Memorial Scholarship Fund

Stewart "Skeeter" Guild Memorial Scholarship Fund


James Michael Joly Zeal Fund

Phonathan Donors of 2017 (as of 12/31/2017)

Donors of >$500 (17 for Total of $10,011)


Robert Athanasiou (1962)
Paul Kondrath (1963)
Michael Quan (1970)
David Colten (1972)
Jonathan Witter (1982)
Glenn DeFriest (1983)
Eric Wenberg (1988)
Erik Aarts (1989)
Mark Terrano (1989)
Michael Weiner (1989)
Robert Filbey (1994)
Mark Wilensky (1995)
Jeffrey Young (1995)
James Kennedy (1996)
Tito Toro (1996)
Adam Rivard (2009)
Joshua Ingram (2013)


Donors of $250-$499 (33 for Total of $8,844)


Robert Fopeano (1951)
David Haviland (1964)
Charles Learoyd (1967)
Joseph Gil (1968)
James Owens (1968)
Leonard Bower (1969)
James Pluta (1970)
James Smith (1971)
Thomas Morgan (1972)
James Beattie (1976)
Richard Terek (1979)
Carlos Hidalgo (1982)
Kevin Neumann (1982)
John Bogdan (1986)
David Gutmann (1990)
Douglas Blakeley (1991)
Keith Dupont (1991)
Todd Cieplinski (1992)
Christopher Foti (1993)
Ajay Kotha (1993)
Mike Matthews (1993)
Dan Gaur (1995)
Christopher Downey (1996)
Jacob Skehan (1999)
Michael Szczepanski (1999)
Nicholas Mandelenakis (2001)
Peter Marafioti (2001)
Kristopher Wilburn (2001)
Steven Obstein (2002)
Stephen Finkle (2003)
Kurt Spiegel (2004)
Dave Herkenham (2010)
Alden Chaisson (2014)


Donors of $100-$249 (74 for Total of $9,438)


Douglas Porto (1952)
John Majane (1953)
Wilbur Highleyman (1955)
Nicholas Payne (1960)
John Busse (1963)
Thomas Katra (1963)
John Phelan (1964)
John Steinhoff (1964)
John Decker (1965)
Robert Dorsch (1965)
David Hoffman (1966)
Andrew Morawski (1966)
C. Peter Smith (1967)
Robert Wayne (1967)
Kenneth Watson (1968)
Robert Whitby (1968)
Jerome Kunkel (1969)
Robert Peters (1969)
Peter Riba (1969)
John Fietze (1970)
Thomas Holloway (1973)
Robert Zinser (1973)
Robert Olsson (1975)
Francis Pitts (1975)
Kevin Coons (1977)
Robert Hammer (1977)
R. William Berg (1978)
Paul McGuire (1980)
Daniel Buechler (1981)
George Dulchinos (1982)
George Earle (1982)
Andrew Ford (1982)
A. Lester Hoogeveen (1982)
Gary Chin (1983)
Timothy Powell (1983)
Mark Berube (1984)
Mark Davis (1984)
Mark Lepofsky (1985)
Jeffrey Wilcox (1985)
Steven Brodfuehrer (1986)
Douglas Hunter (1987)
Thomas Irick (1990)
Robert Steele (1990)
John Kinton (1991)
Roger Bly (1992)
Angel Martinez (1992)
Brent Oberlin (1992)
Andrew Drazic (1994)
Richard Chiafolo (1995)
Charles Taylor (1995)
Francisco Ferrer (1999)
Chad Holcomb (2000)
Christopher Malloy (2001)
John Thomas (2002)
Christopher Baker (2004)
Peter Manoogian (2005)
Ryan Baker (2007)
Chris Coppola (2007)
Cary Klemm (2007)
Scott Owens (2007)
Stephen Knapp (2009)
Richard Mooney (2009)
Daniel Van Blarcom (2009)
Andrew Brooks (2010)
Jim Croke (2010)
Donald Gillespie (2011)
Aaron King (2011)
Charles Scheide (2011)
John Hennessey (2012)
Benjamin Clemence (2013)
Gannon Dubay (2013)
Paul Detwiler (2014)
Christopher Girard (2014)
Chris Neumann (2015)


Sustaining Donors (45 for Total of $1,809)


Joseph Mosca (1952)
Richard Schmidt (1956)
Gordon Wenner (1956)
Robert Kosky (1958)
Arthur Mason (1961)
Addison Steven (1961)
Robert Shaffer (1964)
Rainer Ellis (1966)
Robert Mazzaferro (1967)
Christos Pantos (1967)
Steven Seelinger (1968)
Frederick Herpel (1969)
Matthew Werhner (1969)
James Bischoff (1975)
Richard Enwright (1976)
W. Jeffrey Swan (1976)
Donald Parker (1978)
William Schroeder (1978)
Brian Collins (1980)
Thomas Sayuk (1980)
John Phillips (1981)
Leland Hoff (1982)
Roger Therrien (1984)
Stanley Dahl (1985)
Joe Zaremski (1994)
Nathaniel Ford (1997)
Patrick Blount (2001)
Daniel Griswold (2004)
Nishal Narechania (2004)
Benjamin Meyer (2005)
Richard Taveras (2006)
Bryan Michalis (2009)
Richard Tenure (2009)
Nick Profita (2010)
Derek Cheng (2011)
James Breuninger (2012)
John Knight (2012)
Andrew Cronin (2013)
Travis Lydon (2013)
Josef Balles (2014)
Ian Halter (2014)
Jordan Stambler (2014)
Colin Steifel (2014)
Paul Chiappetta (2016)
Josh Miller (2016)


Top Ten Classes in Donations


1982 - $2,031
1995 - $1,719
1996 - $1,540
1989 - $1,500
1988 - $1,000
2009 - $950
1968 - $925
2013 - $907
2001 - $900
1993 - $850


Top Ten Classes in Phonathon Participation


1982 - 47.06%
1967 - 38.46%
1969 - 37.50%
1956 - 33.33%
2013 - 31.25%
1968 - 29.41%
1983 - 27.27%
1976 - 27.27%
1964 - 26.67%
2014 - 25.93%



General Operating Fund

Don Farkouh/Mark Hier Memorial Scholarship Fund

Stewart "Skeeter" Guild Memorial Scholarship Fund


James Michael Joly Zeal Fund

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