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Press Release

November 28th, 2017

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2017-2018 Leadership

Hurricane Preparedness


While it is still too early to determine how Hurricane Irma will directly impact the US, everyone in a hurricane-prone area should take the time to know what to do before, during and after a hurricane hits. Please review this info graphic for tips on how to prepare hour by hour for a hurricane. Be aware of your surroundings and stay safe!



As the winds of Hurricane Harvey have shifted away, the destruction that lays bare in the aftermath of this disaster has been devastating. Thus, in an effort to help improve the health and lives of those affected and help them to recover and rebuild, the alpha Kappa Delta Phi International Sorority, Inc. has created a fundraiser with a goal of $25,000 to be donated to Direct Relief. Direct Relief, is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that aims to provide necessary aid to organizations that are deeply-rooted in local communities as well as long-term support for survivors of natural disasters like Hurricane Harvey. By funding the relief efforts of local organizations, your donations have the potential to build a stronger response capacity so that these organizations are better equipped to face future challenges. To make a donation today, please visit:

Press release

August 16, 2017

Jim gaffney hired as executive director

The Board of Directors of alpha Kappa Delta Phi International Sorority and Lambda Phi Epsilon International Fraternity are pleased to announce the joint appointment of Jim Gaffney as their inaugural Executive Director. Jim’s hiring becomes effective on January 9th, 2017.

Jim Gaffney has worked extensively in the nonprofit arts and education sector as both an artist and administrator. He has served the Kappa Sigma Fraternity, of which he is a 2007 initiate, as a chapter adviser, assistant regional president, regional president, and as a member of the Fraternity's expansion commission. His work in Kappa Sigma has been recognized multiple times, having received the Kappa-Lambda Chapter (Shippensburg University) Alumni of the Year Award in 2013, and a Supreme Executive Committee Distinguished Service Commendation for his work as Regional President of Upstate New York, where he oversaw 12 establishments, adding five new chapters in the past 14 months.

“We are proud and excited to have Jim join our team. He brings valuable management and programming experience essential for achieving our strategic goals,” says Lambda Phi Epsilon International President William Tan.

alpha Kappa Delta Phi Board of Directors Chairman Regina Wang states, “We have the utmost confidence that Jim will provide dynamic leadership and vision to drive both organizations to greater levels of growth and success.”

Jim currently resides in Troy, Pennsylvania with his husband, Jordan. He will serve as the first full-time employee for both the International Fraternity and International Sorority.


About Lambda Phi Epsilon
Founded in 1981 at the University of California at Los Angeles, Lambda Phi Epsilon International Fraternity, Inc. has grown to become the world’s largest Asian-interest fraternity. Lambda Phi Epsilon (ΛΦΕ, also known as LFE) aims to guide men on a lifelong discovery of authenticity and personal growth. To learn more, visit

About alpha Kappa Delta Phi
alpha Kappa Delta Phi International Sorority, Inc. was founded in 1990 at Berkeley, California, and is the largest and only international Asian interest sorority. alpha Kappa Delta Phi fosters the making of innovative female leaders through the promotion of philanthropy, scholastic excellence, and Asian awareness in the community while creating lifelong relationships. To learn more, visit