The Northern Province Welcomes Our Newest Chapter – The Canada Alumni Chapter

On Saturday September 19, 2020, the Canada Alumni Chapter was officially chartered.  The Chapter received Grand Board approval in January 2020 for the charter.  The chartering ceremony was originally planned to be held in Toronto, Ontario Canada during this summer, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it had to postponed and done virtually.  Grand Polemarch Reuben A. Shelton III, ESQ., Senior Grand Vice Polemarch Linnes Finney, Junior Grand Vice Polemarch Evan Jackson, Grand Keeper of Records & Exchequer Rhen Bass, Sr., along with several members of the Grand Board, Grand Historian Kevin Scott, Province Polemarchs, Senior Province Vice Polemarchs, Junior Province Vice Polemarchs, our Executive Director John Burrell, Assistance Executive Director Ryan Tucker, Journal Editor Brother Cleveland Ferguson III, ESQ. and Brothers from around the country were in attendance.

During the ceremony, Brother Martin Tyler was presented his 50-Year Jacket by Canada Alumni Polemarch Brother Jay Ainabe.  The chartering officers of the chapter are:

  • Jay Ainabe, Polemarch
  • Roy Rogers, Vice Polemarch
  • Michael Williams, Keeper of Records
  • Dennis Lee Banks Sr, Keeper of Exchequer
  • Ahmad Belfon, Strategus
  • Martin Tyler, Historian
  • Antoine Collins, Reporter
  • Kirby Spivey, Chaplin
  • Mark Jackson, MTA Chair

The Charter Members of the Chapter are (listed in alphabetical order):

  1. Jay Ainabe
  2. Dennis L Banks Sr.
  3. Ahmad Belfon
  4. Brandon Chestnut
  5. Antoine L Collins
  6. Mark B Jackson
  7. Michael Curtis Hanna
  8. Saurabh Pandalai
  9. Roy Rogers
  10. Kirby Spivey
  11. Martin Tyler
  12. Michael Williams

The Northern Province is proud to welcome the North Star of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., The Canada Alumni Chapter, to the great cadre of chapters in this Bond.

Canada Alumni Chapter Members

Canada Alumni Chartering Polemarch Jay Ainabe

Virtual Ceremony on Zoom

Canada Alumni Logo

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