Ben Luttrull ’07 Delta Lambda (Ball State University) was appointed governor of Province 5 by National President John Mongiovi in July of 2012. Prior to his appointment, Governor Luttrull served as a digital marketing consultant to the Fraternity, a member of the Music Advocacy committee, volunteered as a National Staff member for the 2009 and 2012 Conventions, and was a regular volunteer for the fraternity’s Lyrecrest retreats and events.
Luttrull graduated in 2011 with a degree in Public Relations, and is currently the Media Relations Specialist for the University of Southern Indiana. He is a member of the Evansville Philharmonic Chorus, the Evansville chapter of the American Guild of Organists, and is pursuing his master’s degree in communications from USI. He and his wife, Rachel, live in Evansville.
Dr. Nicholas Kenney
Dr. Nicholas Kenney ’08 Upsilon (University of Nebraska – Lincoln) was appointed deputy governor of Province 5 by National President Mark Lichtenberg in March of 2017. Prior to his appointment, Kenney was a founding father and colony president of Upsilon at the time of its rechartering in 2008.
Kenney is professor of applied horn and assistant director of bands at Southeast Missouri State University. Kenney has a bachelor’s degree in music from Western Carolina University and Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from the University of Nebraska. He has performed in venues around the globe, including the Conservatorium in Brisbane, Australia, the historic Waterford Opera House in Waterford, Ireland and New York’s famed Carnegie Hall (twice). Kenney is an award-winning soloist – having won both North Carolina and Nebraska’s MTNA competitions twice, winning the 2006 Western Carolina University Concerto Competition, and in 2009, he was named a finalist in the International Horn Competition of America.
Province Alumni Coordinator
Cameron Thomas ’10 Epsilon Kappa (Southern Illinois University – Carbondale) was appointed PAC of Province 5 by Governor Luttrull in September 2015 for the 2015-2018 triennium. Prior to his appointment, Brother Thomas served as Collegiate Province Representative for the 2014-2015 school year and represented the province as a delegate of the National Assembly at the 2015 National Convention. Brother Thomas also served as a three-term chapter President of Epsilon Kappa.
Thomas graduated in 2014 from SIU with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, and again in 2015 with a master’s degree in accounting. He currently is in the process of completing his CPA certification, and is a tax associate at RSM in St. Louis.
2018 Collegiate Province Representative
Brenden Tisler ’15 Epsilon Kappa (Southern Illinois University – Carbondale) was elected CPR of Province 5 by the Province Council in September 2017 for the 2018 calendar year and as a delegate representing the province at the 2018 National Convention. Prior to his election, Brother Tisler served as a two-term Fraternity Education Officer for the Epsilon Kappa Chapter and was a recipient of the Province 5 Lichtenberg Leadership Award.
Tisler is currently attending SIU seeking a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer and Electrical Engineering with minors in Mathematics and Computer Science. Brenden estimates graduation in 2019.
2018 Assistant Collegiate Province Representative
Chad Brown ‘ 13 Iota Psi (Southeast Missouri State University) was elected ACPR of Province 5 by the Province Council in September 2017 for the 2018 calendar year. Prior to his election, Brother Brown served as Collegiate Province Representative, for Province 5. Brown also has served as Warden, Fraternity Education Officer, Province Council Representative, Webmaster, and two-term Treasurer for the Iota Psi Chapter. Brown was a recipient of the Man of the Year award presented by the Iota Psi Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha and the Delta Epsilon chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota.
Brown is currently attending SEMO seeking a Bachelor’s Degree in Telecommunications focused in Data Networking with a minor in Mathematics. Chad estimates graduation in 2018.