Alex Frederick Named 2017 Interfraternity Council President

The Interfraternity Council elected Alex Frederick as the new IFC President for 2017 earlier this evening. Frederick, a junior majoring in political science, is a brother of Phi Kappa Psi who has been involved with IFC leadership since his sophomore year.

“I’m excited and honored to have this opportunity and I can’t wait to make the most of it and make Greek life as great as it can be,” Frederick said by phone after the election. Frederick first served as the IFC VP for Communications and then this year as the Administrative Vice President.

“It was my dream to be [elected as IFC President] and I’m excited to be here,” he said.

The IFC president is decided by the 47 chapter presidents who voted between Frederick and Ryan Gattoni of Theta Chi, who was the only other contender for the position. The winner is determined by whichever candidate receives the majority of the votes from the chapter presidents.

The Council also elected a new Executive VP and Administrative VP — Dean Vetere of Sig Phi Epsilon (Sig Ep) and Alex Myers of Delta Kappa Epsilon (DKE), respectively — who were also elected by a majority. Over the next few weeks the three new leaders will appoint the remainder of the IFC Executive Board.

“I’m most excited about appointing the rest of the Executive Board,” Frederick said. “I’m also looking forward to working with Panhel to strengthen those relationships and other organizations and working with the Borough as well.”

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