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Friday, April 13, 2012

Western Province Council Public Meeting


The Western Province
KAPPA ALPHA PSI FRATERNITY, INC.




Public Meeting


Friday, April 13, 2012

The Oakland Airport Hilton Hotel
Oakland, CA




Samuel B. Knight, MBA
Polemarch
PUBLIC MEETING

Friday April 13, 2012
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Training for Second Century Leadership-Brighter Tomorrows Begin Today”



Prelude                                                                  Tamika Nicole
                                                                              Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.

Call to Order                                                          Terry L. Allen
                                                                              Jr. Province Vice Polemarch

Posting of Colors                                                    U.S Air Force ROTC
                                                                              University of California - Berkeley
                                                                                               
Pledge of Allegiance                                               Gilbert D. Brown, III
                                                                               Sr. Province Vice Polemarch          
                                       
"Lift Every Voice and Sing"                                      Tamika Nicole
                                                                                Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.

Master of Ceremonies                                              Brandon Floyd, Vice Polemarch                                                                                                        Berkeley Alumni Chapter
                                                                                   
Invocation                                                                Rev. Efrem Smith
                                                                                Berkeley Alumni Chapter

Greetings                                                                  Terrell A. Gray, Sr.,  Polemarch                                                                                                           
                                                                                Berkeley Alumni Chapter
                                                           
                                                                                Mrs. Jacqueline Berryman, Coordinator                                                                                             
                                                                                Western Province Silhouettes

                                                                                               
Citations and Proclamations                                       Frederick Roots, Strategus
                                                                                 Berkeley Alumni Chapter
                                                                                               
Recognition of Dignitaries                                          Kevin L. Nichols
                                                                                 Berkeley Alumni Chapter
                                                                                               
Social Action Awards                                               Samuel B. Knight, MBA
                                                                                 Polemarch, Western Province
                                                                



Social Action Awards
Life Course Inc.
NAACP
UNCF
                                                                         

Atty. Thomas Bradley Distinguished Citizen Awards

Father J. Matthews, Pastor
St. Benedict’s Church, Oakland, CA

Regina Jackson, President & CEO
East Oakland Youth Development Center

London Breed, Executive Director
African American Arts & Culture Complex


Arthur Ashe Humanitarian Service Award

Assemblymember Sandre’ R. Swanson (D)
16th District, California State Assembly



Musical Selection                                                         Tamika Nicole
                                                                                    Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.


                                                                                                           
Introduction of Keynote Speaker                                   Robert L. Harris, Esquire
                                                                                     Grand Polemarch (27th)
                                                                                     Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

                                                                                                 
Keynote Speaker                                                          The Honorable Elihu Harris
                                                                                     46th Mayor of Oakland, CA (1991-1999)

Special Remarks                                                           Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D)
                                                                                     9th  Congressional District - California
                                                                                               

Greek Medley - Jovan Nelson

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority                                           Iota Phi Theta Fraternity
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity                                              Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority                                              Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority                                                     Omega Psi Phi Fraternity
                                                                   
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity


Closing Remarks                                                               Samuel B. Knight, MBA
                                                                                         Western Province Polemarch

Benediction                                                                       Rev. Ralph E. Butler
                                                                                         Western Province Chaplain