Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc. won the prestigious NALFO Fraternal Organization of the Year award at NALFO's annual business meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. Winners were announced at the NALFO awards banquet this past weekend.
In addition Phi Iota Alpha swept the awards winning more than any other NALFO Fraternity. Including:
National Philanthropic Organization
Organizational Leadership Excellence
Professional of the Year
Also, Brothers Dr. Juan "Varadero” Guardia was elected as NALFO Chairman & Alex "Genesis” Yepes will serve as the Northeast Regional Vice Chair for the 2011-2013 term.
These awards are the culmination of several years of effort and strategic initiatives that our members and leadership have undertaken strengthen to the bonds of fellowship. The Brothers of Phi Iota Alpha humbly accept these awards. We would like to thank NALFO for the recognition of all our efforts and wish congratulations to all NALFO award recipients.
NALFO award winners are selected by an independent committee of Greek advisors from prestigious universities throughout the country scored organizations on the basis of Academic Achievement, Community Service, Organizational Integrity and Commitment to the Latino Greek Community.
The NALFO National Fraternal Organization of the Year is awarded in recognition of an organization that has demonstrated excellence in:
Promoting Academic Achievement within the organization
Promotion of Community Service and Philanthropic Endeavors
Commitment to maintaining the highest integrity among their undergrads, chapters & alumni
Commitment to the Latino Fraternity & Sorority Community
The National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations, Inc. (NALFO) was established in 1998 to promote the advancement of Latino/a fraternities and sororities. Today NALFO networks with 19 member Latino/a fraternities and sororities that are bound by a shared commitment to fraternal unity and the values that Latino/a fraternal life entails.
The purpose of NALFO is to promote and foster positive interfraternal relations, communication, and development of all Latino/a Fraternal organizations through mutual respect, leadership, honesty, professionalism and education.
Since 1931, Phi Iota Alpha has set precedents for Latino Greek leadership in the global community. For over 79 years, Phi Iota Alpha has cultivated and inspired Latino men nationwide to become leaders of their communities across Latin America and the United States. Open to all men, this distinguished brotherhood includes many professionals and former presidents of Latin American countries. Today Phi Iota Alpha, the Oldest Latino Fraternity in existence, continues to lead as the preeminent Latino fraternal organization with chapters throughout the United States.
Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc. -The Oldest Latino Fraternity in Existence