David Westol's Accomplishments

 

  • Served as recruitment chair and new member educator for his chapter and Vice President for Communications and President of the Michigan State Interfraternity Council.  Following his graduation with a BA in Journalism Dave served as an assistant director of student activities and advisor to fraternities at MSU while attending law school in Detroit.  He commuted 180 miles a night, three nights a week for four years to earn his Juris Doctorate degree.
     

  • Served five years as a regional volunteer and eight years as a national officer for his fraternity.  He then served 18 years as Chief Executive Officer of Theta Chi which represents the second-longest tenure of a CEO in the history of the fraternity.
     

  • Established Limberlost Consulting, Inc. in May of 2007 in Carmel, Indiana.
     

  • Dave is licensed to practice law in the State of Michigan and is a member of the Michigan Bar.
     

  • He has been a member of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and received Certified Association Executive (CAE) status in 1997.
     

  • Served as an assistant prosecuting attorney in Kalamazoo County, Michigan for nine years before becoming CEO of his fraternity and tried over 55 felony cases and several hundred misdemeanor cases before juries.
     

  • He served as President of the Fraternity Executives Association from 2002-2003 and has served or continues to serve on the boards of directors for FIPG (Fraternal Information and Programming Group), HazingPrevention.org (charter member), Gamma Sigma Alpha, the North American Interfraternal Foundation and the Association of Fraternal Leadership and Values (AFLV). He currently serves as Vice Chairman of the AFLV Board of Directors.
     

  • Dave has made presentations on over 530 campuses and at over 400 national men’s and women’s fraternity and sorority events. He has over thirty national fraternities and sororities as clients for services ranging from onboarding new officers, orientation, governance and governing document review to risk management, alumnae/alumni corporation development and evaluating national operations. Dave specializes in chapter membership reviews–sometimes called reorganizations–and he has participated in or overseen over 130 including 70 as a consultant since 2007.
     

  • Dave has officiated high school football in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Indiana. He begins his 34th season as a football official in July of 2019 and his 14th as Referee. He has worked as an official at the D-II and D-III college levels. He served three years as co-chairman of the Indiana Officials Association (IOA) football section—the IOA is the largest of over 20 associations in Indiana—and then co-chaired the New Football Officials program for six years. His officiating crew has advanced to the Regional round in the Indiana High School Athletic Association tournament.
     

  • Dave was honored with the Gold Medal from the North American Interfraternity Conference for service to the interfraternal community in April of 2012. He received the Silver Medal from the Conference in 1995.