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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 David 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 volunteer national officer (National Vice President)for his fraternity.  As National Vice President he led the effort to establish a chapter leadership conference on odd-numbered years--the first in the history of the fraternity.  He then served 18 years as Chief Executive Officer of Theta Chi--1988 to 2006--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.

  • David 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) since 1989 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 Chief of the Circuit Court Felony Trials division from 1984 to 1988.

  • He served as President of the Fraternity Executives Association from 2002-2003 and has served on the boards of directors for FIPG (Fraternal Information and Programming Group), (charter member), Gamma Sigma Alpha and the North American Interfraternal Foundation.  He was among the charter members of the board of directors of the Association of Fraternal Leadership and Values (AFLV) and served as Vice Chairman for five years.

  • David has made presentations on over 575 campuses and at over 400 national men’s and women’s fraternity and sorority events. He lists over forty national fraternities and sororities as clients for services ranging from onboarding new officers, orientation, governance and governing document review to investigations, membership reviews, alumnae/alumni corporation development and evaluating national operations in the areas of accountability and health and safety. David specializes in chapter membership reviews–sometimes called reorganizations–and he has participated in or overseen over 140 membership reviews including 80 as a consultant since 2007 including an FBS marching band and several local organizations.

  • David has officiated high school football in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Indiana. He begins his 36th season as a football official in July of 2021 and his 16th 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.

  • David 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.

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