Psi Upsilon Fraternity

3003 E. 96th Street | Indianapolis, IN 46240

317.571.1833 | Intl_ofc@psiu.org

Fraternity International Staff

Thomas J. Fox, Executive Director

Omicron ’00
University of Illinois
Ext. 103 | tfox@psiu.org

Tom has been a member of the International Office since his graduation from the University of Illinois in 2000, becoming executive director in August 2012. As Psi Upsilon’s executive director, Tom manages the services provided to Psi Upsilon’s undergraduate chapters and expansion groups. He plans, organizes and facilitates undergraduate officer academies, the Leadership Institute and Convention, and administers the risk management and insurance programs. Additionally, he acts as a liaison to campus student affairs personnel and consults with alumni on issues facing the undergraduate chapters.

Originally from North Aurora, Illinois, Tom graduated from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana with a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts and sciences in economics and a minor in cinema studies. He is loyal to the Chicago sports teams he grew up with: the Bears, Cubs, Bulls and Blackhawks and is even happy for the White Sox and the south side when they win. He enjoys hiking, photography and visiting state and national parks when he finds the time.

Bethann Taylor, Director of Administration

Ext. 102 | bethann@psiu.org

Bethann studied languages and international law at Hope College. She had a 33 year career in hospitality management. In 2016, she shifted careers into human resources management  and executive administrative support. She enjoys reading, traveling and sports. 

Jonathan M. Chaffin, Director of Member Engagement

Gamma Tau ’00
Georgia Tech
Ext. 104 | jonathan@psiu.org

Jonathan joined Psi Upsilon in 2000 at Georgia Tech and is a marketing and communications professional with deep roots in story-telling, community-building, communications, branding, and online and social media marketing channels. He comes to the Foundation after 15+ years as an online and e-content designer for The Home Depot and Autotrader.com. He has served Psi U in various capacities including as a staff intern, president and board member of the Psi Upsilon Society of Georgia, designing coats of arms for several chapters, and serving as the Fraternity Heraldry Chairman. Jonathan lives in Atlanta with his wife and daughter.

Jonathan deeply believes that Psi U exists to support its members from the beginning of their life’s journey to the end. He is perpetually excited by new ways members can connect, support each other, and strive to strengthen our bonds. He is enthusiastic about creating new memories and shared identity and helping other brothers do the same. 

  

Tejas Narayan, Chapter Leadership Consultant

Epsilon Iota ’19
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Ext. 106 | tejas@psiu.org

Originally from Pleasanton, California, Tejas graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and computer science and a minor in economics. While an undergraduate at the Epsilon Iota chapter, Tejas held a couple of positions that include Alumni Secretary and Second Angelos.

As Second Angelos, he expanded Psi Upsilon’s role on the RPI IFC and was elected to the IFC Executive Board. He also started the chapter’s use of social media. Tejas worked to foster good relations between the chapter, the RPI Greek community, the faculty, the administration, and the public at large. 

As an undergraduate at RPI, Tejas also was a member of the Rensselaer Union Executive Board, and helped clubs with budgeting, recruitment, marketing, and other club operations. A Chapter Leadership Consultant, Tejas visits and consults chapters on operational issues as well as enhancing university relations.

  

David Holgate, Chapter Success Coach

Psi ’83
Hamilton Ext. 108 |
David@psiu.org

David was born on a small farm in a rural area of upstate New York between Ithaca and Watkins Glen. He attended St. Mark’s School in Southborough, MA and lettered in football, wrestling and lacrosse and graduated from Hamilton College in 1983 with a BA in Geology. He lived in the Psi Chapter house for three years and bolstered his income by accepting kitchen cleanup duties during that time.

After college he joined a small family business as an IT intern, and learned to administer and then design and program whole database software systems. After 35 years of designing ERP systems in the education, distribution, healthcare, warehousing, and manufacturing industries he is always interested in new software challenges. Outside of his professional role he is an avid gardener and garlic farmer, a cyclist, and camper.

As a Chapter Success Coach David is supporting select chapters in the Northeast with their operations and enhancing university relations.

If you’re interested in joining the Psi Upsilon International Office staff you can see open positions HERE.