BALTIMORE, MD – Last Friday, after an extensive international search, the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Brother Sean L. McCaskill as the Executive Director of the Fraternity. Brother McCaskill, who has been serving as the Interim Executive Director since March 1, 2021, assumes the official role at the General Office, effective, Friday, July 8.
Brother McCaskill, who was initiated at Xi Sigma Chapter on April 7, 1990, is no stranger to Alpha Leadership having served as both the District Director of the Pennsylvania Association of Alpha Chapters and the 26th Eastern Regional Vice President. He is a Life Member and currently an active member of the Alpha Omicron Lambda Chapter in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
“The Board of Directors and I are excited to appoint Brother McCaskill as the Executive Director for the Fraternity’s General Office,” said General President Brother Dr. Willis L. Lonzer, III. “Brother McCaskill has done an exceptional job in both motivating and empowering staff, which has ensured the stability in the operations of the General Office.
His appointment provides consistency in our operations as well as ensures the high level of customer service we offer our Brotherhood. These challenging times will require dynamic leadership from Alpha, and Brother McCaskill provides the Board and I the best partnership to meet the ambitions we have in developing Alpha men into leaders needed to provide superior advocacy and service in our communities.”
Brother McCaskill attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) on a football scholarship, where he was a four-year letterman in football and two-year letterman in track and field as well as earned a bachelor’s degree in criminology and a master’s degrees in sociology.
For more than 20 years, Brother McCaskill, who also serves as an educational consultant, leadership coach, and entrepreneur, has successfully worked in the social service field gaining experience in individual and family therapy, treatment plan design, prevention, as well as team building and organizational leadership development.
“I am honored to accept this appointment and to be able to continue to do the work of Alpha in this capacity,” said Brother McCaskill. “I am also appreciative and incredibly proud of the General Office staff who have come to work every day over the last year with a shared commitment to improving systems and serving this Brotherhood at the highest level. I continue to be inspired by the work Brothers are doing across the country in their communities and will work to ensure the staff at your General Office is able to support that work in a meaningful way.”
The Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., headquartered in Baltimore, MD, was founded on December 4, 1906, at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. The Fraternity has long stood at the forefront of the African-American community’s fight for civil rights through Alpha men such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Adam Clayton Powell, Thurgood Marshall, Paul Robeson, Andrew Young, Edward Brooke and Cornel West. The fraternity, through its more than 720 college and alumni chapters and general-organization members, serves communities in the United States, Africa, Europe, Asia, and the Caribbean. Visit and follow on Twitter @apa1906network.