Grand Chapter Congress History

Delta Sigma Pi Grand Chapter Congresses are held every other year in locations around the world. This archive lists each Grand Chapter Congress including the Grand President elected at the event and the Executive Director serving at the time of the event. For more information on Delta Sigma Pi’s Grand Chapter Congress, please review the Delta Sigma Pi Grand Chapter Congress Resources or learn about the upcoming Grand Chapter Congress.

Meeting

Date

Place

Grand President

Executive Director

Organization

Jan. 22, 1914

New York, NY

+ Walter N. Dean
Alpha

+ Henry C. Cox
Alpha

First

July 31, 1914

New York, NY

+ Philip J. Warner
Alpha

+ Henry C. Cox
Alpha

Second

Aug. 3, 1915

Chicago, IL

+ Henry C. Cox
Alpha

+ F. J. McGoldrick
Alpha

Third

Aug. 28, 1916

New York, NY

+ F. J. McGoldrick
Alpha

+ Robert E. Pearce
Alpha

Fourth

Sept. 10, 1917

Boston, MA

+ Charles J. Ege
Alpha

+ Frank H. Miller
Alpha

Fifth

Feb. 10, 1920

New York, NY

+ H. G. Wright
Beta

+ Jason Buford Edgar
Alpha

Sixth

Sept. 15-17, 1922

Chicago, IL

+ H. G. Wright
Beta

+ Charles Cobeen
Delta

Seventh

Sept. 12-14, 1924

New York, NY

+ Clarence W. Fackler
Epsilon

+ H. G. Wright
Beta

Eighth

Sept. 9-12, 1926

Madison, WI

+ Herman O. Walther
Psi

+ H. G. Wright
Beta

Ninth

Sept. 6-9, 1928

Champaign, IL

+ Rudolph C. Schmidt
Theta

+ H. G. Wright
Beta

Tenth

Sept. 10-14, 1930

Detroit, MI

+ Edwin L. Schujahn
Psi

+ H. G. Wright
Beta

Eleventh

Sept. 13-16, 1933

Chicago, IL

+ Edwin L. Schujahn
Psi

+ H. G. Wright
Beta

Twelfth

Sept. 15-17, 1936

Atlanta, GA

+ Eugene D. Milener, Jr.
Chi

+ H. G. Wright
Beta

Thirteenth

Sept. 5-9, 1939

Philadelphia, PA

+ John L. McKewen
Chi

+ H. G. Wright
Beta

Fourteenth

Aug 14-16, 1942

Chicago, IL

+ John L. McKewen
Chi

+ H. G. Wright
Beta

*Fifteenth

Aug. 25-26, 1945

Chicago, IL

+ Kenneth B. White
Gamma

+ H. G. Wright
Beta

*Sixteenth

Aug. 27-29, 1947

Minneapolis, MN

+ Allen L. Fowler
Beta Nu

+ H. G. Wright
Beta

Seventeenth

Sept. 7-9, 1949

Baltimore, MD

+ W. C. Sehm
Alpha Epsilon

+ H. G. Wright
Beta

Eighteenth

Sept. 9-12, 1951

Dallas, TX

+ Howard B. Johnson
Kappa

+ H. G. Wright
Beta

Nineteenth

Sept. 6-9, 1953

Denver, CO

+Robert G. Busse
Beta Omicron

+ H. G. Wright
Beta

Twentieth

Aug. 31, Sept. 1-3, 1955

Detroit, MI

+ J. Harry Feltham
Chi

+ James D. Thomson
Beta

Twenty-first

Aug. 27-30, 1957

New York, NY

+ Homer T. Brewer
Kappa

+ James D. Thomson
Beta

Twenty-second

Aug. 30-31, Sept. 1-2, 1959

Cincinnati, OH

+ Homer T. Brewer
Kappa

+ James D. Thomson
Beta

Twenty-third

Aug. 28-31, 1961

Asheville, NC

+ Franklin A. Tober
Alpha Kappa

+ James D. Thomson
Beta

Twenty-fourth

Aug. 19-23, 1963

Bedford, PA

+ Joe M. Hefner
Beta Upsilon

+ James D. Thomson
Beta

Twenty-fifth

Aug. 31, Sept. 1-3, 1965

Grand Bahama Island

+ M. John Marko
Beta Rho

+ Charles L. Farrar
Beta Psi

Twenty-sixth

Aug. 22-25, 1967

Biloxi, MS

+ M. John Marko
Beta Rho

+ Charles L. Farrar
Beta Psi

Twenty-seventh

Aug. 20-23, 1969

Mackinac Island, MI

+ W. Armstrong
Gamma Iota

+ Charles L. Farrar
Beta Psi

Twenty-eighth

Aug. 30-31, Sept. 1-3, 1971

Pocono Manor, PA

+ Thomas M. Mocella
Beta

+ Charles L. Farrar
Beta Psi

Twenty-ninth

Aug. 27-31, 1973

Portsmouth, NH

+ Harold L. Cannon
Epsilon Theta

+ Charles L. Farrar
Beta Psi

Thirtieth

Aug. 19-22, 1975

Lake of Ozarks, MO

William Tatum, Jr.
Gamma Tau

+ Ben Wolfenberger
Beta Upsilon

Thirty-first

Aug. 14-18, 1977

Toronto, Ont., Canada

William Tatum, Jr.
Gamma Tau

+Ben Wolfenberger
Beta Upsilon

Thirty-second

Aug. 12-16, 1979

Atlanta, GA

Michael Mallonee
Beta Epsilon

+Ben Wolfenberger
Beta Upsilon

Thirty-third

Aug. 16-20, 1981

Mackinac Island, MI

Michael Mallonee
Beta Epsilon

Michael J. Mazur, Jr.
Kappa

Thirty-fourth

Aug. 14-18, 1983

Denver, CO

Richard Parnitzke
Alpha Kappa

Michael J. Mazur, Jr.
Kappa

Thirty-fifth

Aug. 11-15, 1985

Dallas, TX

John V. Henik
Theta Psi

Michael J. Mazur, Jr.
Kappa

Thirty-sixth

Aug. 16-21, 1987

New Orleans, LA

John V. Henik
Theta Psi

Michael J. Mazur, Jr.
Kappa

Thirty-seventh

Aug. 13-18, 1989

St. Louis, MO

William R. Kinsella
Delta Sigma

Michael J. Mazur, Jr.
Kappa

Thirty-eighth

Aug. 14-17, 1991

Washington, DC

William R. Kinsella
Delta Sigma

Michael J. Mazur, Jr.
Kappa

Thirty-ninth

Aug. 17-21, 1993

Anaheim, CA

Randy L. Hultz
Iota Nu

Michael J. Mazur, Jr.
Kappa

Fortieth

Aug. 8-13, 1995

Orlando, FL

Randy L. Hultz
Iota Nu

William C. Schilling
Alpha Delta

Forty-first

Aug. 20-23, 1997

New Orleans, LA

Norman Kromberg
Alpha Delta

William C. Schilling
Alpha Delta

Forty-second

Aug. 18-21, 1999

Houston, TX

Norman Kromberg
Alpha Delta

William C. Schilling
Alpha Delta

Forty-third

Aug. 15-19, 2001

Niagara Falls / Buffalo, NY

Kathleen M. Jahnke
Eta Mu

William C. Schilling
Alpha Delta

Forty-fourth

Aug. 13-17, 2003

Palm Springs, CA

Kathleen M. Jahnke
Eta Mu

William C. Schilling
Alpha Delta

Forty-fifth

Aug. 10-14, 2005

Orlando, FL

Mitchell Simmons
Gamma Tau

William C. Schilling
Alpha Delta

Forty-sixth

Aug. 8-12, 2007

**Orlando, FL

Mitchell Simmons
Gamma Tau

William C. Schilling
Alpha Delta

Forty-seventh

Aug. 12-16, 2009

Washington D.C.

Mark Chiacchiari
Beta Nu

William C. Schilling
Alpha Delta

Forty-eighth

Aug. 10-14, 2011

Louisville, KY

Mark Chiacchiari
Beta Nu

William C. Schilling
Alpha Delta

Forty-ninth

Aug. 7-11, 2013

Seattle, WA

Onuka Ibe
Iota Nu

William C. Schilling
Alpha Delta

Fiftieth

Aug. 12-16, 2015

Chicago, IL

Onuka Ibe
Iota Nu
William C. Schilling
Alpha Delta

Fifty-First

Aug. 16-20, 2017

New Orleans, LA

Patricia A. Smith
Theta Kappa

William C. Schilling
Alpha Delta

Fifty-Second Aug. 14-18, 2019
Atlanta, GA    
Fifty-Third Aug. 11-15, 2021 Cleveland, OH    
Fifty-Fourth Aug. 16-20, 2023 Houston, TX    

*Due to travel restrictions during the war period, complete meetings of the Grand Chapter Congress could not be held, so meetings of the Board of Directors substituted as Grand Chapter Congress. 

**This Grand Chapter Congress was to originally be held in New Orleans, but we moved due to Hurricane Katrina. 

+ Deceased