Meet Our Housing Corporation

Our Alumni Association/Housing Corporation Board directors meet quarterly in Tucson, Phoenix, Pinetop or San Diego. If you would like to join our board, please send us an email. Alumni/Board members, for a directory of our board, please click here. If you forgot the password, please email us.

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Pat Murphy ’65 – President
Brother Patrick Murphy, a 1965 initiate, served as Grand Treasurer and Grand Master of Gamma-Rho Chapter. After graduating from law school he served as District Grand Master and as Legal Commissioner for Kappa Sigma.  When not practicing law or serving the as president of the House Corporation and treasurer of the Educational Foundation, he and his wife Susie enjoy traveling and spending time with their three children & three grandchildren. Pat is a chapter Hall of Fame inductee and past man of the Year.

Tom Keating ’62 – Vice President
Tom Keating (62) spent 38 years at American Protective Services, his family-owned, nationwide contract security guard provider.  They employed 19,000 in 20 states and generated annual revenues of $425 million.  Tom sold the company in 2000.  Tom and Reenie also raised pure-bred Gelbvieh herd sires for 25 years.  Most recently Tom and family owned/operated the Catalina Mart chain of gas/convenience stores in Tucson, which were leased to Western Refining in 2011.  Now Tom and son Jamie operate Trailhead Ventures, the family’s investment enterprise. Tom served on and chaired UA’s Alumni Association Board of Directors for 7 years, and is subsequently now in his 7th year on the UA Foundation’s Board of Trustees.  He is a member of the Investment and Campus Relations committees.  He also served 10+ years and chaired the National Association of Security Companies. Tom and Reenie live in Tucson and have three children and seven grandchildren. Tom is a chapter Hall of Fame inductee and past man of the Year.

Scott Polston ’85 – Treasurer
Studied accounting and marketing at University of Arizona.  He retired from 17 year automobile sales management career to join his wife Holly at their business Garment Graphics and Promotional Products.  Scott spends his free time coaching high school volleyball and baseball and is active in several Tucson business organizations.  Holly and Scott have been married 22 years and have two children Ryan and Megan.

Matt Noble ’84 – Secretary
Matt Noble is a 1984 initiate of our chapter and a 1986 graduate of the UA Eller School of Business with a major in Marketing. As an undergraduate Matt served the chapter as Alumni Relations Chair, Little Sister Chair, and Vice President. He worked for the UA Athletic Department after graduation in the areas of Fund Development & Marketing before founding Fraternity Management Group (FMG) in 1989. FMG focuses on alumni/parent relations and fundraising for fraternities & sororities nationwide. He serves our Foundation as Vice President and our Alumni Association/Housing Corporation as the chair of our Alumni Relations committee. Matt chairs several local community boards, including: GreekCats, HABBJACH/Dollars For Scholars, & Ironwood Ridge Baseball Boosters Group. He and wife Risa, a 1988 graduate, live in Oro Valley, and have one son, Austin. Matt is a chapter Hall of Fame inductee and past man of the Year.

Taylor Heidenheim ’71 – Housing Chair
Taylor is a 1971 initiate of our chapter and 1974 graduate with a major in Mechanical Engineering. He was our chapter president (Grand Master) in 1973 and he currently serves our board as the Facility/Property Manager. Taylor spent his entire career living in Oregon and working for Weyerhaeuser Company, mostly in maintenance & operations. He and his wife Debbie, a former Starduster (Little Sister), live here in Tucson. He spends his free time golfing, horse trail riding, and serving the Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter. Taylor is a chapter Hall of Fame inductee and past man of the Year.

Steve Dean ’84
A Spring 1984 initiate, Steve graduated from the U of A in 1988 with a bachelor’s degree in Economics, followed by a Master’s degree from the University of Washington. Steve is currently Executive VP and Chief Credit Officer of Western Alliance Bank, a community banking affiliate of Arizona-based Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE: WAL). Living in Tucson and married to Patti, Steve has three children and enjoys coaching his daughter’s fastpitch softball team. Steve is a chapter Hall of Fame inductee and past man of the Year.

Dave Stallings ’67
Dave was initiated in 1967 and graduated in 1968 with a B.S. in Real Estate & Insurance. Upon graduating Dave served as an Infantry Sergeant in the Vietnam War and returned with several awards. He worked in the insurance field from 1970-75 and returned to UA in 1975 for post-graduate work in Accounting & Finance. From 1975-1990 he held various accounting & finance management positions with CTI, Baum & Adamson Tire Company, and Regicor Industries. From 1990-93 he had a Finance & Collections consulting practice. In 1993 he joined Petty Products as CFO and in May 2005 he founded Tucson Cabinets, LLC, a kitchen & bath cabinet company. Dave has served as our House Corporation Treasurer since 1990. He and his wife Diane live in Oro Valley. He has one daughter, Kim, who is married to Gamma-Rho brother Marco Federico. Dave has two grandchildren. David is a chapter Hall of Fame inductee and past man of the Year.

Scott Gimple ’90
As a Gamma-Rho initiate (’90), Scott graduated from the University of Arizona in 1992 with a BA in Political Science, and from  Perpperdine University with a MBA in Finance. He is the Director of Player Development and National Events for American Youth Soccer Organization, a youth sports organization with over 550,000 players and 200,000 volunteers. Scott lives in Hermosa Beach with his wife (Catherine) and three step-children (Alexandria, Derek and Annika).

U of A in 1965, Steve joined the Navy OCS program and did his two tours to Vietnam.  Upon discharge in 1969, he spent the next 10 years figuring out what he wanted to be when he grew up.  He finally settled on Law Enforcement  which occupied his time for the next 25 years.  He retired as Chief of Police in Washington State in 2005.  He and his wife, Kathy, relocated to Arizona that year and reconnected with many old friends.  He is currently working under contract with the U.S. Border Patrol. Steve is a chapter Hall of Fame inductee.

George Jenson ’82
As a Gamma-Rho undergraduate, George Jenson ’82 was Pledge Educator, Grand Master of Ceremonies, and Grand Treasurer as well as being deeply involved in the student concert program. He graduated in 1987 with a BS in Business Administration, several years later he moved into the chapter house and served as live-in advisor from 1990-1997. During that time and since he served Kappa Sigma Internationally in alcohol & drug education and membership development, including significant travel to many chapters in the U.S. and Canada for speaking and leadership training. He was also a partner in Fraternity Management Group from 1990-2001 devoting his professional life to not only helping other fraternity chapters across the country develop their alumni and raise money, but doing the same for Gamma-Rho in order to build the house on 1st Street. He is presently a custom software designer, part-time real estate broker, part-time real estate instructor, and owner of a small amusement vending business (pool tables, jukeboxes, etc.) His passions include scuba (he taught diving for 18 years), flying (he owns a small aerobatic trainer and is building another airplane in his garage), travel, and sailing. He is married to Jennifer Casteix who teaches for the Uof A Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences Department. They live 5 blocks west of campus. George is a chapter Hall of Fame inductee and past man of the Year.

Carl Russell ’59
Carl is a 1959 initiate of Gama-Rho. He majored in BPA -Economics.  He was the owner of Russell Farms until he sold it 2004.  He currently spends his managing his real estate investments in Tucson, El Paso and Erie, PA. He is active in the Boy Scouts at Council level. He is also active in his El Paso Rotary club where he is Assistant Governor.  He was named Rotarian of the Year by his club in 2011.  He has six children and twelve grand-children. Carl is a chapter Hall of Fame inductee and past man of the Year.

John Turner ’70
John is a 1974 graduate of University of Arizona with a BA in government and 1977 graduate of University of San Diego Law School.  Member of the Arizona and California bar. Founder and President of Turner & Maasch Inc. in San Diego, California.  The firm practices in the areas of real property, business, and construction. Mr. Turner is a certified arbitrator and mediator with the American Arbitration Association, the Superior Court of San Diego County, and the United States Southern District  Bankruptcy Court.  He has been a continuing education lecturer on real estate, construction and litigation issues. His civic activities include the Principal’s Advisory Committee at Sacred Heart Academy, Board of Directors Peninsula Youth Softball Association, and volunteer  softball, volleyball and basketball coach. He is a former member of the Peninsula local planning board and has been active in fundraising for the YMCA. John is a 1969 initiate of the Gamma-Rho Chapter of Kappa Sigma, where he served as Grand Master for two years. While at the University of Arizona Mr. Turner was a member of the Traditions Committee, an advertising salesman for the Arizona Daily Wildcat, Vice President of the Interfraternity  Council, and a member of the senior men’s honorary Bobcats.  He is currently a member of the Gamma-Rho House Corporation Board of Directors and President of the Educational Foundation. John is past Hall of Fame inductee and Man of the Year for Gamma-Rho.

William “Bill” Wiess ’80

Initiated at the Kappa Gamma Chapter of Kappa Sigma in 1980. He transferred to the University of Arizona and graduated in 1985, with a B. A. in Liberal Arts. Bill is married to Barbara, currently living in Phoenix, AZ. Bill owns WBWENT, a property management company. Twice nominated for the Arizona State Senate and a three time delegate to the Republican National Convention, Bill remains politically active. A founding member of GPAC of Kappa Sigma and a Gamma Rho Chapter Century Club Member, also a Wildcat for Life, Forever.

Mike Logan ’67

Scott Gossett ’94
Originally from Portland, OR, Scott attended the University of Arizona, majoring in Management Information Systems. Scott has held executive positions at Intel, Go Daddy and most recently was the Founder and COO of Avisolve, which he grew into a $45M company. Scott is married to his wonderful wife Sarah, has 4 kids, 2 cats and a dog.

Paul Clapp ’04
Paul Clapp is a 2004 Graduate of John Carroll University where he was a founding father of the Xi-Tau Chapter of Kappa Sigma in 2002. After graduation, he moved to Tucson and became the Alumnus Advisor and live in advisor for Gamma-Rho from 2004-2005. Since that time, he has remained active with the alumni, and is a part of the Chapter’s Century Club.

Paul is an Account Manager in the US Channel for Hyland Software, Inc which is a global software origination who develop OnBase, an Enterprise Content Services solution. Paul and his wife, Maggie O’Neill, live in Cleveland, Ohio and have been married since 2015.

 

Nicholas Maccarone ’13