Shelton Honored for Service to Fraternity Communications Association
During the virtually-held 2020 annual meeting of the Fraternity Communication Association (FCA), former Journal editor Todd Shelton (Delta Lambda–Middle Tennessee State ’91) was recognized with the Marilyn Simpson Ford Distinguished Service Award. Named after longtime editor of Phi Beta Phi’s The Arrow, this award honors individuals who have diligently worked to advance the FCA’s vision and purpose.
Todd joins just one other KA to be recognized with this distinction in nearly 100 years of FCA’s history. The other being current Journal editor, Jesse S. Lyons (Delta Alpha–Western Carolina ’98), who was honored in 2016.
“Our fraternity communications community is full of talented, giving people,” Todd said. “I count myself lucky to be recognized for service among such a crowded field. I am honored to receive the Marilyn Simpson Ford Distinguished Service Award and follow in the footsteps of so many people I know, respect and consider my friends.”
Todd is currently the Chief Communication Officer (CCO) of the North American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) and has nearly two decades of strategic communication experience. In addition to working for Kappa Alpha Order as Director of Communications and Editor of The Kappa Alpha Journal, he has become helped progress the interfraternal movement in communication leadership roles for Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity, and Sigma Pi Fraternity. A past president of FCA, Todd served on its board for five years. He is has also been serving on the Southeastern Greek Leadership Association (SGLA), formerly Southeastern Interfraternity Conference (SEIFC), board of directors since 2016.
Learn more about Marilyn Simpson Ford at https://fraternitycommunications.com/marilyn-simpson-ford