Sigma Lambda Beta is divided into nine regions, each managed by a Regional Director. The Regional Director is responsible for assembling his Regional Board of Directors which helps oversea entity operations in their respective region. The nine Regional Directors also for the Regional Director Caucus which helps establish policy for Sigma Lambda Beta.
Danny Mendez – Central
Brother Danny Mendez crossed at the Alpha Chapter at the University of Iowa. His commitment to the brotherhood can be expressed by the hard work he has done since his crossing night. From holding every position in his chapter as an undergrad, to graduating and stepping up into an executive board position for the Chicago Alumni Network (CAN). As the CAN VP of Ops he finalized the by-laws and constitution as well as developed the network’s grand marquee event, the Scholarship Banquet. After his time with CAN, he then centered his focus to bridging the gap between undergraduate brothers as an Assistant Regional Director of Ops for the Chicago area entities. Now, as he begins his term as the Central Regional Director, he hopes to continue the great strides that the region has been making the past 6 years. Professionally, Danny has been working in Higher Education for about eight years, and has been in his current position at the University of Illinois at Chicago for a little over six years. Personally, he enjoys playing competitive basketball, and working out since a healthy mind deserves a healthy body. But above all he enjoys spending time with his family.
Daniel Jaimes – Midwest
Brother Daniel Jaimes currently serves as the Director of the Mighty Midwest Region. He joined SLB at the Krazy Zeta Gamma Chapter at the University of Nebraska-Kearney in Kearney, Nebraska. Daniel graduated from the University of Nebraska-Kearney with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Secondary Education. He is currently working on his Master’s Degree in Teaching English as a Second Langauge. In his free time Daniel enjoys watching sports, with soccer being his favorite.
Steve Galvan – East
Brother Steve Galvan crossed at the Epsilon Chapter at Western Michigan University on June 18, 2004 at 10:20:56 p.m. He earned his Associates of Arts degree from Kalamazoo Valley Community College, his Bachelors degree in History with a group Social Studies Minor with an emphasis on Secondary Education from Western Michigan University. He continued his education at Ferris State University where he earned his Masters degree in Educational Leadership with an emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction. He also earned his continuing administrative certificate from Andrews University. He is employed by Hartford Public Schools as a middle school and high school Social Studies Teacher. He currently resides in Hartford with his wife Melissa, his daughter Jaelyne, Mya, and his son Gianni Luis. In addition to teaching, Steve also coaches football and softball, and is the advisor for quiz bowl and chess club. In his spare time, he enjoys jogging and weightlifting, and spending time with family and friends.
Arifur Rob – Northeast
Brother Arifur Rob joined the brotherhood in the Fall of 2009 as a founding Brother at the City College of New York, known as the Alpha Epsilon chapter. He went on to obtain his Bachelors in Architecture and Business Management. Currently, Rob works as the senior project architect for BEST Safety Group Inc in Pine, NY and is co-owner of Aurora Arch & Designs with another fraternity brother. Fraternally, he has held positions as an undergraduate and alumni. They range from Alpha Epsilon executive board roles to assistant Greek advisor for the CCNY Inter Greek Council. He most prides himself with his involvement with the New Era Stroll Team. In his time as the Assistant Regional Director he oversaw New York Operations. He was a liaison for numerous regional conferences, Membership Educator, and coordinator of region wide socials. Rob hopes to bring regional operations, branding and recruitment up to contemporary standards.
Christopher Cooley – Southeast
Brother Christopher “Adhelmar” Cooley crossed at the Chi Delta Chapter at Mississippi State University in 2011. He majored in Wildlife, Fisheries & Aquaculture Sciences. He graduated in Spring 2013 and works for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as a Wildlife Refuge Specialist in Savannah, GA. His goals for this term are to be the best resource to the Southeast Region as possible. With the help and insight provided through the RBOD, Christopher hopes to build on the solid foundation and infrastructure established by previous Regional Directors. Christopher hopes during his 2015-2017 term he can take the Southeast Region to new levels of success.
Cortez Downey – South
Brother Cortez joined Sigma Lambda Beta in 2012 at the Beta Epsilon Chapter at Oklahoma State University. In 2014, he graduated with Bachelors degrees in Biology and Spanish. Bro. Cortez has served the fraternity as president of the Beta Epsilon Chapter, Membership Educator, Assistant Membership Educator, Assistant Regional Director, and a member of the National REC Committee. In addition to Regional Director, Bro. Cortez currently serves as the alumni advisor of the Beta Epsilon Chapter and is an active member of the Houston Alumni Network. Bro. Cortez works as a high school biology teacher and plans to return to school to obtain a graduate degree. His personal mantra is “The more you do, the more you can do.”
Emmanuel Dominguez – Southwest
Eled Herrra – West
Brother Eled Herrera joined Sigma Lambda Beta in the Fall of 2009 at the University of California, Irvine. He earned his Bachelors of Arts in 2013 in Criminology/Law and Society and currently is enrolled at California State University, Long Beach pursuing a Masters in Public Administration. Other positions Eled has held within the organization are Assistant Regional Director, Assistant Regional Director of Expansion, and active alumni member of the Los Angeles Alumni Network. Eled currently works as an Office Manager for Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) in the city of Los Angeles and other than being involved with the organization and work, Eled goes to the gym, hike, travel, and watch Netflix.