R. Turner Spears serves as the Director of Alumni Services for Delta Kappa Epsilon. In this position, he seeks to fulfill DKE’s strategic vision through providing a wide range of services and resources to individual alumni, advisors, associations, and city-based DKE Clubs. These services include operational consulting, logistical and planning assistance, and educational resources. Turner holds a fundamental belief that alumni involvement is critical to the success of DKE at both the local and international level.
Since joining the DKE International Staff in 2016, Turner has also served as a chapter consultant covering the Northeastern Region and as the Education Coordinator. As an undergraduate, He was initiated into DKE at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville – Lambda Tau Colony and held the positions of Recruitment Chairman, Philanthropy and Service Chairman, and New Member Educator.
Outside of DKE Int’l Staff, Turner has also served as an Intelligence Officer in the Michigan Army National Guard until 2018 after beginning his military service in 2011 as an enlisted infantryman in the Tennessee Army National Guard.
Becoming an alumnus advisor
Alumni Advisor Support
Starting an alumni association/city-based DKE club
General alumni information
Connecting Alumni & Undergraduates
Housing Corporation Support