Gulf Coast Region Executive Board
Howard Redmond, Jr
Bro. Howard J. Redmond Jr. is the Gulf Coast Regional Director of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Bro. Redmond was initiated in the Summer of 1997 through the Nu Xi chapter at Colorado State University and is a member of the Omicron Sigma Alumni chapter in Lewisville, Texas. Bro. Redmond has served as 1st Vice Regional Director of Gulf Coast Region, Lone Star State Bigger Better Business Director , Lone Star Stare Collegiate Affairs Director, and past president of Omicron Sigma. Bro. Redmond was a part of Cohort 1 of Phi Beta Sigma Emerging Leadership Program.
Joe Roland, IV
Joe Roland IV currently serves as the regional director of education for the Gulf Coast Region. Joe also serves as the Gulf Coast representative for the national education board and has launched what will soon be a national program, Sigma Hour of Code, a STEM program that introduces computer science to young men and women of color. In his tenure Joe’s educational team has given out over 8,000 books to schools in impoverished areas.
1st Vice Director
Terence Parker currently serves as the First Vice Regional Director for the
Gulf Coast Region.
Terence is a member of the International Membership Committee and his
is membership growth for the region. During his tenure, the membership of
the region has grown
over 1,600 financial members.
Social Action Director
Initiated into Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity through the Rho chapter at Southern University
Director of Social Action for the Gulf Coast Region
Immediate Past President of the Omicron Beta Sigma Chapter 2015 - 2018
Past Louisiana State Director of Education 2017 - 2018
Member Louisiana Distinguished Chapter 2015
Recipient of the Conscientious Brother Award Gulf Coast Region 2019
Recipient of the Conscientious Brother Award Conclave 2019
Louisiana State Director
Bro. Joseph Sias is the current Louisiana State Director serving his second term. Bro. Sias was a member of the Sigma Beta Club for six years and was initiated in the Spring of 2002 through the Iota Iota chapter at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and is a member of the Iota Xi Sigma Alumni chapter in Lafayette, LA. Bro. Sias has served in many capacities throughout the fraternity to include serving as collegiate Chapter President, Alumni Vice President, Alumni President, State Secretary, Collegiate Advisor, Associate State Director, and State Director. Bro. Sias has been married to Ivy Sias for over 7 years and they have 3 children, son Carter, daughter Ryan, and son Owen due October 2020. Bro. Sias has a BA in Liberal Arts History and Graphic Design and currently works in Logistics and Graphics.
Eric D. Hill
Bigger and Better Director
On April 13, 1991, I became a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc at the University of Oklahoma. Since becoming a member, I have held leadership positions as well as Chapter and Regional committee assignments. Upon joining Omicron Sigma Chapter, I have served as Second Vice President and Director of Bigger and Better Business. I have served on the Phi Beta Sigma International Human Resources Committee for four years as well as Gulf Coast Regional Nomination Committee in 2017. I have also been proactive in driving change in Omicron Sigma and helping it become the chapter it is today. For this work, as well as fostering Brotherhood relationships, I have been honored with the President’s Award in 2017 at the Joint Founders Day Luncheon.
Collegiate Affairs Director
Bro. Eric Hill was initiated into Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc in the Spring of 1998 through the Theta Rho Chapter at Sam Houston State University. Bro. Hill is a proud member of the Eta Rho Sigma Chapter in Houston, Texas. Bro Hill currently serves on the National Risk Management Team as an Investigator and as a Collegiate Advisor for the Theta Rho Chapter at Sam Houston State.
New Mexico State Director
Allan Stone was Initiated into Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. In Spring 2014 at the University of New Mexico. He is one of the charter members for the Gamma Zeta Gamma chapters at UNM. Allan is a member of the Nu Nu Sigma alumni chapter in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He currently serves as the New Mexico State Director.