Mother Pearl Alumni Association

Incorporated on April 26, 2017 under the nonprofit statues of the District of Columbia, the Mother Pearl Alumni Association (MPAA) was established to provide financial support for the achievement of scholarly excellence for students of Howard University and champion the restoration and maintenance efforts of select historic edifices at the University. Specifically, the MPAA will financially support the Alpha Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Memorial Endowment Scholarship Fund which was established at Howard University on October 24, 2013 and supports the financial needs of the students at Howard University as well as the restoration and annual maintenance of the Benjamin Banneker Memorial Sundial located near the center of the University's main quadrangle that's been a iconic symbol since 1929.

The Mother Pearl Alumni Association is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.

The incorporating/temporary officers of the MPAA are:

Ivory Gene Cooper, President

Tony Taylor, Secretary/Treasurer

Robert Warren, General Counsel

The incorporating/temporary Board of Directors for the MPAA are:

Jeffrey A. Chandler
Ivory Gene Cooper
Darryl L. Dyer
Aquanius Freeman
Anthony Holder
Barry L. Hudson
Chauncey D. Manson III
Timothy C. Robinson
William T. Ryans, Jr.
Tony Taylor
Allen W. Toles
Robert C. Warren, Jr.
Alan E. Warrick
Conrad C. Woody, Jr.

Similar to officers, a new, permanent slate of Directors will be elected by the membership at the Annual Meeting in December 2017 prior to the Annual Alpha Chapter Charter Day Celebration.

Membership to the MPAA is open to any former member of Alpha Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, both initiated through or former transfer to Alpha Chapter, who are in good financial and disciplinary standing with Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.  Additionally, membership is open to any individual who have had a significant impact on Alpha Chapter either in an advisory capacity or financial support.  Annual membership dues to the MPAA is $25 payable on or before December 31 each calendar year for the proceeding year's dues.

For further information on the MPAA, please contact Ivory Gene Cooper at

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