Nestingen '07 Elected Brother Beta
Delta Psi Chapter of DKE
J. Nestingen, a junior at Indiana University, has been elected
president of the Delta Psi chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon, a 47-man
social fraternity founded at I.U. in 2000.
He is the son of David and Carol Nestingen of Whitefish Bay,
active participant in the fraternity, Nestingen has served on the
budget, continual development, ritual, and standards committees.
He has been the chapter’s fundraising chair, its master of
ceremonies, and a member of the Junior Greek Council.
As chapter treasurer, he oversaw a budget of nearly $300,000
and had financial responsibility for property valued at nearly $2
president, he will lead an seven-man executive
responsibility for university and alumni relations, and oversee the
efficient operation of the chapter.
graduate of Whitefish Bay High School, where he lettered in
football, Nestingen maintains a 3.5 GPA as an economic geography
major at I.U., with minors in German and international studies.
He has traveled extensively overseas, having visited 13
countries, as well as having studied at the Freie Universitat in
Berlin, Germany, in 2005. This summer he will intern in New
Jersey at Alpha Wire and Cable, where he will gain experience in
international market analysis.
work experience includes managing a team of five landscapers, as
Landscaping Team Leader with Dukes Landscaping in Milwaukee.
As the Recreation Management Associate with Milwaukee Parks
in 2003 and 2004, Nestingen developed and maintained four baseball
diamonds for numerous recreational baseball leagues, was responsible
for the maintenance and visual appearance of the 130-acre park, and
managed natural resources within the park.
Nestingen will serve as chapter president until December,
Kappa Epsilon is a social fraternity founded at Yale University in
than 70,000 men have been initiated into DKE, including newspaperman
William Randolph Hearst, financier J.P. Morgan, Senate Majority
Leader Henry Cabot Lodge, Yankees’ owner George Steinbrenner,
Composer Cole Porter, Chase Manhattan’s Irving Chase, Proctor and
Gamble’s James Gamble, and the Wrigley Company’s William
current U.S. congressmen and four current state governors are
members of the fraternity, as are five presidents of the United
States. Rutherford Hayes, Theodore Roosevelt, Gerald Ford, George
H.W. Bush, and George
W. Bush have been active members.