Indianapolis, April 23, 2024 – The North American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) has selected six individuals to join the 2024-2025 IFC Advisory Council. These undergraduate students are fraternity men who have held numerous chapter and campus leadership positions and currently serve their respective Interfraternity Councils. Council members include Griffin Forbes, Oklahoma State University; Jackson Gordon, Southern Methodist University; Sean Hoffmans, Kansas State University; Johnathan Martinez, University of Missouri; Sawyer McClure, Michigan State University; and Miguel Sobera, Florida International University. Learn more about each below.

“We commend these young men for their dedication to a positive fraternity experience,” said NIC Chief Operating Officer Will Foran. “I am excited to work with this group over the next year as they provide strategic feedback to support IFC resource development and engage with fraternity leaders, each providing their unique campus perspective.”

The IFC Advisory Council is a unique opportunity allowing undergraduate fraternity members to engage with industry leaders while helping to influence and shape the fraternity experience. They will assist with developing IFC resources, inter/national policy and mentoring other IFC officers. Service begins with orientation in mid-May and concludes after one year.

Griffin Forbes, Oklahoma State University

Griffin currently serves as OSU’s IFC President and is a member of Sigma Chi, having served in many chapter positions. In addition, he has served in numerous leadership roles with campus organizations including the Oklahoma State University President’s Leadership Council, Junior Greek Leadership, Greek Wide Student Ministry, Camp Cowboy and more.

Jackson Gordon, Southern Methodist University

Currently serving as Interfraternity Council President at Southern Methodist, Jackson previously held the role of IFC Vice President of Recruitment and is FSLead trained. A member of Sigma Nu, Jackson served his chapter roles including Ethics Chairman and Risk Reduction Chairman.

Sean Hoffmans, Kansas State University

Sean, current IFC Vice President of Recruitment Operations and Fraternity-Sorority Life Ambassador, is a member of Pi Kappa Alpha. He is involved with K-State’s Student Governing Association previously holding roles of Senator of the College of Business and Director of Academic Affairs, interning for the Staley School of Leadership and participating in the University’s Homecoming Committee.

Johnathan Martinez, University of Missouri

A member of Phi Kappa Theta, Johnathan presently serves as Mizzou’s Interfraternity Council President. In addition to leading the IFC and contributing to his chapter, he actively participates in and holds leadership roles with the Association of Latin American Students, Missouri Student Association and First Generation Club.

Sawyer McClure, Michigan State University

Sawyer currently holds the role of IFC Vice President of Programming, serving the prior term as President. While IFC President he updated the council’s governing documents and implemented a men’s mental health program called MANUAL — where he continues to devote his time supporting the IFC’s programming. Sawyer is a member of Theta Delta Chi.

Miguel Sobera, Florida International University

Miguel previously served as IFC Vice President of Scholarship and Vice President of Recruitment and presently serves as IFC President. Before his IFC service, Miguel held various roles with his Pi Kappa Alpha and served as the Recruitment Chair for FIU’s Neon Nights which supports mental health education for students.

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The North American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) is the trade association representing national and international men’s fraternities, including a diverse range of culturally and religious-based organizations. The NIC’s member organizations boast more than 6,000 chapters located on more than 550 campuses in the United States and Canada, with approximately 250,000 undergraduate members and nearly 4.2 million alumni.