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To be an Alphaman means more than just to wear a pin. It requires intrinsic qualities that are developed deep within. It calls for lasting brotherhood, a word sometimes used in vain. It means an honest devotion, not anticipation of personal gain. Fraternity speaks of brotherly love, that's something to achieve, It's more than just a grip of hands, it's an ideal to conceive.

Chapter Brothers

"I know the decision I made was wise, of this I'm sure and have no doubt Each day in my life will have Old Gold skies, for I'm an Alpha from here on out. And never again will I be lonely for I have Brothers everywhere, In cities of population two, I even have a Brother there."

Bro. Ed Johnson
Bro. Dr. Anthony Alston
Bro. Andres Blackstone
Bro. Eddie Neal, Esq.
Bro. Andre Dillard
Bro. Stephen Williams
Bro. Kenneth Williams
Bro. Brian Floyd
Bro. Maury Fontaine
Bro. Dr. Jeffery Gray
Bro. Darnell L. Branch
Bro. Marrell Harden
Bro. ReCharde Johnson
Bro. Terence Farmer
Bro. Michael Ligons
Bro. Dr. Carl Bryant

Bro. William Keyes
Bro. Ricardo McCrary
Bro. Dr. George D. McNeal
Bro. William Lewis III
Bro. David Mitchell
Bro. Cabral Campbell
Bro. Chatry Perry
Bro. Russell D. Walker, II
Bro. Michael Stump
Bro. Lester Sims
Bro. Harry M. Thompson, Jr.
Bro. Ralph Thomas, Sr.
Bro. Brian Whitehead
Bro. Glenn Douglas
Bro. Brian Boles

Bro. Alphonso Oxendine
Bro. Yohance Duff
Bro. Rodney Graves
Bro. Brandon Hairston
Bro. Dr. Tarik Harris
Bro. Darrell A. Smith
Bro. Jonathon X. Gambrell
Bro. Miguel Smith
Bro. Tyrone Gillins
Bro. Emmanuel Faulkner
Bro. Adontis Atkins
Bro. Daniel Blue
Bro. Chauncey Davenport Jr.
Bro. Ronald Glenn
Bro. Eugene V. Sweet, Jr

Bro. Ronald Glenn
Bro. Glenn Douglas
Bro. Carlos Debose Sr.
Bro. Elvin Young Jr.
Bro. Randy Price
Bro. Ervin Kelly
Bro. Steve Cox
Bro. Michael Bertty
Bro. Stanley Simmons
Bro. Steve Richards
Bro. Bobby Edmond
Bro. Chuckie McGuire
Bro. Ben Harris
Bro. Delvin A. Owens
Bro. Dr. Trellis Jones


Spring '15
Chapter Dean
William Lewis

  • Alphonso Oxendeine
  • Brian Floyd
  • Cabral Campbell
  • Yohance Duff
  • Rodney Graves
  • Brandon Hairston
  • Spring '18
    Chapter Dean
    Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Gray

  • Eugene V. Sweet, Jr
  • Darnell L. Branch
  • Jonathon X. Gambrell
  • Delvin A. Owens
  • Brian M. Boles
  • Russell D. Walker, II
  • Michael J. Ligons, Jr

  • Spring '14
    Chapter Dean
    Chuckie McGuire

  • Kenneth Williams
  • Spring '12 Chapter Dean
    Dr. Tarik Harris

  • William Lewis
  • Ervin Kelly
  • Brian Whitehead
  • Stephen Williams
  • Davesus Omosun
  • Darrell Smith
  • Ronald Glenn
  • Spring ’10
    Director of Intake
    Dr. Tarik Harris

  • Darrin Branch
  • Chauncey Davenport
  • Jeff Gray
  • David Mitchell
  • Spring ‘09
    Director of Intake
    Elvin Young

  • Anthony Alston
  • Daniel Blue
  • Ricardo McCrary
  • Chuckie McGuire
  • J.R. Wilson
  • Fall ‘07
    Director of Intake
    Emmanuel Faulkner

  • Lemoria Lester

  • Spring ‘07
    Director of Intake
    Emmanuel Faulkner

  • Otha Thornton
  • Elvin Young
  • Spring ‘06
    Director of Intake
    Emmanuel Faulkner

  • Matthew Hicks
  • Victor Marshall
  • Reggie Pearson
  • Spring ‘05
    Director of Intake
    Emmanuel Faulkner

  • Bryan Barnes
  • William Stevenson
  • Spring ‘04
    Director of Intake
    Emmanuel Faulkner

  • Oscar Mebane
  • Rodney Thomas
  • Alex Washington
  • Spring ‘03
    Director of Intake
    Delano Mc Raven

  • Emmanuel Faulkner
  • Maury Fontaine
  • Tarik Harris
  • Randy Price
  • Tarik Weldon

  • Spring ‘01

  • Chris Carter
  • Clarence Edmond
  • Shawn Ponder
  • Spring ‘00

  • Bobby Edmond
  • Delano McRaven
  • Spring ‘93
    Director of Intake
    James Ballard

  • Jamie Ballard
  • Benjamin Harris, III
  • Rev. Ricky Spain
  • Obie Tucker
  • Spring ‘90
    Director of Intake
    James Ballard

  • Andres Blackstone
  • Kevin Buckner
  • Samuel Callahan
  • Marrell Harden
  • Lester Sims
  • Victor Scriber
  • Fall ‘84
    Director of Intake
    James Ballard

  • Leland Collins
  • Ernest Ely, Jr.
  • Ed Johnson
  • Vincent Leggett
  • Howard Mackey
  • John Moses

  • Spring ‘82

  • Kevin Donnell
  • Kenneth James
  • Joe Wilson
  • Spring ‘81

  • William Butts
  • Eric Jackson
  • Randall Nixon
  • William Tyree
  • Spring ‘78

  • Gordon Branham
  • Primus Richardson
  • Spring ‘74

  • William Keyes
  • Arend Thomas
  • Spring ‘68

  • James Ballard

  • Spring ‘65

  • Robert Brooks
  • William A. Hayes
  • Harrell Spruill
  • Charles Gibbs
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    About the Eta Eta Lambda Chapter

    On a Ice Cold Tuesday of April 14, 1959, seven distinguished men of Alpha chartered the 262nd House of this illustrious Fraternity, seated in Annapolis, Maryland called the Elite Eta Eta Lambda Chapter. Dedicated to the Mission, Aims and Objectives of our Fraternity these seven men carried the light high while building a lasting brotherhood throughout the Anne Arundel County area.

    The 262nd House (Key #262)

    Seat: Annapolis, Maryland

    Type: Alumni

    Region: Eastern

    District: MD/DC/DE

    Status: Active


    Bro. Dr. James Ballard II | Bro. Dr. Jamie Ballard

    Bro. Dr. Samuel P. Callahan Sr. | Bro. Samuel P. Callahan Jr.

    Bro. Ralph Thomas Sr. | Bro. Ralph Thomas Jr.

    Bro. William Hayes | Bro. Stephen Williams


    October 17, 2009:

    • State of Maryland 50th Year Anniversary, Martin O’Malley, Governor Anthony Brown, Lt. Governor
    • Anne Arundel County 50th Year Anniversary, John R. Leopold, County Executive
    • Anne Arundel County Council, 50th Year Anniversary - Daryl D. Jones, C. Edward Middlebrooks, Ronald C. Dillon, G. James Benot, Joshua J. Cohen and Tricia L. Johnson
    • City of Annapolis, 50th Year Anniversary, Ellen Moyer, Mayor

    May 19, 2010:

    • Anne Arundel County Public Schools dedication to the children of our county through mentoring Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, PhD, Superintendant

    January 28, 2010:

    • Anne Arundel County Community Based Mentoring Award John Leopold, County Executive

    Past Presidents

    1959 | Brother Lawrence E. Knight, III
    1960 | Brother Charles Diggs
    1961 | Brother Jerry Luck
    1962 | Brother Aris T. Allen
    1963 | Brother Samuel P. Callahan
    1964 | Brother Frances L. Noel
    1965 | Brother William A. Hayes
    1967 | Brother Thomas R. Hunt
    1968 | Brother James Ballard
    1969 | Brother Robert M. Brooks
    1970 | Brother William A. Hayes
    1973 | Brother Frances L. Noel
    1979 | Brother William A. Hayes
    1981 | Brother Primus Richardson
    1986 – 1987 | Brother William A. Hayes
    1988 – 1989 | Brother Rufus Abernathy
    1990 – 1992 | Brother Robert Haygood, III
    1993 – 1996 | Brother Andres Blackstone
    1997 – 1998 | Brother Ed Johnson
    1999 – 2000 | Brother William A. Hayes
    2001 – 2002 | Brother Walter Reap
    2003 – 2005 | Brother Andre Dillard
    2005 – 2006 | Brother Clarence Edmond
    2006 – 2007 | Brother Tarik Harris
    2007 – 2009 | Brother Emmanuel Faulkner
    2009 – 2011 | Brother Miguel Smith
    2011 – 2012 | Brother Ricardo McCrary
    2012 – 2014 | Brother Jeffery Gray
    2014 – 2016 | Brother Stephen Williams
    2016 – 2018 | Brother ReCharde Johnson


    Nov. 25, 1960

    Dr. Samuel P. Callahan, Ethel Mae Thompson, William Henry “Lamb" Johnson Jr., and Lacey McKinney Marita Carroll held a “Sit-In” demonstration at the Terminal Restaurant to claim the right of all citizens to receive service. They acted as representatives of local African American commumity with the support of the Annapolis chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality and the Anne Arundel County chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; Dr. Theodore H. Johnson, Jr., President. See image

    May 7-8, 1965

    Eta Eta Lambda hosts the Eastern Regional Convention at The Carver Hall Hotel in Annapolis.

    June 24, 1966

    Charter Member Bro. Theodore H. Johnson entered Omega Chapter

    1979 – 1983

    Brother Tom R. Hunt served as the Eastern Regional Vice-President


    Dr. Aris T. Allen was appointed to the Maryland State Senate

    Sept. 21, 1981

    Alex Haley Memorial @ City Dock, Annapolis, Maryland

    October 1986

    Talks started about National memorial for Dr. Martin Luther King in Washington, DC

    February 1991

    Route 665 renamed Aris T. Allen Blvd

    February 8, 1991

    Charter Member Bro. Aris T. Allen entered Omega Chapter

    February 28, 1991

    Charter Member Bro. Jerry H. Luck, Esq entered Omega Chapter

    July 1991

    Prince Hall Chapter #15 paid tribute to Brother Spruill and his wife for their contributions to the Boys and Girls Club of Annapolis.


    A statue honoring Dr. Aris T. Allen is installed @ the intersections of Chinquapin Round Rd and Route 665, also named Aris T. Allen Blvd.


    Spruill Farm/Har-Pearl Foundation

    August 12, 1993

    Dedication by The Honerable Carl O. Snowden – Annapolis City Council And Lowes Annapolis Hotel, a plaque on a brick wall outside the Lowes Annapolis Hotel commemorates the 1960 civil rights Sit-In. November 26, 1960, in what was then the Terminal Restaurant, some not-so-welcomed customers from Annapolis staged a "sit-in." It was this local action for civil rights in Annapolis and the specific people involved that the plaque commemorates. The marker is a bronze plaque mounted at head level on the red brick wall at the entrance into the Lowes Annapolis Hotel, from West Street. (Names on plaque: Dr. Samuel P. Callahan, Ethel Mae Thompson, William Henry “Lamb" Johnson Jr., and Lacey McKinney Marita Carroll)


    Statue honoring Thurgood Marshall built on Lawyers Mall on State House grounds.

    April 12, 1995

    Charter Member Bro. Lawrence E. Knight entered Omega Chapter


    BWI airport is officially renamed BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport in honor of the achievements of the Supreme Court Justice.

    September 2006

    AAMP – Alpha Academy Mentoring Program launched

    May 2007

    African American Young Men’s Conference (AAYMC), the first held at Glen Burnie High School, culminated a year of monthly mentor sessions.


    Charter Member Bro. Colornal James R. Randell entered Omega Chapter

    August 2007

    Bro. Walter Reap appointed to principal at Germantown Elementary School.

    May 10, 2008

    A 140,000 sq. ft. athletic facility was dedicated to Wesley A. Brown, the first African American to graduate from the USNA. St. Paul’s Church – a partnership with the congregation of Father Bob who donate food and presents for our Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas sharing.

    July 14, 2008

    Charter Member Bro. Robert H. Haygood entered Omega Chapter

    April 4, 2009

    Martin Luther King Memorial built at Anne Arundel Community College campus, brothers Andre Dillard and Dr. Tarik Haris’ names are inscribed on the memorial plaque for their financial contributions and serving on the building committee.

    August 2009

    Habitat to Humanity, Annual college scholarships, Adopt – A – Highway and March for Babies

    October 17, 2009

    50 th Anniversary Celebration | Double Tree Hotel, Holiday Court - Annapolis, Maryland | Guest speaker Bro. Vic Carter ( WJZ-TV anchor)

    February 11, 2012

    Delta Pi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. honored Brother Bro. Harrell Spruill at a luncheon for his tireless contribution to education of youth in the community.

    March 24, 2012

    Brothers gather at the Martin Luther King Statue in the AACC courtyard in support of Trayvon Martin. He was the youth murdered in Florida after going to the store to buy skittles and can of iced tea.

    March 27, 2012

    Eta Eta Lambda sponsored the chartering of Upsilon Epsilon (YE) at Salisbury State University.

    March 31, 2012

    AlphaEast conducted the 1st Annual Thomas Hunt Pinning Ceremony for Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 Neophytes during the 80th Eastern Region Convention held in Portsmouth, Virginia.

    July 10, 2012

    Bro. Darrell Smith accepts a position of Project Manager in the National headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland.

    January 4, 2013

    Bro. Jeffrey Gray was appointed to the Tillman administration. He will serve as Assistant National Chaplain.

    January 21, 2013

    Bro. Ralph R. Thomas Sr. is awarded the George H. Phelps Distinguished Citizen Award at the 2013 Martin Luther King breakfast held at Anne Arundel Community College for his volunteering with youth and his chairmanship of the NAACP voter registration drive.

    April 19, 2013

    Bro. Walter Reap is a recipient of the Distinguished Leadership award.

    May 27, 2013

    Brothers Andres Blackstone, Andre Dillard, Jeffrey Gray, Marrell Harden, Chuckie McGuire, George McNeal, Eddie Neal and Ralph Thomas along with other members of the divine 9 participated in the annual Memorial Day parade held in Annapolis.

    June 22, 2013

    The brothers of Eta Eta Lambda held our first annual crabfeast at the Annapolis Elks Lodge.

    July 22, 2013

    Bro. Adontis Atkins was promoted to Lt. Colonel in a ceremony at Ft. Meade, Maryland.

    October 6, 2013

    Bro. James Henson was ordained as a minister.

    October 7, 2013

    Bro. Walter Reap’s school, Germantown Elementary earned World School Designation ( IB ).

    October 8, 2013

    Bro. Otha Thornton has been elected as the national president of the PTA. He is the first African-American male to hold this position.

    October 20, 2013

    Bro. J.R. Wilson became a licensed minister. The ordination ceremony was held at his church, First Christian Community church in Annapolis, MD.

    November 14, 2014

    Bro. Andre Dillard was awarded the Freedom Fund Award by the NAACP of Annapolis, MD.

    January 19, 2015

    Eta Eta Lambda participates in the city of Annapolis, Maryland's first Annual MLK Day Parade.

    March 7, 2015

    Eta Eta Lambda Chapter adopts "The EliteHouse Newsletter" as it's official Quarterly newsletter. This newsletter was created by Bro. Kenneth Williams while serving as the Associate Editor to the Sphinx (2015-2016).

    November 30, 2016

    Charter Member Dr. Theodore Johnson 1913 – 1966 was honored and recognized for the Johnson Maternity Clinic that was a significant part of Annapolis history with the placing of an official Maryland historical marker in the Goldstein Treasury Building Courtyard, located at 80 Calvert Street in Annapolis. The designation honors Dr. Theodore Johnson as an important and educational part of local history. This is the last of 15 heritage markers that began with the Parole heritage area that showcased key cultural milestones and events over the past 300 years, helping to shape this community. Near where the marker will be placed stood the maternity clinic of Dr. Theodore Johnson. Due to race restrictions in the early 1900s, African American women were not admitted to the local hospital to deliver. Dr. Johnson filled this crucial need by opening a maternity clinic on Northwest Street, near Carroll Street, in 1946. The Johnson Maternity Clinic catered to patients’ needs with a maternity ward, nursery, and recovery room. An estimated 300 deliveries took place at the clinic between 1946 and 1954. Dr. Johnson later relocated his practice to nearby Calvert Street.

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    Anne Arundel County