How The Offices of the Grand Chapter is Addressing Coronavirus

Your health and safety is of utmost importance to the International Headquarters. We hope everyone is healthy and staying safe during this pandemic.

We have ramped up an extensive support system for our chapters and colonies, volunteers and alumni. You can find all of this information below.

What Ideas/Resources Can I Use To Learn Ways to Help?

The Offices of the Grand Chapter is actively working on building our list of ideas on ways to help and resources to help you through the coronavirus pandemic as well as prepare for both summer and fall. Below are the places you can find this content.

Collin Merkel

Collin Merkel

Tau Kappa Epsilon
7439 Woodland Drive Suite 100
Indianapolis, IN 46278
317-872-6533 EXT. 269

Associate Regional Director

Franklin College


As an Associate Regional Director (ARD), I am responsible for the growth and success of the chapters and colonies in Region 3. I’m on the road the majority of the year making visitations to ensure we have fully developed action plans for recruitment, education, finances, officer transitions, philanthropy, education and training in all of our chapters and colonies. I ensure our groups coincide with TKE’s mission of aiding men in mental, moral, and social development for life.

About Me

I was born in Terre Haute, Indiana; but grew up in Lebanon, Indiana, where I graduated from Lebanon Senior High School. I attended Franklin College were I initiated into the Rho-Upsilon chapter my Freshman year. I held the Rush Chairman position for two years and have attended multiple Regional Leadership Conferences. I graduated from FC in May of 2019 with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Public Relations with a related filed in Nonprofit Leadership.

What I Like To Do in My Free Time

I spend the majority of my free time hanging with friends and family. I like trying new things and going to new places. I am passionate about photography and videography; I like to tell a story.

Why You Should Contact Collin Merkel

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