With over 780 college and alumni chapters in the United Sates, England, The Caribbean, Bahamas, South Korea and Germany, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. is committed to providing outstanding community service. The first Alumni Chapter of the Fraternity was established in 1911. The Mu Zeta Lambda Chapter was chartered in Polk County on October 7, 1975.

The members of Mu Zeta Lambda Chapter, Inc. are both talented and unique.  Our members are known for their contributions and impacts to communities.  Some of our members are educators, principals, attorneys, politicians, pastors, insurance agents, executive directors, community activists and leaders in their own professions.

OFFICERS

Albert Cummings IIIName: Albert Cummings, III
Initiation Chapter/Year: Mu Zeta Lambda | Fall 2007
Chapter Position: President
Educational Background: MBA, Marketing; FAMU 2005
Professional Background: Dean of Students, Rochelle School of the Arts
Email: a_cummings3@yahoo.com

Name: Randy Barnes
Initiation Chapter/Year: Iota Delta | Spring 1974
Chapter Position: Treasurer
Educational Background: FSU, Accounting 1976
Professional Background: Polk County Property Appraiser
Email: rbarnes8@aol.com

Name: Lynwood L. Bell, Sr. (Chapter Founder)
Initiation Chapter/Year: Delta Beta | Fall 1972
Chapter Position: Financial Secretary
Educational Background: BA, History; Bethune-Cookman University 1974
Professional Background: Assistant Manager, State Farm Insurance Companies
Email: lynwoodb@aol.com

Name: Gow B. Fields
Initiation Chapter/Year: Mu Zeta Lambda | Spring 1989
Chapter Position: Corresponding Secretary
Educational Background: B.A., University of South Florida; MBA, Nova Southeastern University
Professional Background: President and CEO of Fields & Company, Inc.
Email: gowfields@aol.com

Name: Sherman Fullove, Jr.
Initiation Chapter/ Year: Theta Sigma | Spring 1987
Chapter Position: Sergeant-at-Arms
Educational Background: B.S., Business Management, University of south Florida 1993
Professional Background – Claim Team Manager, State Farm Insurance
Email: shermanfullove@hotmail.com

Name: Desmond Haygood
Initiation Chapter/Year: Mu Zeta Lambda | Fall 2007
Chapter Position: Vice President
Educational Background: B.A. in Political Science; Bethune-Cookman  2006
Professional Background: Assistant Customer Service Manager, Publix
Email: DTH12782@aol.com

Name: Larry D. Hardaway, Esq.
Initiation Chapter/ Year: Mu Zeta Lambda | Spring 1989
Chapter Position: Parliamentarian
Education Background: B.A., Political Science, Davidson College; J.D. Degree, University Of Florida
Professional Background: Owner and Managing Attorney, Larry D. Hardaway & Associates, P.A.
Email: lhardawaye@aol.com

Name: Antwan Key
Initiation Chapter/Year: Mu Zeta Lambda Spring 2012
Chapter Position: Associate Editor to the SPHINX
Educational Background: B.S. in Journalism, Florida A&M University
Professional Background: Multimedia Producer, City of Lakeland
Email: antwankey@yahoo.com

Name:  Rev. Deldrick A. Leonard
Initiation Chapter/Year: Mu Zeta Lambda Fall 2008
Chapter Position: Director of Educational Activities
Educational Background: B.S. Elementary Education; Florida A&M University; M.A. Counseling; Webster University
Professional Background:  Guidance Counselor, Dundee Ridge Middle School; Youth Pastor, First Missionary Baptist Church
Email: delfamu@aol.com

Name: Rev. Howard A. Mathis
Initiation Chapter/Year: Mu Zeta Lambda Spring 1986
Chapter Position: Historian
Educational Background: BS; Florida Southern College 1984
Professional Background: Retired Educator
Email: hamaphia@aol.com

Name: Joel Mieses
Initiation Chapter/Year: Mu Zeta Lambda Spring 2012
Chapter Position: Recording Secretary
Educational Background: Florida A&M University (FAMU) Degrees: Master of Landscape Architecture and Bachelors of Architecture
Professional Background: Architectural Designer at Publix Facilities Design
Email: j.mieses@yahoo.com

Name: Dr. Kenneth Stephens
Initiation Chapter/Year: Theta Delta Lambda, 2004
Chapter Position: Chaplain
Educational Background: B.A. Criminology, M.A. Public Administration, PhD Human Services
Professional Background: Human Services Department Chair, Southeastern University
Email: kstephen91@hotmail.com

Name: Phillip E. Walker (Chapter Founder)
Initiation Chapter/Year: Iota | Fall 1972
Chapter Position: Membership Intake Coordinator
Educational Background: B.A., Morris Brown College; M.S., Rollins College; LUTCF, Life Underwriters Training Council Fellow
Professional Background: Agency Principal/Owner, Phillip Walker’s Allstate Insurance Agency
Email: phillipwalker@allstate.com

MEMBERS

Name: Anthony M. Broadnax
Initiation Chapter/Year: Mu Zeta Lambda Spring 2004
Educational Background: B.A., Warren Southern College
Professional Background: Electrical Engineering Technician, Lakeland Electric
Email: tbroa@verizon.net

Name: Donzell Floyd
Initiation Chapter/Year: Delta Beta Fall 1968
Educational Background: Bethune-Cookman College
Professional Background:
Email: DCHIEF1906@aol.com

Name: Kenneth C. Glover
Initiation Chapter/ Year: Mu Zeta Lambda Fall 1979
Educational Background: B.A., Political Science, Southern University 1972, Juris Doctorate, Southern University School of Law 1975
Professional Background- Attorney -Private Practice
Email: gloverken2@yahoo.com

Name: Ernie B. Ivey
Initiation Chapter/Year: Mu Zeta Lambda/May 19, 1978
Educational Background: B.S.., Bethune Cookman University 1976; Business Administration/M.S. Nova University Computer Science in Education 1983
Professional Background: Computer Science Program Director, Polk Community College
Email: iveye@aol.com

Name: Laveral E. King, Sr.
Initiation Chapter/Year: Mu Zeta Lambda Spring 1977
Educational Background: B.S. Social Science; FAMU 1970
Professional Background: Team Manager State Farm Insurance
Email: winnieandlaveral@aol.com

Name: Albert Kirkland, Jr.
Initiation Chapter/ Year: Mu Zeta Lambda Fall 1993
Educational Background: B.S., Political Science Florida A&M University; M.A.S.S., Florida A&M University
Professional Background: Executive Director, Lake Wales Housing Authority; Licensed Realtor; Licensed Mortgage Broker
Email: albertkirklandjr@aol.com

Name: Harold E. Mitchell, Jr.
Initiative Chapter/Year: Alpha Rho 1987
Educational Background: B.S. Marketing, Morehouse College, 1991
Professional Background:  Insurance Agent, State Farm Insurance Companies
Email: hemitch4@bellsouth.net

Name: Harold E. Mitchell, Sr.
Initiation Chapter/Year: Beta Eta Spring 1964
Educational Background: B.S. Southern Illinois University 1967
Professional Background: Retired State Farm Insurance Executive
Email: hmitchell@bellsouth.net

Name:  Kevin E. Mitchell, Sr.
Initiation Chapter/Year: Mu Zeta Lambda Spring 1997
Educational Background:  B.S., Morehouse College 1997
Professional Background: Claims Representative, The Bridgewater Group
Email: kswift23@hotmail.com

Name: James O. Pratt
Initiation Chapter/Year: Gamma Omicron Spring 1971
Educational Background: B.A. Music Education – Knoxville College, 1973; M.A. Organizational Management – University of Phoenix, 2000
Professional Background: Police Officer – Lakeland Police Department (Retired), Owner – H&P Clean-up Service, Inc., Diversity Consultant, Firearms Instructor, Adjunct Professor
Email: profjamesopratt@aol.com

Name: Anthony Ray Reeves, Esq.
Educational Background: Bachelor of Science, Major: Biology;
Master of Public Health, Major: Industrial Hygiene; Doctorate of Jurisprudence, Major: Law
Professional Background: 1992 – 1995, Florida Department of Labor & Employment Security, Division of Safety, Senior Safety & Health Specialist; 1995 – 1998, United States Navy, Naval Hospital, Camp Lejeune, Industrial Hygiene Officer; Reeves Law Firm, P.A
Email: Anthony@reevesfirm.com

Name: Kevin Sapp
Initiation Chapter/Year: Mu Zeta Lambda Spring 2012
Educational Background: B.S. in Information Technology, Florida State University
Professional Background:
Email: sapp85@gmail.com

Name: Dr. Frank Satchel, Jr.
Initiation Chapter/Year: Mu Zeta Lambda Spring 1987
Educational Background:
Professional Background:
Email: mayorfrs@verizon.net

Name: Mark V. Thomas
Initiation Chapter/Year: Mu Zeta Lambda Spring 1996
Educational Background: B.S., Georgia State University; MBA Nova Southeastern University, H Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship.
Professional Background: Public and Urban Affairs; Public Administration
Email: mvthom1@gmail.com

Name: Charles Thompson
Initiation Chapter/Year: Iota Delta Spring 1974
Educational Background: B.S.  Criminology, Florida State University 1974; M.A. Organizational Management University of Phoenix, 1997
Professional Background: Assistant Chief of Police, Lakeland Police Department (Retired)
Email: chasthompson@msn.com