Mother Pearl Alumni Association

Incorporated on April 26, 2017 under the nonprofit statues of the District of Columbia, the Mother Pearl Alumni Association (MPAA) was established to provide financial support for the achievement of scholarly excellence for students of Howard University and champion the restoration and maintenance efforts of select historic edifices at the University. Specifically, the MPAA will financially support the Alpha Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Memorial Endowment Scholarship Fund which was established at Howard University on October 24, 2013 and supports the financial needs of the students at Howard University as well as the restoration and annual maintenance of the Benjamin Banneker Memorial Sundial located near the center of the University's main quadrangle that's been a iconic symbol since 1929.

The Mother Pearl Alumni Association is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.

The 2022 officers of the MPAA are:

Ivory Gene Cooper, President

Gernerique T. Stewart, Vice President

Jeffrey A. Chandler, Secretary

Tony Taylor, /Treasurer

The 2022 Board of Directors for the MPAA are:

Jeffrey A. Chandler
Ivory Gene Cooper
Anthony Holder
Barry Hudson
Sam E. Hutchinson
Martavius Jones
Jonathan Matthews
Vernon A. Motlow, Sr.
George D. Stanyard, Jr.
Gernerique T. Stewart
Tony A. Taylor
Dr. Allen W. Toles
Eduard E. Weathers
Conrad C. Woody, Jr.

The Board meets quarterly with an annual meeting held each December prior to the Annual Alpha Chapter Charter Day Celebration.

Membership to the MPAA is open to any former member of Alpha Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, both initiated through or former transfer to Alpha Chapter, who are in good financial and disciplinary standing with Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.  Additionally, membership is open to any individual who have had a significant impact on Alpha Chapter either in an advisory capacity or financial support.  Annual membership dues to the MPAA is $50 payable on or before December 31 each calendar year for the proceeding year's dues.

Fundraising: Lift as They Climb Campaign

Our current campaign theme, "Lift as they climb", is continuing through our 2022 fiscal year, and focuses on garnering funds permitting grants and stipend awards to deserving Howard University students. MPAA's 2022 Fundraising Goal: $100,000.00
MPAA's 2022 Membership Goal: 400 members.

We're encouraging members to help execute our mission by contributing funds and participating on committees to help meet our fundraising goals. Give generously through a single donation, or spread your contributions over the year by leveraging one of our monthly subscriptions.

An $85.16 monthly charitable donation results in an annual $1,000.00 (12 month) donation total.  The $425.00 monthly donations bolsters our efforts as an annual $5,000.00 total donation, spread over a 12 month period.

We hope you'll give, and give generously & often. You may always make a donation directly through our PayPal account at  (or use Alternatively, you may use one of the links, below, to establish your desired monthly subscription (deducted automatically, monthly).

For further information or questions regarding the MPAA, please contact Jeffrey Chandler at

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