Over 1200 people attended various events throughout the week while AHEPA and the entire AHEPA Family visited Las Vegas July 24-30, 2016. The annual convention provides for the annual election of the leadership of the AHEPA. The newly elected 2016-17 Supreme Lodge are:

Supreme President
Andrew C. Zachariades – Brick, NY

Supreme Vice President
George E. Loucas – Cleveland, OH

Canadian President
Bill Bakalis – Kitchener, ON

Supreme Secretary
Carl Hollister – Cleveland, OH

Supreme Treasurer
Jimmy Kokotas – Brooklyn, NY

Supreme Counselor
George Horiates – Cherry Hill, NJ

Supreme Governor Region 1
Gus Paras – Tampa, FL

Supreme Governor Region 2
Anthony J. Drakos – Aliquippa, PA

Supreme Governor Region 3
Chris Diamantoukos – Haddon Township, NJ

Supreme Governor Region 4
Jack Issack – New Britain, CT

Supreme Governor Region 5
George Kalantzis – Canton, OH

Supreme Governor Region 6
Donald Vanover – Lake City, MN

Supreme Governor Region 7
Tim Joannides – Cheyenne, WY

Supreme Governor Region 8
George Booras – Danville, CA

Supreme Governor Region 10
Nick Papadopoulos – Athens Greece

Sons of Pericles National Advisor
Sandy Papadopoulos

All of us at AHEPA congratulate our new officers and wish them all the best of luck for the 2016-17 year!

UPCOMING events.

The AHEPA District Governors Conference is scheduled for September 16-18, 2016. Our hosts will be the:

Washington Hilton Hotel, 1919 Connecticut Ave, NW. Washington, DC 20036

Reservations MUST be made by August 17. Room rate is a discounted $159 per night (plus taxes). We need to make sure you make your reservation as quickly as possible. You can call the hotel directly and request a room by stating that you are attending the AHEPA event. The phone number is (202) 483-3000.

You can also make reservations on line by clicking here:


The weekend will have several meetings for the AHEPA, Daughters, Sons and Maids District Governors. Additionally the AHEPA Supreme Lodge and the Board of Trustees as well as the Educational Foundation will have meetings. The Daughters will also have additional meetings.

We are in the final planning stages of a museum visit on Saturday night September 17, so stay over that night to join us for a wonderful event. ACT NOW, make reservations today.