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ORLANDO PROVIDES A
ANTHONY KOUZOUNIS ELECTED SUPREME PRESIDENT
By Executive Director Basil N. Mossaidis
he 91st AHEPA Supreme Convention may have been
held at the beautiful Italian village-themed Loews
Portofino Bay at Universal Orlando, adjacent to the
theme park that pays homage to movie blockbusters such as
Harry Potter, Despicable Me, E.T., and Transformers; but it was
AHEPA's philanthropic programs that addressed real-world
needs that took center stage during the week.
Amid the thrills provided by a Hollywood-inspired universe
of adventure, Brother Anthony Kouzounis, of Houston, also
took center stage as AHEPA delegates representing chapters
from the United States, Canada, Greece, and Bulgaria elected
him Supreme President for the 2013-14 administrative year.
Brother Kouzounis ran unopposed in elections that were held
August 23, 2013.
"It is an honor to be elected AHEPA Supreme President,"
Kouzounis said. "The community continues to face a multitude of
challenges that are important to address as the need for community service is relentless, both in the United States and abroad,
and the promotion of Hellenic ideals will always be a priority."
He added, "I am excited to work with our seasoned Supreme
Lodge and our membership to address these challenges and keep
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AHEPA on the steady path set forth by my predecessors in a
spirit true to our mission."
Kouzounis is a member of Alexander the Great Chapter
29, Houston. He has served AHEPA in numerous leadership
positions including two terms as supreme vice president
and all offices at the district and chapter levels. As supreme
president, Kouzounis' responsibilities include being the chief
executive officer, and principal spokesperson, of the entire
AHEPA domain, which includes the United States, Canada, and
chapters in Europe.
The supreme president has served the Houston community
as president of Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral, president and executive committee member of the Hellenic Cultural
Center of the Southwest, and founder and co-chairman of the
Houston-Athens Marathon Exchange. Brother Kouzounis has
received numerous accolades but his most prized is the "Saint
Andrew Medal for Community Service" awarded to him by
Supreme President Kouzounis has led a successful real
estate management firm for more than 35 years. He is married
to Mildred Ann Roché.
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