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Bro. Claudie M. Shelton, Jr. - Chairman Budget & Finance CommitteeClaudie M. Shelton, Jr.


Brother Claudie M. Shelton, Jr., the oldest of five children born to Claudie M. and Carrie M. Shelton, Sr., was born and raised in Chester, South Carolina.  He is a product of the Chester County Public School System, graduating in 1972 from Chester Senior High School.  Brother Shelton attended South Carolina State College (SCSC), Orangeburg, South Carolina, where he graduated in 1976 as a Distinguished Military Graduate and a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army, holding a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology.


Upon graduating, Brother Shelton entered the US Army in May 1976, as a Medical Service Corps Officer, assigned as the Clearing Platoon Leader, Company B, 197th Support Battalion, 197th Infantry Brigade (Separate), Fort Benning, Georgia.  In addition to Fort Benning, Georgia, he was assigned to and had tours at Headquarters, Health Service Command, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; the 97th General Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany; the Defense Personnel Support Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; the US Army Medical Materiel Center (USAMMA), Fort Detrick, Maryland; the 6th Theater Medical Materiel Management Center, Fort Detrick; and Headquarters, US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Fort Detrick.  During his 20 years of service to the Nation, he attended several service schools, graduated Command and General Staff College, completed a Master of Arts Degree program at Webster University (Management and Computer Data Management) and a Master of Science Degree program at the Florida Institute of Technology (Logistics Management); and deployed during Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm (Southwest Asia) and Operation Uphold Democracy (Haiti). He received numerous military awards and decorations including, the Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the [Army] Meritorious Service Medal (2), and the Joint Service Commendation Medal.  Brother Shelton retired from the Army at Fort Detrick in 1996.  He is currently employed at the USAMMA as the Program Manager, Centralized Medical Potency and Dated Materiel, responsible for providing medical materiel unit deployment packages in support of Army contingencies, homeland defense, and humanitarian relief efforts.


During Brother Shelton’s freshman year at SCSC, now South Carolina State University, he was exposed to Greek life and organizations and became interested in Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.  He became Lamp 16 of the Xi Psi Chapter’s Lampodos Clubs, WATERGATE 28, and was initiated November 29, 1973.  As a member of Xi Psi Chapter, he was Dean of Pledges and a member of several Chapter committees.  Brother Shelton has been an active member of Omega Psi Phi, Fraternity, Inc. since being initiated in 1973 and is Life Member 2901.  Brother Shelton showed an early interest in managing money as far back as a Junior Church Trustee at the church of his youth in South Carolina.  Although, he has served on many committees in the Chapters he has been involved with, most notably he has been the Keeper of Finance in Theta Rho Chapter (2 years), Nu Nu Chapter (2 years), and Alpha Lambda Lambda Chapter (3 years).  Brother Shelton is a 2000 Charter Member of the Alpha Lambda Lambda Chapter, Frederick, Maryland and since the charter, has been an active member of the Social Action, Scholarship, Talent Hunt, Social, and Achievement Week Committees.  He has served the Chapter and the Frederick Community as Budget Committee Chairman for five years; was the first Chapter Keeper of Finance, serving for three terms; served as Keeper of Records and Seal for one term; and is currently the Chapter Vice Baselius.  Bro. Shelton has been and is active at the Corridor and District level.  He served for three years as a Deputy Corridor Representative during Brother Milton Harrison’s (Mu Nu Chapter) tenure as Corridor Representative.  At the District level, Brother Shelton served as the District’s Assistant Keeper of Finance under Brother Kenneth Jackson (Mu Omega Chapter) and is currently the Chairman of the Budget and Finance Committee and is the District’s Reward Program Committee Chairman.  He has served the District in these two positions for the last four years.  Brother Shelton has received numerous Basileus and Committee Awards and has been named Omega Man of the Year in Theta Rho and Alpha Lambda Lambda Chapters.


Brother Shelton is happily married to his college sweetheart, Rose Mayshack Shelton, for thirty-one years.  They have two sons, Isaac Randolph, 26 and Marcus Anton, 24 and a daughter-in-law, Allison (Marcus’ wife).  Brother Shelton is a member of First Missionary Baptist Church, a member of the Trustee Board, and an active member of several church organizations.