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      Executive director of marching band fraternity/sorority on leave after prostitution arrest

      Alan Bonner, Lt. Col. USAF (Ret) and executive director of Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma has been placed on paid leave after his arrest in a prostitution sting.

      The national director of an national marching band fraternity and sorority has been placed on paid leave one week after his arrest.

      Alan Bonner, Lt. Col. USAF (Ret), and National Executive Director of Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma has been placed on paid leave by the honorary fraternity and sorority.

      The 66-year-old was arrested during a two-day sting in Stillwater last week. He was one of 26 arrested for prostitution.

      Click here to see all 26 who were arrested in the sting

      The organization announced his paid leave on its website:

      Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma learned on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 that Alan Bonner, Lt. Col. USAF (Ret), National Executive Director, has been arrested in a larger action by the Stillwater Police Department. Effective immediately, both organizations have placed Col. Bonner on paid leave as we allow the legal process to take its course, and expect to cooperate fully with all aspects of any upcoming investigations.

      The organizations are committed to take actions that are in congruence with our personnel policies, and look forward to the resolution of the issues at hand.

      The organizations have appointed Diana Spiva, a longtime member of the National Headquarters staff, Interim Executive Director pending the outcome of these investigations.

      Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma are each committed to the advancement of college bands, and our work on behalf of students and directors continues fully.

      For further information, please contact the National President of Kappa Kappa Psi, Mrs. Christine Beason, or the National President of Tau Beta Sigma, Dr. Nicole Sanchez.

      Fraternally yours,

      Christine Beason
      ??? National President
      Nicole Sanchez
      ??? National President