Skaggs currently serves as the Secretary of the SAE Financial & Housing Corporation Board, is the Founder & President of the OKC/OKMU Alumni Association, and is a Vice-President of the OKMU House Corporation Board. Since becoming a member over 40 years ago, Jim has faithfully and consistently served the Fraternity. He previously served as the Province Archon and Deputy Archon of Province Sigma, a member of several national committees such as the Expansion Advisory and Health & Safety committees, faculty of the John O. Moseley, and Province Sigma Leadership Schools. He also had the honor of being the Marshall of the 2019 National Convention.
He has been awarded the Order of the Lion, Order of Minerva, and was honored with the Merit Key in 2013. As a member of the OKMU House Corporation Board, Skaggs created and ran a health & safety program about the dangers of alcohol use for the entire Greek community at Oklahoma State. Held on the chapter’s front lawn for 13 years, more than 23,000 OSU students attended this important program. Jim also founded and was the chapter advisor for the Oklahoma Sigma chapter at the University of Central Oklahoma. For his work there, he received an Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award in 2020.
Brother Skaggs founded and has successfully served as President of the Charter Financial Group, Inc. since 1994. His brokerage firm provides financial services to insurance professionals in Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, and Colorado. Jim lives in Edmond, Ok. with his wife Sally, who shares his passion for SAE. She has received the Order of the Violet for her dedication to our fraternity. He has a daughter, Kelsey, from his previous marriage.