As chapter president, I serve as the executive officer of the chapter and take responsibility for its operation. I encourage teamwork in order to reach chapter goals and understand the chapter’s relationship with the Advisory Board, House Board, the TCU campus, and the community. I facilitate communication at all levels of our organization. My responsibilities include overseeing the operation of the entire chapter, as well as presiding and maintaining order at all meetings of the chapter and Chapter Council. I am familiar with the responsibilities and expectations of chapter officers and individual members. I maintain a line of communication with our Chapter Council Adviser and Province Director of Chapters. My most significant role as president is serving as a role model for the rest of the chapter by representing the values of Kappa Kappa Gamma.
As Vice President-Organizations, I work with Chapter Council to create a master calendar and distribute that calendar to the chapter. I also send out the Kappa Weekly email, which informs the chapter of important and upcoming events. Lastly, I work with the entire chapter to designate and assign committees for each position held in Chapter Council.
As the Vice President of Standards I keep the chapter informed of the Chapter's Bylaws and Standing Rules. I ensure that the Chapter is complying with these rules as well as plan sisterhood events for the entire chapter. I encourage sisters that are representing the chapter well and promote sisterhood and friendship in the entire chapter.
As Vice President of Academic Excellence for Kappa Kappa Gamma, I am in charge of promoting high academic standards, supporting both active and new members toward striving for their academic and intellectual potential and enhancing scholastic awareness. My role as VPAE is to serve as a positive role model, and encourager to the rest of the chapter. I educate members of the Fraternity's scholastic expectations and requirements. I am a resource for the chapter for academic assistance. In addition, my job is to encourage the development of each individual's potential, stimulate creativity, and help guide each member in realizing goals and instill a respect for knowledge. Academics is very important to Kappa.
My role as Recording Secretary is to take attendance at each chapter meeting and event. I also record minutes during Chapter meetings and Chapter Council every week. I send the minutes to our chapter advisor and Nationals so everyone is aware of what the Epsilon Alpha chapter is doing here at TCU. Each month I ask that each member of Chapter Council send me a “Round Robin” report of what they’ve been doing with their committees to meet their position’s goals and expectations. Generally my job is to keep all of Epsilon Alpha’s activities and participation recorded and up to date with the chapter and headquarters.
My main duties as corresponding secretary are to check the Kappa mailbox weekly for mail/packages, send out chapter council announcements, order the Kappa new member badges and the initiation pins. I’m also in charge of sending all ‘thank you’ cards, gift packages, bereavement cards, and flowers on behalf of the chapter.
As treasurer, I am in charge of billing our members each semester, paying bills for various functions including philanthropic and social events, and budgeting at the end of each academic year to prepare for the upcoming year. I really enjoy keeping Kappa's finances in order.
As registrar, I am in charge of every member's status as a Kappa Kappa Gamma on Key Reports such as: associate, new member, special, etc. I am also in charge of annual composite pictures as well as updating the history reports for our fraternity's chapter.
As Marshal it is my job to make sure everyone is doing their part in formal meetings. I also run monthly formal meetings alongside our Chapter President. I promote the Kappa Kappa Gamma tradition, decorum, and ritual. During Inspiration Week, the week before New Members are initiated into the fraternity, I coordinate activities for the New Members so they have the opportunity to learn more about the history of Kappa. This is also a time where the New Members get to bond with older active members in the house. In addition, I coordinate all activities regarding initiation.
It is my job to educate Epsilon Alpha about Kappa's history and to recognize the Seniors by hosting Senior Programs as a way to keep the girls involved. We do things such as go to workout classes, cooking classes, and preparing them to become alumni. I host events such as Senior Week and Cutting of the Ivy, both very monumental to our chapter. I also coordinate the Founder's Day dinner with the Fort Worth Alumni in the Fall. It's been an honor working with the Seniors this year, and we will miss them dearly next year.
As the House Chair, I am responsible for overseeing that the house rules and regulations are carried out. I also make sure the house has everything it needs to be comfortable to every member. I serve as the liaison between the House and the alumni who make up House Board. One of the best parts of being House Chair is making sure the kitchen has plenty of coffee and treats for my sisters.
As Panhellenic Delegate, I attend the Panhellenic meetings for all NPC chapters and serve as the liaison between Kappa and the other Panhellenic chapters. I also coordinate the sister sorority event each semester, let our chapter know about what is going on in the Greek community and I can't wait to see what this year has in store for us!
As Event Chair, I am in charge of planning our social events. This includes formal, date party, and any mixers. I am so honored to serve our chapter in this upcoming year. I can't wait to plan events that we can look back on for many years to come!
As Membership Chairman, I am responsible for preparing the chapter for Recruitment and running Kappa's Recruitment week. I hold work-week in August in preparation for the week of Recruitment as well as hold workshops in the spring. I work with Panhellenic to make sure that all Recruitment bylaws are being followed and communicate with Panhellenic and other Membership Chairmen on a regular basis. I am responsible for delegating tasks for the best Recruitment possible! I can't wait to meet all of the potential new members, Go Kappa!
New Member Educator
As New Member Educator of the Epsilon Alpha Chapter, my role is to welcome the new members that will join us in the fall! I am in charge of planning Bid Day, the new member retreat, and the entire 8-week new member program. I compile a New Member Supplement Binder in order to help the new members transition smoothly into both Kappa and TCU. It serves as a great reference guide full of facts about Kappa, our chapter, and the local area. I am beyond thrilled to serve as a guide and mentor for them!
As Philanthropy chair of the Epsilon Alpha Chapter, my role is to plan all of our chapter’s philanthropy events. Our philanthropy is Reading is Fundamental and it works to promote literacy for all. On a local level our Kappas’ volunteer at George C. Clark Elementary in Fort Worth and support the TCU community and our sisters. I am in charge of planning the Kolor Run, which is a 5k to help support R.I.F. and the kids at George C. Clark, and other philanthropic events our chapter participates in. I am so excited to serve as Epsilon Alpha’s Philanthropy chair and to see what great things our chapter will accomplish this year!
Public Relations Chair
As Public Relations chair, it is my job to protect our chapter's image and to be sure that we are viewed positively in every aspect. I control our Instagram, Facebook, Website and advertise our events. In the fall, I am in charge of the babysitting mixer for our alumni. I am so excited to serve as the PR Chair for 2018!
As Risk Management Chair, I am in charge of “Managing risks”, meaning minimizing and, if possible, eliminating any situation that jeopardizes property or a person’s health and safety, including emotional well-being. I am also responsible for assisting officers and chapter members in following all risk management policies and procedures so that risks to an individual or property are minimized.