National Council Update – July 2018

June 20, 2018

The 2016-2018 National Council convened the final meeting of their term just prior to the start of the 42nd National Convention in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Council walked through the Convention schedule and the details of the Convention Business Meetings. Kristina Moron Eaton, Gamma Delta, Governing Documents Committee Chair, and Shauna Heinsler Jackson, Delta Alpha, Nominations Committee Chair, joined the National Council to walk through their reports that would be presented during the business meetings.

June 24, 2018

The 2018-2020 National Council convened the first meeting of their term to conduct business required by the Governing Documents and review important upcoming dates. An in-person orientation meeting date was finalized for August.

July 3, 2018

The 2018-2020 National Council conducted its first conference call of the term. The National Council adopted their Meeting and Operating Norms and finalized a meeting schedule through January 2019. The Council reviewed a general plan for their annual operational plan and thoroughly reviewed their roles and responsibilities as it relates to Standing Committees. The Council appointed National Vice President Theresa Gallo, Delta Phi, as ex-officio to the Governing Documents Committee, and National President Tiffany Street, Delta Mu, as liaison to the Nominations Committee. The Council adopted a timeline for applications and appointments to the Governing Documents Committee.