Delta Sigma Pi

Professional Business Fraternity

Nu Upsilon

West Virginia University

Our Officers

Our Officers

Dr. David Dawley

Chapter Advisor

The Chapter Advisor has the following duties: a. To serve as the official advisor recognized by the National Fraternity. b. To serve in an advisory capacity to the members of the chapter. c. To serve as a liaison to the school for the chapter and National Fraternity. d. To assist chapter officers in the development of their plans and duties.

Chris Luzader

President

The President has the following duties and powers: a. To act as the chief executive officer of the chapter. b. To call special meetings in accordance with the chapter bylaws. c. To see that the officers of the chapter discharge their duties impartially, accurately, faithfully, and promptly. d. To enforce the strict observance of Delta Sigma Pi’s Bylaws, Policies and Procedures. e. To appoint such committees provided for in the chapter bylaws. f. To appoint such officers provided for by Delta Sigma Pi’s Bylaws, Policies and Procedures. g. To sign all certificates of membership for members initiated by the chapter while in office. h. To countersign all chapter checks. i. To ensure that the chapter Executive Committee develops and maintains a strategic plan, in coordination with the vice president-chapter operations. Such plan, including updates, must be submitted to the Central Office semi-annually. j. To serve as delegate to the Provincial Council unless unable to attend. k. To have any other duties and powers assigned by the chapter.

Hannah Webb

Senior Vice President

The Senior Vice President has the following duties and powers: a. To assist the chapter president and temporarily assume the president’s duties in his/her absence. b. To oversee the recruiting activities and the pledging ceremony of the chapter. c. To ensure the chapter seeks out candidates for Honorary and Faculty membership. d. To have any other duties and powers assigned by the chapter.

Robin Perry

Vice President - Pledge Education

The Vice President - Pledge Education has the following duties and powers: a. To oversee the preparation of pledges for examination and initiation. b. To ensure the entire planned pledge program for each academic term is submitted to the Central Office in a timely fashion or by any established deadlines. c. To ensure the names and personal information of each proposed initiate, including faculty and honorary initiates, are reported to the Central Office, using the officially designated membership forms and procedures, within seven days of the pledging ceremony. d. To coordinate with the vice president-finance to ensure the Initiation report is completed and returned, with related initiation fees, to the Central Office within fourteen days of initiation. e. To have any other duties and powers assigned by the chapter.

Niko Stilianoudakis

Vice President - Finance

The Vice President – Finance has the following duties and powers: a. To oversee the receipt and expenditure, upon duly authorized orders, of all monies of the chapter. b. To oversee the preparation of an annual chapter budget; monitor revenue and expenses in relation to the budget; and promptly report any variances to the chapter. c. To oversee the keeping of an accurate account of the receipts and expenditures of the chapter in a standardized accounting system which must be open at all reasonable times for inspection and examination. d. To ensure such reports as may be required by the Central Office are forwarded without unreasonable delay. e. To ensure the Central Office is notified if a member of the collegiate chapter is or is not in good standing upon graduation or withdrawal from the chapter in accordance with such procedures as may be prescribed by the Executive Director. f. To ensure that badges are ordered and paid for 30 days before each initiation. g. To ensure that all financial obligations affiliated with initiations are submitted to the Central Office within seven days following each initiation. h. To ensure that member dues are paid to the Central Office within 30 days of the first day of classes in each academic term. i. To ensure all chapter checks are signed by two different people, one of which is the chapter president and the other being a different nationally recognized chapter officer, who is not the vice president-finance. j. To ensure that payment to the Central Office for invoices covering chapter liability insurance, regalia use and the Grand Chapter Congress travel fund are promptly submitted. k. To ensure an independent accounting review of the chapter’s finances for the prior fiscal year is completed annually by July 15. The reviewer may be a CPA, a member of the school’s accounting faculty, or similar professional. l. To have any other duties and powers assigned by the chapter.

John Gibbons IV

Vice President - Chapter Operations

The Vice President - Chapter Operations has the following duties and powers: a. To oversee the maintenance of all Chapter Management Program (CMP) records. b. To oversee the reporting of CMP credit earned by the chapter to the Central Office. c. To ensure the chapter is informed of its CMP standing and attention is called to areas in which the chapter needs improvement in areas measured by the CMP. d. To act as or oversee the duties of the chapter secretary, recording the minutes of all meetings of the chapter, using a standardized system for that purpose. e. To ensure all official communications are read into the minutes of the chapter. f. To ensure correspondence with the Central Office and national officers is promptly handled. g. To ensure the names and addresses of all nationally required officers are reported to the Central Office within seven days of their election or appointment. h. To promptly file all reports, except those designated to be the responsibility of other officers of the chapter, when due. i. To ensure the names of the Grand Chapter Congress delegates and alternates are submitted to the Central Office within seven days of their election, prior to the end of the academic term immediately preceding Congress. j. To coordinate strategic planning sessions with the chapter president. k. To have any other duties and powers assigned by the chapter.

Lindsay Turner

Chancellor

The Chancellor is the chief judicial officer of the chapter and has the following duties and powers: a. To preside over the meetings of the chapter. b. To preside at all trials conducted by the chapter. c. To ensure that any violations of the Bylaws of this Fraternity within the chapter are reported to the Central Office. The chancellor has no penal rights whatsoever. d. To cast a deciding vote in the case of a tie, as long as the chancellor has not already voted on the motion. The Chancellor may only break a tie when voting on business matters, not when concerning trials, elections, or pledge selection as the chancellor gets one vote on those matters at the same time other members cast their votes. e. To serve as Ritual Chair, unless the chancellor and president agree to delegate this duty to another brother. f. To ensure that regalia is ordered from the Central Office at least 45 days prior to each initiation. g. To ensure that chapter bylaws and policies are updated and electronically submitted to the Central Office by October 1st of each year. h. To have any other duties and powers assigned by the chapter.

Liz Blemings

Vice President - Professional Activities

The Vice President - Professional Activities has the following duties and powers: a. To oversee the development and implementation of the chapter’s professional program. b. To ensure that the chapter is educated on risk management issues. c. To promote LEAD and other National Fraternity educational programs and encourage attendance by chapter members. d. To coordinate chapter professional activities with the Provincial Professional Development Committee. e. To chair the chapter’s Professional Development Committee, should the chapter choose to have such committee. f. To have any other duties and powers assigned by the chapter.

Rosie Donaldson

Vice President - Community Service

The Vice President - Community Service has the following duties and powers: a. Development and implementation of a community service program for the chapter. b. Ensure that the chapter is educated on the importance of being involved in the campus community and the surrounding area. (town, city or county) c. Promote participation in any national or provincial community service project/ programs and encourage attendance. d. Coordinate community service activities with the Provincial Community Service Committee. e. Serve as Chairman of the Community Service Committee (if the chapter has one). f. Talk to provincial and national committee members as resources for community service information. g. To have any other duties and powers assigned by the chapter.

Monica Allen

Vice President - Scholarship and Awards

The Vice President - Scholarship and Awards has the following duties and powers: a. To ensure the chapter is informed about all opportunities for individual and chapter fraternal recognition. b. To coordinate and oversee the chapter’s award application process, including nomination of a Collegian of the Year candidate. c. To serve as the contact person for the provincial and national Scholastic Development and Awards Committees. d. To develop programs to foster and recognize members’ academic achievement. e. To educate members about university and Fraternity scholarship and academic development opportunities. f. To oversee the administration of any chapter scholarships. g. To promote to the university and local community any recognition received by members and/or the chapter. h. To have any other duties and powers assigned by the chapter.

Giuliana Porco

Vice President - Alumni Relations

The Vice President - Alumni Relations has the following duties and powers: a. To ensure the members of the chapter are informed on activities being sponsored by alumni chapters in their local area. b. To ensure the members of the chapter are educated on how they can continue to be involved in the activities of Delta Sigma Pi as alumni members. c. To ensure that the members of the chapter understand the purpose and activities of the Delta Sigma Pi Leadership Foundation and the importance of their support of the Foundation. d. To ensure the activities of the chapter are communicated to the chapter’s alumni, other local alumni and the Chair of the Provincial Alumni Development Committee through a chapter newsletter or other form of communication. e. To ensure timely information about the chapter and its members is provided to the editor of The DELTASIG. f. To oversee the orchestration of Founders’ Day, Alumni Day and Homecoming activities. g. To oversee the maintenance and accuracy of chapter member address information in the National Fraternity’s database and ensure that changes are promptly communicated to the Central Office. h. To ensure the chapter actively seeks lost alumni and reports “found” information to the Central Office. i. To oversee the acquisition, organization and maintenance of chapter historical information. j. To coordinate, maintain and oversee mentoring relationships between collegiate members and both chapter alumni and alumni living in the local area. k. To have any other duties and powers assigned by the chapter.

Anika Steenstra

Chapter Fundraising Committee Chair

The Chapter Fundraising Committee Chair is responsible for creating, organizing, and following-through with all of our fundraising events throughout the year.

Maddie Hearn

Chapter Social Events Committee Chair

The Chapter Social Events Committee Chair is responsible for creating, organizing, and following-through with all of the chapter's social events throughout the year.

Cody Barrick

Chapter Webmaster

The Chapter Webmaster is responsible for creating and maintaining the chapter's website, as well as all of its social media profiles.

Chad Melton

Vice President - Apparel

The Vice President of Apparel is in charge of all chapter apparel and merchandise for the brothers.

Peter Chanatry

Vice President - Interfraternal Relations

The Vice President of Inter-Fraternal Relations is responsible for keeping in contact and maintaining relationships with other chapters.