INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEES

Application Process for the 2018-2020 Executive Committee Elections

The application process for the election of Delta Chi’s 2018-2020 Executive Committee (EC) is now available! For complete details about the qualifications, duties, and election of the EC, please review DELTA CHI LAW.

Per Delta Chi Law – each candidate for the offices of “AA”, “CC”, or “DD” must submit a resume to the Qualifications Review Committee for review prior to Convention. The resume must be submitted to the Committee at this meeting on a form provided by the Headquarters Office thirty (30) days prior to the Committee’s meeting. The Headquarters Office will prepare copies of the resume for delegates at the Convention. Otherwise, the candidate may prepare copies at his own expense.

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The 2018-2020 Application Form can be found HERE. This form will close on July 1, 2018.

  • The Executive Committee shall consist of the general officers of the Fraternity: “AA”, “CC”, and “DD”. No member of the Executive Committee may at the same time hold a position of Regent.

  • Between Conventions, the Executive Committee shall have full and complete executive and administrative authority, subject to Delta Chi Law. The Executive Committee shall administer, enforce, and carry out the Legislative Enactments and regulations made by the Convention and the Board, and to this end shall meet at least twice a year.

  • Only alumni members of the Fraternity who have one or more of the following qualifications shall be eligible for the office of “AA”:

    • One full term as a member of the Board; or
    • Service for two or more years as chairman of a standing committee or continuing program of the Fraternity, or as Legal Advisor; or
    • Service for four or more years as a “BB” or chairman of an Alumni Board of Trustees or as a member of a standing committee or continuing program of the Fraternity; or
    • Extensive and distinguished service to the Fraternity in any official capacity equivalent to any of the foregoing. Such qualifications shall be determined by a two-thirds vote of the Convention.

    Only alumni members of the Fraternity who have one or more of the following qualifications shall be eligible for the office of “CC” or “DD”:

    • Any qualifications listed above; or
    • Two or more years service as an employee of The Delta Chi Fraternity, Inc.; or
    • Registered attendance at two or more Fraternity Conventions.
     
     
  • During the pre-Convention Board meeting, the Board shall appoint a Qualifications Review Committee consisting of five members, including a member of the Board, a “BB”, an accredited delegate from an alumni chapter, and two accredited delegates from undergraduate chapters.

    The Qualifications Review Committee shall meet prior to the opening session of the Convention to review a resume from each candidate for office. The resume must be submitted to the Committee at this meeting on a form provided by the Headquarters Office thirty (30) days prior to the Committee’s meeting. The Headquarters Office will prepare copies of the resume for delegates at the Convention. Otherwise, the candidate may prepare copies at his own expense. The Committee shall submit for nomination all qualified candidates for each office. The Committee may recommend specific candidates at its discretion.

    The Qualifications Review Committee shall submit the list of all candidates with any recommendations to the first general session of the Convention. The Committee will also distribute resumes.

  • Immediately following the presentation of the Qualifications Review Committee’s report during the first general session of the Convention, each candidate beginning with those nominated for “AA” and followed consecutively by candidates for “CC” and “DD” may address the Convention and entertain questions from the floor for not more than ten (10) minutes for each candidate.

    Election for “AA” will be the first order of business at the second general session of the first day, immediately following roll call. Nominations will be accepted from the floor. If any additional candidates are nominated from the floor for any position, each candidate for the position shall have two (2) minutes to speak.

    Voting shall proceed immediately and shall be by secret ballot. After voting has started, it shall proceed to a conclusion without interruption.

    Any nominee who receives a majority of the votes cast shall be elected. In the event that no one candidate receives a majority of the votes cast, the nominee receiving the fewest votes shall be dropped after each ballot until one candidate has received a majority.

    The “AA”, “CC”, and “DD” shall each serve from the close of the last session of the Convention at which he is elected until the close of the last session of the next succeeding Convention, or until his successor in such office qualifies therefore. No member shall serve as “AA”, “CC”, or “DD” for more than two terms in any one office. No member shall serve as a member of the Executive Committee longer than four consecutive terms.

Applications for 2018-2019 Committee Seats

The application process for the appointment of seats for Delta Chi’s international standing committees is now available! For complete details about each committee, please review DELTA CHI LAW.

Each committee will have opportunities for both undergraduate and alumni members. A member of a Standing Committee shall hold the required membership status (Alumni or Student) at the time of his appointment to the Committee. Should a man’s membership status change, it shall not affect his membership on the Committee for the balance of the term to which he was appointed.

The term of members appointed to standing committees shall be from the close of the Board meeting at which they are appointed to the close of the annual meeting at which their term will expire even if this will cause the terms to be less than or greater than the specified number of years of service.

No member shall serve more than twelve (12) consecutive years on the same standing committee. There must be a two-year break in service before appointment to the same committee.

  • QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE (2 Convention Delegates)

    • During the pre-Convention Board meeting, the Board shall appoint a Qualifications Review Committee consisting of five members, including a member of the Board, a “BB”, an accredited delegate from an alumni chapter, and two accredited delegates from undergraduate chapters.
    • The Qualifications Review Committee shall meet prior to the opening session of the Convention to review a resume from each candidate for office. The resume must be submitted to the Committee at this meeting on a form provided by the Headquarters Office thirty (30) days prior to the Committee’s meeting. The Headquarters Office will prepare copies of the resume for delegates at the Convention. Otherwise, the candidate may prepare copies at his own expense. The Committee shall submit for nomination all qualified candidates for each office. The Committee may recommend specific candidates at its discretion.
    • The Committee shall submit the list of all candidates with any recommendations to the first general session of the Convention. The Committee will also distribute resumes.

    COMMITTEE ON DELTA CHI LAW (2 undergraduates)

    •  The Board shall appoint the committee on Delta Chi Law. This Committee shall consist of three alumni and two student members. The alumni members shall be appointed at the non-Convention year regular meeting of the Board for a two-year term. The student members shall be appointed at the post-Convention Board meeting and the non-Convention year regular meeting of the Board for a one-year term.
    • All amendments to Delta Chi Law shall be referred to the Committee for consideration. All amendments to Delta Chi Law shall be put in proper form by the Committee.
    • The Committee may at any time review Delta Chi Law, and prepare such amendments as shall be necessary for proper form, context, grammar, and items of similar import having no substantial effect upon the substance and intent of Delta Chi Law.
    • Except as provided above, all proposals for amendments to Delta Chi Law shall be submitted in writing to Delta Chi Law Committee not later than ninety (90) days prior to the convening of the Convention at which such proposals shall be considered.
    • The Headquarters Office at least three (3) weeks prior to the convening of the Convention shall mail to appointed delegates written notice of all proposed amendments to Delta Chi Law.

    HOUSING COMMITTEE (2 undergraduates)

    • The Housing Committee shall consist of three alumni members of the Fraternity appointed by the Board for six-year terms staggered such that the seat of one alumni member shall expire in every odd numbered year. No member of the Board shall be eligible to serve on the Committee. The Board shall also appoint two student members at the post- Convention Board meeting and its non-Convention year regular meeting who will serve a term of one year. A member of the Housing Committee may be removed from office by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the Board ratified by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the undergraduate chapters.
    • The Housing Committee shall recommend to the Board policies for the use of funds provided by the Fraternity from the Housing Fund. It shall be the duty of the Committee to implement these policies and to administer the Housing Fund. In addition, the Committee may recommend to the Board policies and programs regarding housing issues, financial or otherwise. A financial report of the Housing Fund shall be submitted to the chapters with the semi-annual financial report of the Fraternity.
    • An annual financial status report and summary of the actions of the Housing Fund shall be provided at the annual Board meeting. Any investment decision regarding the unloaned portion of the Housing Fund shall be finally vested with the Board.
     

    RITUAL COMMITTEE (3 undergraduates)

    • The Board shall appoint the Ritual Committee. The Committee shall consist of five alumni and three student members. The alumni members shall be appointed at the non-Convention year regular meeting of the Board for a two-year term. The student members shall be appointed at the post-Convention Board meeting and the non-Convention year regular meeting of the Board for a one-year term.
    • The Chairman of the Ritual Committee shall also serve as Ritualist of the Fraternity.
    • The Ritual Committee shall respond to any questions directed to the Committee regarding the performance of the Ritual or the Associate Member Ceremony and shall review and place in proper form any proposed amendment to the Ritual or Associate Member Ceremony. The Committee shall forward any proposed amendment to the Ritual or Associate Member Ceremony to the Board for consideration with its recommendation. The Committee shall monitor the performance of the Ritual and Associate Member Ceremony by the chapters and colonies to maintain uniformity throughout the Fraternity. Committee members, insofar as they are capable, shall assist the chapters and colonies in the performance of the Ritual and Associate Member Ceremony and exemplifications. The Committee shall administer and supervise any other ceremony of the Fraternity as the Board may establish.

    SERVICE COMMITTEE (3 undergraduates)

    • The Board shall appoint the Service Committee. The Committee shall consist of four alumni and three student members. The alumni members shall be appointed at the non-Convention year regular meeting of the Board for a two-year term. The student members shall be appointed at the post-Convention Board meeting and the non-Convention year regular meeting of the Board for a one-year term.
    • The Service Committee shall promote service to the community, assist in organizing a fraternity-wide annual week of service, organize community service events in conjunction with Fraternity events and provide campus and community service ideas to chapters for regional and campus events.

    PUBLICATIONS COMMITTEE (no limit)

    • Both undergraduate and alumni Brothers are needed to serve on this committee and provide suggestions on Delta Chi media and create content for fraternity publications. This committee meets via conference call. 

    GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE (no limit)

    • The Committee will make recommendations to the Board on legislative priorities and advocacy. The North American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) has developed a government relations strategy to advocate for the fraternal experience and the rights and benefits of its members. Because a solid government relations plan is crucial to Delta Chi’s success, the Government Affairs Committee have been formed to coordinate the Fraternity’s legislative advocacy efforts with those of the NIC. 
  • QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE (1 current “BB” and 1 Alumni Chapter Delegate, both attending Convention)

    • During the pre-Convention Board meeting, the Board shall appoint a Qualifications Review Committee consisting of five members, including a member of the Board, a “BB”, an accredited delegate from an alumni chapter, and two accredited delegates from undergraduate chapters.
    • The Qualifications Review Committee shall meet prior to the opening session of the Convention to review a resume from each candidate for office. The resume must be submitted to the Committee at this meeting on a form provided by the Headquarters Office thirty (30) days prior to the Committee’s meeting. The Headquarters Office will prepare copies of the resume for delegates at the Convention. Otherwise, the candidate may prepare copies at his own expense. The Committee shall submit for nomination all qualified candidates for each office. The Committee may recommend specific candidates at its discretion.
    • The Committee shall submit the list of all candidates with any recommendations to the first general session of the Convention. The Committee will also distribute resumes.

    PUBLICATIONS COMMITTEE (no limit)

    • Both undergraduate and alumni Brothers are needed to serve on this committee and provide suggestions on Delta Chi media and create content for fraternity publications. This committee meets via conference call. 

    GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE (no limit)

    • The Committee will make recommendations to the Board on legislative priorities and advocacy. The North American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) has developed a government relations strategy to advocate for the fraternal experience and the rights and benefits of its members. Because a solid government relations plan is crucial to Delta Chi’s success, the Government Affairs Committee have been formed to coordinate the Fraternity’s legislative advocacy efforts with those of the NIC. 

The 2018-2020 Application Forms are available here:

Both of these forms will close on July 2, 2018.