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The purpose of the Interfraternity Council shall be to:
About the North American Interfraternity Conference
- provide a sovereign governance structure for its Member Fraternities;
- promote the interests of its Member Fraternities;
- promote the interests of men’s fraternities in general;
- discuss questions of mutual interest and present to its Member Fraternities such recommendations as the IFC deems appropriate;
- promote the interests of Robert Morris University;
- promote mutual cooperation between its Member Fraternities;
- promote mutual cooperation between the IFC, fellow governing councils, and student organizations at Robert Morris University; and
- promote mutual cooperation between the IFC and Robert Morris University, its students, faculty, staff, and local community.
Founded in 1909, the North-American Interfraternity Conference is the trade association representing 75 International and National Men's Fraternities. The NIC serves to advocate the needs of its member fraternities through enrichment of the fraternity experience; advancement and growth of the fraternity community; and enhancement of the educational mission of the host institutions. The NIC is also committed to enhancing the benefits of fraternity membership through its relationship with Interfraternity Councils. Today, the NIC has 75 member organizations with approximately 5,500 chapters located on 800+ campuses in the United States and Canada with approximately 350,000 undergraduate members. The NIC is led by a Board of Directors comprised of nine volunteers from member fraternities. The headquarters and professional staff are located in Indianapolis, Indiana.
An executive board of officers is elected each year to oversee the activities of the member organizations. IFC holds weekly meetings during the academic year, oversees the membership recruitment process, and coordinates educational, service and community building activities.
Ray Watsula - Kappa Delta Rho Fraternity - firstname.lastname@example.org
The President is the leader of the Council and is responsible to serve as the chief student representative of the fraternity community to the university and surrounding community. The IFC President serves as the chairman of all council meetings, appoints all regular and special committees and members, and provides leadership to ensure the implementation of the mission and vision of both the Council and University.
Vice President of Judicial Affairs
Tom DeGory - Alpha Chi Rho Fraternity - email@example.com
The Vice President of Judicial Affairs serves as chair of the IFC Judicial Committee and serves as the Chief Justice of all IFC Judicial Board hearings. He investigates all alleged violations of IFC policy and the general values-based conduct of fraternity men. The Vice President of Judicial Affairs also assists in conflict mediation between fraternity chapters and is responsible for annual review of IFC governing documents.
Vice President of Recruitment
Kevin Randolph - Phi Delta Theta Fraternity - firstname.lastname@example.org
The Vice President of Recruitment serves as the chair of the IFC Recruitment Committee and oversees all Council efforts to assist fraternities with new member recruitment.
Vice President of Finance
Francis Kimura - Phi Delta Theta Fraternity - email@example.com
The Vice President of Finance supervises the council's finances and serves as chair of the IFC Finance Committee. He manages the council's budget and with the IFC Advisor is the manager of the council bank account.
Vice President of Scholarship
Hanlen Hoover - Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity - firstname.lastname@example.org
The Vice President of Scholarship coordinates academic support for fraternity members through member fraternity scholarship officers. He collects and distributes information about campus academic services such as tutors, writing assistance, career counseling, and academic support. The Vice President of Scholarship also builds relationships with faculty, academic offices, and academic honor societies.
Vice President of Member Development
Christopher Hare - Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity - email@example.com
The Vice President of Member Development assists member fraternities with new member and initiated member education programs. He also assists the IFC Advisor in collecting and reporting on new member retention and academic and involvement statistics. The Vice President also develops opportunities for continuing member education by collaborating with alumni, university offices, and other student organizations on academic achievement, alcohol consumption, career preparation, civic engagement, hazing, leadership development, sexual assault/abuse, and values and ethics.
Vice President of Community Relations
Alex Leistner - Kappa Delta Rho Fraternity - firstname.lastname@example.org
The Vice President of Community Relations serves as secretary of the IFC. He also collects and disseminates information on the fraternity community to all campus and community media sources. The Vice President assists the IFC Advisor in collecting and reporting member fraternity community service, philanthropic support, and associated activities with university officials and external constituents.