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GME Leadership Guide

 

Comprehensive GME Leadership Guide Available Here: GME 2017 – Leadership Guide

Action Steps & Best Practices for Chapter Leaders

  • Lead a presentation about the Greek Member Experience for your membership in your first couple chapter meetings of the year to review your 17-18 Action Plan. Make sure to discuss full participation and representing the chapter well at all events.
  • Provide a weekly update at chapter or via e-mail highlighting upcoming GME events
  • Have all members download the Vanderbilt app to be able to view GME event easily
  • Allocate 5-10 minutes in designated chapter meetings to have members log their community service hours in Anchor Link on their phone
  • Review and approve community service hours submitted by chapter members on a weekly basis
  • Review GME progress reports to ensure your members are on track to complete the program proving chapter incentives and accountability measures to help members stay on track
  • Reach out to chapter members who are not actively engaging in the program
  • Identify tracks where your total membership is struggling and consider hosting a chapter specific program for this track or encouraging large group attendance at specific events included in that track
  • Host at least one Faculty Engagement program during the year that is registered as a chapter specific program to be included in GME
  • Register all chapter specific programs to be included in the Greek Member Experience at least 1 week before and diligently track attendance
  • Submit the Community Impact Initiative form within 3 weeks of any chapter sponsored initiatives including philanthropic events, benefits, drives (clothing, blood, food, bone marrow, etc.) that is not a reflected in our community service hour collection.
  • Ensure the chapter judicial/standards board attends training hosted by the Office of Student Accountability which will occur twice in the fall semester and twice in the spring semester
  • Create and send alumni e-newsletters/mailings/emails at least twice each year
  • Ensure that the chapter is properly registered and attends all leadership opportunities afforded by their national organization
  • Host an event at Homecoming for alumni/ae members
  • Have a scholarship program that promotes academic achievement and support for members
  • Meet regularly with chapter advisors, setting shared expectations for engagement and showing
  • appreciation for their involvement
  • Promote responsible behavior, common sense and compliance with all local, state and federal laws, Vanderbilt policies, or governing council and respective national organization risk management and new member education policies