The Des Moines – Central Iowa Alumni Chapter of Delta Sigma Pi has received word from the Central Office that we are officially franchised for the 2014/2015 year!
The annual business meeting was held June 17. Several alumni brothers were in attendance and took care of the majority of the chapter’s business needs. Elections were conducted. 2013/2014 president, Laura, was re-elected to serve as interim chapter president, until a new president can be elected. This means that if you are interested in becoming more involved with the leadership of the chapter, please inquire about taking over the presidency role. David was elected VP of Chapter Operations. Tom was elected the VP of Collegiate Relations, replacing outgoing VPCR Jillian (who currently serves as the RVP). Phil was re-elected VP finance.
There was some good socialization and good food as well at the annual meeting. The event was at Raccoon River Brewing Company, so everything was tasty. Big discussion items were soccer, summer plans, moving, and new jobs. Several brothers also talked about getting ready to attend the TCAC pig roast 6/28. There was plenty of brainstorming about the direction of the alumni chapter and what events should be planned for the next year. Many good ideas were offered such as: hockey games, happy hours, Des Moines Menace (soccer) games, I-Cubs (baseball) games, and even meditation and horse racing. Look for more info on this weblog as events are planned. Also contact the new officers and let them know what you want to see accomplished this year.
The annual report for the 2013/2014 year that was distributed at the annual meeting is now uploaded to this weblog under the “Docs” tab.
Check out the calendar page to see the latest info for the next chapter evet: the July Happy Hour Tuesday 7/15.
Besides the annual meeting 6/17, there was also a webinar: “Creating the Best Alumni Chapter” This 45 minute event was recorded and can be viewed here. There was lots of information provided about the Alumni Chapter Recognition Program. It also noted some interesting best practices that other alumni chapters due for membership, events, etc.