International Standing Committees
Constitution Interpretation and Revision (CIRC)

Composition and Term: The Constitution Interpretation and Revision Committee shall consist of three alumnae members of the Fraternity. In each odd calendar year, the newly-elected Executive Board shall appoint three members to serve a term beginning the following January 1 and ending December 31 two years thereafter or upon the appointment of their successors. The chairman shall be designated by the newly-elected Executive Board. The International President and the Parliamentarian shall serve ex-officio without vote. Members shall serve for a two-year term and may be appointed to successive terms at the pleasure of the Executive Board.

Duties: Under the supervision of the International President, the Constitution, Interpretation and Revision Committee shall interpret the provisions of the Constitution and Bylaws, present to Council all proposed amendments to the Fraternity Constitution and Bylaws, and perform all duties found in the position description for this committee.


Education (EC)

Composition and Term: The Education Committee shall consist of five alumnae members of the Fraternity. In each odd calendar year the newly-elected Executive Board shall appoint three members to the Education Committee to serve a term beginning January 1 and ending December 31 two years thereafter or upon the appointment of their successors. In each even calendar year the Executive Board shall appoint two members to serve a term beginning the following January 1 and ending December 31 two years thereafter or upon the appointment of her successors. The Chairman shall be designated by the Executive Board from among the members of the committee. Members shall serve for a two-year term and may be appointed to successive terms at the pleasure of the Executive Board.

Duties: The Education Committee working in partnership with designated members of the Headquarters staff shall direct the comprehensive educational plan of the Fraternity and perform all duties found in the position description for this committee.


Human Resources (HRC)

Composition and Term: The Human Resources Committee shall consist of five alumnae members of the Fraternity. The Chairman and two members shall be appointed by the newly-elected Executive Board in each odd calendar year for a two-year term beginning the following January 1 and ending December 31 two years thereafter or upon the appointment of their successors. Two members shall be appointed by the Executive Board in each even calendar year for a term beginning the following January 1 and ending December 31 two years thereafter or upon the appointment of their successors by the Executive Board. The Chairman of the Committee must be appointed by the Executive Board from among the current membership of the Committee. Members shall serve for a two-year term and may be appointed to successive terms at the pleasure of the Executive board.

Duties: The Human Resources Committee, working in partnership with a designated member of the Headquarters staff, shall cultivate and recruit alumnae and collegiate members of the Fraternity as potential volunteers for leadership positions, maintain volunteer position descriptions, oversee the nomination process for the election of members of the Executive Board, and perform all duties found in the position description for this committee.

Eligibility: Members of the committee are not eligible for any other office or position appointed by the Executive Board or the International President at any time during the life of the term for which they are appointed. A member’s eligibility during this period is not restored by resignation from the committee.


National Panhellenic Conference(NPC)

Composition and Term: In each odd calendar year, the newly-elected Executive Board shall appoint an alumna member of the Fraternity by July 10 to serve as National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) Delegate. The appointment term will begin on the final day of the NPC meeting of that year and will end on the final day of the NPC meeting two years thereafter.

Alternates: In each odd calendar year, the newly-elected Executive Board shall appoint three alumnae members of the Fraternity to serve as NPC Alternate Delegates for a term beginning July 1 and ending June 30 two years thereafter or upon the appointment of a successor.

Duties: Under the direction of the International President, the NPC Delegate shall represent the Fraternity at meetings of the National Panhellenic Conference, voting there in accordance with the policies of Council and the Executive Board, and perform all duties found in the position description.

The NPC Delegate or an alternate shall counsel and advise collegiate and alumnae chapters on NPC policies and procedures and perform all duties found in the position description.


Public Relations

Composition and Term: The Public Relations Committee shall consist of five alumnae members of the Fraternity. In each odd calendar year the newly-elected Executive Board shall appoint two members to serve a term beginning the following January 1 and ending December 31 two years thereafter or upon the appointment of their successors. In each even calendar year the Executive Board shall appoint three members to serve a term beginning the following January 1 and ending December 31 two years thereafter or upon the appointment of their successors. The Chairman shall be designated by the newly elected Executive Board. Members shall serve for a two-year term and may be appointed to successive terms at the pleasure of the Executive Board.

Duties: The Public Relations Committee, working in partnership with a designated member of the Headquarters staff, shall provide input and expertise to support the public relations activities of the Fraternity and perform all duties found in the position description for this committee.

Ritual, Traditions, & Jewelry(RT&J)
Composition and Term:
The Rituals, Traditions, and Jewelry Committee shall consist of six alumnae members of the Fraternity. In each odd calendar year from lists submitted by the committee and by the newly-elected Executive Board, the Executive Board shall appoint three members to serve a term beginning the following January 1 and ending December 31 four years thereafter or upon the appointment of their successors. Vacancies shall be filled in the same way. The Chairman shall be appointed by the newly-elected Executive Board in each odd calendar year for a term beginning the following January 1 and ending December 31 two years thereafter or upon the appointment of her successor. The Chairman of the committee must be appointed from among the members of the committee and must have been a member of the committee for at least two years. The International President and the Historian/Archivist shall serve ex-officio on this committee. Members shall serve for a four-year term and may be appointed to successive terms at the pleasure of the Executive Board.

Duties: Under the supervision of the International President, the Rituals, Traditions, & Jewelry Committee shall interpret the basic principles and traditions of the Fraternity, define ritual procedures, approve collegiate chapter sub mottoes, and perform all duties found in the position description for this committee.