Inter-Fraternal Programming Board (IFPB)

The eight-member Board serves a vital role in the future of out fraternal community. Planning intentional programming to achieve the Fraternity & Sorority Life strategic goals and accomplish the five values of UWF Fraternity & Sorority Life.


The vision of the IFPB is to foster the growth of a united fraternal community and increase presence within the university community.

 

Officer Position Descriptions

Executive Director: Fran Adams

Position Description: The executive director shall serve as the impartial chair of the board and shall conduct all meetings as such. They are responsible for holding all meetings of the board and keeping all meetings productive. In addition, they must work closely with the board’s advisor to ensure that all goals and efforts are being attained and that they are in line with the goals, policies, and procedures of Fraternity & Sorority Life. The executive director will be responsible for and aid in the efforts and goals of the board.

Director of Administration: Kelly McMahon

Position Description: The director of administration will serve as the administrative head of the board. Responsibilities of the director of administration include: taking minutes at every meeting of the board, as well as distributing those minutes to all of the members in a timely manner, keeping an updated roster of board members, and organizing a calendar of events for the board. The director of administration will keep track of all board financial needs and will organize all fundraising and seeking of sponsorships for programs hosted by IFPB. 

Director of Philanthropy and Community Service: Kirby Thomas

Position Description: The director of philanthropy & community service will coordinate philanthropic and community service events for the Fraternity & Sorority and campus community. They will serve as the chairperson of the Dance Marathon committee, overseeing operations and leading the committee in planning pre-fundraising opportunities and day of event logistics. In addition, it is their role to also focus on hosting community service opportunities throughout the year. They must keep a total of all philanthropy dollars raised/donated and community service hours of all chapters.

Director of Public Relations & Media: Katherine Barker

Position Description: The director of public relations & media will be in charge of preparing and distributing newsletters about the Fraternity & Sorority community to families and alumni, sending editorials to the Voyager, and overseeing all media efforts, to include: taking pictures and videos at FSL events and managing a social media sites for Fraternity & Sorority Life.

Director of Social Programming: Alyssa Whele

Position Description: The director of social programming will coordinate programs that serve the purpose of unifying the fraternal community through intentional social interaction. They will be the liaison to UWF Recreation staff for Fraternity & Sorority Life to help execute the fraternity and sorority leagues during Intramural Sports. They will host monthly Wear it Wednesday events to promote unity among all councils and fraternities and sororities. They will utilize a committee of one delegate from each chapter to gain input and to execute the Wear it Wednesday events when needed. 

Director of Educational Programming: Brandi Crews

Position Description: The director of educational programming will create, promote, and continue programs that serve an educational purpose to the fraternal community. They will coordinate biweekly roundtables by picking relevant topics and scheduling hosts or speakers. They will assist in the coordination of programs such as Fraternal Leaders Institute (FLI) and New Member Institute (NMI), as well as create additional engaging educational events. 

Director of Alumni Outreach: Harry Martin

Position Description: The director of alumni outreach will serve to manage communications between the fraternal community and individuals who are alumni from UWF Fraternities & Sororities. They will update alumni on the state of Fraternity & Sorority Life at UWF semesterly, as well as send invitations to alumni for FSL events. The director of alumni outreach must establish and maintain good relationships with UWF Alumni Relations staff, and UWF alumni. 

Director of University Engagement: Devonte Wilson

Position Description: The director of University Engagement will coordinate efforts to excite university students, faculty & staff about the fraternal community. They will lead the IFPB members in planning and execution of National Hazing Prevention Week (NHPW), and work to incorporate the whole campus in NHPW events. They will pick two target areas of the campus community each semester and plan intentional programs to help build more interaction between FSL and that campus community.  They will work to incorporate all students, faculty & staff in FSL events and advocate for the fraternal community at university functions. The director of University Engagement must establish and maintain good relationship with university students, faulty & staff.

Officer Qualifications

Position Qualifications:

  1. Must be a fully matriculated degree-seeking student at the University of West Florida
  2. Must have a minimum of a 2.5 semester and cumulative GPA to apply and maintain that to stay on the board
  3. Must be able to serve as a resource to all chapters and councils
  4. All members of Fraternities/Sororities must be an active member in good standing (financial and academic) with their chapter
  5. All members of Fraternities/Sororities must have been an active member for at least ONE semester

Additional Qualifications:

  1. Executive Director is required to have been an active member for at least TWO semesters
  2. Director of University Engagement is not required to be a member of a Fraternity/Sorority but must be able to perform 1-3 on the qualifications above

Application Requirements

Applications for the 2015-2016 Inter-Fraternal Programming Board are now available. Please pay special attention to the position descriptions and qualifications above as some positions have changed this year with our growing programs. Please prepare for the following items on the checklist before starting the application, the timeline outlining the process is also below, and the application can be filled out online through the Wufoo form below.

IFPB Timeline

Application Distributed: Friday, March 27, 2015
Applications Due: Wednesday, April 8, 2015 through the Wufoo Form Online
Inter-Fraternal Programming Board Interviews:

Friday, April 10, 2015 slots between 9am-4pm (Time slot set up will be through application follow up email)

Announcement of the Inter-Fraternal Programming Board Officers:

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 on FSL Facebook, Website, & Personal Emails will be sent to those who apply

The IFPB must attend all events put on by Fraternity & Sorority Life such as: FSL Orientation Table, New Member Institute (NMI), Fraternal Leaders Institute (FLI), Roundtables, IFPB Meetings, and potential for conferences (AFLV).

All bold dates are MANDATORY and the applicant must be able to commit to attending.

Application Checklist

  1. Request 1 letter of Reference (Must be from your chapter president or advisor stating your qualifications and if you are in good standing with your chapter) should be in PDF form UPLOADED to your application
  2. Submit a copy of your resume (including chapter leadership, council leadership, non-fraternal leadership as well as work and education experience) should be in PDF form UPLOADED to your application
  3. Complete Essay Questions (on Wufoo application) tip is to see questions and write in word first than copy on to application form
  4. Completed Inter-Fraternal Programming Board Application via this Wufoo form: https://satechnology.wufoo.com/forms/zwqphkn0zvsl7t/
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