Our attendees will be Well Organized and be in a position to ensure their chapters operate smoothly, efficiently and with the aims of fostering the strongest brotherhood imaginable. Our curriculum will teach brothers the best practices in chapter management, including finances, recruitment and encouraging local alumni involvement. These lessons will give your chapter the strong foundation it needs to grow upon as it utilizes its leaders, traditions and members to their full potential.
John Walter Wayland wrote out several mandates for what a True Gentleman should be, and our Fraternity has adopted his writing as our Creed. Although brother Wayland wrote those words many years ago, their meaning adapts and lives on to help guide our lives even at the start of 2015. Our Fraternity faces numerous challenges, but, by living under brother Wayland’s words, these challenges melt away and form opportunities for leadership and courage.
We recognize that being a fraternity leader in this day and age requires bold action and nimble adaptation. That is why our Planning Committee, at the direction of the Western States Leadership School Board, designed a curriculum that is both thought-provoking on an individual level and community building across chapters, provinces and the Fraternity. We seek to equip you with the mindset and tools needed so that you are not just an excellent chapter leader until your graduation, but also that your chapter is left in a better place when you do eventually move onto the Chapter Alumnus.
Each day this week, we’ll unveil one of five ways that we want to equip you to lead your chapters. We believe proper fraternity leadership requires a balance of each of these five aspects, and we’ll touch upon each of these during our short but powerful time together. Because a strong brother in Sigma Alpha Epsilon is not just one who appears well, he’s one who leads Well…