Want to Get Involved?
Your Alpha Delta Phi Society leadership experience doesn’t need to end at graduation — the Society is always looking for volunteers to help out with a wide variety of initiatives. Below is a list of initiatives and committees for which you can volunteer.
To join a team, fill out this form and someone will contact you about how you can help out.
|Member Safety||Nominations||Chapter Services||Communication|
|Events||Educational Programming||Operations||Constitutional Review|
|The Development committee is the primary fundraising arm of the Society. If you have ideas for ways to raise money, can advise on corporate matching programs or estate planning donations, or are just good at building relationships, this is the committee for you.|
|Your Society experience doesn’t end at graduation. The Lifelong Experience committee’s goal is to ensure that the Society continues to serve its members after they graduate, through organizing mentorship programs, assisting with the transition from undergraduate to graduate, and in managing the Regional Graduate Organizations, which put on events for grads around the country. If you have ideas on how to keep the experience going after graduation, consider helping out with Lifelong Experience.|
|The Expansion committee ensures that the Society continues to grow beyond our current schools. As a member of the committee, you will help identify colleges where the Society might be a good fit, respond to requests that we receive for more information about our Society, and help start new Affiliates and grow them to full-blown Chapters.|
|Sure, you’ve heard of people winning Sword and Spear, or Emerald and Pearl, but have you been curious about how those winners are chosen? Or do you have ideas for other awards that we should be giving out? The newly-formed Awards committee is tasked with bringing all of our awards into one group, documenting the processes for each award, reviewing candidates, and creating new awards. If you want to help recognize our most deserving chapters and members, check out the Awards committee.|
|The Finance Committee assists the treasurer with forming policies and ensures our spending is aligned with our priorities. Do you want to help determine which programs and services receive funding? Do you have an idea on how to ease the financial burden for new members? If so, this committee is for you. No background in finance is necessary.|
Carolyn Dundes & Andy Richards
|The inclusion committee works to ensure that all members of the Society have an equal chance at the opportunities that it offers, and to assure that everyone feels welcome and able to participate in the wide range of activities and positions that we have. If you feel that there’s a group in the Society that might not be receiving adequate representation, or have ideas on how we can make people feel more comfortable participating, this may be the committee for you.|
|The Investment committee works to ensure that the money raised by the Development committee is properly cared for, and that our endowment continues to grow, ensuring our financial security for the decades to come. If you’re interested in learning more about where our money is invested, and how we protect it, check this committee out.|
|The Legal committee is primarily the team of experts that the Board relies upon for all legal matters – whether it’s working to negotiate a new separation agreement with the Fraternity, or just checking out a catering contract for Convention, the Society relies on the Legal committee to ensure that we’re making the right calls. You don’t have to be a lawyer to join, but if you’re interested in learning more about legal matters, this might be your committee.|
|The Member Safety committee is tasked with making sure that ADPS is a safe place for all our members. Participation in this committee runs the range from helping out at Convention to ensure that problems are resolved before they get out of control, all the way up to the more serious issues of responding to calls to the Incident Report hotline.|
|Do you want to help find the next Governors of the Alpha Delta Phi Society? This committee works to request nominations, organize the nomination process, and present a slate of candidates to the Board prior to Convention. If you have ideas on how to help find the best people to lead the Society, consider joining this committee.|
Melissa Diaz & Evan Finkelstein
|Chapter Services supports undergraduate chapters and affiliates to operate independently and successfully. Their main focus is providing advice on a range of chapter functions: recruitment, finances, university relations, etc. They are looking for graduate members with fresh ideas and the desire to help develop our chapters.|
|The Communications team publishes our annual Xaipe newsletter, sends periodic e-newsletters, and maintains an active presence on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. If you want to help keep Society members updated on current initiatives, upcoming events, and the accomplishments of our members and chapters, join this committee.|
|The Events Committee coordinates the logistics for Society-wide events, including Convention, in-person board meetings, and other events as they arise. If you are interested in event planning, vendor relations, and merchandising, this committee may be for you!|
|The Educational Programming committee ensures that the Society continues to be a learning experience in and out of college, through a series of regular webinars. Past courses include building confidence, basic finance, and salary negotiation. If you have ideas for other courses, or would like to help brainstorm ideas, consider joining this team.|
|Working hand-in-hand with multiple other wings of the Society, Operations is primarily responsible for ensuring that we are correctly tracking all of our chapters, in terms of headcount, contact information, and fee collection.|
|This committee was enacted at Convention in 2017, and is tasked with cleaning up our Constitution and governing documents, along with finding better ways to provide representation for Affiliate schools.|
Interested in joining one (or more) of these committees?
Fill out this form, and someone will contact you about how you can help out.
Do you have an idea not listed above? Email Executive Director Michael Blitstein at ExecutiveDirector@adps.org and get your project started.