Sigma Alpha Delta Constitution

Restated as of Fall 2014

Article I – Name 

Article II – Mission and Purpose 
A) Mission 
B) Purpose 
  
Article III – Membership 
-  Section 1 – Qualifications
A) Categories 
B) Requirements 
  
Article IV – Disciplinary Actions [OFFICERS/ELECTIONS/REMOVAL OF AN OFFICER]
- Section 1 – Officers
- Section 2 – Elections
    - Section 3 – Removal of an Officer
A) Disciplinary Items 
B) Disciplinary Remedies for Candidates, Inducted and Prospective Members 
C) Disciplinary Remedies for Candidates, Inducted and Prospective Members (Executive Board) 
  
Article V – Organization [EXECUTIVE BOARD]
- Section 1
- Section 2
- Section 3
- Section 4
- Section 5
- Section 6
A) Executive Board 
B) Duties of the Executive Board 
C) Officers 
  
Article VI – Activities and Committees [Faculty Advisor]
- Section 1

Article VII  – Meetings 
- Section 1
- Section 2
- Section 3
  
Article VIII – Elections 
A) Quorum 
B) Eligibility 
C) Voting 
D) Procedure 
E) Succession in Office 
F) Length of term in Office 
  
Article IX – Finances  

Article X – Amendments 
- Section 1
- Section 2
- Section 3
- Section 4

Article XI – Award 

Article XII – Dissolution 
 
Article XIII – Miscellaneous 
A) Representation 
B) Bylaws 
C) Website 
D) Motto      

Article I – Name 

The official name of this organization shall be Sigma Alpha Delta Honor Society at Baruch College. No other name will be used in the advertisement or representation of the organization. It was established in 1932 in what was then known as the City College School of Business and Civic Administration, and was later renamed Baruch College of the City University of New York. The evening chapter was added in 1959. Hereinafter, Sigma Alpha Delta shall be referred to as “The Society” and Baruch College will be referred to as “The College.”  
  
Article II – Mission and Purpose 
  
Mission 
  
The mission of the Society is to provide character development with an emphasis on pursuit of academic excellence, personal and professional development, service to the College and the community, as well as a lasting relationship with its members through networking opportunities and camaraderie. 
  
Purpose 
  
The Society shall be dedicated to conferring distinction for high achievement in undergraduate studies at the College, in student leadership, and community service. The Society shall strive to foster a community spirit amongst its members, to associate outstanding leadership in mutual understanding for the advancement of a democratic society and to encourage both their intellectual and personal development. The Society shall stand for freedom of mind and shall impose upon members the highest citizenship responsibilities. The Society shall promote altruistic conduct through voluntary service and enrich the College community through events, which uphold our mission. 
  
Article III – Membership 

Section 1 – Qualifications

All members must be matriculated students of Baruch College and must subscribe to or be interested in the purpose of the organization.

No person shall be denied membership or office because of national or ethnic origin, race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, political or religious beliefs, disability, veteran or marital status. 

A) Categories 
  
Prospective Member – A candidate seeking induction.  Members can become vice chairs or assistant after a) being selected by an officer of the executive board and b) approved by the president and the vice president 
  
Inducted Member – A member who has met all of the induction requirements. 
  
Honorary Member – A member that meets all of the induction requirements with the exception of the academic requirement (GPA of 3.5) and have shown dedication. Honorary members will be chosen by the executive board and must have at least a 3.2 GPA.  A maximum of 20 honorary members will be inducted each year, 10 a semester. *Refer to Bylaws  
  
Officer – Members of the Executive Board. 
  
Alumni – An inducted member of the Society who has graduated from the College and will have voting rights.
  
Distinguished Leader – Any person who has influenced their respective field or endeavors will be available for this membership. The eligibility for the distinguished leader membership will be contingent upon the society’s values as determined by the Executive Board. A distinguished leader cannot vote or run for position. 
  
B) Induction Requirements 
  
Academic 
  
Must have maintained a minimum GPA of 3.5 in the Undergraduate Division of Baruch College. Exceptions will not be made for those with a GPA lower than a 3.45 (rounding).  
  
Twelve academic credits are necessary if student entered the College as a freshman.  
  
Twelve academic credits taken at Baruch College or through the student’s transfer institution are required if student entered the College as a transfer student (GPA will be based on transfer institutions transcript).  
  
Service to the Society 
Must have been consistently active in the Society and their respective Committee. Prospective members must attend 2 on-campus events hosted by the society aside from the Induction Ceremony.  General meetings attendance is also required, as determined by the E-Board. 
  
Service to the community 
Must have participated in at least two community service events sponsored by the society (i.e. “volunteering events”). 
  
Policy of Non-discrimination 
The Society does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, social status, language skills, religion, sexual orientation, income or any other basis for discrimination. Membership benefits are outlined in the Bylaws. 
  
Article IV – Disciplinary Actions [OFFICERS/ELECTIONS/REMOVAL OF AN OFFICER]

Section 1 – Officers

Undergraduate:
All officers of this organization must be matriculated undergraduate students of Baruch College, have a minimum overall grade point average of 2.5, and must be registered for at least one course for the term during which they are to serve.

Graduate:
All officers of this organization must be matriculated graduate students of Baruch College, have a minimum overall grade point average of 3.0, and no minimum credits for the term during which they are to serve.

    Note:    No one can serve as the President of one organization while simultaneously serving as Treasurer of another, nor can anyone serve as President of more than one organization.

There shall be a President who shall …
    
Preside at all meetings of the club 
Call special meetings of the club
Prepares and files any report required
Create and distribute agendas for each meeting of the organization  
Represent the club at official functions 
Maintain contact with club adviser(s)
Remain fair and impartial during organization decision making processes

There shall be a Vice-President who shall...
    
Assume the duties of the President as needed 
Serve as an ex-officio member of standing committees 
Coordinate organizational recruitment efforts
Represent organization at official functions 
Coordinate organization election
Remain fair and impartial during organizational decision making processes

There shall be a Secretary who shall …
    
Keep a record of all members and events of the organization 
Keep and distribute minutes of each meeting of the organization 
Notify all members of meetings 
Prepare organization's calendar of events
Represent organization at official functions 
Remain fair and impartial during organization decision making process

There shall be a Treasurer who shall …
    
Keeps all financial records of the organization 
Prepare the annual budget to be submitted to the appropriate Student Government.
Prepares all budget requests for funds 
Advises members on financial matters (i.e. vendors, ticket selling procedures) 
Represents organization at official functions     
Remains fair and impartial during organization decision making processes

    Section 2 – Elections

All officers shall serve [one term, one year] and maybe re-elected for [one] additional term.

General elections & Election Process:
Shall be held once a year.
The candidates shall campaign.
The candidates shall have an opportunity one (1) week prior to voting to present a speech to the general membership and have a question and answer session as outlined by the current executive board.
Candidates win by majority vote.

Special elections:
Shall be called by the President of the club.
The candidate shall win by a majority vote.

    Section 3 – Removal of an Officer

A win two-thirds majority vote of the active voting membership is required for the impeachment proceedings to be activated.

The officer in question must be notified of the charges in writing.

A special meeting must be set up to discuss the charges; all parties must be allowed to respond.

Should a decision be made, a win two-thirds majority vote of the active voting membership will result in the removal of the officer to be impeached.

Determine how a replacement will be selected and when the new person takes office. 

A copy of the typed minutes from both, the meeting when the impeachment proceeding was enacted, and the meeting when the voting for removal in order for the officer to be impeached must be submitted to the Office of Student Life.

  
A) Disciplinary Items 
  
In the event that it becomes necessary to reprimand a disruptive Executive Board members who does not adhere to the constitution, bylaws or the overall mission of the society, the organization has the right to take disciplinary action up to and including removal of said member from the organization. 
  
Each incident will be looked at on an individual basis and the society must demonstrate a reasonable effort to address the situation in a professional and objective manner before further disciplinary action is taken. 
  
The entire Executive Board must be present, and a decision will be made by a simple majority vote. 
  
Disciplinary Remedies for Inducted and Prospective, Honorary, or Alumni.  
  
Any Inducted member, Prospective, Honorary or Alumni may be voted out of the organization by a majority vote by the Executive Board if it is found that said member is disruptive and acting contradictory to the organization constitution, bylaws and the overall mission of the organization. 
  
Article V – Organization [EXECUTIVE BOARD] 

Section 1 -The Executive Board shall consist of the elected officers of the organization.

Section 2 - The Executive Board shall formulate the agenda, take emergency action, and have general management of the student organization in the absence of the full membership.

Section 3 -The Vice-President shall assume the duties of any vacant office until a special election is held.  If more than one office is vacant, they shall be filled by presidential appointment until a special election is held.

Section 4 – The Executive Board shall choose a faculty advisor for the organization.

Section 5 – The Executive Board shall attend functions as required by the Baruch College Office of Student Life.

Section 6 - The Executive Board shall know the Fiscal Guidelines for Expenditure of Student Activity Fees as established by the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York & by the Bernard M. Baruch College Association, Inc.

A) Executive Board 
  
The Society’s activities are directed by a governing body, The Executive Board. The Executive Board comprises of eleven Officers, four of which are the immediate Executive Board, which includes: 
  
The President 
Vice President 
Secretary 
Treasurer 
  
The remaining Executive Board members are the elected Chairpersons of the following committees: Alumni Relations, Career Development, Corporate Communications, Events Management, Media & I.T., Public Relations & Marketing, and Volunteering.  
  
B) Duties of the Executive Board 
  
Individual rights and responsibilities of the members of the Executive Board are outlined in the Bylaws. As the governing body of the Society, the Executive Board has the following responsibilities: 
  
When deemed feasible and necessary the Executive Board can establish or eliminate or restructure a new committee. 
  
Outline long term and short term strategies and goals for the achievement of the Society’s mission 
  
Submit budget proposals to USG (Undergraduate Student Government) and approve internal budgets based on other revenues  
  
Make changes to the Bylaws and Constitution whenever necessary 
  
Make changes to the organizational structure of the Society 
  
Call General Meetings  
  
Approve the introduction or extinction of any of the Society’s programs 
  
Approve the admission of honorary members  
  
Address any disruptions as defined and in accordance with section IV “Disciplinary Actions” 
  
Make waivers of requirements when they see fit 
  
The Executive Board should meet regularly at least once a month. Decisions of the Executive Board must be agreed by a simple majority of its members; therefore, it is the responsibility of every member of the Executive Board to participate at every meeting. When this is not possible they should delegate a substitute. The Secretary or his/her substitute will file the minutes of all the Executive Board’s meetings and take note of all such delegations. 
  
Article VI – Activities and Committees [Faculty Advisor]

Section 1 – The Executive Board shall choose a Faculty Advisor of Baruch College

The society is entitled to engage in any activities, inside and outside the College, provided they are legal and in compliance with this Constitution, the policies of the College, and the Society’s Bylaws, as approved by the Executive Board. The society shall have several committees responsible for developing its activities. Functions of a committee are to be outlined in the Bylaws. Existing committees are as follows: Alumni Relations, Career Development, Corporate Communications, Events Management, Media & I.T., Public Relations & Marketing, and Volunteering. When deemed feasible and necessary the Executive Board can establish, dissolve or make a committee inactive. 

Article VII  – Meetings 

Section 1 - This organization shall hold regular meetings every week or two.

Section 2 -A quorum consisting of two officers plus a majority of duly registered members is necessary for the transaction of any business.

Section 3 -The rules contained in Robert’s Rules of Order - Newly Revised shall govern this organization in all cases in which they are not inconsistent with the constitution and the by-laws of this organization.

Article VIII – Elections 
  
A) Quorum 
  
A quorum for any election meeting consists of a minimum of 21 of the active inducted and honorary members.  
  
B) Eligibility 
  
Only members who have been inducted prior to Election Day are eligible to run for any Officer positions. Any voter can nominate another active member for office. All candidates must be Active Members and must attend the undergraduate division of the College in the semester following the Election Day.  In the event that there are insufficient qualified candidates for any of the offices, the current Executive Board can waive the requirements for eligibility.  
  
Candidates for the seat of President must have already served for a full term as a member of the Executive Board at the time of the elections. Members who have not met this requirement will not be eligible to run for the position of President. 
  
A Sigma Alpha Delta member cannot run or hold a Sigma Immediate Executive Board position, if they are a part of another Executive Board in another student organization in Baruch College. A Sigma Alpha Delta member cannot run or hold a Sigma Executive Board position, if they are pledging for an intensive service oriented organization such as a business or social fraternity.  
  
Voting 
  
Voting shall be performed by secret ballot. All officers and members of the Executive Board are elected with a simple majority of present votes. In case of a tie for any of the Permanent Officers, the departing Executive Board shall make a decision. Under extreme circumstances and/or if an unusual conflict arises, the Faculty Advisor or a minimum of 3 Alumni, (or a greater odd number), can nominate a new President or a new Executive Board or both. 
  
Procedure 
  
Election meetings shall occur twice a calendar year before the end of the months of May and December, respectively and any time it is necessary following the resignation, graduation or expulsion of an Officer. All meetings are conducted in accordance with this Constitution and the Bylaws. Specific order of elected positions is to be established by outgoing President or highest ranking presiding officer.  
  
Succession in Office 
  
In the event that an Officer is dismissed or resigns, the Officer immediately subordinated to the departing Officer will temporarily assume the position until the following elections. Each current Officer is expected to identify and propose a replacement for his or her position from among the Active members at the time of departure. 
  
Length of term in Office 
  
A person cannot hold the same position within the Executive Board for more than two consecutive terms, where each term is the majority of one semester, excluding the summer and winter semesters. That does not include any “Acting” term. “Acting” refers to a situation where an individual temporarily runs a committee while another individual holds the official title to the Office.  A term is defined as one semester. 
  
Article IX – Finances 
  
The Society is mainly funded through funds provided by the Undergraduate Student Government (or a similar entity should this name change in the future), who is empowered by the College to administrate the Student Activity Fee. In addition, the Society can accept donations from any person or organizations provided that the donors do not request any explicit benefits in return. In the event of dissolution of this Society, all accrued funds and assets shall become the property of Bernard Baruch College Association, Inc. The society can also raise funds to be placed in a private account. 

Article X – Amendments 

Section 1 -Amendments to this constitution shall be introduced from the floor and submitted to the Secretary in writing at a regular business meeting. Amendments shall be voted upon at the next meeting of the organization.

Section 2 -The entire membership shall be notified in writing at least seven (7) days prior to a vote on the proposed amendment.

Section 3 –A win two-thirds majority vote of the voting membership present shall be necessary for the passage of an amendment. 

Section 4 –A copy of the typed minutes from the meeting when the amendment was passed to prove that this amendment was adopted must be submitted to the Office of Student Life with the revised constitution of the organization.
  
An amendment to the Constitution, must receive an acceptance of a majority of the Officers present in order to be adopted. Each amendment shall be attached to the Constitution, be dated, publicized immediately, and posted on the website for it to become applicable.  

Article XI – Dissolution 

In the event of the dissolution of this group, all accrued funds and assets shall revert to the Bernard M. Baruch College Association, Inc.
 
Article XII – Award 
  
As of spring 2011 Sigma Alpha Delta will be adding an award to be called the Sigma Alpha Delta Diversity Award.  The award shall be awarded to an inducted member who is chosen after a 2 step deliberation process. In order to qualify, one must:  a) be an active inducted member 
have a 3.2 GPA 
be registered for the undergraduate division of Baruch College for the   upcoming semester with 12 credits  
fill out the application by the set due date 
  
The first round shall be held by the executive board to narrow the number of applicants to no less than five. The second round is an interview round with a board of three to five faculty, staff and/or alumni. There shall be no more than one alumnus on this board. This board shall be created by the Sigma Alpha Delta Executive Board. All fundraising for this scholarship must be placed into the private account. We have a separate line in the private account in Baruch College, to be exclusively used for the Sigma Alpha Delta award. Any amendments to the process will be decided upon by the current Eboard.
  
Article XIII - Miscellaneous 
  
Representation 
  
The Society is supervised by a Faculty Advisor who acts as a liaison with the College and ensures its continuity and compliance with College policies. The society and the Immediate Executive Board comprised by the President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary, are required to update their registration file with the College at the commencement of every semester. 
  
Bylaws 
  
The Bylaws are the Revolving Regulatory Statute for all members in conducting their activities. It is regularly updated at the beginning of every semester, but can also be updated at any time by the Executive Board. The Executive Board is required to post it on the Society’s website for it to become applicable to all members. The current Bylaws contain: Committee Descriptions, Detailed Responsibilities for Executive Board Members, Membership Benefits, The Oath of Membership, Programs Guide, Meetings and Events Guide, Culture and Current Goals. A committee designated by the Executive Board shall propose a complete version of the Bylaws within 5 weeks from the passing of this Constitution. 

  
Website 
  
The society maintains a website at www.sigmabaruch.org for the purpose of registration, posting listings of members, posting the Bylaws and any other relevant information. The maintenance of the website should be supported with Society’s funds. When such funds are lacking, the society can solicit the help of Alumni members. The responsibility of updating and maintaining accurate information on the website falls on its current leadership. 
   
Mottos 
  
Daniel LaMazza, Fall 2007 – “I Change Myself I Change the World” 
Harb Johnson, Spring 2008 – “Passion Knows No Limits” 
Hosni Mubarak, Fall 2008 – “Fortune Favors The Bold” 
Yaphet Murphy, Spring 2009 – “Join The Experience” 
Najeeb Alam, Fall 2009 – “In Union There Is Strength” 
Jennifer Cobos, Spring 2010 – “Carpe Diem” 
Shaif Uddin, Fall 2010- “Per Aspera ad Astra” 
Vita Kazais, Spring 2011- “Passion is Contagious” 
Jessica Gil, Fall 2011- “Become Your Dream”      
Sara Dowd, Spring 2012- “Honor the Past, Seize the Present, Impact the Future” 
Eugene Frenkel, Fall 2012- “Be the Change You Wish to See in the World.” 
Kathryn Mercado, Fall 2013- “The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Create it”.

Executive Board of Fall 2011: 
  
President – Jessica Gil 
Vice President – Christina Carousso 
Treasurer – Shoaib Mohamed 
Executive Secretary – Sara Dowd 
Human Resource Manager – Xhina Goxheri 
Chair of Alumni Relations – Joseph Alshawish 
Chair of Events Management – Christopher Adamson 
Chair of Marketing and Public Relations – Rochelle Novilla 
Chair of Volunteering – Didier Lopez 
Chair of Web Design and Technology Committee – Matthew Watson 
Executive Board Consultant – Adam Camacho 
Executive Board Consultant – Vita Kazais      
Executive Board of Spring 2012: 
President- Sara Dowd 
Vice President- Kevin German      Treasurer – Dennis Chang 
Executive Secretary – Mariya Tuchinskaya      
Human Resource Manager – Jane Bugai 
Chair of Alumni Relations – Eugene Frankel      
Chair of Events Management – Hong Pan 
Chair of Marketing and Public Relations – Nikita Singh 
Chair of Volunteering – Kamylle Mac Intosh 
Chair of Web Design and Technology Committee – Wu Chen 
Executive Board Consultant – Jessica Gil Executive Board Consultant – Vita Kazais      
Executive Board of Fall 2012:  
President- Eugene Frenkel 
Vice President- Hong Pan 
Treasurer- Wei Wei Shi 
Executive Secretary- Michael Arnold 
Chair of Career Development- Jenny Luu 
Chair of Alumni Relations- Kevin Johnson 
Chair of Events Management- Kathryn Mercado 
Chair of Marketing and Public Relations- Joseph Milano 
Chair of Volunteering-Vinod Kumar 
Chair of Web Design and Technology- Albert Mathew 
Director of Corporate Communications- Maksim Avarakh 
Executive Board Consultant- Dennis Chang 
Executive Board Consultant- Xhina Goxheri 
Executive Board of Spring 2013:  
President- Eugene Frenkel 
Vice President- Silvia Pan 
Treasurer- Rob Gozdz 
Executive Secretary- Elvian Cali 
Chair of Career Development- Jenny Luu 
Chair of Alumni Relations- Kevin Johnson 
Chair of Events Management- Kathryn Mercado 
Chair of Marketing and Public Relations- Joseph Milano 
Chair of Volunteering-Vinod Kumar 
Chair of Web Design and Technology- Albert Mathew 
Director of Corporate Communications- Maksim Avarakh 
Executive Board Consultant- Dennis Chang 
Executive Board Consultant- Ibrahim Sidiqque 
Executive Assistant- Ana Belen Gomez Flor 
Executive Board of Fall 2013:  
President- Kathryn Mercado 
Vice President- Jenny Luu 
Treasurer- Besart Alajbegu / Raymond Bousri 
Executive Secretary- Jennifer Smith 
Chair of Career Development- Tyler Parker 
Chair of Alumni Relations- Rachel Hutchings 
Chair of Events Management- Shalika Mugrai 
Chair of Marketing and Public Relations- Kathleen Tam 
Chair of Volunteering- Ly Bach 
Chair of Media and I.T.- Valicio Palha 
Director of Corporate Communications- Elhadji Sene 
Executive Board Consultant- Albert Mathew / Moshe Israilov
Executive Board Consultant- Robert Gozdz 
Executive Board of Fall 2014:  
President- Valicio Palha 
Vice President- Mel Romero 
Treasurer- Natasha Borja 
Executive Secretary- Eroisha Crasto 
Chair of Career Development- Michael Lagajino 
Chair of Alumni Relations- Avi Atkin 
Chair of Events Management- Mahum Khan 
Chair of Marketing and Public Relations- Julia Fair 
Chair of Volunteering- Carlo Fervil
Chair of Media and I.T.- Daniel Tsekhanskiy 
Chair of Corporate Communications- Eyal Shahar 
Executive Board Consultant- Jennifer Smith
Executive Board Consultant- Kathleen Tam 


Bylaws – Fall 2014 

Committee Descriptions 
Alumni Relations Committee 
Career Development Committee 
Corporate Communications Department 
Events Management Committee 
Media and I.T. 
PR & Marketing Committee 
Volunteering Committee 
Executive Consultants  
Responsibilities of the Executive Board 
Membership Benefits 
The Oath of Membership

A) Committee Descriptions 

a) Alumni Relations Committee: 
 
Alumni Relations Committee strives to obtain and maintain a rich connection with Sigma Alpha Delta 
Alumni through valued relationships, enhance the legacy, pride and current developments of Sigma Alpha Delta by gathering knowledge of our history from our founders and builders, and honor the hard work, dedication, philanthropy, and achievements of Sigma Alpha Delta’s Alumni. Its goals include enhancing relationships with Alumni by obtaining more accurate records of our current Alumni and creating a standard for how we collect and find Alumni information in the future, increasing Baruch College’s awareness of our efforts to reconnect with our Sigma Alpha Alumni. It specializes in increasing Sigma Alpha Delta Alumni participation at Sigma Alpha Delta current events, increasing Sigma Alpha Delta sponsorship by Alumni, hosting social events with Sigma Alpha Delta alumni and maintaining Sigma Alpha Delta Alumni appreciation webpage on the Sigma Alpha Delta website. 
The positions of Alumni Relations Committee include but are not limited to:
Vice Chair of Historians 
Alumni Specialist (Database Team) 
Alumni Respondent (Database Team) 
Interviewer/Article Writer/ Editor (Biographies) 
Vice Chair of Alumni Database 
Vice Chair of Biographies 
Internal Communicator 
Historical Researcher/ Historical Scribe 
 
b) Career Development Committee 
The Career Development Committee helps members discover what career path suits them best based on their own personality and interest, keeps members informed about upcoming job opportunities, reviews and improves the resumes of Sigma Alpha Delta members, prepares members for job interviews and professional networking, maintains and runs the Mentorship program and assists in the retention of Sigma Alpha Delta.  
The positions of the Career Development Committee include: 
Vice Chair of Career Development 
Vice Chair of Research 
Vice Chair of Events 

c) Corporate Communications Committee:  
The role of the Corporate Communications Committee is to help develop students’ communications skills. These skills are expected to help students develop academically, professionally, and expand their networks. Throughout the year, we will conduct communications skill-building workshops, attend and market our Society at corporate and networking events, and help spearhead and co-sponsor Sigma and Baruch events.

The positions of the Corporate Communications Committee Include but are not limited to:
Vice Chair of Corporate Communications
Vice Chair of Student Affairs
Vice Chair of Operations
d) Events Management Committee:  
Events Management Committee strives to provide, develop, and execute objectives at hand vital for Sigma Alpha Delta. It assists, arranges and organizes organization’s members to formulate a cohesive committee which serves as the backbone to our organizational events. Its goals are to efficiently and effectively coordinate constructive events, to plan and utilize resources ahead of deadlines, to emphasize the allocation of funds that are available, to successfully execute events in all phases, and to continue to serve as ambassador to encourage qualified students to join. 
The positions of Events Management Committee include but are not limited to: 
Vice-Chair of Event Planning 
Vice-Chair of Operations  
Internal Communicator 
Supplies Specialist 
People Specialist 
 
e) Media and I.T. Committee

Media and I.T. Committee maintains an up to date website that serves as an essential communication tool for students and alumni. It also finds new ways to improve the website and its accessibility to alumni and other parties outside Baruch College.

The Vice Chair positions of Media and I.T. Committee include but are not limited to:
• Vice Chair of Web Design & Technology
• Director of Social Media 
• Vice Chair of Cinematography
 
f) Public Relations & Marketing Committee: 
 
PR & Marketing Committee strives to effectively advertise all events, develop and strengthen relationships with prospective members, current members, faculty, student, organizations and alumni, effectively coordinate, modify and upgrade the different communication/IT resources (website, blogs, Facebook, blackboard), assist in the creation of Sigma Products, and provide opportunities for members to be active through various key positions. Its goals are to obtain and maintain strong relationships with students clubs and organizations obtain and maintain strong relationships with Faculty and Staff, advertise, get Sigma opinion into the Ticker and other communication mediums and participate in Club Fairs and develop promotional products and make them accessible for sales for Sigma members.  The positions of PR & Marketing Committee include but are not limited to: 

Vice Chair of Promotions 
Vice Chair of Advertising Vice Chair of Public Relations 
g) Volunteering Committee:
Volunteering Committee strives to work together to attain excellence of volunteerism within the Baruch College and the local community. Its goals include raising awareness of the beneficial and significant contributions that volunteering has within a community as well as nation-wide, building an effective team that will uphold the value of volunteering and encourage other members of the Baruch community to freely give back to our society, and being a strong and visible voice that will work effectively with local volunteering organizations and lend a helping hand to those in need.

The positions of Volunteering Committee include but are not limited to:

Vice Chair of Prospective Relations
Vice Chair of Internal Affairs
Vice Chair of Volunteer Advertising
Project Managers

h) Executive Consultants 
The Executive Consultants are voted in by the standing Executive Board.  They can be any outstanding members of previous Executive Board or any inducted member of the Society that the Executive Board deems suitable.  They are in place to help guide the Executive Board toward success, as well as be available for advice.  There can be up to 2 Executive Consultants.  How they operate is at the discretion of the Executive Board. The executive consultants have voting rights in the event of a missing Eboard Member.
B)   Responsibilities of the Executive Board 

Plan, develop and implement strategies, initiatives and programs, which promote an environment suitable for the continued learning and enhancement of all officers, committees and overall organization. 
Ensure that the organization, committees and officers reflect the values and best practices   outlined in the constitution and bylaws. 
Maintain focus on service, academic achievement and tight bonds between members so to ensure that Sigma Alpha Delta has wider recognition as being Baruch College’s Honor Society. 

C)  Membership Benefits 
 
Sigma Alpha Delta provides Baruch’s Top Students with networking opportunities with a prestigious body of Alumni, Corporate Speakers as well as other bright students who are members of the Society. It also aims to allow students to bond among themselves and achieve self-fulfillment goals by providing services to other students. This, in turn, will compound their academic achievement with social and community achievements. 
You will get to know, interact and progress with your generation of Baruch’s best students and future Leaders. 
The Society will stay in touch with you as you progress after school and provide you with information, advice, and connections to your old friends and colleagues whenever necessary. 
Most Events, Social Meetings, and Parties are held conveniently on Friday evenings immediately after work hours (or weekends) for about two hours. 
Sigma Alpha Delta Honor Society also has programs which allow students to practice their skills and interact with people while in school. We have a variety of positions that will allow you to practice your management, leadership, and teamwork skills. 

D)  The Oath of Membership 

“I do solemnly promise to adhere to the constitution, mission and bylaws of Sigma Alpha Delta Honor 
Society, to abide by its principles, and to support the Society to the best of my ability while a student and after graduation.”  

ENACTMENT OF CONSTITUTION

This constitution is now enacted on this 17 of August, 2014

Signed by: 

President         Valicio Palha


Vice-President         Mel Romero


Secretary         Eroisha Crasto


Treasurer         Natasha Borja

I do solemnly
promise to adhere to the
constitution, mission and bylaws

of Sigma Alpha Delta Honor
Society, to abide by its principles,
and to support the Society to the
best of my ability while a student
and after graduation.