Protocol Fundamentals A Workshop for Philo’s Presented by Janet E. Armand International Protocol Chairperson and Linda D. Brown, Kelly N. Davidson, Sandre Mitchell International Protocol Committee. CHANGE. “Nothing survives the passing of years without change…”
Protocol FundamentalsA Workshop for Philo’sPresented byJanet E. ArmandInternational Protocol ChairpersonandLinda D. Brown, Kelly N. Davidson, Sandre MitchellInternational Protocol Committee
“Nothing survives the passing of years without change…”
“It is prudent, therefore, to periodically review and evaluate our organization’s social customs and how it functions within the parameters of social and organization decorum.”
International Past Grand Basileus Mynora J. Bryant
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority’s aim is to enhance the quality of life within the community. Public service, leadership development and education of youth are the hallmark of the organization’s programs and activities. Sigma Gamma Rho addresses concerns that impact society educationally, civically, and economically.
Good Manners & Representation
Members of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority should never be addressed as Soror by affiliates or non-members. This greeting is reserved only for members of the sorority.
If your chapter is hosting an event and would like to invite your International and/or Regional President, you must send out the invitation minimum three weeks before the event date.
Follow-up with a call or card to see if the invitation has been received.
If the officer(s) accepts the invitation, send out the following information at lease two weeks before the event;
Type of event
What is her role at the event
Transportation and hotel arrangements
Officer can make her transportation arrangements if she desires and notify the chapter about the cost and schedule.
Please communicate with your International and Regional President concerning any communication you received about the sorority or your affiliate club.
Speaking on behalf of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority (Don’t)
NO ONE, including members of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority or affiliates should speak on behalf of the sorority unless authorized by the Grand Basileus, Regional Syntaktes or chapter Basileus.
All communications presented “en masse” to Sorors or Philo members must be previewed by the Grand Basileus, Regional Syntaktes or Philo President.
Establishing Protocol (Don’t)
Once the dais has been introduced, the next presenter should not say, “Protocol having already been established”.
Note: Parliamentary rules should be used at all times when conducting chapter meetings.
YOUR CONFERENCE REGISTRATION BADGE SHOULD NOT BE WORN TO ANY FORMAL EVENT
ABSOLUTELY NO PANTS!
Recommendation: That the active Philo members wear gold and white or gold.
Rational: Wearing the gold and white or gold distinguish between the inductees and the active members.
ABSOLUTELY NO PANTS!
Remember the human
standards of behavior online.
Know where you are in cyberspace.
Respect other’s time & bandwidth.
Make yourself look good online.
Help keep flame
wars under control.
Don’t abuse your
Be forgiving of mistakes.
Remember you can delete on the screen, but remains on the hard drive. Be careful what you write.