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New Member Orientation. J.R.E. Lee Alumni Chapter Jacksonville, FL. Welcome!. We are honored to have you join us as a member of the J.R.E. Lee Chapter! This presentation gives an overview on the who, what and why of the Chapter and how to get involved.

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New member orientation

New Member Orientation

J.R.E. Lee Alumni Chapter

Jacksonville, FL


We are honored to have you join us as a member of the J.R.E. Lee Chapter! This presentation gives an overview on the who, what and why of the Chapter and how to get involved.

Welcome again, and we look forward to serving with you!

Jre lee chapter history
JRE Lee Chapter History

Founded in 1933

Named to Honor 3rd FAMU President

John Robert Edward Lee, Sr.

1943 - Largest chapter in the nation

1953 - Helped change FAMC to FAMU

Jre lee chapter mission
JRE Lee Chapter Mission

The JRE Lee Chapters Mission is to…

  • Recruit Areas Top Students to Attend FAMU

  • Retain and Expand the Alumni Network

  • Support the University Financially

  • Extend FAMU’s Presence into the Community

Jre lee chapter focus
JRE Lee Chapter Focus

The chapter focus is the main objective to be achieved under the chapters current administration.

  • Established by the president

  • Corresponds to one or more mission areas

  • Meets chapter or university needs

Chapter officers
Chapter Officers

Serve for a period of 2 years

Can only serve two consecutive years in 1 office, but can run for other offices thereafter

Elected by Majority Vote

President appoints nomination committee and members can nominate from the floor

Next Election Year is even year (2008,2010, etc.)

Current officers – See website

Committee chairs
Committee Chairs

Serve for a period of 2 years

Can serve longer if new president elect appoints an existing chairperson

Appointed by President

Meet when necessary to carry out work

Current Chairpersons – See website

Work flow
Work Flow

President & Officers – complete chapter work plan and assign tasks and budget to committee chairs

Committee chairs – work with committee members to execute assigned tasks

Feedback & Ideas – Submitted to Executive officers through website for consideration in next years work plan

Committees where to serve
Committees – Where to Serve

Membership Committee

Recruitment Committee

Fundraising Committee

Public Relations Committee

The Setters

See committee descriptions at –

New members are needed to
New Members are Needed to..

Participate in committee meetings

Assist committee in event planning and coordination

Attend chapter meetings

Participate in chapter events & outings

Have fun!

An effective committee member
An Effective Committee Member

Knows the chapters mission & focus

Works on a committee where their skills can make a difference

Takes on only as much work as they have time to be accountable for

Takes on assignments that are in their area of expertise or where they have contacts

Is passionate about the chapters mission

Get involved you are needed
Get Involved! You Are Needed!

Assess your strengths

Evaluate your availability

Choose a committee to work on

Sign up & Have fun!