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Chapter Report 2016-17

Omicron Alpha Psi has completed the annual chapter report for 2016-17. Chapter Report B outlines chapters activities completed during the academic year.

This chapter report outlines chapter activity for the year 2016-17

Name of Human Sciences Unit:

Department of Family and Consumer Sciences

Name of Administrator:

Dr. Wendy Reiboldt

Chapter Vice President:

Jarrod Galbadon

Name of Adviser:

Dr. Richard Tuveson

Number of Kappa Omicron Nu student members at end of academic year: 137, including 68 initiate members.

Omicron Alpha Psi held 14 meetings this year.

1. Meetings for the year, identifying Required Program:

Sept 8th Board meeting discussing student leadership conference and up coming member meeting
Sept 22nd Member meeting--Guest speaker Dr. Rachel Blaine on Social Networking
Oct 6th Board discussing student leadership conference member meeting and leadership challenge (members to engage in leadership activities and report results).
October 20th Member meeting
Nov 3rd Board meeting discussing student leadership conference, member mixer, and Fall initiation.
November 17th Member meeting discussing leadership challenge workshop.
Dec 1st Board meeting discussing student leadership conference, member mixer, and Fall initiation.
Dec 2nd Fall initiation
Dec 8th Fall mixer--member networking.
Feb 2nd Board meeting discussing leadership conference and leadership challenge
Feb 16th Member Required Program Leadership as Reflective Human Action
March 2nd Board meeting discussing leadership conference, leadership challenge and member meeting.
March 16th Member meeting--guest speaker Mr. Dustin Moore
April 6th Board meeting discussing initiation, officer elections, member mixer, and leadership conference.
April 20th Membership meeting-Guest speaker Mr. Aaron Rafferty on graduate school preparation and applications.
April 22nd Spring Initiation--initiation and officer elections.
May 4th Spring Mixer--designing mortar board for graduation

2. Campus or community projects, activities, or events:

April 29th--Partnered with the California Association of Family and Consumer Sciences on a Student Leadership and Research Conference. The conference theme was "Reaching your Leadership Potential: Through Ethics of Care."
Student presenters came from Point Loma Nazzarine University, San Francisco State University, Cal State Long Beach and Cal State Northridge (which was last-year's co-host). A summary can be viewed at

3. Tentative plans for next year

Fall and spring initiations, fundraisers, board meetings, member meetings, required presentations, community outreach,

Student Organization Effectiveness Rubric

Chapter Effectiveness Benchmarks
Registration with appropriate institutional office: 2
Participation in institutional training for student groups: 5
Procedures for election of officers: 5
Officer training plan: 5
Structure for selection and initiation of members: 4
Structure for member input into setting goals for chapter activities: 4
Process for planning annual activities to respond to goals: 5
Participation in national conference: 5

Learning Benchmarks
Co-curricular activities that enhance academic goals: 3
Activities respond to shared goals: 4
Participation in National Required Program initiative: 5
Effective leadership: 5
Social Responsibility: 4
Sense of Civic Responsibility: 3

Faculty Support Benchmarks
Value for student organizations: 5
Professional/technical support to student organizations : 3
Faculty Participation in chapter activities : 5

Evaluation Benchmarks
Yearly evaluation of chapter activities: 4
Yearly evaluation of programming: 4

Intrapersonal Benchmarks
Realistic self-appraisal, self-understanding, and self-respect: 4
Commitment to ethics and integrity : 5

Interpersonal Benchmarks
Meaningful Relationships: 5
Collaboration: 5