Enrichment and Inspiration for Beta Sigma Phi Sisters from Marilyn Ross
Serving as Corresponding Secretary of your Chapter gives you an added opportunity for service in the great Sisterhood of which you are a vital part. You will be depended upon to:
Suggestions to the Corresponding Secretary
The basic responsibility of the Corresponding Secretary is to handle all general correspondence on behalf of the chapter.
The following suggestions may answer questions you might have:
CHAPTER NAME AND NUMBER
If you do NOT know your chapter's name and number, please write or email your Division Chairman at the
ADDRESS YOUR INTERNATIONAL OFFICE CORRECTLY
HELP CONTACT TRANSFERRING MEMBERS
You should keep an accurate record of all the transferees to whom you have written welcome notes and invitations. If you do not receive a reply in a week or so, write another note or telephone. It is normal for a transferee to be a bit hesitant about contacting you. The friendliness of your contact by letter, by phone, or in person will come back to you in friendly interest from the transferee, and the next transferee you contact may have much to offer your chapter in new ideas and enthusiasm.
An ACTIVE MEMBER attends meetings regularly, participates in activities, and pays both her chapter dues and International fees promptly.
A member on LEAVE OF ABSENCE is obligated for the payment of International fees promptly, but is excused from regular attendance at chapter meetings and participation in chapter activities for a temporary period. She is retained on the chapter's roster of active members. Leave of absence may be granted for a period not to exceed one year.
A MEMBER-AT-LARGE is obligated for the payment of International fees and has the right to enjoy guest privileges whenever invited, but she does not have the right to vote in any chapter. She receives The Torch and all other mailings sent to all members.
An INACTIVE MEMBER has no chapter privileges and no chapter obligations.
KEEP GOOD RECORDS