2019 Convention Schedule and Details

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Wednesday, July 24

Key Highlights

  • Staff / Board Arrive

  • Austin Area Alumni Reception with Fraternity Leadership


Thursday, July 25

Key Highlights

  • Registration

  • Fraternity Board Meetings

  • General Session 1

  • Man of Achievement Banquet & Reception

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8:00am - 12:00pm - Fraternity Board Meeting in Capitol Ballroom C
10:00am - 1:00pm - Registration in Capitol E Foyer
1:00pm - 4:00pm - Fraternity Board Meeting in Capitol Ballroom C
5:00pm - 6:00pm - General Session 1 in Capitol Ballroom E

  • Roll Call
  • Credential Committee Report
  • 61st Biennial Convention Minutes
  • Board Actions

6:00pm - 6:30pm - Opening Banquet Reception in Capitol D Foyer
6:30pm - 7:30pm - Opening Banquet Dinner in Capitol Ballroom D
7:30pm - 8:30pm - Man of Achievement: Gerald Mossinghoff in Capitol Ballroom D
8:30pm - 9:30pm - VIP Reception with Man of Achievement at The sideYard


Friday, July 26

Key Highlights

  • Registration

  • Committee Breakouts

  • Educational Breakout Sessions

  • Outstanding Young Alumnus Luncheon

  • Province Breakouts

Resources

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9:00am - 5:00pm - Registration in Capitol E Foyer
9:00am - 10:00am - Committee Breakouts

  • Constitution & Bylaws Committee in Capitol Ballroom A-B

  • Resolutions Committee in Capitol Ballroom H

  • Ritual Committee in Capitol Ballroom F-G

  • Credentials Committee in Capitol Ballroom E

  • Grand Chapter Meeting in Bonnell

10:10am - 11:50am - Educational Breakouts Sessions

  • Recruitment Reimagined in Capitol Ballroom F-G

    • Learn | 10:10am - 10:45am

    • Live | 10:45am - 11:20am

    • Lead | 11:20am - 11:50am

  • Spiritual Development Curriculum in Capitol Ballroom A-B

    • Learn | 10:10am - 10:45am

    • Live | 10:45am - 11:20am

    • Lead | 11:20am - 11:50am

  • Next Chapter & Chapter Performance Coaching in Capitol Ballroom H

    • Learn | 10:10am - 10:45am

    • Live | 10:45am - 11:20am

    • Lead | 11:20am - 11:50am

12:00pm - 12:45pm - Lunch in Capitol Ballroom D
12:45pm - 1:30pm - Outstanding Young Alumnus: Cody Barbo in Capitol Ballroom D
1:35pm - 2:35pm - Province Breakouts

  • Northeast Province in Capitol Ballroom A-B

  • Mideast Province in Capitol Ballroom E

  • Great Lakes Province in Capitol Ballroom F-G

  • Southern Province in Capitol Ballroom H

  • Midwest Province in Capitol Ballroom A-B

  • Western Province in Capitol Ballroom F-G

2:45pm - 4:45pm - Educational Sessions

  • Recruitment Reimagined in Capitol Ballroom F-G

    • Learn | 2:45pm - 3:25pm

    • Live | 3:25pm - 4:05pm

    • Lead | 4:05pm - 4:45pm

  • Discovery XP in Capitol Ballroom A-B

    • Learn | 2:45pm - 3:25pm

    • Live | 3:25pm - 4:05pm

    • Lead | 4:05pm - 4:45pm

  • Next Chapter & Chapter Performance Coaching in Capitol Ballroom H

    • Learn | 2:45pm - 3:25pm

    • Live | 3:25pm - 4:05pm

    • Lead | 4:05pm - 4:45pm

4:55pm - 6:00pm - Province Breakouts (if needed)

  • Northeast Province in Capitol Ballroom A-B

  • Mideast Province in Capitol Ballroom E

  • Great Lakes Province in Capitol Ballroom F-G

  • Southern Province in Capitol Ballroom H

  • Midwest Province in Capitol Ballroom A-B

  • Western Province in Capitol Ballroom F-G

4:55pm - 6:00pm - Gold Council Meeting in Bonnell


Saturday, July 27

Key Highlights

  • Registration

  • General Session 2

  • Chapter Recognition Luncheon

  • Ritual

  • Mass

  • Closing Banquet

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9:00am - 6:00pm - Registration in Capitol E Foyer
9:00am - 12:00pm - General Session 2 in Capitol Ballroom E

  • Board Elections
  • Proposed Changes to the Constitution & Bylaws
  • Proposed Changes to the Ritual
  • Proposed Resolutions

12:00pm - 1:30pm - Chapter Recognition Luncheon in Capitol Ballroom D
2:30pm - 4:00pm - Ritual at University Catholic Center
5:00pm - 6:00pm - Mass at University Catholic Center
6:30pm - 7:00pm - Closing Banquet Reception in Capitol Ballroom D Foyer
7:00pm - 9:00pm - Closing Banquet in Capitol Ballroom D


Sunday, July 28

Key Highlights

  • Foundation Board Development Training

  • Foundation Board Meeting

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9:00am - 10:00am - Foundation Board Development Training in Creekside I
10:00am - 12:00pm - Foundation Board Meeting in Creekside I


Key Resources

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Minutes

To be voted on by the Convention:

Board Minutes:

LEGISLATION

Changes to the Fraternity’s Constitution and Bylaws require a 3/4 vote from a Convention:

Changes to the Fraternity’s Rituals (Arcana) require a 3/4 vote from a Convention:

REPORTS/RESOLUTIONS

Fraternity Board Nominations:


ARTICLE VI.

Excerpt from Phi Kappa Theta’s Constitution & Bylaws:

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ARTICLE VI. INTERNATIONAL BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Section 1. International Board of Trustees

a) The International Board of Trustees shall consist of eight (8) Alumni members in good standing, four (4) elected for overlapping terms at each regularly called and constituted International Convention for a term of four (4) years; and two (2) undergraduate members. The undergraduate members shall be elected for a term of two (2) years and be selected from and by the Undergraduate Advisory Committee. If an undergraduate trustee leaves the University or Chapter for any reason other than graduation, he shall automatically tender his resignation to the International President, and the seat shall be filled as provided for in Article V. Section 3 (g). If any Trustee is absent from three or more required meetings without being excused by the International President or his designee, that Trustee shall automatically tender his resignation to the International President.

b) The Board shall select from its own members, one who shall act as Chairman and who shall preside over its meetings.

c) The Board of Trustees, unless receiving written consent to the contrary from at least three quarters (3/4) of its membership, shall hold at least two meetings each year.

d) Members of the International Board of Trustees may serve a maximum of three consecutive full terms, after which they shall be ineligible to succeed themselves.

e) Executive Committee. The International Board of Trustees may designate certain members to constitute an Executive Committee to act for, in behalf of and in the stead of the Board of Trustees, at such time that the Board is not in session, and in the interim between such sessions. The Executive Committee shall consist of, at a minimum, the International President, the International Vice President, the International Treasurer, and an undergraduate member of the International Board of Trustees. The Executive Committee shall have such duties as designated in the Policies.

Section 5. Board Development Committee

a) Committee Members. Within thirty (30) day of the conclusion of the International Convention, the Committee will be appointed by the International President, with the advice and consent of the Executive Committee. The Committee shall consist of at least four (4) alumni members who are not trustees. One of the Alumni members shall be designated as Chairman of the Committee and he shall canvass the eligible candidates for the vacancies on the International Board of Trustees to be elected at the Convention.

b) Nominees. The Committee shall cause nominations for vacancies on the Board to be submitted by any member of the fraternity in good standing at least four (4) months prior to the opening of the International Convention. Recommendations of the Committee shall not be considered unless all Collegiate and Alumni Chapters have been given the opportunity to participate.

c) Alumnus Nominees. The Chairman of the Committee, with the three (3) other alumni members, shall thereafter review the credentials of all who are to be considered for alumni positions on the Board of Trustees. They will then confer and decide on nominees for the alumni vacancies on the Board of Trustees, so that this list can be sent to all convention delegates at least thirty (30) days prior to the start of the Convention.