Regional Officer General Responsibilities
In serving as a Kansas/Nebraska Region Officer, there are general responsibilities that each officer completes throughout the year as well as roles they serve in. The following is a listing of those responsibilities and roles.
- Regional Officers serve as liaisons between chapters and headquarters.
- Regional Officers are role models and leaders for the Kansas/Nebraska Region.
- Regional Officers are expected to attend all of the Region Meetings during their term in office (Leadership Conference in September, Honors In Action Conference in November, and Region Convention in March).
- Regional Officers are expected to maintain appropriate dress and professional conduct at all times while representing the Region.
- Regional Officers are expected to lead the Regional Business Meetings, lead icebreakers, and lead sessions at the Region conferences.
- Regional Officers are expected to arrive at the time designated by the Regional Coordinator for the conferences to assist with registration and to greet attendees.
- Regional Officers are expected to bring their Regional Officer medal and notebooks with them to each conference.
- Regional Officers assist with co-hosting the regional conference that is held by their district.
- Regional Officers have a speech prepared to give at Chapter Induction Ceremonies, Orientations, and other events throughout the academic year.
- Regional Officers determine and then work to achieve the Region Goals for the year.
- Regional Officers are encouraged to check the Phi Theta Kappa (www.ptk.org) website at least once a week as well as be familiar with International Headquarter publications such as the Honors Study Topic Guide.
- Regional Officers keep in touch with the Regional Coordinator, Associate Regional Coordinator(s), and the other officers through e-mail, phone calls, and social networking sites.
- Regional Officers keep in touch with chapter officers, members, and advisors through the same communication means.
- Regional Officers complete a Code of Conduct that is on file at headquarters in Jackson, MS.
- Regional Officers promote leadership in the region and in the chapters.
- Regional Officers are to have fun, build lifelong friendships, and gain leadership skills throughout their year of service.