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Join our Board of Directors

Open to all Sigma Alpha Omega® Alumnae in good standing! The Sigma Alpha Omega® Foundation is opening its application pool to welcome new Directors.

Directors are required to attend a monthly teleconference and additional “emergency” teleconference meetings, as needed, as well as attend all annual meetings during their entire term. There is also an expectation to proactively be available via GroupMe. This volunteer position is as challenging as it is rewarding, and can require 5-15 hours of work a week. The time commitment varies from each position but should not be underestimated.

The positions available are for two-year terms beginning immediately and ending June 2025.  The positions will be filled based on a vote from the current Sigma Alpha Omega® Foundation Board of Directors. Roles being recruited are Treasurer & Director of Programs. 

Please contact Kelli Anne Gecawich, current SAOF president with questions regarding the open positions at

  • Have charge and custody of, and be responsible for, all funds and securities of the corporation, and deposit all such funds in the name of the corporation in such banks, trust companies, or other depositories as shall be selected by the board of directors

  • Receive, and give receipt for, monies due and payable to the corporation from any source whatsoever

  • Disburse, or cause to be disbursed, the funds of the corporation as may be directed by the board of directors, taking proper vouchers for such disbursements

  • Keep and maintain adequate and correct accounts of the corporation's properties and business transactions, including accounts of its assets, liabilities, receipts, disbursements, gains and losses

  • Prepare, or cause to be prepared, and certify, or cause to be certified, the financial statements to be included in any required reports

  • Complete tax returns promptly and on time, according to the IRS requirements

  • In general, perform all duties incident to the office of treasurer and such other duties as may be required by law, by the articles of incorporation of the corporation, or by these bylaws, or which may be assigned to him or her from time to time by the board of directors

  • Ensure that adequate financial resources are secured to support the proposed programs

  • Other duties as assigned

Director of Programs
  • Be responsible for determining and instituting programs to be carried out by Sigma Alpha Omega Foundation – such as grants, scholarships, leadership programs, and Programs events

  • Be responsible for verifying that funds are available, tasks are delegated, and outcomes evaluated

  • Be responsible for the organization and supplication of ideas from the board of directors, as pertains to scholarships, grants, leadership programs, Philanthropic events and fundraising endeavors

  • In general, perform all duties incident to the office of secretary and such other duties as may be required by these bylaws, or which may be assigned to him or her from time to time by the board of directors

  • Ensure that policies are in place, and occur annually, to evaluate the organization’s programs and services, in order to determine if they advance the mission and are effective in meeting the needs of its beneficiaries

  • Oversee grant application processes

  • Convention partnership obligations and sitting SAOF member of Convention Committee each year

  • Other duties as assigned

The application for the Board of Directors shall be open until all positions are filled. To apply for a position on the Board of Directors please complete the application above and submit it promptly. Elected directors will be announced in the order in which their elected. Those elected are invited to attend the Board of Directors meeting on Sunday, October 1st, 2023 at 7:30pm EST/6:30pm CST. For any questions or concerns, please email

Thank you for your prayers and commitment to yielding to servant leadership in order to aid the sisters of Sigma Alpha Omega®.

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