Chapter Advisor of the Year

The Chapter Advisor of the Year recognizes the advisor who has demonstrated excellence in the fulfillment of the International Fraternity’s Model Advisor Profile, Role as recommended in the advisor manual, and the expectations contained in the Chapter Codes. This award will be presented at the 2019 Academy in Memphis, TN on Saturday, August 3rd, 2019.


  • The advisor is genuinely dedicated to the Fraternity’s Vision, Mission and Creed and is committed to meeting and exceeding the Fraternity’s policies and expectations.
  • The advisor is a graduate with at least five years of separation from his student involvement; he is a professional and community leader; he is a mature mentor for the chapter.
  • The advisor understands the importance of advising and mentoring, not managing or directing; he understands that failure and learning from mistakes is as important to the fraternity experience as is success and winning.
  • The advisor is accessible and has contact with the chapter leaders at least weekly; he is willing to reach out and partner with the Fraternity’s Regional President and professional staff; he attends his chapter’s annual PIKE University Leadership Summit.


  • Serve as a resource to the chapter president and mentor to chapter members
  • Maintain regular communication with the Regional President
  • Provide general assistance and guidance for chapter programs and operations
  • Attend weekly chapter meetings on a regular basis (or as necessary)
  • Serve as a liaison to the university, alumni association, and house corporation
  • Assist in the development of the officer transition retreat
  • Provide suggestions and input at executive council meetings
  • Monitor chapter’s progress towards becoming an Excellence Chapter


“Actively pursue the development of an Alumni Advisory Board. Complete the Chapter Advisor Accreditation program within 30 days of election. Maintain regular communication with the Regional President and Memorial Headquarters. Attend executive council meetings on a regular basis. Review the chapter’s budget with the executive council each academic semester. Meet with the members of the alumni advisory board on a regular basis to discuss chapter operations.” [Code 8, Section 2]


The Chapter Advisor of the Year winner will receive the following:

  1. Chapter Advisor of the Year Award Plaque.
  2. Recognition at the 2019 Academy in Memphis, TN
  3. Listing in the Shield & Diamond magazine, and on the International Fraternity’s website.
  4. Press release to pertinent publications and organizations.

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Chapter Advisor of the Year Application

Please supply answers to the following list of questions. Supplemental information should be provided as outlined below.

Your Contact Information


Advisor Information

Please fill in the following information, even if you are the Nominee listed above. Thank you!
Has the chapter advisor completed the Chapter Advisor Accreditation? *
Does your chapter advisor employ an alumni advisory board? *
Is the alumni advisory board based on the six man ideal alumni advisory board? *
Does the advisor serve as the appointed board chairman? *

Advisor - Chapter Interaction

Is there a model of communication between the chapter and the chapter advisor/advisory board? *

Does he attend executive council meetings on a regular basis? *
Does he attend chapter meetings on a regular basis? *
Does the advisory board host annual transition and goal setting retreats with the chapter? *

Advisor - Miscellaneous

Has he met with the University's Greek Affairs person this academic year? *
Has he had open dialogue with the Regional President this academic year? *
Did he attend the PIKE Volunteer Education Track at PIKE University? *
Please provide a brief answer to each of the following questions:
Describe how the advisor fulfills the Model Advisor Profile?
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Describe how the advisor fulfills the Role of a chapter advisor?
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How has the chapter benefited from the advisor's support?
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Signature Block:

Please provide the following signatures. Once this application is received, your Regional President will also be made aware of your awards packet submission.

Applicant Signature *