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Home : Chapter Information : Start a Chapter : Phase 6: New Chapter

Phase 6: New Chapter

After the STTI chartering ceremony, the chapter designate is now considered an official STTI chapter. All chartering members and future inducted members will become members of STTI and the chapter. In addition to the benefits that the chapter will provide, active members are eligible for valuable STTI resources throughout their entire nursing career.

Overview of Phase 6 Tasks:

1) Adopt and operate according to STTI
   chapter bylaws

2) Attend Charter Recognition at
    the next STTI biennial convention

3) Prepare to send 2 delegates to each
    STTI biennial convention and have 2
    delegates to vote electronically

4) Conduct regular board meetings to plan
    chapter events, benefits and services

5) Communicate chapter events, benefits
    and services to members

6) Plan and hold annual inductions

7) Maintain records of finances, events,
    benefits and services

8) Plan and conduct at least 2 programs
    and 1 business meeting for members

9) Plan future programming, events and

10) Plan future budgets to correspond
     with current and future event planning

11) Report officer changes via the Officer
     & Committee Chair Report in the
     Chapter Management System

12) Conduct chapter leader elections and
      host transition meetings with outgoing
      and incoming officers

13) Attend recommended chapter leader

14) Complete first STTI chapter annual
      report after first year of chapterhood

15) Create or continue Policies and
      Procedure Manual, Strategic Plan
      and Leadership Succession Plan

16) Learn about required chapter liability
      insurance available via STTI

17) Learn about chapter fee assessments
     and chapter disbursement checks

18) Consult with staff


 Tools & Resources

As a new chapter, you will now access the Tools & Resources section of the website for CHAPTER leaders!!


Contact Us - Staff at headquarters are available by phone or e-mail to answer your questions about honor society & chapter development.

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Telephone: 1.888.634.7575

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