For those individuals who have an interest and desire to serve Omicron Delta Kappa in a fundraising capacity or at the governance level, there are a number of opportunities to do so. Individuals who serve in the roles described before are expected to serve terms of one, two, or three years.
Annual Fund Agent
Each year, especially at the time of the National Day of Giving (May 4, 2023), the Omicron Delta Kappa Board of Trustees and National Headquarters staff need volunteers to help solicit members for contributions. If you are willing to reach out via email or by phone to members of your circle to ask for financial support, this is a great opportunity to help secure the funds that support O∆K’s scholarships and leadership development programs.
National Committee Volunteer
Omicron Delta Kappa has several governing and operating committees. Governing committees include the Development; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity; Finance; Governance and Trusteeship; and Mission committees. While largely comprised of trustees, there are positions for non-trustees on each of these committees and subcommittees. The operating committees of Omicron Delta Kappa including the National Awards, National Leadership Conference, and Scholarship Review and Selection committees. The Student Advisory Board is also considered to be an operating committee of the Society. Individuals are appointed for one-year terms and may be reappointed as appropriate. Terms of service run in conjunction with the academic and fiscal year (July 1 – June 30).
Board of Trustees
Omicron Delta Kappa is a 501(c)3 organization which uses the money it raises to support leadership development programs and provide scholarships to O∆K members. The Society is governed by the Omicron Delta Society and Educational Foundation Board of Trustees. The board is comprised of 28 individuals including 18 at-large trustees along with three elected student trustees and three elected faculty/staff trustees. The board also includes the National Treasurer, National Counsel, National Diversity Officer, National Leadership Conference Chair, and the President and Chief Executive Officer. At-large trustees are expected to make an annual fund contribution, provide a major or planned gift during their time of service on the board, and cover their expenses to and from meetings of the board. At-large trustees served three-year terms and may be invited to serve a second term as appropriate.
To be considered for any of these opportunities, please contact President/CEO Tara S. Singer at email@example.com.