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1 C AMPAIGNING FOR I NTERNATIONAL O FFICE The Team Experience Bryan Tintes Minn-Wi-Kota Regional President

2 C AMPAIGNING FOR I NTERNATIONAL O FFICE Minn-Wi-Kota Region of Phi Theta Kappa 2009 International Convention Gaylord, Texas 2010 International Convention Orlando, Florida Jessica Proskin for Division Three Vice-President Samantha Calvin for International President

3 C AMPAIGNING FOR I NTERNATIONAL O FFICE Overview of presentation The experience of working a campaign Running for International Office Why you should & shouldnt Eligibility Responsibilities of an International Officer General overview of campaign process Prior to International Convention During International Convention Roles of Candidate Campaign Manager Campaign Team Minn-Wi-Kota Region of Phi Theta Kappa

4 C AMPAIGNING FOR I NTERNATIONAL O FFICE The Campaign Experience Before Convention Extensive planning & networking Teamwork Deadlines Fundraising Grow into a team Minn-Wi-Kota Region of Phi Theta Kappa

5 C AMPAIGNING FOR I NTERNATIONAL O FFICE The Campaign Experience At Convention Networking Networking Networking!! Fast paced Stressful Challenging That great feeling of seeing your plan put to use! Above all... EXCITING! Minn-Wi-Kota Region of Phi Theta Kappa

6 C AMPAIGNING FOR I NTERNATIONAL O FFICE Why you should run You want to: Represent Phi Theta Kappa ideals at the international level Share your knowledge and experience in Phi Theta Kappa with others Challenge yourself Share your passion for Phi Theta Kappa with others internationally Meet new people and travel to other chapters Gain experience in organization, public speaking, mentorship, and communication Minn-Wi-Kota Region of Phi Theta Kappa

7 C AMPAIGNING FOR I NTERNATIONAL O FFICE Why you should NOT run You want to: Receive scholarships Because someone else you know is Get into a better college To go on vacation Go to International Convention Dont waste your time Minn-Wi-Kota Region of Phi Theta Kappa

8 C AMPAIGNING FOR I NTERNATIONAL O FFICE Eligibility for International Office Phi Theta Kappa member Currently enrolled in associate degree program 3.5 cumulative GPA Passion for ΦθΚ Mission and Programs Willingness to travel Minn-Wi-Kota Region of Phi Theta Kappa

9 C AMPAIGNING FOR I NTERNATIONAL O FFICE Responsibilities of an International Officer o Serve as Society Ambassador o Act as liaison between members and Headquarters o Uphold Honor Code o Be enrolled in 6 credit hours exclusively at the community college with minimum 3.25 GPA o Attend Summer Orientations and Winter Orientation o Preside at Honors Institute and Annual Convention o Set goals for Society participation o Present workshops and Honors Study Topic Speeches at Regional Meetings o Communicate with Regional and Chapter Officers o Write Articles for Society Communications o Remain active in local chapter o One International Officer will serve as the student representative on the Board of Directors o WORK HARD AND HAVE FUN!! Minn-Wi-Kota Region of Phi Theta Kappa

10 C AMPAIGNING FOR I NTERNATIONAL O FFICE General overview of campaign process Prior to Convention Candidate must commit to running (preferably before winter break) Find campaign manager (Also before winter break) Get support of chapter and college Study Phi Theta Kappa and its history Establish up to 20 member campaign team Review international campaign rules with team Define clear goals and deadlines Provide ample time for team to interact with candidate Request, finish and submit Candidate Application Packet Build Campaign Booth Design and print distributable piece Design campaign costume Complete online interview with Rod Risley Prepare Honors Study Topic Speech Minn-Wi-Kota Region of Phi Theta Kappa

11 C AMPAIGNING FOR I NTERNATIONAL O FFICE General overview of campaign process During Convention All candidates will: Arrive a day early for Candidate Orientation Campaign for entire day in Academic Marketplace at booth with full team If candidate passes Primary Elections: Campaign at booth with campaign manager for an additional 2 hours Present Honors Study Topic speech at general session in front of all guests (3,500 – 4,000 people) If candidate is elected next International Officer Complete immediate installation as International Officer at closing ceremony Minn-Wi-Kota Region of Phi Theta Kappa

12 C AMPAIGNING FOR I NTERNATIONAL O FFICE Roles of Campaign Team The Candidate Ensure College and Chapter support Find Campaign Manager and team Complete Candidate Application Packet Study Phi Theta Kappa and its ideals Prepare for candidate caucus Coordinate with Campaign Manager to plan campaign Work on Honors Study Topic Speech Work with team Minn-Wi-Kota Region of Phi Theta Kappa

13 C AMPAIGNING FOR I NTERNATIONAL O FFICE Roles of Campaign Team The Campaign Manager Before convention Lead the campaign team Assist in the needs of the candidate With candidate plan the campaign Ensure those plans are followed Keep track of campaign progress At convention Be by candidates side at all times Lead crowd control at campaign booth Answer questions on behalf of candidate Keep track of campaign team and ensure rules are being followed Minn-Wi-Kota Region of Phi Theta Kappa

14 C AMPAIGNING FOR I NTERNATIONAL O FFICE Roles of Campaign Team The Campaign Team Before convention Help plan campaign Design and create campaign costume, distributable piece and campaign booth At convention Help setup campaign booth Represent candidate by wearing campaign costume as much as possible Pass out distributable piece in Academic Marketplace and draw members to the campaign booth Talk to members about candidate Minn-Wi-Kota Region of Phi Theta Kappa

15 C AMPAIGNING FOR I NTERNATIONAL O FFICE Campaign Materials Campaign Booths Minn-Wi-Kota Region of Phi Theta Kappa

16 C AMPAIGNING FOR I NTERNATIONAL O FFICE Campaign Materials Campaign Costume Minn-Wi-Kota Region of Phi Theta Kappa

17 C AMPAIGNING FOR I NTERNATIONAL O FFICE Campaign Materials Distributable Piece Minn-Wi-Kota Region of Phi Theta Kappa

18 C AMPAIGNING FOR I NTERNATIONAL O FFICE Fun Videos!!!! Jessica Proskin Campaign Speech Samantha Calvin Campaign Speech Samantha Calvin running in high heels 2010 International Convention Highlights 2011 International Convention Promo Minn-Wi-Kota Region of Phi Theta Kappa

19 C AMPAIGNING FOR I NTERNATIONAL O FFICE Questions? Bryan Tintes Minn-Wi-Kota President Skype: Btintes Jennifer Stanford Dean of Service Learning Minn-Wi-Kota Region of Phi Theta Kappa


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