[Golden Key]
[The Officers]

Officers for 2000-2001

Lei Chu, President
E-mail: hao@rice.edu
Wiess College

Internal VP: position open.
Contact hao@rice.edu if interested.

Sharon Bzostek, External VP
E-mail: sbzostek@rice.edu
Lovett college

Lis Grove, Corresponding Secretary
E-mail: lisg@rice.edu
Brown College

Rafael Verduzco, Recording Secretary
E-mail: rafelv@rice.edu
Sid Richardson College

Katherine Goeke, Treasurer
E-mail: kathg@rice.edu
Hanszen College

Elizabeth Bartmess, Historian
E-mail: bartmess@rice.edu
Baker College

Donald Ostdiek, Faculty Advisor
E-mail: dho@rice.edu
Policy Studies and Academic Advising

Description of Officer Duties

  • Organize, plan, and implement activities to ensure the continuation and overall success of the chapter
  • Call meetings of officers and chapter members and delegate responsibilities as needed
  • Manage planning and implementation of a successful reception

Vice President (may be split into two offices)

  • plan and organize campus awareness
  • plan and organize community service projects

Recording Secretary

  • Record meeting minutes
  • Mail member profiles to international headquarters
  • Assist historian as chapter archivist

Corresponding Secretary

  • Conduct all chapter correspondence
  • Prepare and deliver reception invitations to administration and faculty
  • Prepare and mail information to international headquarters for publications such as CONCEPTS and Key Notes
  • Act as liaison between the chapter and the international student representative


  • Manage all financial transactions
  • Prepare a budget for the chapter
  • Receive and distribute chapter funds (scholarships)
  • Investigate sources of local funding or initiate fund-raising activities
  • Report financial activity to chapter advisor on a monthly basis
  • Submit an annual financial report to international headquarters
  • Assist the vice president in campus awareness planning


  • Document all chapter correspondence
  • Maintain photo album
  • Assist president and advisor in completion of international awards application

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