Subject: NGLA Newsletter - April 2015

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It's Volunteer Appreciation Month!
According to a report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in Feb. 2015, about 62.8 million people volunteered through or for an organization at least once between September 2013 and September 2014. NGLA knows that our volunteers have the option to spend their time in a variety of other ways and we sincerely appreciate the time you give to move the mission of our association forward. We could not continue to do the good work we do without your efforts.

Some ways to show appreciation to Volunteers during Volunteer Appreciation Month:
  • Write thank you notes for great things volunteers do
  • Check in with them and see how they are doing in their role
  • Highlight their great accomplishments in newsletters and publications
  • Give small tokens of your appreciation (i.e. gift cards, mugs, pens etc.)
Some additional helpful volunteer resources:

The search for volunteers continues. We are still looking to recruit volunteers for many positions to continue the great work of our association. If you are interested in helping out NGLA in any capacity, please complete the Call for Volunteers Form or contact Kevin Pons at There are a variety of workgroups, committees and special projects that could use your help. We look forward to hearing from you soon.
Volunteer of the Month Spotlight: Thea Zunick
Thea is the Associate Director for Student Life at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ. Her career in higher education has spanned work in fraternity and sorority life, leadership, service, wellness, and campus programming. She is currently enrolled in the Educational Doctorate Program at Rutgers University to fulfill her personal value of lifelong learning and to contribute to the body of research on fraternity life. She serves on the Conference Planning committee for NGLA and is on the NEC of the Association of Fraternity and Sorority Advisors. Thea was directly responsible for all of the great late night programming at the conference that attracted record attendance.

Her interests include facilitating and presenting at national conferences, fitness, dancing, teaching Zumba, hanging out with her puppy, and being a foodie! Connect with Thea on twitter at @thearachel.

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