Subject: NGLA Newsletter - June 2013

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Perlow appointed as NGLA Assistant Executive Director
The NGLA Board of Directors is pleased to announce that they have unanimously appointed Emily Perlow as the Assistant Executive Director. Emily fills a vacancy that was created due to the untimely death of former Assistant Executive Director, Josette George Kaufman. Emily will start effective immediately. The role is a three year appointment. Emily joined the NGLA Board of Directors in 2010. Her involvement has helped the association make great strides in assessment as well as regional programming, such as the New England Greek Summit (NEGS). In her role as Assistant Executive Director, Emily will be the primary steward of the NGLA Strategic Plan, which was launched in 2011.
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AFA Philadelphia Summer Drive-In
Temple University is pleased to host the Philadelphia AFA Summer Drive-In on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 for all fraternity/sorority professionals within Region I. The day will offer opportunities to connect with colleagues from across the region through variety of educational sessions, roundtable discussions focused upon the relevant needs of the region, a keynote panel discussion from some of our wisest colleagues, and a social networking event to end the day. Questions about the drive-in can be directed to Cynthia Rose at 
Register by June 14
Submit a program proposal by June 14
Become a sponsor
Josette George Kaufman Walk.Run.Dance information
On Friday July 13, during the Phi Sigma Sigma Centennial Celebration, there will be a run/walk in memory of former NGLA Assistant Executive Director Josette Kaufman on Roosevelt Island in New York City. Josette's husband will be there to lead the walk. Details can be found here.

Interfraternal friends from around the world are invited to help Phi Sigma Sigma promote women's health and fitness. Participants will enjoy a scenic course and a great Zumba class, or those not able to attend in person can participate virtually. Participants will receive t-shirts, and there will be prizes for highest fundraiser. The event will benefit the Phi Sigma Sigma Foundation to underwrite the Josette George Kaufman Leadership Series, part of the National Panhellenic Conference’s Officer Leadership Academy that is current in development.

Call for NGLA Volunteers still live
Attention all student affairs professionals: There’s still time! NGLA is currently accepting volunteer applications for the 2013-2014 academic year. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity. Though NGLA has vacancies on most volunteer teams, the association especially need volunteers who are interested in social media and blogging, assessment, marketing and coordinating our drive-in conferences. Visit the NGLA volunteer webpage or contact Tiffany Neal, Coordinator of Volunteers, at for more information.
Important Dates
June 25             AFA Philadelphia Summer Drive-In
June 26             How to Juggle Your Life webinar
July 13              Phi Sigma Sigma Walk.Run.Dance
July 19              NPC RFM Lite Seminar 
How to Juggle Your Life webinar for NGLA volunteers
Sometimes we can feel like a juggler who is keeping numerous balls in the air or several plates each spinning on their own stick. In this webinar offered to NGLA volunteers on Tuesday, June 25 from 7:30pm - 8:30pm, Leadership and Executive Coach Lynn Schaber provides some great ideas for time, life and stress management. Take this opportunity to step back and look strategically at what you can do to improve the quality of your life and feel less stress.
NPC joins National Alliance on Mental Health
The National Panhellenic Conference is answering the President’s call to increase the understanding and awareness about mental health by joining with the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI). NAMI is providing downloadable educational resources to share via the NPC network across the United States and in Canada. The project has been announced to NPC’s 26 member groups and will be marketed this fall via social media and directly to chapters, alumnae groups and also Panhellenic Councils.