Sigma Sigma Sigma Announces Staff Changes
National Sorority Continues Headquarters Growth
Woodstock, VA - June 11, 2012 - Sigma Sigma Sigma National Sorority ("Tri Sigma") announces the expansion of the headquarters team, in conjunction with two staff promotions.
As we continue to be motivated by our five strategic focus areas, Tri Sigma's staff structure has evolved to meet the needs of more than 80,000 collegiate and alumnae members. We are encouraged by the incredible skills and talents of our staff, and our staff structure reflects a strong and purposeful partnership with volunteers, partners and friends.
Lorin Phillips, Director of Chapter Services, has been promoted to the position of Assistant Executive Director effective May 1, 2012. Marcia Cutter, Executive Director, indicated that, "Lorin has worked for Tri Sigma for 10 years and brings forth excellent project management and analytical skills, which has enabled our Chapter Services team to meet or exceed their strategic goals."
The promotion of Lorin Phillips coincides with the promotion of Tiffany Fay as the new Director of Chapter Services, also effective May 1, 2012. Cutter continues, "Tiffany began her career with Tri Sigma as a Leadership Consultant and is an excellent communicator and motivator. She is a wonderful advocate for our undergraduate members."
Lorin will continue to oversee Chapter Services and several support areas while Tiffany will now supervise the Assistant Directors, Regional Consultant programming and new chapters and colonies. Please join me in wishing both Lorin and Tiffany continued success and best wishes.
With this development brings the addition of three new Assistant Directors in Chapter Services. This continued focus on collegiate support and success makes our organization more stable, adept to change and development, and continues our commitment to women of character. This diverse group includes women of all ages and backgrounds, multiple fraternal affiliations, as well as multiple regions and areas of the country.
Caitlin is an initiate of the Zeta Pi chapter at Virginia Wesleyan College. During her time at Virginia Wesleyan Caitlin had the opportunity to hold leadership positions within Tri Sigma and a number of other activities. She was employed by the Office of Student Activities, Greek Life, and Commuter Services and completed her graduate studies in student affairs at the University of Massachusetts _ Amherst. During her time at Amherst, her assistantship was in the Office of Fraternities and Sororities. She was responsible for overseeing the seven Panhellenic sororities on campus and was responsible for formal recruitment for approximately 300 women. Her additional responsibilities included maintaining open communication with chapter advisors and the national offices.
Misty Garrett Fingar
Misty is a member of Phi Mu Fraternity. She received her Master of Arts in Student Personnel Services in 2005 from Northwestern State University of Louisiana. Misty has over seven years of experience in higher education specifically working with all aspects of fraternity and sorority life, campus programming (large and small scale), student government, student activities, orientation and publications. A longtime volunteer for Phi Mu Fraternity, Misty has served in several roles including working with chapters on membership, operational issues including discipline and finance. She currently serves as a national volunteer for Phi Mu's new chapters. As Colony Operations Coordinator, she has the opportunity to work with chapters from all over the United States to teach policies, procedures and how to function as a chapter from the very beginning.
Morgan is an initiate of the Epsilon Omicron chapter at Eastern Illinois University. Her most recent professional position was that of Events Manager at SPARC, a non-profit organization which provides support to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Morgan's primary responsibilities included all facets of planning and executing three major fundraisers throughout the year. During the 2009/2010 academic year, Morgan worked for Tri Sigma as a Regional Consultant. As a Regional Consultant, she managed over twenty chapters of the organization, and traveled extensively representing the National organization at colleges and universities across the United States. As a Tri Sigma she has served as Chapter Advisor to the Epsilon Omicron Chapter at Illinois State University, as well as a Regional Support Team Member for Alpha Omicron Chapter, Theta Alpha Chapter, and the Drexel University Colony.
These three professionals will join Mary Kate Lobough, Assistant Director for Chapter Services; and Lauren McHugh, Assistant Director of Colony and New Chapter Development, who both serve on the Chapter Services team.
Tri Sigma members enjoy experiences that are powerful, character-building, fun, and transformative. Tri Sigma is committed to developing character-driven leaders using our core values of wisdom, power, faith, hope and love.