Duties of the National President

The duties of the National President are described below. Further details are available in the Alpha Phi Omega National Bylaws and Fraternity Operations and Policy Manual.  Click here to apply or nominate.


National Bylaws

Article V, Sections 4 
DUTIES OF THE NATIONAL PRESIDENT. It shall be the duty of the National President to preside at all National Conventions; to call meetings of the National Executive Committee; to enforce a due observance of the Articles of Incorporation, the National Bylaws and the Standard Chapter Articles of Association of Alpha Phi Omega; to serve as chair of the National Board of Directors and of the National Executive Committee; to appoint, in the manner specified in these Bylaws, such national officers, national committee chairs, national committee members and other persons as are specifically designated for presidential appointment; to appoint all national committees not otherwise provided for; to serve as an ex‑officio member of all national committees; and to perform such other duties as the office may require.


Article VII, Sections 2 and 4

MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL OPERATIONS COUNCIL. The National Operations Council shall consist of the following members: the National President, as chair, the National Vice President, as vice-chair, one regional chair from each administrative region, a number of national program chairs as established in the Fraternity Operations and Policy Manual, and as an ex-officio, non-voting member, the National Executive Director.

DUTIES OF THE NATIONAL PROGRAM CHAIRS. The National President shall nominate a number of individuals, one each to serve as the national program chair of a specific program, as defined in the Fraternity Operations and Policy Manual. Such nominations require the approval of both the National Board of Directors and the National Student Advisory Committee. National program chairs are responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of programs within their respective areas of jurisdiction.