By Carson Hobby – Jewell’s Delta Mu Delta Business Honors Society has elected its new officers for 2018-19. There are three new faces and one returning from last year:
President- Senior Austin Kline
Austin’s role is to lead the other officers, help with making schedules for year, and to make sure that each officer has someone suitable to take their position next year.
Vice President- Junior Hunter Forkum
As Vice President, Hunter’s job is to be the chair for any chapter activity. These activities consist of the induction ceremony and events that the chapter does around campus.
Secretary- Senior Lisa Erhart
Lisa is taking on a little different role than she had last year. Last year she served as Delta Mu Delta’s President. This year she will be focusing on keeping track of the chapter records and maintaining minutes for the chapter meetings. Additionally, she is taking care of the chapter correspondence and will complete the chapter Annual Report at the end of the year.
Treasurer- Senior Corbin Grimes
In his role of Treasurer, Corbin is in charge of the chapters finances. He is to make sure that payments are made on time, completing the chapters Financial Statement, and taking care of new memberships.
To be eligible for membership in Delta Mu Delta students must be either a junior or senior and in the top 20 percent of students in Business, Economics, and Accounting majors. Being a member of Delta Mu Delta is one of the highest honors for students in the Department of Business and Leadership. Invitations to join Delta Mu Delta will be sent out to students next semester.
Delta Mu Delta also offers scholarships for its members. These scholarships are available to apply for in the spring semester. Scholarships are just one benefit of being a member of Delta Mu Delta, they also give members opportunities to network with chapter alumni and gain service experience.