Number VIII Resources


Number VIII jewel9-138. The VIII – Sergeant-at-Arms. The VIII shall act as the sergeant-at-arms for all chapter meetings and shall admit only persons lawfully permitted to be present at a chapter meeting. He shall also serve as the primary risk management officer for the Active Chapter. In this capacity he shall be responsible for education and enforcement of the Order’s risk management policy.

Leadership Education

Officer Training Conference logoOfficer Training Conference – Each spring, thousands of KA undergraduates gather to attend our regional educational programs. From small group discussion, to large group facilitation, members are engaged for a day and a half. You’ll learn from other officers in your position, alumni facilitators, and from expert speakers. All 9 Chapter Officers are REQUIRED to attend Officer Training Conference. 

Officer Resources

  • Number VIII’s Transition Guide – Just got elected? This is where to start. It has checklists for transition items, evaluations of where your chapter is currently, goal setting for your role, and much more!
  • Birkman Method Colors – Learn how to work with your officers better based on their personalities.
  • Kappa Alpha Order Risk Management Policy – The KAORMP shall apply to all entities and all levels of membership. All members are expected to follow all applicable federal, state, county, parish, and municipal laws and institution of higher education policies. The policy is designed to protect Kappa Alpha Order and its members.
  • Social Function Checklist – This document can be altered to fit your chapter’s social needs to ensure safety before and during social events.
  • Contact My ADCS – Your Associate Director for Chapter Services is your go-to person. They work for the National Administrative Office and are there to help you through issues and improve your chapter.