The Gamma Beta Phi Society

2020 National Convention

The Gamma Beta Phi Society recently held their 2020 National Convention in Hilton Head, South Carolina. Held at The University of South Carolina Beaufort (Hilton Head Campus), representatives from 33 Chapters across America came together for a weekend of social networking, community service, friendly competition, chapter development workshops, and a red carpet Gala! In addition, the newly elected members of our National Executive Committee were announced, along with our 2020-2021 Regional Senators. Please feel free to click on any of the links below, to see the highlights from the convention, and to celebrate our new regional and national officers!

Newly Elected National Executive Committee Members
Newly Elected Regional Senators
Chapter Advisors Meeting Presentation
Student Workshop Presentations
National Service Project Winners
Digital Scrapbook Winners
2020 Convention Photos – Friday Night
2020 Convention Photos – Saturday Morning
2020 Convention Photos – Saturday Afternoon
2020 Convention Photos – Saturday Evening

NEWLY ELECTED NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

Congratulations on our newly elected National Executive Committee members! Our national election took place during the month of January, with the winners being announced at the Feb. 2020 National Convention. Below, you’ll find our new National Executive Committee Members:

Dr. Denis Goulet
National President
The University of Mississippi
Ms. Helena Taylor
Chapter Advisor Member
Bluefield State College
Mr. Christopher McDuff
Student Member
Durham Technical Community College
Mrs. Nikki Simpson
President-Elect
Georgia College and State University
Dr. LeAnne Salazar
Professional Member
New Mexico State University
Mr. Phoenix Van Zutphen
Student Member
The University of Tennessee
Mrs. Kimberly Page
Chapter Advisor Member
Middle Tennessee State University
Ms. Maya Garnier
Student Member
Southeastern Louisiana University
Ms. Jennifer Lewis
Student Member
University of Southern Mississippi

NEWLY ELECTED REGIONAL SENATORS:

Congratulations on our newly elected Regional Senators! Our regional elections took place during the month of January, with the winners being announced at the Feb. 2020 National Convention. Below, you’ll find our new Regional Senators:

Region 1
Ms. Sho’Monique
Hankins Wytheville Community College
Region 3
Ms. Johana Romero
Bethel University
Region 2
Ms. Darrenisha Long
Georgia Southern University
Region 3
Mrs. Treva Benson
The University of Mississippi
Region 3:
Ms. Jody Lynn
The University of Tennessee
Region 3
Ms. Cameron Kincer
Midway University

CHAPTER ADVISORS MEETING PRESENTATION:

Below, you will find a copy of the presentation from our Chapter Advisors Meeting, during the 2020 National Convention. Please feel free to click on the link below, to see the presentation:

Chapter Advisors Presentation

STUDENT WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS:

Below, you will find a copies of the various presentations from Chapter Development Breakout Sessions, during the 2020 National Convention. Please feel free to click on the links below, to see the presentation:
Chapter Dynamics: Leadership, Membership and Programming
Effective Leadership Tactics to Serve Your Members
Making it Rain: Fundraising 101
Thinking Outside of the Box: Engaging All Members
GBP Hustle: Marketing and Branding
GBP Beyond Graduation: Leaving a Lasting Legacy

NATIONAL SERVICE PROJECT WINNERS:

Congratulations to our 2018-2019 National Service Project winners. Below, you’ll find the winners, which were awarded during the 2020 National Convention Gala:

Bluefield State College
Durham Technical Community College
The University of Mississippi

DIGITAL SCRAPBOOK WINNERS:

Congratulations to our 2020 Digital Scrapbook winners! Please feel free to click on the link below, to view the digital scrapbook submissions from our winners:

1st Place – Bluefield State College
2nd Place – The University of Mississippi
3rd Place – Gaston College

2020 CONVENTION PHOTOS – FRIDAY NIGHT

On Friday evening, conference attendees enjoyed our social evening of games, laughter, and connection! Chapters from across America come together for our opening session, as we kicked off our 2020 National Convention.

2020 CONVENTION PHOTOS – SATURDAY MORNING

On Saturday morning, conference attendees enjoyed a fun morning team-building activity, before heading to various chapter development workshops. Students gained information on a variety of topics including chapter membership, recruitment, marketing and branding, fundraising, leaving a lasting legacy, and engaging non-traditional members. Chapter Advisors attended a designated session focusing on new developments for the entire organization, and best practices for individual campus development.

2020 CONVENTION PHOTOS – SATURDAY AFTERNOON

On Saturday afternoon, conference attendees participated in our in-house community service projects. Attendees decorated items for the Hilton Humane Association/The Litter Box for abandoned animals. In addition, attendees decorated crowns, capes, wands, and masks for children at The Children’s Center of Hilton Head.

2020 CONVENTION PHOTOS – SATURDAY EVENING

On Saturday evening, conference attendees enjoyed our “Red Carpet Affair” – participants walked the red carpet, enjoyed southern food, and celebrated the achievements of our student leaders, Chapter Advisors, and National Executive Committee members. In addition, they celebrated the winners of our 2018-2019 National Service Project and our 2020 National Convention Digital Scrapbook Competition. Lastly, our new regional and national officers were honored during the Gala.