Gamma Iota Sigma elects officers during the Spring semester.

2015-2016 Officers

President   Alexandra Whipple
VP for Communications   Mary Kate Pittman
VP for Finance   Russell Scott
VP for Student Relations   Emily Lauterbach
VP for Industry Relations   Haley Hamlin
Faculty Advisor   Jenny Atkinson


Gamma Iota Sigma is an honorary fraternity with selective membership criteria. To join Gamma Iota Sigma, a student must have at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average for all coursework. In addition to the recognition associated with membership in an honorary organization, students who join Gamma Iota Sigma have opportunities for extensive contact and interaction with industry representatives, through the meetings and special conferences sponsored by the fraternity, and through the services offered through the Gamma Iota Sigma Grand Chapter.

Currently, dues for Gamma Iota Sigma are $40. Membership applications (PDF | 454 KB) can be obtained in 206 Brooks; students who are accepted for membership must make a one-time dues payment in addition to Insurance Society dues. For additional details about the fraternity, contact the Faculty Advisor.

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Duties of the Gamma Iota Sigma Officers


Primary officer contact for faculty advisor; Coordinate student participation for annual conference and Invitational Seminar in Fall; attend meetings of Business Council; coordinate GIS Initiation Ceremonies at joint meetings of Insurance Society and GIS; oversee GIS assistance with Insurance Society programs and events; make announcements in classes.

Vice President for Communications:

Update membership lists; submit monthly reports to GIS national office; assist President with details concerning meetings and events; make announcements in classes.

Vice President for Finance:

Deposit dues and other fees collected from students and others; pay all expenses from organizational accounts; keep financial records; prepare budgets; make announcements in classes.

Vice President for Industry Relations:

Contact firms to participate in Intern-For-A-Day program; coordinate scheduling of Intern-For-A-Day program; make announcements in classes.

Vice President for Student Relations:

Act as liaison for students; coordinate scheduling of GIS officers for class announcements; act as Pandora liaison; assist other officers as needed; make announcements in classes.