Council for Greek Governance

The Council for Greek Governances (CGG) mission is to serve as a governing body to the Iona Fraternity and Sorority community and its primary responsibilities are to establish and enforce policies and adjunction of disciplinary infractions relating to Greek-letter organizations. It serves as an advisory capacity to the Office of Student Development, Student Government Association, and the Administration of Iona College. CGG acts as a medium for the exchange of information and experience for the improvement of the social Greek system and the Fraternity and Sorority life at Iona. CGG also exists to provide leadership and guidance to the Fraternity and Sorority community by conducting or promoting educational, philanthropic programming, and by recognizing new Greek-letter organizations.

The Council for Greek Governance is comprised of the officially recognized Social Greek Letter organizations at Iona College. The goal of the Council is to improve the quality of student life and to contribute to the general well-being of the campus. This organization sponsors numerous campus events and fund raising activities.

Monday at 5:00 pm
Robert V. LaPenta Student Union, 2nd Floor
McGrath Room A

Contact Information:
Julia Carlino or Jeremy Krueger

Office Location:
Robert V. LaPenta Student Union,
Ground Floor, Student Office 2

Advisor: Jason Gloe

Pillars of Excellence:

  1. Academic Excellence
  2. Social Development
  3. Membership Development
  4. Community Engagement
  5. Chapter Management
  6. Brotherhood/Sisterhood
  7. Excellence in Leadership
Click here to read more about our Pillars

Point System and Forms:

Click below to read more about our forms and point system.
  1. Point System
  2. CGG Point System Form
  3. Initiation form


Greek Unity and Proper New Member Education


The Council for Greek Governance’s philanthropy is Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest Autism science and advocacy organization. The CGG executive board hopes to raise awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Community Services:

Autism Walk, Make a Difference Week, Thanksgiving Food Drive, Community Clean Up, Hospitality Dinners

Sponsored Events:

Fall Recruitment, Spring Recruitment, Meet the Greeks, Greek Week, Casino Night

View the Brochure for Fraternity and Sorority Life

Council for Greek Governance Executive Board

Julia Carlino, President
Julia Carlino is a senior at Iona College and is majoring in Speech Pathology & Audiology with a minor in Psychology. She is from Westfield, New Jersey and has been a sister of Gamma Lambda Rho Sorority since Spring 2011.  Julia has been an active member of the Greek Council since her sophomore year, when she served as the Academic & Risk Management Chair, during that time she developed the Stress Management Program for the new member education process. This past year she served as Sergeant of Arms for the Council for Greek Governance. As President of the 2013-2014 CGG executive board, she hopes to help Fraternity and Sorority Life grow and reach its full potential!

Jeremy Krueger, Vice President
Jeremey Krueger is a senior at Iona College and is majoring in Political Science with a minor in Sociology.  He is from Cleveland, Ohio and is a Brother of Delta Upsilon Fraternity.  This past year he served as the Male Recruitment Chair for the Council for Greek Governance.  He is returning to the Greek Council this year as Vice President of the 2013-2014 CGG executive board. Jeremey’s goals for Greek Life this year are to increase event attendance and to rule with an iron fist!

Briana Luca, Vice President of Communications
Briana Luca is a senior majoring in Journalism.  She is from Queens, NY and is a sister of Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority. Briana served on CGG last year as the VP of Communications. Briana has also served as Vice President of her sorority. She is returning to the Greek Council as the VP of Communications of the 2013-2014 CGG executive board and hopes to make her last year at Iona the best one yet.

Elizabeth Geraci, Sergeant of Arms
Elizabeth Geraci is a senior at Iona College and is majoring in Psychology with a minor in Spanish. She is from Guilford, Connecticut and has been a proud sister of Delta Theta Beta since the Spring of 2012. She is involved in the Psychology Club, Psi Chi, and Edmund Rice Society while working for Residential Life on campus. She currently holds the position of Sergeant of Arms for the 2013-2014 Council for Greek Governance Executive Board and wishes Fraternity and Sorority Life a great year.

Brian Pristash, Male Recruitment Chair
Brian Pristash is a senior at Iona College and is majoring in Finance.  He is from Cortland, NY and has been a brother of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity since Spring 2012.  Brian is one of the Founding Fathers of Pi Kappa Phi on Iona’s Campus.  He also is a Campus Minister. Brian is currently the Male Recruitment Chair of the 2013-2014 Council of Greek Governance.  He hopes to have a wonderful and successful recruitment year with Fraternity and Sorority Life. 

Kristen Abraham, Female Recruitment Chair
Kristen Abraham is a junior at Iona College and is majoring in Speech Pathology.  She is from Yonkers, New York and is a sister of Delta Theta Beta Sorority.  Kristen is currently the Female Recruitment Chair of the Council of Greek Governance and hopes to expand and improve Greek like as a whole.

Magalie Makhraz, Service & Risk Management Chair
Magalie Makhraz holds the 2013-2014 position for Service and Risk Management Chair for Council of Greek Governance at Iona College. Magalie is originally from Beirut, Lebanon. She is currently a Junior and is majoring in Marketing with a minor in Computer Science. Magalie has been a sister of Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority since Fall of 2012. She is also serving as the Treasurer of the Middle Eastern Club.