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. 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.

Meetings

Monday at 5:30 p.m.
Robert V. LaPenta Student Union, 2nd Floor
McGrath Room B

Office Location

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


Pillars of Excellence

Read more about our 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

Values

Unification amongst all Greek Letter Organizations on Iona’s campus, Iona’s Mission, leadership, respect, philanthropy, service and tradition.


Philanthropy

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 and funding to support Autism Spectrum Disorders

Community Services

Autism Walk, Make a Difference Week, Thanksgiving Food Drive, IonaTHON, Relay for Life, Community Clean Up, and Hospitality Dinners.

Sponsored Events

Fall Recruitment, Spring Recruitment, Meet the Greeks, and Greek Week

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Contact Information

Catherine Hall and Dana Caldararo


Council for Greek Governance Executive Board

President Catherine Hall
Catherine Hall, also known as Caity, is a senior at Iona College from Astoria, N.Y. She is majoring in mass communication, with a concentration in public relations and she is minoring in psychology. She has been offered an internship with NBCUniversal for The Maury Show for her spring semester. Caity has been an active member of Psi Kappa Theta sorority since fall 2015. Last year, she held the female recruitment chair position for the Council for Greek Governance and was awarded CGG Member of the Year and Student Leader of the Month by the Student Government Association. Caity also serves as the recruiting and networking chair for the IonaTHON committee. She is extremely thrilled to have been granted the position of president for the 2017-2018 academic year. Caity looks forward to promoting Greek unification, establishing values, creating leaders within the community and advocating on behalf of her fellow students.

Vice President Dana Caldararo
Dana Caldararo is a senior from Eastchester, N.Y. She is majoring in English and hopes to get her master’s in education. Dana has been an active member of Delta Theta Beta sorority since fall 2015. Last year, she held the position of sergeant at arms and was happy to be on the board again as the vice president. Since being on the board, Dana has helped to update the point system, create new committees and used social media to highlight certain members in the Greek community.  Dana loves the Greek unity on Iona's campus and is grateful to all of Greek life and its members for giving her all these experiences and helping her grow.  Dana hopes to continue to see Greek life grow and prosper in the future and for everyone to love Greek life as much as she did.

Sergeant of Arms Anthony Strazza
Anthony Strazza is a junior from Mamaroneck, N.Y., and is majoring in accounting. He has been an active brother of Zeta Kappa Chi fraternity since spring 2016. He also is an active member of the Golden Key Honor Society. Being new to the Council of Greek Governance, Anthony hopes to bring a positive presence to Greek life at Iona College through hard work and great work ethic.

Female Recruitment Chair – Victoria Teutonico
Victoria Teutonico is a junior at Iona majoring in speech pathology. She has been a member of Psi Kappa Theta sorority since fall 2016 and currently serves as the female recruitment chair for the Council for Greek Governance. She has said that joining Greek life has truly changed her college experience for the better. Greek life has brought her a sense of a home away from home. The life-long friends made and the people met will leave a lasting impact.

Service & Risk Management Chair Hannah Schultz
Hannah Schultz is a junior and an environmental studies major with a concentration in political science. She is from Glastonbury, Conn. She has been a member of Phi Sigma Sigma since fall 2016 and will be the risk management chair for the executive board of Phi Sigma Sigma for 2018. Hannah is excited to work with the rest of the Council for Greek Governance and make sure that Greek life at Iona has a positive effect on the whole community!

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