The duties of the Credentials Committee are to report during the Regional Conference: the number of voting, alternate and non-voting delegates; the number of Past National Presidents; National Executive Board Members; Honorary Members; Hostess Chapter Members; National Staff members; the number of absent chapters; and any other attendance categories deemed necessary (e.g., press, guests, VIPs, speakers).
The duties of the Elections Committee are to implement the process for certifying voting delegates to participate in the election of duly certified candidates for office in accordance with the Constitution and Bylaws of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and Robert’s Rules of Order, Newly Revised.
The Pages have the responsibility of serving as floor attendants who service the Regional Officers, National President, other officers, the delegates and the Sergeant-at-Arms and Assistants by assisting with checking attendance, delivering messages, running errands, and performing any other tasks as assigned.
The Properties Committee has a major role in establishing and ensuring the appropriate atmosphere for beautiful, dignified and inspirational ceremonies and plenary sessions.
The duties of the Protocol Committee are to assist with the seating arrangements for the dais and reserved areas; and prepare and place cards and seating charts for dais participants (for holding room and dais).
The duties of the Recommendations Committee are to receive recommendations from delegates, chapters, committee reports and the recorder’s sheets; make recommendations based on observation of the conference program (optional/at the committee’s discretion).
The duty of the Rules Committee is to recommend the rules for the conference sessions. Such rules shall include: general rules, rules covering motions, and rules covering discussions.
SERGEANT-AT-ARMS & ASSISTANTS TO THE SERGEANT-AT-ARMS
The Sergeant-at-Arms, Assistant Sergeant-at-Arms, and Assistants to the Sergeant-at-Arms have the responsibility of monitoring the meeting rooms and the doors to enforce order; checking the credentials of the delegates; denying entrance to unauthorized and improperly dressed persons; collecting fines at the door from Voting Delegates who are late or absent from a session without being excused or replaced by their Alternates.