Gentlemen's League

The Gentlemen's League is an all-male organization whose purpose is to provide an additional framework for interaction and integration on campus. It therefore strives to develop members such that they are well experienced, skilled, role models, who network with peers, new students, and alumni. Originally focused at aiding the recruitment and retention multicultural men through fellowship, the purpose and role of the Gentlemen's League has slowly evolved through the years. Today, the organization is open to all male students.

Contact: Mauricio Bustamante '17

Constitution

1. History of Organization

The Gentlemen's League has existed at least since 2009 in Washington and Lee. Originally focused at aiding the recruitment and retention multicultural men through fellowship, the purpose and role of the Gentlemen's League has slowly evolved through the years. Today, the organization is open to all male students.

2. Mission statement

The Gentlemen's League is an all-male organization whose purpose is to provide an additional framework for interaction and integration on campus. It therefore strives to develop members such that they are well experienced, skilled, role models, who network with peers, new students, and alumni.

3. Requirements for membership

The only requirement for membership to the Gentlemen's League is being a male student at Washington and Lee.

4. Role in the Washington and Lee Community

The Gentlemen's League benefits the campus community and atmosphere by providing an additional and alternative source of entertainment and a context in which men can form interpersonal relationships. In a school were the social atmosphere is highly influenced by Greek organizations, the Gentlemen's League can be beneficial to create bonds between males, regardless of their membership to other social organizations. Therefore, the Gentlemen's League strives to create a welcoming environment on campus.
Our mission is executed by activities including, but not limited to an etiquette dinner, a resume workshop, a golf lesson, bowling, a ski trip, and a pool tournament. Through events like this, the Gentlemen's League

5. Organization of Leadership/Officers

President: The president must oversee and coordinate all activities organized by the Gentlemen's League. This includes organizing and leading general body and officer meetings.
Vice-President: The vice-president must help the president with his tasks and substitutes the President when necessary. The vice-president should also be informed of any activities being planned and check their proper execution.
Secretary: The secretary must keep records of meetings and do any documentation necessary.
Treasurer: The treasurer must keep records of financial situation of the organization, plan the budget and properly record expenses as well as work mange any accounts the organization may have with the Washington and Lee Business Office.
Officers are to be elected on April every year. The election process starts by nomination of candidates, notification of their names with prior notice to the general body and a meeting to discuss any updates to the position descriptions and vote. The candidates with the highest vote count who accept the nomination will be officer for the subsequent year, including any applications for funding in the spring. Members studying abroad may still run for positions.