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Current & FUture pgn leaders
The PGN Convention and Leadership University is designed for current and future PGN leaders. Those individuals who want to take their organization and leadership skills to the next level. We'll offer two tracks - one for existing executive board members and one for up-and-coming leaders.
Be in good standing with your chapter (this includes financially)
Have completed your first on-boarding semester with PGN
Have at least one semester remaining as of Spring 2019 (unless you are a Chapter President)
Have an interest in taking on a leadership role in the chapter
This program will benefit leaders who currently hold the following positions or are interested in taking on or participating in the following committees in the future:
Chapter President
External VP
VP Finance
VP Membership
VP Internal
New Member Educator
Recruitment Chair / Committee
Marketing Chair / Committee
Professionalism Chair / Committee
Philanthropy Chair / Committee

What will I learn?

Executive Board attendees will learn common managerial skills and practices, best practices for their executive board roles and crisis management skills.

Up-and-coming leaders will expand their marketing skills and toolset, improve their on-campus recruitment program, and walk away with creative and engaging event ideas. These attendees will also have an opportunity to work on a national-level project that will benefit all members.


Attendance is free, but each attendee is responsible for booking their own travel. Estimated flight cost is $300 - $350.

One representative from each chapter will be reimbursed up to $350 from National's. In order to be reimbursed, flights must be booked by January 15. Flights booked on points will not be reimbursed. Exceptions must be requested via

For other attendees, work with your chapter to see if you are eligible to receive travel reimbursement or partial reimbursement.

National's will pay for up to two hotel rooms per school (for two nights) - that could include two quads (up to eight people). Beyond this, chapters will be responsible for paying for additional rooms.

All hotel rooms will be booked by National's and National's will provide food and beverages during the meeting events.
Upon hotel arrival, attendees will be required to show a photo ID and put down a card, where the hotel will put a “hold” of $100 as a security deposit.


Convention, No-Show & Cancellation Policy

This event is a free, professional development two-day training program sponsored by The National organization of PGN for eligible PGN members, valued at $1,000 per person.

Registrants may cancel by January 22, 2019 without penalty. Registrants will be reminded of the cancellation cutoff date.

Chapters who have attendees who cancel at the last minute or do not show up will be charged $300 or 30% the valued amount. This charge is equivalent to the hotel's cancellation policy penalty.

Attendees can avoid the penalty by finding a last-minute replacement. PGN will not cover any airline change fees.

Attendees are expected to abide by common ethical standards, PGN's bylaws, policies, and laws of the state or other jurisdiction.


Please reach out to if you have any questions about the event or registration.