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Apply for 2018 NAPA Standards of Excellence Awards

🏆 NAPA organizations set the gold standard for APIDA fraternities and sororities. To continue fostering a spirit of excellence and growth, NAPA recognizes individuals, councils, and organizations who continue to advance NAPA’s mission and vision in its annual Standards of Excellence Awards Ceremony. 🌟Nominators may submit a maximum of 5 nominations per award category. Nominations should be based on achievements that occurred within one year leading up to the submission deadline. Submission deadline: October 15th at 11:59 pm EST. Find more information about each award category, visit http://napahq.org/engage/#awards. Loading…

Cindy Loata Appointed as Director of Communications

NAPA announces the appointment of Cindy Loata as its new Director of Communications. In this role, Loata will serve as the point-of-contact for media inquiries and provide training for NAPA member organizations on public relations and social media best practices. “As a passionate leader with over ten years of experience in sales, I enjoy building relationships and helping others grow both professionally and personally,” says Loata. “I have gained a deep appreciation and understanding with what individuals need to succeed. I have positively impacted those who I’ve connected and coached with and want to spend more time serving our community.” Loata is a Fall 2008 initiate of Kappa Phi Lambda Sorority at Rutgers University. She contributes over a decade’s worth of experience in sales, business development, and customer service with brands such as Estee Lauder, Mac Cosmetics, and L’Oreal. Envisioning a collaborative year ahead for NAPA, Loata aims “to increase involvement with undergraduates and alumni to improve civic engagement within our communities. You can only accomplish so much when you do things alone, but when you have the support from a group of peers, the magnitude of making a difference is beyond measurable.” According to NAPA Chair Hannah Seoh, “We are excited to have Cindy join the team. She will be able to bridge her professional experience with her passion for improving fraternal experiences in the APIDA community, and NAPA is lucky to have her.” ### About NAPA NAPA organizations set the gold standard for Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) fraternities and sororities. In addition to meeting the association’s base standards, NAPA member organizations are exposed to resources and expertise to help them continually improve and be the best they can be. Universities, Greek Councils, and students want the best APIDA fraternities and sororities on campus and they can find them in NAPA. Contact Hannah Seoh, Chair National APIDA Panhellenic Association chair@napa-online.org Welcome to NAPA

Announcing 2017 NAPA Leadership

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 — The National Asian Pacific Islander American Panhellenic Association (NAPA) is excited to announce the appointment of its 2017 officers. “I am so thrilled to be working alongside this group of talented leaders that push me and NAPA to be the best it can be,” says Chair, Hannah Seoh. “With their tireless dedication and passion for advancing the fraternal movement, I’m confident that we will be able to achieve the goals we have set forth for this year.” Executive Board • Chair: Hannah Seoh, ΔΦΛ • Vice Chair: Vigor Lam, ΠΔΨ • Secretary: Teri Chung, ΚΦΛ • Treasurer: Alison Kao, ΔΦΛ • Consultant: Mary Peterson, ΑΦ, ΣΛΒ, ΣΛΓ Headquarters Staff • Director of Administration: Prashant Kher, ΒΧΘ • Director of Communications: Angela Ju, αΚΔΦ • Director of Membership: Bryan Dosono, ΛΦΕ • Director of Operations: Bilal Badruddin, ΔΕΨ • Director of Programs: Kristine Medina, ΔΦΛ At-Large Volunteers • Graphic Design Coordinator: Andrew Cristiani, ΛΦΕ • Higher Education Coordinator: Taylor Phoumivong, ΑΤΩ • LGBT Initiatives Coordinator: Toubee Yang, ΛΦΕ • Risk Management Coordinator: Brian Gee, ΠΑΦ The Executive Board oversees the long-term strategic planning for NAPA, whereas Headquarters Staff manage the day-to-day operations of the Association. At-large volunteers advance initiatives of key issue areas relevant to NAPA and the APIDA community. While the NAPA Leadership comprises mostly of returning officers, Kristine Medina joins NAPA leadership in her new role as Director of Programs. “As I transition from being a NAPA volunteer to a position on the association’s executive board, my goal is to create a space to enhance the synergy between its member organizations. Being a part of my sorority, Delta Phi Lambda, has always been about serving others, and I look forward to continue doing the same for our entire fraternal community.” Officers serving on the Executive Board express their commitment to continued service. “It has been more than a decade since NAPA’s founding, and I am excited to continue the work with our new and returning national volunteers. With each new year and board, I am excited to utilize our volunteers and their passion to further the mission of NAPA, while providing support to our member organizations,” says Vice Chair Vigor Lam. ### About NAPA The National Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Panhellenic Association shares a commitment to fraternal unity and assisting our membership in advancing the fraternal experience. Formally organized in 2006, NAPA currently comprises of 18 culturally-based member organizations. Contact Hannah Seoh, Chair National APIDA Panhellenic Association chair@napa-online.org http://napahq.org/

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