ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY, INC.
2313 ST. PAUL ST, BALTIMORE, MD 21218 SPONSOR COMMITMENT FORM
Sponsor Information Brother Name: Chapter:
Length of time acquainted with candidate:
Chapter Seat/College or University: Initiation Date:
Date Risk Mgmt Certified:
Date IMDP Certified:
Date Sponsor Certified:
Candidate Information Candidate Name:
Proposed Chapter of affiliation:
Proposed Chapter Seat/College or University:
I, for Membership into Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
hereby sponsor candidate
By agreeing to sponsor the fore mentioned candidate, I agree to function as an active resource to him throughout his experience in Alpha. I also agree to the following terms:
Writing the sponsorship letter and approving the release of application to the candidate stated above;
Attendance and participation in each phase of the Initial Membership Development Process (IMDP);
Presenting the candidate to the chapter/fraternity and speaking on his behalf at the time of voting;
Supporting the candidate throughout the IMDP process;
Aiding the candidate in achieving a seamless transition into becoming an active brother at the local level and beyond;
Providing the candidate background on the inner-workings and historical significance of the fraternity;
Mentoring him for at least one year and continually monitoring his level of participation in the Fraternity and officering myself as a resource to the new Brother as he attempts to expand his contribution.
I certify and attest that the foregoing information provided by me is true to the best of my knowledge, information and belief. I certify that I am in good standing with the Fraternity. I understand my obligation to the Fraternity to exercise due diligence in the making this recommendation for membership. I further attest that I am aware of my responsibility to follow the policies, rules, regulations, and mandates of the Fraternity regarding the Initial Membership Development Process. I agree to at all times comply therewith. I specifically understand that hazing and pledging is strictly prohibited by the Fraternity. I specifically understand that hazing is a crime in most jurisdictions. I certify that my recommendation is not based upon any terms or conditions placed by me upon the aspirant. I further certify that the Candidate has not been nor will be subjected by me, nor do I have any personal knowledge of anyone else, subjecting this aspirant to any form of hazing. I understand that if the candidate/Sphinxman/Probate informs me of a Standing Order, IMDP or Hazing infraction, I will immediately report the allegation to the Chapter Advisor, District Director or Regional Vice President. I further understand that if I fail to immediately notify the aforementioned, I am subject to fines, suspension, expulsion and possible prosecution.
* SPONSORSHIP IS ONLY GOOD FOR ONE INTAKE PERIOD.