Christopher S. Jachimowicz

Position: Partner, The SG Consulting Group



CHRIS' SPEAKING STYLE: I am ASGA's rules and procedures specialist. My workshops focus on how to improve documents and process, particularly as it relates to meetings. My presentation style is conversational, I introduce topics and ask participants to consider the how and the why of what they do. My desire is for you to leave my workshop with tools and information that you can use immediately with your organization.

Chris can help you with questions regarding parliamentary procedure as well as helping to improve the language of constitutions and bylaws. He also has been involved in constitutional and by-law revisions during his career.

Chris is a native of Pennsylvania, having been born and raised in Shavertown, PA. He attended Millersville University of Pennsylvania, receiving a B.S. degree in communications. In 1986, he accepted an assistantship in the student activities office at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania where he subsequently received a Master's degree in counseling/college student personnel services.

His first involvement in Student Government came when Chris served two terms as an off-campus senator in college, which was most-surprising since someone had nominated him without his knowledge! As a graduate student, he worked closely with an incorporated Student Association who allocated funds to all student groups in addition to operating the university bookstore.

Chris Jachimowicz provides expertise in parliamentary procedure and writing SG constitutions and by-laws.His initial interest in parliamentary procedure was borne from necessity when he was asked to present on the topic for a newly created Student Government at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, MA. Since that time, Chris has become even more interested in parliamentary procedure and is working toward certification through the American Institute of Parliamentarians. He has been involved in drafting bylaws, budgetary processes, and other governing documents throughout his professional career.

Professionally, Chris has served as the assistant dean of students/director of student activities at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, ss the director of student activities and the student center at Salve Regina University (Newport, RI), dean of student affairs at York Technical Institute, and now is director of student leadership at Muhlenberg College.

He has been involved in the National Association for Student Activities, as well as the Association of College Unions International. He is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society and the American Institute of Parliamentarians.