List of Sigma Tau Gamma National Meetings

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A List of National Meetings of the Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity.

Grand Conclave[edit]

No. Year Event City Venue Notes
1 1925 First National Conclave Warrensburg, Missouri University of Central Missouri With the installation of Zeta chapter at Northeastern State University in Oklahoma, the Fraternity had met the Constitutional requirement to have five Chapters before hosting the first National Meeting. Founder Emmett Ellis was elected the first Grand President. The First National Conclave convened and adjourned on the same day.[1]
2 1926 Second National Conclave Kirksville, Missouri Truman State University
3 1927 Third National Conclave Emporia, Kansas Emporia State University Delegates created a central office and the position of Executive Secretary to coordinate expansion and record keeping. Thomas M. Hutsell of the Beta Chapter at Truman State University was elected the first Executive Secretary and set up the office in his apartment in Kirksville. The name of the magazine was changed to The SAGA.[2]
4 1927 Fourth National Conclave Pittsburg, Kansas Pittsburg State University The Fourth Conclave saw the introduction of a complete line of badges and insignia. The Associate Pin was approved. Brother Hutsell presented the Chapter Efficiency Cup, now the Thomas M. Hutsell Chapter Efficiency Award, for the first time.[2]
5 1928 Fifth National Conclave St. Louis, Missouri Statler Hotel The first convention held outside of a location with a Chapter. Delegates voted to hold conventions biennially and adjusted the tenure of Fraternity officers accordingly.[2]
6 1930 Sixth National Conclave Kansas City, Missouri Muehlebach Hotel Executive Secretary position is now appointed by the Grand Council, now Board of Directors, to prevent volatility in staffing based on voting results.[3]
7 1935 Seventh National Conclave Indianapolis, Indiana Severin Hotel
8 1936 Eighth National Conclave Hot Springs, Arkansas Arlington Hotel
9 1938 Ninth National Conclave Cleveland, Ohio Hotel Allerton
10 1940 10th National Conclave Kansas City, Missouri Hotel President
11 1943 11th National Conclave Nashville, Tennessee Noel Hotel
12 1946 Victory Conclave St. Louis, Missouri Hotel Statler
13 1948 13th National Conclave Chicago, Illinois Hotel Del Prado
14 1950 14th National Conclave Warrensburg, Missouri University of Central Missouri
15 1952 15th National Conclave Indianapolis, Indiana Hotel Lincoln
16 1954 16th National Conclave Milwaukee, Wisconsin Hotel Wisconsin
17 1956 17th National Conclave Kansas City, Missouri Hotel President
18 1958 18th National Conclave French Lick, Indiana French Lick Resort
19 1960 19th National Conclave Kansas City, Missouri Hotel President
20 1962 20th National Conclave Kent, Ohio Kent State University
21 1964 21st National Conclave St. Louis, Missouri Washington University in St. Louis
22 1966 22nd National Conclave Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania University of Pittsburgh
23 1968 23rd Grand Chapter Milwaukee, Wisconsin The Pfister Hotel
24 1970 Golden Anniversary Grand Chapter Lake Ozark, Missouri Lodge of the Four Seasons
25 1972 25th Grand Chapter New Orleans, Louisiana Fontainebleau Hotel
26 1974 26th Grand Chapter Omaha, Nebraska Holiday Inn
27 1976 27th Grand Chapter St. Paul, Minnesota Radisson Hotel
28 1978 28th Grand Chapter Dallas, Texas Hilton Garden Inn
29 1980 29th Grand Chapter Kansas City, Missouri Adams Mark Hotel
30 1982 30th Grand Chapter New Orleans, Louisiana Hyatt Regency Hotel
31 1984 Buz Barlow Grand Chapter Milwaukee, Wisconsin Pfister Hotel
32 1986 Mike Steinbeck Grand Chapter St. Louis, Missouri Sheraton Hotel
33 1988 Dale & Gretchen Atterberry Grand Chapter Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Omni William Penn Hotel
34 1990 Bill Hembree Grand Chapter Dallas, Texas Hyatt Regency Hotel
35 1992 Jerry DuBois Grand Chapter New Orleans, Louisiana Fairfield Hotel
36 1994 36th Grand Chapter Kansas City, Missouri Hyatt Regency Hotel
37 1996 37th Grand Chapter St. Louis, Missouri Adams Mark Hotel
38 1998 38th Grand Chapter Norfolk, Virginia Waterside Marriott Hotel
39 2000 39th Grand Chapter Minneapolis, Minnesota Radisson Plaza Hotel
40 2002 40th Grand Chapter New Orleans, Louisiana DoubleTree
41 2004 41st Grand Chapter Kansas City, Missouri Westin Crown Center Hotel
42 2006 42nd Grand Chapter Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Omni William Penn Hotel
43 2008 Christopher J. Mauer Grand Chapter St. Louis, Missouri Sheraton Westport Hotel
44 2010 44th Grand Chapter Cleveland, Ohio Cleveland Renaissance Hotel
45 2012 45th Grand Chapter Washington D.C. DoubleTree
46 2014 William P. Bernier Grand Chapter New Orleans, Louisiana Hotel Monteleone
47 2016 47th Grand Chapter Orlando, Florida Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista
48 2018 48th Grand Conclave Phoenix, Arizona JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa
49 2020 Centennial Grand Conclave Kansas City, Missouri Kansas City Marriott Downtown

Leadership Conferences[edit]

No. Year Event City Venue Notes
1 1967 First Leadership Institute St. Louis, Missouri Sheraton Hotel First non-legislative national meeting
2 1969 Second Leadership Institute Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Skirvin Hotel
3 1971 Third Leadership Institute West Chester, Pennsylvania West Chester University of Pennsylvania
4 1973 Fourth Leadership Institute Warrensburg, Missouri University of Central Missouri
5 1975 Fifth Leadership Institute Indianapolis, Indiana Sheraton Hotel
6 1977 Sixth Leadership Institute Louisville, Kentucky Sheraton Hotel
7 1979 Seventh Leadership Institute Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Robert Morris University
8 1981 Eighth Leadership Institute Charleston, Illinois Eastern Illinois University
9 1983 Bill Bernier Conclave Fontana Village, North Carolina Fontana Village Resort
10 1985 Ralph Bedell Conclave Wagoner, Oklahoma Western Hills Resort
11 1987 Maurine Achauer Conclave Fairfield Bay, Arkansas Fairfield Bay Resort
12 1989 12th Leadership Institute Springfield, Illinois Holiday Inn
13 1991 1991 National Conclave Oak Brook, Illinois Hyatt Regency Hotel
14 1993 1993 National Conclave Indianapolis, Indiana Omni Severin Hotel
15 1995 Diamond Anniversary Conclave Washington, DC JW Marriott Hotel
16 1997 1997 National Conclave Milwaukee, Wisconsin Milwaukee Hilton
17 1999 1999 National Conclave Canton, Ohio Canton Hilton
18 2001 2001 National Conclave Washington DC Marriott at Metro Center
19 2003 2003 National Conclave Chicago, Illinois Radisson Hotel
20 2005 2005 Strategic Leadership Conference Warrensburg, Missouri University of Central Missouri
21 2007 2007 Strategic Leadership Conference Warrensburg, Missouri University of Central Missouri
22 2009 2009 Strategic Leadership Conference Cincinnati, Ohio Great Wolf Lodge
23 2011 2011 Strategic Leadership Conference San Antonio, Texas Hyatt Regency San Antonio
24 2013 Stan Musial Strategic Leadership Conference St. Louis, Missouri Hilton Ballpark St. Louis
25 2015 National Leadership Conference Norfolk, Virginia Norfolk Waterside Marriott
26 2017 Endeavor Conference Minneapolis, Minnesota Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
27 2019 Endeavor Conference Atlanta, Georgia JW Marriott Atlanta Buckhead

Bibliography[edit]

  • Bernier, William P. "A Chain of Honor". Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity, Inc., 2004
  • Dinsmore, Keith C. Teacher Immortal: The Enduring Influence of Wilson C. Morris. Warrensburg, Missouri: Sigma Tau Gamma Foundation, Inc., 1984.

Notes[edit]

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External links[edit]

  • ^ Bernier, William P. "Our Heritage" page 38. A Chain of Honor, 2nd Edition: 2004.
  • ^ a b c Bernier, William P. "Our Heritage" page 39. A Chain of Honor, 2nd Edition: 2004.
  • ^ Bernier, William P. "Our Heritage" page 40. A Chain of Honor, 2nd Edition: 2004.