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The New York State JCI Senate is an independent organization, with its own constitution and by- laws. Our members are JCI Senators, registered with the World Secretariat, who either received their Senatorship in New York State or who currently reside here in New York after having received their Senatorship in other states or other countries. The New York State JCI Senate is affiliated with the United States JCI Senate, and is also associated with the New York State Junior Chamber and Junior Chamber International. The purposes of the New York State JCI Senate are twofold. Foremost, we seek to build and promote fellowship among our Senators through our publications, meetings, and social activities. Second, but just as important to us, is to promote the Junior Chamber program. We do this by offering our assistance and the knowledge and experience of our members to the Junior Chamber organization. The New York State JCI Senate stands ready to help the New York State Junior Chamber and any local chapter, district, region, or state officer. This assistance is always available for the asking. We are recognized by the United States State Department as official Goodwill Ambassadors around the world. The JCI Senatorship A JCI Senatorship is the highest honor which can be bestowed upon a current or past member by Junior Chamber International for outstanding service to the organization. It provides a unique means for recognizing a member’s outstanding achievements, and also confers upon that individual a "Life Membership" in Junior Chamber International, although this status does not exempt a member from paying regular membership dues. A JCI Senatorship may be given to any local Junior Chamber member in appreciation of services rendered at any level of the organization, and is subject to the approval of the local, state, and national Presidents. Current local members must have a minimum of five years of membership before they may be nominated for a JCI Senatorship. The JCI Senatorship Enrollment Process An application for a JCI Senatorship can be obtained from your local Junior Chamber President, the New York State JCI Senate President, or Junior Chamber International. The application forms must be completed, approved, and signed by the local Junior Chamber President, then forwarded to the New York State Junior Chamber President and United States Junior Chamber President for their signatures, before it can then be submitted to Junior Chamber International along with full payment of the application fee. It is important to allow sufficient time (6 to 8 weeks) for the application to be repeatedly mailed and processed, especially if it is desired to present the Senatorship at a particular place and time. The application is not approved until it is submitted in the prescribed form, bearing all the necessary signatures, and a full Senate membership payment is received. After the application is approved, the individual is assigned a number and his or her name is entered in the Roll of Senators. The new Senator receives a membership certificate, a membership card, and a Senator's pin. These materials will be shipped to any location given on the application form if the presentation is to be a surprise, which it should be. Presenting the JCI Senatorship The awarding of a JCI Senatorship is an honor that can be bestowed upon a member only once in a lifetime. The actual presentation should be conducted with appropriate dignity, and preferably at a formal ceremony, such as an awards banquet. The presentation should be made by a JCI Senator, not by a member who is not a JCI Senator. If there is no JCI Senator available from the local chapter, contact the New York State JCI Senate for assistance with the presentation. Local chapter members may assist in the presentation. You should have the JCI Senatorship certificate, membership card, and lapel pin on hand. It is strongly recommended to enclose the certificate in a suitable frame ahead of time. Other Notes If the presentation is to be made at a New York State Junior Chamber state conference, let the New York State Junior Chamber President know well in advance so that an appropriate time and place can be arranged at the conference for the ceremony to occur. The presentation ceremony and receipt of the JCI Senatorship should be a surprise to the individual and a time that he or she can cherish and remember. Invite family and friends to attend, and encourage one or more fellow members to offer testimonials for the honoree with increasing levels of detail before announcing the name. Then, ask the JCI Senators in the room to rise, and welcome the newest JCI Senator. The New York State JCI Senate

State and National Scholarships

I’m pleased to announce that our scholarship committee chose our two state scholarship winners and one of them also won the National scholarship of an additional $1000 Dollars. We are looking for a chairperson for next years scholarship program. Advertisements

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MAI 2014 Share Our Hospitality

Mid-Atlantic Institute Meeting 2014 – March 27th-30th Byblos Niagara Resort and Spa Grand Island 100 Whitehaven Rd, Grand Island, NY 14072  (716) 773-1111 Please be sure to mention the NYS JCI Senate when reserving rooms for the discounted rate of $105/night or … Continue reading

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2013-2014 NYS Senate Board Elected

Last night elections were held for our new board. As my year comes to an end and my 2nd term as Senate President, I’m happy to report we have a good team to carry on our states goals and high … Continue reading

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Support the US Jaycees Foundation

US JCI Senate, > > This is a fantastic opportunity for us to GIVE to the Jaycees. All you need to do is visit the http://www.usjayceefoundation.org website follow the instruction to vote. The US JCI Senate has committed to assist … Continue reading

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JCI Amerada 2012

NY brought 13  NY’er to Camp Dearborn to participate in the 56th Annual Amerada.  This included Senators John Tyo, Bill Bates, Dewey Niemi, Kramit Kramer, Dave Stern, and Scott Kingsley.  The move to Michigan was a great decision – we had 21 … Continue reading

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Mentors Magazine Article

I have heard from several you about the Mentors Magazine. More specifically about NY not having an article in the past 2 issues. 1st, my bad. 2nd. I now have a calendar that has the deadlines so I can plan … Continue reading

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State Convention October 12-14 2012

State Convention October 12-14 2012 in Buffalo NY. Registration form below. https://nysjcisenate.files.wordpress.com/2012/08/october_2012-convention.pdf

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