Leadership Development - Annabel, Jackson, & Danny
As a Freshman Leadership Organization, it is essential to develop leadership skills throughout the year in FLEX. Leadership development’s objective is to build leaders in today’s society and strengthen the relationships amongst the FLEX family. We are here to help you develop leadership skills that will carry over after college. Leadership development allows freshmen to advance their communication, interpersonal skills, and professionalism through opportunities such as with our leadership conference. Freshmen involved with leadership development will experience leading meetings, inviting public speakers, and organizing games for all of FLEX. We as LD strive to make every opportunity one that will build our freshmen up as leaders and encourage them in their college experience while also having a ton of fun. We are responsible for organizing activities that will help you connect to other freshmen within FLEX.
Service - Katie, Stephen, & Jake
Service’s objective for the year is to provide freshmen with opportunities to grow as leaders in their community through trust, friendship, and selfless service. Since FLEX is a half-social, half-service FLO, we are kinddd of a big deal. We strive to establish the importance of community service and giving back to the Bryan/College Station area. We participate in activities such as canned good drives, The Big Event, and Build, where we turn shipping crates into medical clinics for the less fortunate. It’s SUCH a good time. We will also be planning a philanthropy event where we will donate the proceeds to our nonprofit organization! This year, we look forward to giving freshmen the power to select the service opportunities they’ll be participating in, allowing the freshman to cultivate a zone that prioritizes community service and interpersonal connection. Through selflessly serving others, our Zone helps to professionally develop our freshmen and provide a different perspective that enhances our community.
Fundraising - Mariana, Berlyn, & Connor
The purpose of the fundraising zone is to provide the funds needed to create a framework that guides and supports the work of Freshman Leaders Establishing Excellence (FLEX). We focus on the allocation and redistribution of funds for a multitude of gratifying FLEX-exclusive and TAMU-wide events. In order to raise these funds, the fundraising zone helps organize and advertise bake sales, profit shares, sports tournaments, apparel sales, and interactive games such as assassins. The FR freshmen are guided with the help of the FR squad to organize and run these exciting events. Raising this money as a group promotes the organization’s mission as a whole, while encouraging the personal and professional development of organizational skills, financial responsibility, and collaborative efforts. We hope for the freshmen to carry out and utilize these skills while at Texas A&M and throughout their lives to help not only themselves but those around them.
Public Relations - Caroline, Sarah, & Sam
The objective of the Public Relations (PR) zone is to inspire creativity, uphold a positive reputation on campus, and instill Aggie spirit in the incoming class of Freshmen Leaders Establishing eXcellence (FLEX). Zone responsibilities include designing FLEX apparel, coordinating participation in Texas A&M traditions, managing social media accounts, and organizing events like study nights, trivia nights, intramural sports, family weekend, and more. In general, we as a zone want to encourage involvement in both FLEX and university activities to allow freshmen to make the most of their college experience and establish a foundation for their Aggie networks.
Social - Melina, Nick, & Sid
Our purpose as Social is to create unity and organize opportunities for freshmen to make relationships throughout their first year of college. Throughout the year, our job is to plan events, such as retreats, semi-formals and so much more to help enhance the freshmen experience and unite all members of FLEX. We will strive to improve FLEX in order for freshmen to reach their full potential this coming year. We are so excited to plan Zone Reveal, Fall and Spring Retreat, Semi-Formal, Banquet, and most importantly Gumby’s Nights. These events help build a sense of community and work to establish lifelong friendships within FLEX. The work of Social will continue to better FLEX as a whole so that our legacy continues to grow and inspire others to be examples of excellence on campus and in their daily lives.