WOMEN OF THE MOOSE HIGHER DEGREES
The "Academy of Friendship" is the first degree in the Women of the Moose. Coworkers in good standing earn this degree by being installed as a chair of a committee, or an appointed or elected office before January 31st and serve in the same capacity until the end of the Chapter year. She must also have a fundraiser and sponsor 2 new members into her Chapter. If installed after January 31st, or not installed into any position, a Coworker must sponsor five (5) new or re-enrolled members. In addition, the Chapter must earn the "Award of Achievement." Once the requirements are met and verified by Moose International, a call card will be sent. The Academy of Friendship Conferral Ceremony is held in February at the state Mid-year Conference. A Coworker is not credited with this award until she is invested in the proper ceremony. Coworkers are now able to also be invested at International Conference. Members who have earned their Academy of Friendship Degree are entitled to wear the light blue jacket.
The "Star" is awarded to the Treasurer of Chapters who earns "The Award of Achievement". She must be installed on or before July 31st and serve in the same capacity until the end of the Chapter year. She must sponsor two (2) new members into her Chapter. All Financial Reports must be reconciled and transmitted by the 15th of each month. All tax and government reports must be filed and paid on time. The Treasurer shall sort the active membership into the Chapter Development Committees and provide a list to the Sr. Regent. Treasurers must attend 2-HOTT (2 day Hands on Technical Training) and the Annual Executive Session. She must record all receipts and expenditures accurately and properly balanced. Membership records & reports shall be kept current and updates reported to Moose International weekly. She shall furnish requested reports to Moose International as required. The Star Recorder is invested at the Annual International Conference after receiving her call card from Moose International. Members who have earned their Star Recorder Degree are entitled to wear the green jacket.
The "College of Regents" is the highest honor in the respective Chapters. Eligibility for the College of Regents is limited to a Coworker who completed the requirements for the Golden Gavel as Senior Regent. As Junior Past Regent, she shall be installed on or before July 31st and serve in the same capacity through April 30th. She must sponsor two (2) new or re-enrolled members into her Chapter between May 1 and April 30. She shall hold a Golden Gavel Celebration Meeting. The Jr. Past Regent must attend the Annual Women of the Moose Training Session, Board of Officer's Meetings, & Monthly Chapter Meetings. The College of Regent is invested at the Annual International Convention. Tassel colors on the hats change with advancement through the College of Regents and/or International Appointments along with the addition of stoles. The first being a green tassel. Members of the College of Regents are entitled to wear the black jacket.