While mothers hold the membership in Jack and Jill of America, Inc., we realize that fathers play a vital role in helping to achieve our mission. We encourage the involvement of fathers at every level of the organization to assist mothers in delivering programming that stimulates the growth and development of our children and all children. As evidence of our belief in the importance of fathers to our organization, the Fathers Auxiliary is one of only three designated standing committees in our organization. The National Fathers Auxiliary Committee consists of one representative from each region, and the committee chair, which rotates among the regions, is appointed by the National President.
One of the primary objectives of the National Fathers Auxiliary is to encourage involvement of fathers at the local, regional and national level. This is done by establishing a line of communication between each region and all chapters who choose to have a Fathers Auxiliary to share information and ideas.
Chapters are encouraged to have a local Fathers Auxiliary that will be led by a father appointed by the Chapter President to perform the following duties: