Committees support the Sorority by executing strategic initiatives based on our core values. These volunteers generously give their time and talents to ensure that the Sorority can continue to fulfill its mission and vision.
Shauna Heinsler Jackson, Delta Alpha (Chair); Shae McLin, Phi; Rachel Roller, Alpha Epsilon (Collegian); Pam Steele, Psi; and Kristin Walker, Alpha Lambda. Alumna Alternate: Brandy Pate, Upsilon. Collegian Alternate: Taylor Hogg, Zeta Tau
The Nominations Committee is comprised of four alumnae members, one collegiate member, one alternate alumna member, and one alternate collegiate member. The committee is elected by ballot during each Convention. The Nominations Committee is tasked with filling elected officer positions, and consider the qualifications of all candidates proposed by any member. The Nominations Committee nominates a slate of at least one name for each elected officer position. A report of the committee shall be made available to the membership no later than March 1 of the election year.
Board of Trustees
Patricia Nayle, Phi (Chair); Martha Drouyor DeCamp, Alpha (Secretary); Amy Dupree Brooks, Alpha Xi; Erika McManus Bukva, Delta Rho; Carol Cooper, Zeta Tau; Emily Ashby McIntire, Alpha Lambda; Cynthia Peckhart McCrory; Alpha Alpha; and Patricia Klausing Simmons, Delta
The Board of Trustees is an advisory committee which functions to preserve the purpose, ideals, standards, and historical integrity of the Sorority. The committee is composed of at least five but no more than seven alumnae members in good standing. The committee has the authority to appoint its own members and establish its own procedures. The committee performs the following duties: review and render opinions to the National Council on proposed amendments to the Sorority’s Bylaws, receive and hold in confidence the minutes of the National Council, review publication drafts as requested, and respond to questions and concerns by any member.
Governing Documents Committee
The Governing Documents Committee is comprised of at least five members, including one collegiate member. This committee receives all proposed amendments to the governing documents that will be considered at Convention. They ensure that all amendments are written in correct parliamentary form and consolidate similar amendments for joint proposal, subject to the acceptance by the proposers. The committee is required to give notice of all properly submitted amendments along with a recommendation for action.
The Governing Documents Committee develops a plan to notify members of the timetable and process for submitting proposed amendments to the Bylaws. The Governing Documents Committee may work with the Executive Director on execution of this plan.
Proposed amendments to the Bylaws must be received by the Governing Documents Committee no later than January 15 prior to Convention. The Governing Documents Committee distributes the proposed amendments to the membership.