2014-2016 Chapter Committees
Society Business and Mission and Purposes
Archives - Locate, organize, and preserve memorabilia to ensure the preservation of the history of Delta Gamma, keep file of biographical data, and maintain chapter history.
*Fannie Watson, Becky Wiggins, Billie Bailey, Gail Sholar
Ceremonies and Necrology
Assist in installation of officers, initiation, celebration of Founder’s Day and chapter birthday, prepare the memorial service following the death of a member; cooperate with the Program Committee
*Judy Adkison, Barbara Taylor, Linda Snell, Debbie Leggett
Bylaws and Rules
Keep membership informed about possible constitutional changes and aware of State Bylaws. Keep Chapter Rules up to date.
* Deborah Evans, Bobbie Clay, Maggie Bowden, Vickey Procella
Communications and Publicity
Publicize chapter and Society activities, publish a chapter newsletter incorporating news from International and State publications, send chapter news to State editor/photographer, encourage sending of manuscripts to International Bulletin and other journals, send articles of monthly meetings to area newspapers.
* Nora Robinson, Carol McMillan, Madeline Gill, Colleen Doggett
Receive requests for funds from other committees, review dues, prepare and submit budget, supervise expenditures, and provide for audit. Treasurer serves on committee.
*Tommie Thomas, Vicki Beall, Montez McNaughten, LaVonne Wood
Membership and Nominations
Accept recommendations for new members, investigate and screen the recommendations, refer to chapter information on nominees, conduct balloting, conduct orientation and assist with initiation. Solicit suggestions for officers from members; ascertain that nominated persons will serve, and present names to chapter.
* Melba Pahal, Sandra Butler, Dene Dymke, Carol Ann Chance
Technology and Yearbook
Develop strategies to incorporate technology at the individual and chapter level, prepare and distribute yearbooks.
* Carol McMillan, Tammy Sparks, Sylvia Jackson, Beverly Tippett
Recognize members who have achieved both in the chapter and in the profession. Consider a major award each year or biennium.
*Madeline Gill, Linda Bordelon, Fannie Watson, Jean McMullen
Raise money for state scholarships. Keep members apprised of scholarship deadlines and encourage chapter members to apply for state scholarships.
* Billie Bailey, Billie Jean Kay, Sheryl Graves, Wendy Watson
Global Awareness - Help raise funds for fellowships, explain program to membership, provide information on recipients and on countries represented. Send cards and greetings to recipients.
*Nora Robinson, Mary Whittlesey, Jennifer Whittlesey, Selisha Cockrell
Legislation – Study legislation, keep members apprised of educational issues being acted upon at the state level, encourage members to vote and to write and/or call legislators. Activity must be germane to purposes of the Society.
* Linda Bordelon, Fran Partin, Nelda Hearnesberger
Provide music for meetings, ceremonials, and fellowship. Provide a special program for the December meeting.
*Carolyn Hooker, Sue Carter, Sylvia Jackson, Ellen Mills
Personal and Professional Enrichment
Provide opportunity for personal improvement and growth of members, provide opportunities for community service, and encourage study groups on pertinent issues. Sponsor grant-in-aid.
* Gail Bownds, Linda Sholar, Kay Balkcom, Leisa Chadwich
Programs and Service Projects – Plan and coordinate chapter programs and service projects; include as many members as possible in programs and activities; assist in plans for Founders’ Day and birthday.
*Tammy Sparks, Virginia Liepman, Phylis Griffin
Research – Research information pertinent to chapter needs and projects. Work on chapter history.
* Elaine Snider, Jeri Meridith, Fannie Watson
Contact each hostess group and get a count of who will be attending the meeting (for food purposes) and report to the Hostess Group of the month. Also, each courtesy member is the contact person for the Hostess group when there is information that needs to travel fast through Delta Gamma (e.g., illness, a funeral.) She should make sure that the appropriate flowers are sent for a hospital or a death. (See standing rules.)
Center I: Billie Bailey
Center II: Phyllis Griffin
Hemphill: Sandra Butler
Joaquin: Madeline Gill
Tenaha: Carolyn Hooker
Timpson: Gail Bownds
San Augustine: Tommie Thomas
Last Update: August 20 , 2016
Webmaster: Carol McMillan
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