2018-2020 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, Lavonne Wood, Sandra Butler
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 Adkinson, Kay Balkcom, Selisha Cockrell, Virginia Liepman
Bylaws and Rules
Keep membership informed about possible constitutional changes and aware of State Bylaws. Keep Chapter Rules up to date.
*Billy Bailey, Madeline Gill, Sheryl Graves
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.
*Wendy Watson, Carol McMillan, Carol Ann Chance
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, Montez McNaughten, Gail Sholar
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.
*Nora Robinson, Becky Wiggins, Jean McMullen
Technology and Yearbook
Develop strategies to incorporate technology at the individual and chapter level, prepare and distribute yearbooks.
*Carol McMillan, Maggie Bowden, Beverly Tippett
Recognize members who have achieved both in the chapter and in the profession. Consider a major award each year or biennium.
*Elaine Snider, Bobbie Clay, Linda Borderlon
Raise money for state scholarships. Keep members apprised of scholarship deadlines and encourage chapter members to apply for state scholarships.
*Phyllis Griffin, Debbie Leggett, Tammy Sparks, Jeri Meridth
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.
*Deborah Evans, Nelda Hearnsberger, Fannie Watson
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.
*Gail Bownds, Ellen Mills, Fran Partin, Tammy Sparks
Provide music for meetings, ceremonials, and fellowship. Provide a special program for the December meeting.
*Sylvia Jackson, Carolyn Hooker, Tammy Sparks
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.
*Billie Jean Kay, Madeline Gill, Dene Dymke
Research – Research information pertinent to chapter needs and projects. Work on chapter history.
*Linda Sholar, Leisa Chadwick, Vicki Beall
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: Fannie Watson
Hemphill: Sandra Butler
Joaquin: Debbie Leggett
Tenaha: Nora Robinson
Timpson: Tammy Sparks
San Augustine: Dene Dymke
Last Update: September 4, 2018
Webmaster: Carol McMillan
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