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Committees of the Lexington (KY) Alumnae Chapter

Committee Description Chair Co-Chair(s)
Arts and Letters The Arts and Letters Committee was established in 1973 by National President Lillian Benbow, the ultimate goal of the National Commission of Arts and Letters has been to boldly advance the Black Experience through arts and letters and to ferret out the contributions of African American people of the past and lift them to public attention. We actively seek to recognize our native thespians, artist, writers, etc. within the Lexington area and the state. Ashley Simmons ~vacant
Audit Committee The Audit Committee reviews and proposes internal controls. The committee also reviews chapter financial records. Tava Clay Sharon Stevens
Budget/Finance The Budget and Finance Committee develops a budget based on the financial needs and programs of the Chapter. Georgetta Richardson ~vacant
Custodian of Properties The custodian of propeties is responsible for managing equipment and supplies. ~vacant ~vacant
Courtesy The Courtesy Committee recognizes and responds to the members on occasions that merit courtesies. Hallie Evans LaToshia Daniel
Collegiate Transition Taskforce The Collegiate Transition Taskforce committee is a program to foster the cross over from a collegiate chapter to an alumnae chapter, bringing forth a smooth transition. Nicole Seals Darlene Barber
Debutante Ball The Debutante Ball is a cotillion hosted by the Lexington (KY) Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, where young women are introduced into society by their parents or guardians. The Debutante season is a five-month program focused on encouraging higher education and fostering finer womanhood through instruction in charm, etiquette and social awareness. The program also provides participants with the opportunity to earn scholarships for postsecondary education. It is the desire of the Sorority that participants will become positive role models and strong leaders in their collegiate communities and continue to display the grace, elegance and decorum they learned during the Debutante program. LaShawn Barber Lora Griffin
Delta Academy Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. formed the Delta Academy in order to expose eleven through fourteen year old girls to enrichment opportunities in the areas of math, science, computer education and non-traditional careers. Young ladies are selected for this program who might not otherwise be afforded this opportunity. The program’s tenets are scholarship, exemplified through exposure to the areas listed above; sisterhood through developing friendships with other participants including those persons leading the program; and service, through a variety of community activities. This program allows the members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, to impact the future while not forgetting from whence we came. With the sorors’ involvement, we can ensure that the future of these girls will be even brighter. Alecia Russell Erin Jackson
Delta DEARS Delta D.E.A.R.S. are members of Delta Sigma Theta's sisterhood who have been blessed to reach the golden age of 62 years. Dedicated to upholding the ideals and traditions of their sorority, Delta D.E.A.R.S. set a standard of excellence in service, scholarship, and sisterhood Tava Clay Delores Townsend
Domestic Violence This committee is geared towards making the community aware of resources available for domestic violence. Bonnie Mitchell-Clark Shonda James
Emergency Response The mission of the DELTA Emergency Response Team (ERT) is to increase awareness about emergency preparedness activities, provide structured and systematic training for the membership’s readiness, response, and recovery efforts, provide effective and immediate communication strategies to facilitate and aid in preparedness and response, provide steps for early response and efficient recovery, provide resource support and guidance for sorority members and the communities impacted by natural or man-made disasters. For more information, visit our national site, Diane Arnold ~vacant
Fund Raising The Fundraising committee implements activities designed to raise money for various projects throughout the Sorority. Our efforts to raise money for our community service programs are based on our Five Point Programmatic Thrust: Economic Development, Educational Development, International Awareness and Involvement, Physical and Mental Health, and Political Awareness and Involvement. Uneeda Bryant LaDeidra Jones
Healthy Living This committee informs chapter members about upcoming healthy living projects and programs that the chapter will participate in or organize. Bonnie Mitchell-Clark Shonda James
Historian Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is an organization full of rich history. The committee is responsible for documenting all events through photography and recording significant events in the history of the Lexington (KY) Alumnae Chapter. Dominique Wright ~vacant
Journalist The journalist collects, writes, and distributes news articles to local news sources and to the national and regional publications of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Brittany Holloway ~vacant
LEAD The Midwest Leadership Fellows program is a special training program targeting current chapter members and exposes aspiring leaders to leadership skills beyond the basics. LaRellen Jones Krista Williams
Newsletter and Technology The Newsletter and Technology Committee is responsible for our local Facebook Page and designing and maintaining the chapter’s web site. Dominique Wright ~vacant
Policies and Procedures Lexington (KY) Alumnae chapter is governed by its policies and procedures. This committee is responsible for the upkeep of this document. Kimberly Potter-Blair ~vacant
Program Planning and Development The Program Planning and Development Committee reviews our programs and guides our chapter in making our programs effective in the community. Vicki K. Crump ~vacant
Project SEE The Science and Everyday Experiences (SEE) project, is a long-range workforce initiative designed to encourage African American students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) courses. One major objective of SEE is to emphasize that science is all around us as a part of our everyday experiences. Moreover, SEE concentrates on showing African American youth and their families that science does not have to be difficult; it can be a lot of fun. Exposing youth to many career choices is another goal. TaQuoya Shegog Uneeda Bryant
Reclamation and Retention The Reclamation and Retention committee implements activities designed to build the spirit of sisterhood among members and to encourage all members to honor their lifetime commitment to service. Rachel Russey Shonta Phelps
Ritual and Ceremonies The responsibility of the Ritual and Ceremonies Committee is to advise and educate the chapter on the staging and execution of the sorority’s ritual and ceremonies and to assist with maintenance of chapter properties. Judith Cunningham Stefania Greene
Risk Management Risk Managment coordinator(s) will provide the rationale for Risk Management in Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, present an overview of The Risk Management Manual, answer questions regarding the implementation of risk management policies and procedures, and introduce requirements for chapter trainings during the regional conference cycle. Nettie Cohen ~vacant
Service Projects The Service Projects Committee initiates, facilitates, and participates in activities and projects to help make life better for the people in the community. A few of our projects are adopt a Christmas family, Salvation Army angel tree, Mountain of love sorting, and conducting educational sessions with the women in the Federal Medical Center. Ashlee-Nicole Crump-Hamilton Nicole Seals
Social Action The Social Action committee implements activities designed to build the spirit of sisterhood among members and to encourage all members to honor their lifetime commitment to service. Chrysanthia Carr-Seals Clementine Holloway