Joliet Area/South Suburban Alumnae Chapter


Leadership Roster

Executive Committee:                                                                                           


LaCulia “Jackie” Pope

1st Vice President

Yvette E. Barrett

2nd Vice President

Aisha Barnes

Recording Secretary

Yvonette Lawson


Patricia Hoyt


Elected Officers & Positions:

Assistant Corresponding Secretary

Vanessa Duffin

Assistant Financial Secretary

Elease  Gilbert

Assistant Financial Secretary

Jacinta Staples

Assistant Recording Secretary

Omotayo “Tayo” Hill

Assistant Treasurer

Kimberly Salley

Chair of Audit Committee

Destinee M. Westmoreland

Corresponding Secretary

Angela K. Waller


Jessie M. Miller

Financial Secretary

Mimi Orr-Tubbs

Sergeant at Arms

Toyia Miller-Peters

Chair Nominating Committee

Collette Walton

Nominating Committee

Leslie Durr

Jenelle Forouzi

Denise Hoskin Snelling

Kamille Howard

Appointed Positions:

Assistant Sergeant at Arms

Monique Foster

Assistant Sergeant at Arms /Timekeeper

Kelly D. Henry


Felicia Epting  


Jo-Ann Hunigan


Cydni Polk  



Legal Committee (Ad Hoc)

Tracey Payne Henry


Bianca Brown 

Susan Jackson


Fontella Long  

Audit Committee

Misty Carter
Karen Mabry
Ivy Woods

Internal Committees:


Destinee M. Westmoreland, Chair


Renita Kelly, Chair


Patricia Hoyt, Chair

Information, Communications & Technology (ICT)

Courtney Alexander, Co-Chair
Pamela R. Jackson, Co-Chair

Heritage & Archives

Jo-Ann Hunigan, Chair
Demetra Kirksey, Co-Chair

Long Range Strategic Planning

Mary Bruce, Co-Chair
Toinette Gunn, Co-Chair

Policy & Procedures

Fontella Long, Chair

Collette Walton, Co-Chair

Presidents’ Council

Kimberly Rowe- Barney, Chair

Ritual & Ceremonies

Natalie Mason , Co-Chair
Melonie Dulaney, Co-Chair

Membership Services Committees:

Chaplain Council 

Felicia Epting, Chair

Thursday Flint, Co-Chair


Collegiate Transition Task Force

Rachel Jackson, Co-Chair

Kelly Henry, Co-Chair



Quiana L. Chapple, Co-Chair

Sonja D. Lindsey, Co-Chair



Edna M. Brass, Co-Chair

Donna L. Wright, Co-Chair


Emergency Response Team (ERT)



Samantha Jacobs, Coordinator

Cassandra Burrell-Harbin, Co-Chair


Founders Day 2021




Tracy Bradley, Co-Chair

Natalie Mason, Co-Chair 

Octavia Matthews, Co-Chair





Fontella Long, Co-Chair

Natalie Mason, Co-Chair



Reclamation & Retention



Valerie Hicks Arnold, Co-Chair

Tanya Duplessis , Co-Chair

Ralnah D. Elliott, Co-Chair




Tamara Brown, Co-Chair

Tovis Ingram, Co-Chair


Program, Planning & Development Committees

Arts & Letters


Dawn Brooks-Ellis, Co-Chair

Jeneya Hampton, Co-Chair


Arts & Letters  Choir (subcommittee of Arts & Letters)

Tena Sanders, Chair

Economic Development

Kimberly Rowe-Barney, Co-Chair

Kiana Williams, Co-Chair

Educational Development

Rhea Bickham, Co-Chair

Cherie McLendon , Co-Chair

Delta Academy

Marlene Trimuel , Co-Chair

Larissa Reed, Co-Chair

Delta G.E.M.S.

Krystal Mason, Co-Chair

Meagan Stokes, Co-Chair



International Awareness & Involvement 

Nicole Griffin Wilson, Co-Chair

Chauntina Haskin, Co-Chair

Physical & Mental Health

Paulette Graham, Co- Chair

Shaneka Stanley, Co-Chair

PAI/Social Action

Deborah Boyd, Co-Chair 

Dynata “Danni” Charles- Funderburg, Co-Chair

N’Kyia Ervin, Co-Chair


Jaclyn Allen, Co-Chair

Kristi Kelly, Co-Chair

Community Outreach

LaKeisha Freeman, Co-Chair

Valerie Sims-Rucker, Co-Chair

Blessings In A Backpack

Casey Nesbit, Co-Chair

Desiree Williams, Co-Chair

Breakfast With Santa

Marcella Abrams, Co-Chair

Arleta Bazile, Co-Chair

Yvette T. Powell, Co-Chair

PADS-New Faith

Carolyn Dishmon, Co-Chair

Sheryl Gilmore, Co-Chair

Sherese Johnson, Co-Chair

PADS-St. Ireneaus

Candice Crooks, Co-Chair

Sophia Taylor, Co-Chair

Yvonne Wright Wells, Co-Chair



Denika Wilson, Co-Chair


Midwest Impact Day of Service 

Tracey Payne Henry, Chair

Tovis Ingram, Co-Chair


Resource Development

Felicia Houston, Co-Chair

Rosalynd McWhorter, Co-Chair

Jetaun G. Pope, Co-Chair


Risk Management

Sonja Lindsey, Coordinator

Step Team

Meagan Stokes, Chair