Huntsville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated was established to service Huntsville, AL, Normal, AL, and surrounding areas. At the time of inception, the new chapter was named “Epsilon Delta Sigma” and was the 57th chapter in the Southern Region. Huntsville Alabama was chosen as the seat of the chapter.

 

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. - Huntsville Alumnae Founders

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. – Huntsville Alumnae Charter Members

The inception ceremony was conducted on the campus of Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical College in nearby Normal, Alabama by Miss Lucia James, Southern Regional Director from Florida A&M University. Guests presented at this service included members of Delta Delta Chapter (undergraduate chapter of the college), and Miss Mildred Goggins, a representative from Beta Eta Chapter, Alabama State College in Montgomery, Alabama.

Huntsville Alumnae Chapter Charter Members

Date Chartered:
April 24, 1954

Place Chartered:
Alabama A&M University

Chartered by:
Miss Lucia James, Southern
Regional Director, Florida A&M University

Chapter Name:
Huntsville Alumnae Chapter
Previously Epsilon Delta Sigma, 57th Chapter

Chapter Officers

President
Annabelle Spann

Vice President
Doris Wright

Recording Secretary
Mamie Bonner

Corresponding Secretary
Gilla Byrd

Treasurer
Irma Hollins

Chaplain
Emma Kate Gray

Sergeant-at-Arms
Nell Bradford

Parliamentarian
Alice Allen

Custodian
Virginia Brooks

Journalist
Inez Lee

Members
Roberta Cowans

Members
Ethelda Malone

Members
Louise Ragland

Members
Elsie Wallace

Past Chapter Presidents

2013-Present
Mychelle A. Leonard

2009-2013
Jacqueline P. Wyse

2007-2009
Margaret Kelly, Ph.D.

2003-2007
Lady Shivers Tucker

2001-2003
Laura Clift

1997-2001
Helen McAlpine, Ph.D.

1995-1997
Katie Blanding

1991-1995
Frankie Yarbrough

1989-1991
Teresa Smith

1986-1989
Elnora Lanier, Ph.D.

1982-1986
Laura Vandiver-Hall

1981-1982
Dr. Izora Harrison

1980-1981
Gladys Branch

1978-1980
Izora Harrison

1975-1978
Miriam Blalock Frank

1973-1975
Virginia Redrick

1970-1973
Gwendolyn Smith

1968-1970
A. Belle Fletcher

1966-1968
Missouri Torrence

1959-1966
Gwendolyn Smith

1957-1959
Mary Alice Smith

1956-1957
Irma Hollins

1954-1956
Annabelle Spann