On May 22, 1937, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. chartered the Beta Theta Chapter, a mixed (Collegiate and Alumnae) chapter. The chapter was eventually dissolved with the formation of The Phoenix Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter as the 426th chapter of the sorority on May 11, 1972.
On May 12, 1972, the Phoenix Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter established the Iota Kappa Chapter, which continues to exist on the campus of Arizona State University.
While located in Phoenix, AZ, The Phoenix Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter serves every city in the county of Maricopa AZ, the 4th largest county in the country.
The Phoenix Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter has over 100 members, and continues to grow.
The chapter has been recognized at the Regional and National levels for reclamation, and innovative programs. The public service activities and events facilitated by the chapter provide opportunities for people of diverse backgrounds to share common experiences. The chapter has a lifetime membership with the NAACP and is a member of the NPHC (National Pan Hellenic Council-Phoenix Chapter). The Phoenix Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter partners with many organizations Maricopa County, and is regarded as one of the most respected organizations in the state of Arizona.
Karen Conway Easley
Lois S. Daniels*
Bettie J. Kellum
Irene McClellan King*
Wilma R. Rose*
1972-1972: Bettie Kellum
1972-1976: Jerrye Champion
1978-1980: Janice Washington
1980-1982: Elanor Ragsdale
1982-1984: Lucy Corner
1984-1976: Marilyn Sanders
1986-1988 Jacqueline Haynes
1988-1990: Carolyn Bristo Chatman
1990-1992: Toni Bland
1992-1996: Delores Brinkley
1996-1998: Jeanne Jones
1998-2002: Theressa 'Terri' Jackson
2002-2004: Racquel Robinson
2004-2006: Dawn Strobert
2006-2008: Sabrina Pope
2008-2010: Jennifer Francis
2010-2012: Traci Williams
2012-2016: Rhoshawndra Carnes
2016-2018: Sandra Nicholson
2018-2020: Kim Gathers
The Phoenix Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter is located in the Farwest Region of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. The Farwest Region is comprised of 85+ chapters and 3000+ members. In addition to serving the chapter, several members serve at the Regional and National levels of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc:
Arizona State Coordinator
PMAC MEMBERS/ FARWEST REGIONAL LEADERSHIP TEAM MEMBERS
Regional Programming , Planning, and Development Committee
Regional Emergency Response Team
Director, Farwest Region
Member, National Programming, Planning and Development
International Awareness and Involvement