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Chairman: Bonnie Purvis Warren

Bonnie (Beta Sigma-Southern Mississippi) was National President from 2005-2009 and also served Kappa Delta as National Panhellenic Conference delegate, chairman of National Panhellenic Conference Consulting Team, national director of pledge education, regional chapter director and collegiate province president. Bonnie has also served as chairman of the chapter advisory board for Beta Sigma chapter and is past president of the Hattiesburg, Miss. Kappa Delta alumnae chapter. Bonnie is very active in the Hattiesburg community and has served on the board of directors for the University of Southern Mississippi Foundation and as state chairman for Mississippi’s Miss Hospitality Pageant. She also served on the Board of Directors for the University of Southern Mississippi Alumni Association and the United Way of Southeast Mississippi. Previously, she served on the board of directors of the Boys and Girls Club, the YMCA, Hattiesburg Light Opera and the American Cancer Society. She is past president of the Hattiesburg Convention and Visitors Bureau. Bonnie is a founding member of the Circle of Champions at the University of Southern Mississippi. She was an inaugural inductee to the Greek Hall of Fame at the university, an inductee in the University of Southern Mississippi Hall of Fame and recipient of the Mississippi Continuous Service Award and the Hattiesburg Volunteer of the Year Award. Bonnie was named a Kappa Delta Woman of Achievement in 1989, honored with the Spirit of Women Award in 2011 and most recently was named Women of Distinction by the Girl Scouts of Greater Mississippi in 2013. She presently serves on the Greater Pinebelt Community Foundation and is a member of Main Street Methodist Church, in addition to her continuous support of Kappa Delta. Bonnie is married to Lawrence Warren, president and owner of Warren Paving, Inc. They have four children and ten grandchildren.

Vice Chairman: Patty Graham Cappaert

Patty (Beta Sigma-Southern Mississippi) earned her Bachelor Degree in Business Education from the University of Southern Mississippi where she served her chapter as Social Chairman. Since 1990 Patty has worked for Cappaert Housing as an Interior Designer. She is a member of the Color Marketing Group and American Society of Interior Designers. She has served her Community in the past by serving on the Board of Directors of the University of Southern Mississippi Alumni Board,  the Vicksburg Convention Center, the MS River Parkway Commission, the MS Commission for Volunteer Services, "Volunteer MS," the Warren County Republican Executive Committee, the Vicksburg Council of Garden Clubs, and the Vicksburg Chapter of the American Red Cross. She has also been a member of the Kappa Delta National Leadership team, the Vicksburg Junior Auxiliary, St. Paul Catholic Church Alter Guild, the American Society of University Women, and she has volunteered for St. Jude. Patty presently serves on the Board of Directors of The Vicksburg Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Friends of the Vicksburg National Park, and the Americorp Working Group for the Vicksburg NCCC Campus. Having served on the Kappa Delta Foundation Board for over five years, she currently serves on the Beta Sigma House Corporation Board and as a Vicksburg, Mississippi Alumnae Chapter officer where she was a charter member. She has served as National Alumnae Development Director 1, National Alumnae Director Division 10, National Regional Alumnae Director 1, and National Alumnae Province President for Provinces 8 and 9. Patty is a member of the Ocean Reef Club and enjoys deep sea fishing. Patty and Mike have a daughter, Brandi (Mu-Millsaps), a son, Brent, a daughter in law, Lauren (Mu-Millsaps), a son in law, John Harper, and three grandchildren.

Secretary-Treasurer: Cheryl Grant Sizer

Cheryl (Epsilon Eta-Illinois State) graduated with a B.S and earned her master’s in educational organization and leadership from the University of Illinois. She has served as Kappa Delta's national vice president-finance, national vice president alumnae, national director of scholarship, regional chapter director, collegiate province president and a foundation director in addition to her current role as the secretary treasurer of the Kappa Delta Foundation. On the local level, Cheryl has served KD on several chapter advisory boards and house corporations. She currently serves as the HC president for Sigma Omicron and the treasurer for the Champaign-Urbana Alumnae chapter while also serving on the host committee for Prevent Child Abuse America and several non-profit boards in her community. She was named as the Dean Fred H. Turner Award recipient for her campus and KD involvement by the University of Illinois. Cheryl is employed as a Sr. Executive Vaccines Private Account Manager for GlaxoSmith Kline. Cheryl and husband, Greg have a daughter, Ashlie Megann (Sigma Omicron, University of Illinois).

Kappa Delta Sorority National President: Alison Jakes Argersinger

Alison (Gamma Epsilon-Florida Southern) graduated with a B.A. in early childhood/elementary education with additional certification in specific learning disabilities. She taught for 20 years and currently works as a private tutor. Alison has served Kappa Delta at the national level as collegiate province president, director of pledge education, director of music, chapter operations director and currently serves as national vice president-membership. She has also served on the CABs for Kappa Alpha-Florida State and Gamma Epsilon-Florida Southern. Alison is active in her community as the women’s ministry leader at her church and is also on the KD Kabinet for the Tallahassee, Fla., Alumnae Chapter. She and her husband, Tom, have four children, Abigail (Eta Zeta-North Florida), Michael, Erin and Hannah. She enjoys traveling, NCAA football and spending summers in the Finger Lakes in upstate New York.

Director: Jody Jenkins Corry

Jody (Sigma Phi-Georgia) graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Journalism and earned her juris doctorate at her alma mater’s law school. She has been working for Fortson, Bentley and Griffin since 1991. In her spare time she has served her local community on the Georgia Academy of Healthcare Attorneys, Community Connection and the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. She also served on the L.E.A.D. Athens Steering Committee and the Athens Regional Foundation. Jody has been involved with Kappa Delta on the national and local level for 28 years, including serving as national vice president-collegians, collegiate membership director, regional chapter director and collegiate province president. In addition to her service on the National Leadership Team, Jody served on several national committees and served KD locally for Sigma Phi CAB. She is married to husband Mac and they have two children, Will and Ellen.

Director: Karen Thomas Fesmire

Karen (Beta Tau-Vanderbilt) earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration and minored in English. She has stayed involved with her alma mater by serving on the Vanderbilt University Board of Trustees and the President of the Vanderbilt Alumni Association. In addition to her role on the KD Foundation Board of Directors, Karen currently serves Kappa Delta as Collegiate Membership Director Division Eleven, Legacy Resource Committee Chair, Large Chapter Task Force and Recommendation Committee. Karen is an Every Loyal member of the Memphis Alumnae Chapter. She serves her community at Germantown Presbyterian Church as an ordained Elder and Deacon, Wedding Coordinator and member of the Master Plan Committee. Karen enjoys bridge, tennis, sewing and reading. She is married to husband Bill and they have a daughter, Maggie, and a son, Witt.

Director: Jaynee Drange Groseth (Sigma Omega-Montana State)

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Director: Beth Martin Langford

Beth (Kappa Alpha-Florida State) graduated with a bachelor’s degree in communications/public relations. She is Kappa Delta’s National President and has formerly served as National Vice President, National Vice President-Collegians, director of collegiate membership, regional chapter director, collegiate province president, Kappa Alpha CAB and on several national committees. She is a member and former president of the Tallahassee, Fla., Alumnae Chapter. She won the 2002 Leadership Tallahassee Distinguished Leadership “Pacesetter” Award and is a past president of Junior League, Friends of the Public Library, Brogan Museum of Art and Science and the FSU Committee of 30. Beth is also a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and serves on numerous community boards. She and her husband, Lawton (Sigma Chi), are parents to Giles (Sigma Phi Epsilon) and Callie Corbin

Director: Sue Brauer Mickelberg

Sue (Sigma Sigma-Iowa State) graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration in finance and earned her Master of Business Administration in finance from the University of St. Thomas. She has 20 years of financial services industry experience ranging from institutional fund securities analysis for Thrivent Investment Management and US Bancorp Asset Management, to portfolio management at Wells Fargo, The Private Bank wealth management group in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Having worked in finance for several years, she earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 2001. Sue is active in many local clubs and organizations including the Edina Morningside Rotary Club and Foundation, where she is the current president and past secretary. She is also a board member and treasurer of the Rotary District 5950 Foundation and a member and volunteer for the Chartered Financial Analyst Society of MN and CFA Institute. Sue is the treasurer of the Twin Cities, MN Alumnae Chapter and her past positions include VP-Philanthropy and President. In her spare time, Sue enjoys running, golfing and playing winter co-ed broomball with husband Dan.

Director: Michelle Parmley Rabideau

Michelle (Sigma Omicron-Illinois) earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology at the University of Illinois and a Master of Public Administration in public management from Grand Valley State University. She has worked in fundraising and health care since 1993 and has been in her current position as the president of Saint Mary’s Foundation for over 10 years. She was recognized as one of the 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan and with the Benjamin Franklin Award for Outstanding Fundraising Professional. She was elected to serve as president of the East Grand Rapids School Board of Education and also serves as a board member of the Michigan Women’s Foundation. She served on the CAB for both Alpha Alpha-Michigan State and Sigma Upsilon-Indiana. Michelle has served Kappa Delta as a national officer for ten years. She is married to husband Christopher, and they have two sons, Jacob and Josh. She enjoys traveling, writing and attending college and her boys’ sports games.

Director: Tricia Ruma Spence

Tricia (Epsilon Alpha-Missouri S&T) holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering management as well as a Master of Science in information science and technology from Missouri University of Science & Technology. Tricia also holds a Ph.D. in IST from Penn State. She has served Kappa Delta as a national volunteer in both the collegiate and alumnae sectors and has served on several boards at her alma mater including chairman of the Order of the Golden Shillelagh and a member of the university board of trustees. Tricia has served on the board of several alumnae chapters, on the CAB at Beta Theta-Penn State and on the CAB and house corporation for Epsilon Alpha-Missouri S&T. Tricia is married to PiKA husband, Dale, and enjoys reading, running and snow skiing.

Emeritus Members

Corre Anding Stegall

Corre (Alpha Chi-Louisiana Tech) graduated with both bachelors and masters degrees and is now Vice President for University Advancement at Louisiana Tech University. Corre was a member of the National Panhellenic Conference delegation and president of the Kappa Delta Private Foundation. Her community involvement includes; the Northern Louisiana Medical Center Board of Trustees, Trinity United Methodist Church and the Squire Creek Country Club Advisory Board. Corre was named one of “16 Most Influential Women of the Delta” by Delta Style Magazine 2011. Her greatest accomplishments are having been National President of Kappa Delta and serving as a national officer for 39 years.

Lillian Leslie

Lil, an initiate of Alpha Delta-Rhodes and an affiliate of Gamma Pi-Emory, graduated from Emory University with a degree in Nursing, preparing her for a lifetime of community involvement. In addition to over 25 years of volunteer service to Kappa Delta, is involved in two grassroots non-profit campaigns, the Irvine Medical Center, the founding of the first hospital in Irvine, CA; and the founding of Casa de Amistad in San Diego, a tutoring and mentoring program in north county serving 200 youths with 175 tutors, as highlights in her non-profit experience. In 2004 she was awarded the Hispanic Heritage Award from Channel 5 in San Diego and the Congressional Medal of Distinction, both for founding Casa de Amistad. Lil remains very active in the San Diego community and is currently serving Solana Beach Presbyterian Church as an elder and Stephen Minister, Casa de Amistad, the San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy, the Solana Beach Civic and Historical Society, the Carlsbad Flower Fields, Miramar National Cemetery’s Wreaths Across America program, the USS Midway Museum and is Regent for Linares Chapter National Society DAR. In 2014, June 5 was designated “Lillian Leslie Day” in San Diego by the County Board of Supervisors.

Lil served Kappa Delta as Chairman of the Kappa Delta Foundation 2007-2012, National Vice-President from 1999-2005, National Vice- President Alumnae 1993-1999, regional chapter director, collegiate province president and alumnae province president. She also served as Newport Harbor Alumnae Panhellenic President, president of Newport Harbor Alumnae Chapter and was an advisor to Alpha Iota chapter-UCLA. She received the Order of the Emerald in 1985.

Lil is married to husband Dick (Theta Chi). They have 2 children, Scott (Sigma Chi) and Margaret (Pi Beta Phi) and 5 grandsons. She boasts of Kappa Delta relatives – Elleene Jones Morgan – Alpha Upsilon; Margaret Morgan Faulk – Zeta Sigma; Margaret Layton Nixon – Zeta Pi.

Patricia Nieman

Pat (Sigma Iota-Washington) is a native of Yakima, Washington. Her strong background in business led to her first volunteer role for the Sigma Iota House Corporation. Pat became Psi Province President in 1975 and served as Kappa Delta National President from 1989-1995. During the time she was president, the sorority moved into the first National Headquarters that was built specifically to house the national organization. Patricia also served a number of years on the Kappa Delta Foundation Board.

Winifred Boyd

Winnie is an initiate of the Theta chapter at Randolph-Macon College in 1941. She was an outstanding collegiate member who, after graduation, served on Kappa Delta’s governing National Council. Winnie became Chairman of the Kappa Delta Foundation during its formative years. She is a role model for scholarship endowment and foundation generosity. She endowed a permanent scholarship in her name while making over 90 other monetary gifts to the foundation, placing her in the prestigious Diamond Giving Society for donors who have given between $100,000 and $499,999.


Helen Wise

Dr. Helen Dickerson Wise (Beta Theta-Penn State) earned her bachelor’s degree in education. Helen also received her masters and doctorate of education from Penn State University. She has served on the Beta Theta CAB in addition to holding several terms as the AAB chair. She is a member of the State College Alumnae Chapter and served many years as the Panhellenic Representative. For eight years she was Deputy Chief of Staff to Governor of Pennsylvania. Helen received the Freedom Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award, the Mortar Board Lifetime Achievement Award and was named the Pennsylvania Speaker of the Year. She is currently a Trustee Emerita of the Penn state Board of Trustees. She received the KD awards, Distinguished Alumna, Order of the Pearl in 1984 and was named a Women of Achievement in 1997. She was married to late husband, Howard, for 65 years and they have three sons, eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren together.


Nannette Smith

Nanette Smith (Beta Pi-Florida) earned her bachelor’s degree in communications and education. She received her master’s from the University of South Florida and spent most of her professional life in the fields of journalism, communications, marketing, education and development. Nanette is a member of the Kappa Delta Foundation Dorothea B. Cavin society for planned giving and has been an instrumental part of the foundation since 1993. She served on the board from 1993-1998 and was the coordinator of the Centennial Campaign leading up to KD’s 1997 celebration. She was the founding president of the Southwest Florida alumnae chapter in the mid-60s and in 1993 was named a KD Woman of Achievement. Outside of Kappa Delta, she was a member of the board of directors of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) from 1989-1993. She was also named an honorary life member in Town & Gown for helping organize initial community outreach programs and development activities for USF’s branch campus, which later evolved into Florida Gulf Coast University. Nanette has been a member of many clubs and organizations in her 50 years in the Fort Myers area and currently volunteers at her church working in communications and special projects along with being involved in several committees. She enjoys reading and traveling in her spare time. She and her late husband, William (Alpha Tau Omega), have one daughter, Anna (Phi Mu).


Anila Jain

Dr. Anila Jain (Delta Eta-South Florida) earned her bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of South Florida; an M.D. from Spartan Health Sciences University, School of Medicine; and an Executive MBA from NOVA Southeastern University. She is a physician and medical consultant who resides in Bradenton, Florida. Anila is an active child advocate in numerous community organizations at the state and national level and was instrumental in founding Filling Area Needs, Inc. to assist abused and neglected children and families in need. The American Medical Women's Association bestowed the 2002 National Community Service Award to her and she served as the Chairman of the Doctor's Health Journal and was a contributing author. Dr. Jain is an ardent supporter of the University of South Florida and was the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award. She served on the Alumni Association Board of Directors for over ten years and was elected National Alumni Association President in 2003 and appointed to the USF Foundation Board of Trustees. Anila was honored to Co-Chair the University of South Florida's 50th Anniversary Committee in 2006; a year of celebrations, events and programs for all four campuses. She is a Founding Member and current Chair of USF Women in Leadership and Philanthropy and serves on the Bulls Club Board of Directors for Athletics.

Anila has been involved with Kappa Delta at the national and local levels for over thirty years and was the recipient of the Order of the Emerald and Order of the Pearl awards. She served as Chairman, Vice Chairman, and Secretary-Treasurer of the Kappa Delta Foundation, Chairman of Delta Eta's Chapter Advisory Board, President of the Bradenton Alumnae chapter and Secretary-Treasurer of the St. Petersburg Alumnae chapter. She has been recognized for her professional and community involvements including Manatee County Child Advocate of the Year, Outstanding Young Women in America, American Association of University Women Leadership Award, Who's Who Among Young American Professionals, Phi Lambda Kappa Medical Honorary, AAUW Woman of Achievement Award, Manatee County Volunteer of the Year, and others.

Kappa Delta Foundation Staff

Kappa Delta Foundation Executive Director


Foundation Executive Director: Pamela Nix, Sigma Phi-Georgia

you can ask me about:

  • Oversight of Foundation growth
  • Short term and long term strategic planning for the Foundation
  • Development of relationships with both alumnae and collegians

you can also ask me about:

  • Gardening
  • Running

Kappa Delta Foundation Staff

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"What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world, remains and is immortal."

- Mason Albert Pike

Associate Director of Development: Sara Cullins, Epsilon Tau-Clemson

you can ask me about:

  • Foundation events
  • Foundation Donor Programs
  • White Rose Garden
  • Scholarship Endowments
  • Planned Giving

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  • Photography
  • Music
  • Clemson...Go Tigers!
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"Teamwork makes the DREAM work!"

Communications Manager: Audrey Waggoner, Gamma Omicron-Wayne State

you can ask me about:

  • Fundraising
  • Direct mail
  • Foundation design materials
  • Foundation communications
  • Confidence U Grants

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  • Detroit, MI
  • Traveling
  • Exploring Memphis
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“UNLESS someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” - Dr. Seuss

Project Coordinator: Katie Boyd, Zeta Omega- University of Memphis

you can ask me about:

  • Donor Stewardship
  • Orthopedic Research Internships
  • Georgia O’Keeffe Art and Leadership Program Internships
  • Golden Circle
  • KiDs Grants
  • Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships
  • Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute (UIFI)
  • Document and Database Maintenance
  • Corre Anding Stegall Collegiate Leadership Awards

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  • The University of Memphis
  • Science Trivia
  • Birds
  • Bluegrass Music
  • My Volunteer Work
  • Anything Harry Potter
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