Nancy Nitchman Leonard (Alpha Chi, Butler University) sits at a piano during a national convention. Nancy served as executive director from 1978-99. She continued to attend every convention, only missing one in 2010, until her death in 2012.
Marsha King Grady (Alpha Upsilon, The University of Alabama) has served on three boards for Alpha Chi Omega since her first role as national vice president in 2000. She was elected National President and served from 2008-12. In October 2012, Marsha became a staff member at headquarters and now serves as the chief development officer.
Julie Cain Burkhard (Beta Sigma, University of Georgia) began her national volunteer roles in 1994 serving as national vice president. Julie was then elected National President at the 2000 National Convention. In 2004, Julie started her NPC journey, earning the chairman position in 2007. Julie also started a scholarship fund in 2009 and continues to be a very involved volunteer to this day.
Donna Smith Chereck (Alpha Phi, The University of Texas at Austin) was elected National President during the 2004 National Convention. She has had a long-standing career with the NPC, becoming alternate delegate in 1998 and delegate in 2011-18.
This one-page program includes a list of the luncheon speakers and a domestic violence awareness pin at the top. The back includes the words to the Alpha Chi Omega Grace and the Alpha Chi Omega Toast, as well as Alpha Chi Omega's statement of position on domestic violence.
Each year, Alpha Chi Omega recognizes and honors our members as they reach their 10-, 25-, 50-, 60- and 75-year anniversary milestones. This pin in a rosy bronze plate finish was created in 2018 to acknowledge the 10 years of sisterhood.
The Award of Distinction was renamed the Award of Achievement in 1955. The scope was broadened to include sisters who were making a difference in the world through education, journalism, politics, the arts, business, etc. This particular award was given to Karen Pomerantz Tandy (Gamma Rho, Texas Tech University) in 2006 for her professional work with the Drug Enforcement Administration, an agency of the United States Department of Justice. She was nominated by President George W. Bush and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on July 31, 2003. She was the first female head of the DEA.
This document provides a description of the IMPACT program, its intended outcomes and a project timeline.