Kappa Delta Sorority Announces 2012-2013 Leadership Development Consultants


Heidi Roy
901.748.1897, ext. 216
Bria Bolton
901.748.1897, ext 208

MEMPHIS, TN, February 13, 2012 – Kappa Delta Sorority is pleased to announce its 2012-2013 leadership development consultants:

Sarah Barr, Epsilon Omicron-University of Central Florida

Bri Becker, Alpha Rho-University of Maryland

Tori Close, Alpha Chi-Louisiana Tech University

Whittney Haynes, Epsilon-Louisiana State University

Shelby King, Beta Lambda-Georgetown University

Kim Lewis, Eta Eta-Northern Kentucky University

Erin McDonough, Gamma Epsilon-Florida Southern College

Georgia Powell, Zeta Chi-University of Idaho

Rachel Shields, Delta Eta-University of South Florida

Mackenzie Van Dam, Alpha Epsilon-University of Tennessee

Hillary Yetter, Nu-Oklahoma State University

The consultants will travel from August 2012 through March 2013 working to establish new chapters as well as aid Kappa Delta's current chapters in operations, recruitment and leadership development.

"These 11 members represent all a Kappa Delta should be – a confident leader who cares about others," said Kappa Delta National President Beth Martin Langford. "We look forward to having them travel on behalf of Kappa Delta to support our chapters around the country and empower our collegians to be leaders in the chapter, on campus and in their communities."

Consultants began as field secretaries with one secretary in 1962 and three in 1963. They were later called chapter development consultants and will now be called leadership development consultants. Thanks to funding from the Kappa Delta Foundation, the consultant program grew from seven consultants in 2011-2012 to 11 this coming academic year.

 Kappa Delta Sorority is a national organization for women with over 230,000 members, 220 chartered collegiate chapters and 520 chartered alumnae chapters nationwide. Kappa Delta is active in a number of philanthropic endeavors, including the prevention of child abuse and Girl Scouts of the USA. In 2009, the sorority created the Confidence Coalition, an alliance of organizations and companies committed to promoting confidence in girls and women. Kappa Delta created International Women's Friendship Month and International Girls Day to empower women and girls to reach their potential. Kappa Delta's national headquarters is in Memphis, Tenn. For more information, visit www.kappadelta.org.



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