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About Vallejo Alumnae Chapter

VAC CHARTER MEMBERS

Two members, Sylvia G. Harris and Deloris Parker Doster, discussed the need to bring Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. to Vallejo with other women in the community who saw an overwhelming need in Solano County that could be met by the programs and services of this organization committed to public service. Thus, the Vallejo Alumnae Chapter was chartered in 1974. Homoiselle Davis, Regional Director, performed the chartering ceremony.

CHARTER MEMBERS:

1. Billye Johnson

2. Cynthia Brooks

3. Deloris  Parker

4. Virginia Greer

5. Sylvia Harris

6. Benetta Hicks

7. Velma Johnson

8. Vanita Kenner

9. Andretta Mayfield

10. Lenora Parrish

11. Patricia Sweetwine

12. Xanthia Warren

HISTORY

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FARWEST REGION

The FARWEST Region of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated was established in 1925. Regional Directors became a formal part of the sorority's organizational structure in 1925. The first chapter of the Farwest Region was chartered on the University of California, Berkeley Campus in 1921. At the National Convention in Baltimore (1969), the National Executive Board was charged with including Regional Representation of collegiate sorors in the leadership structure of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc, and the board developed regional representatives. The Vallejo Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated was chartered on March 9, 1974.

 

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is an organization of college educated women committed to the constructive development of its members and to public service with a primary focus on the Black community. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. is a private, not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world. Since its’ founding more than 300,000 women have joined the organization. The organization is a sisterhood of predominantly Black, college educated women. The sorority currently has over 1,000 collegiate and alumnae chapters located in the United States, Canada, Japan (Tokyo and Okinawa), Germany, the Virgin Islands, Bermuda, the Bahamas, Jamaica, the Republic of Korea, the Arabian Gulf, Southern Africa and West Africa.

 

The Farwest Region consists of the states of: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.

Japan (Okinawa and Tokyo) and the Republic of Korea (Seoul) are the international chapters that are a part of the Farwest Region.

Regional Director: Kimberly M. Usher

Regional Representative: Joy M. Moore

Website: www.dstfarwestregion.com

The major programs of the Sorority are based upon the organization’s Five-Point Programmatic Thrust: Economic Development, Educational Development, International Awareness and Involvement, Physical and Mental Health, and Political Awareness and Involvement.

 

For more information, visit our national website at www.deltasigmatheta.org.

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