Gamma Nu Omega Chapter Leadership
Gamma Nu Omega Members who are Former Members of the Directorate
Dr. Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson
29th International President 2014 - 2018
Administration/Program Focus: “Launching New Dimensions of Service”: 1) Educational Enrichment, 2) Health Promotion, 3) Family Strengthening, 4) Environmental Ownership and 5) Global Impact Signature program: ASCEND Youth Enrichment Program served more than 40,000 students. Donated 1 million backpacks, increased focus on Sisterly Relations, Renovation of the Corporate Office.
Dr. Earnestine Green McNealey
International Assistant Secretary, Editor-in-Chief, Ivy Leaf, and 3rd Executive Director
An award-winning researcher and author of the sixth edition of Alpha Kappa Alpha’s History in 2006, the seventh edition in 2010, and most recently in 2017 “Priceless Pearls Dimensions of Sisterhood and Service in Alpha Kappa Alpha.” Soror McNealey has served in various distinguished capacities through the years, possibly most noted as International Historian 2014 –2018. Not only has she chronicled the story of Alpha Kappa Alpha, but she has also published the renowned Black Women in America.
Odessa S. Nelson
5th Regional Director (Columbia, SC) -1964 -1968
The first African American Woman to receive a master of science in zoology from the University of Pittsburgh.
Sharon Brown Harriott
18th Regional Director (Columbia, SC) - 2014 -2018
During the administration of the 18th South Atlantic Regional Director Sharon Brown Harriott had one of the largest regional conferences in Alpha Kappa Alpha’s history, over 5000 conference attendees were hosted. Additionally, ten (10) chapters were chartered and the South Atlantic Region became the first region to raise One Million dollars for the Educational Advancement Foundation (EAF) during a four-year period.
Gamma Nu Omega Chapter Members with International Appointments
Dr. Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson - Former Directorate Leadership Council-South Atlantic
Dr. Earnestine Green McNealey - International Historian and Ivy Historical Commission Committee Chairman
Courtney Buckhanan - International Risk Management Committee-South Atlantic
Gamma Nu Omega Chapter Members with South Atlantic Regional Appointments
Angela Brown - Time and Place Committee
Vivian B. Dowdy - Time and Place Committee, Chairman
Carla Gatling - Protocol Committee
Doretha H. Glymph - Regional Leadership Committee
Lillie James - Regional Connection & Social Action Committee
Tracy King-Dye - Regional Leadership Committee
Andrea McCoy - Regional Connection & Social Action Committee
Tracy Murphy - Regional Connection & Social Action Committee
Janice Oates - Regional Risk Management Committee
Kendra Pressley - Regional Connection & Social Action Committee
Ivadella Walters - Regional Conference Planning Committee
Joyce Williams - Regional Connection & Social Action Committee