Local Chapters

Annapolis, Maryland

Established March 1968

Chapter Officers:

President Denise Fenrick
Vice President Dawna Alexander Powell
Recording Secretary Kimberly Fisher
Financial Secretary, Historian April Powell-Donnell
Treasurer Janean Thompson
Parliamentarian Dr. Eleanor Harris
Chaplain, Editor Holly Powell
Sergeant-at-Arms Anne M. Bowie
Executive Advisor (Past President) Michelle Turner
Emeritus Helen Chambers
Emeritus Margaret Davenport
Emeritus Mary G. Johnson

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Baltimore, Maryland

Established November 1979

Chapter Officers:

President Ruby Jackson
Vice President Gloria Herndon
Recording Secretary Beverly Barber
Corresponding Secretary Ella M. Holland
Financial Secretary Jacqueline Hawkins
Treasurer Toba Baten-King
Parliamentarian Cinderitha Payton
Historian Annie Mountain
Chaplain Eileen Magruder
Sergeant-at-Arms Karen Gilmore
Reporter Ruth Gladney
Assistant Recording Secretary Terri Ayers
Emeritus Helen Robinson
Founder Barbara Bess

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Chesapeake, Virginia

Established November 1970

Chapter Officers:

President Kimberlee Mack
Vice President Beverly Scroggins
Recording Secretary Janet Blount
Financial Secretary Josette Whitfield
Financial Secretary, Assistant Suzanne Johnson Goosby
Treasurer Krystal Blue
Chaplain Ruth Reid
Sergeant-at-Arms Gloria Hale
Executive Advisor Connie Whitfield
Reporter, Cooresponding Secretary Joyce Mizell Huskey
Assistant Recording Secretary Tammy Akhigbe
Emeritus Debra Cox
Emeritus Dorothy Harrison
Emeritus Elizabeth Vincent
Emeritus Hazel Tucker
Emeritus Maxine Green

Norfolk, Virginia


Chapter Officers:

President Georgia R. Logan
Vice President Deborah M. Ferguson
Recording Secretary Tonya Cooper
Corresponding Secretary Beryl Roberts Plum
Financial Secretary Edna L. Stith
Treasurer Bernice S. Hyater
Parliamentarian Diana Williams
Chaplain Phyllis Crudup Bryant
Emeritus Evelyn Brissette
Emeritus Barbara S. Foster
Emeritus Vivian B. West

Portsmouth, Virginia

President: Jacqueline H. Dowdy,
Vice President: Crystal Barco-Southall

The Portsmouth Chapter of Delicados, Incorporated was founded by Geraldine H. Harding. This non-profit organization was chartered in November 1964. We have continuously been actively involved in implementing the national organization’s programs in our community through civic, cultural and educational programs in the city of Portsmouth. Today, the chapter has 21 active members.

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Raleigh, North Carolina

President: Wiladean R. Thomas

The Raleigh Chapter of Delicados, Inc. was organized August, 1966 with Gladys Johnson, Founder.  Chapter Charter Members were Louise Johnson, Frances Whitaker, Louise Nelson, Dorothy Housen, Iris Trotter, Elaine Jacobs, Pearl Smith, Muriel McKoy, Gladys Johnson and Theodoshia Vines.  The first officers were: Gladys Johnson, President; Frances Whitaker, Vice President; Louise Nelson, Secretary; Louise Johnson, Corresponding Secretary; and Theodoshia Vines, Treasurer. 

Our Purpose is to promote unity and foster friendship among sisters of Delicados, Inc.  We engage in civic, cultural and social activities among our members in our city, our state and the world community.  Our chapter is involved in the following programs: Back-A-Child Program at the former YMCA Garner Road now the Garner Road Community Center; Wake County Sickle Cell Anemia Support Group Chapter, Inc; NAACP, Race for the Cure the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation; Tutorial Program for Second Grade male students at Hunter GT Magnet Elementary School; (Heifer Foundation that consists of:  Send a Girl to School, Women Entrepreneurship, and Third World Feed the Hungry Program);  Adopt a Family for Thanksgiving and Christmas; Back-Pack for Kids Program at Hunter GT Magnet School (non-perishable foods for students to take home on weekends), Prevent Child Abuse and Domestic Violence Program, established a scholarship fund in honor of The Raleigh Chapter of Delicados, Inc. founders and chapter members, and our  Promenade of Roses to honor Wake County Senior Citizens. 

Our present members are Sarah Atkins, Anne Bailey, Tara Barber, Lillar Barnes, Elizabeth Chance, Alfredia Collins, Margaret Egerton, Fidie Estes, Shirley Foye, Joyce Fray, Betty Holman, Brenda Jeffreys, Louise Johnson, Martha Kearney, Wilma Keith Jackson, Vinita LaVerne Lane, Cardella Mathes,  Enid Patterson, Carolyn Penny,  Mary Robinson, Mavis Robinson, Eula Rush, Wiladean Thomas, H. Celeste Turner,  and Queen Walker.

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Richmond, Virginia

President: Shelley White
Vice President: Cynthia J. Brown

The Richmond Chapter was the eighth chapter to be chartered, in May, 1984. Our members include women from Richmond, Henrico, Chesterfield, Glen Allen, Mechanicsville and King William County. We are divided into regional clusters with names such as: East-West Crossing, South of the James, Richmond North, Henrico Heights and Parham Park. Each Cluster and several committees have the responsibility of acquiring a place to meet and arrange for lunch and plan a fun activity.

Our members all serve on more than one committee, offering their experiences, resources and expertise for the project. Today, the chapter has 35 active members and one Emeritus member.

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Saint Mary’s County, Maryland

Established November 1994

Chapter Officers:

President Carmelita Shade
Vice President Cindy Barnes
Recording Secretary Zerita Shade
Corresponding Secretary Kathy Byrd
Financial Secretary Sandra Simmons
Treasurer Juanita Nether
Parliamentarian Shirley Dickerson
Historian Delores Greene
Chaplain Benita Barnes

Virginia Beach, Virginia

Established April 1988

Chapter Officers:

President Francine Jackson
Vice President Patricia Coleman
Recording Secretary Janie Ward
Financial Secretary Jeanette Bane
Treasurer Yvette Williams
Chaplain Fran Steward
Emeritus Betti Penn

Washington, D.C.

The Washington Chapter Delicados, Inc. is located in the Nation’s Capital, Washington, DC. The chapter was established in August of 1961, being the second chapter chartered in the organization. We have been in existence for over 52 years, serving our local communities within the District, Maryland, and Northern Virginia areas (also known as the DMV). Today, the chapter has 23 active members. The Chapter President is Dr. Angela Goff and she is accompanied by the Chapter’s Vice President, Mrs. Rosslyn Watson and a phenomenal group of Delicado ladies who make up the Chapter Officers.

For more information regarding this chapter, please contact the Chapter’s President, Angela, at 240-481-6506.