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A Message from Donna Butler
2017-2019 Beta State President

Dear Beta State Sisters,

What a wonderful time we had together at the International Convention in Austin, Texas from July 16-20! There were 45 Beta State members in attendance, and we marked our presence by wearing pink cowgirl hats that Executive Secretary, Libby Watson, had ordered for us. We enjoyed attending sessions, touring International Headquarters, visiting points of interest in and around Austin, eating together, and watching the 2 million plus bats fly at sunset from the Congress Street Bridge. I must admit that the marathon sessions that it took to consider the over 100 proposed amendments was often not a pleasant event, but it was necessary in order to keep The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International “forward moving ever.” I will discuss these changes at Fall Board on August 18, and will also have Webmaster, Madeline Buchanan, post some information on the website for all members to read.

And speaking of Fall Board, have you sent in your registration form and check made out to Alpha Chapter DKG? Registrar Bonnie Shanks wants to have a mailbox full everyday with registration forms! The deadline to register is Saturday, August 11. Fall Board will take place on Saturday, August 18 at Dalraida Church of Christ in Montgomery. Registration is from 9:30-10 that morning, and we will end our day together by 3 P.M. The registration form is on the website along with the schedule for the day showing the specific sessions that are offered. There are sessions for both professional and personal growth, so all Beta State members are welcome to attend. Active teachers can also receive professional development for this day. Certificates will be provided for all members who attend.

Are you making your plans yet for the Beta State Convention to be held February 22-24, 2019 at the Embassy Suites in Huntsville, AL.? The Convention Committee and I will share some details, along with the registration form, about this wonderful, exciting event which will mark the culmination of this biennium!

I look forward to beginning my chapter visits again in September. As I have said before, I have thoroughly enjoyed traveling throughout our beautiful state this past year seeing the wonderful, positive impact that Beta State members are making everywhere! And as always, it is my pleasure to serve as your Beta State President.

Sister to Sister with love,
Donna B.

Delta Kappa Gamma 2018-2020 Administrative Board. Please use this list for chapter yearbooks.

Plan to attend Alabama State Organization's Weekend of Wonder. Fill out the application (PDF Form), save it to your computer, and mail it with your money to the address listed on the form.

Beta State is looking for officers and committee members to serve in the 2019-2021 biennium. If you are interested, please fill out one or both of the applications below and snail mail to the address on the form. These forms are in Word format so should be easy to complete online.

Beta State Delta Kappa Gamma Application for Elected Officials, Revised May, 2018

Beta State Delta Kappa Gamma Application for Appointed Committees, Revised May, 2018


An updated interactive Order of the Rose form is now on the Current Information page. This form was changed in order to be in agreement with International.


Chapter presidents, please remember to email your chapter newsletters to Donna Butler, Beta State President; Usha Midkiff, (Communications Chairman; and Madeline Buchanan, Webmaster.


We are interested in what our sisters are doing.
If you receive an honor, participate in a fundraiser outside of Beta State, or are elected to an office in another organization, please email pictures and an article to webmaster Madeline Buchanan for the "Members in the News" page.





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"7 Purposes" graphic courtesy of California State Organization

Updated on August 20, 2018


visitors for the 2017-2019 biennium.