On April 24, 2000 Alpha Iota State and the Delta Kappa Gamma Society
International welcomed the Gamma Theta Chapter who held their first
initiation at the Van
Buren Intermediate School District Conference
Center in Lawrence, Michigan. We are proud to be the newest
members of Alpha Iota State.
Marilyn Mitchell, who had been active in the The Delta Kappa Gamma
Society International for many years, believed a new chapter would
serve the needs of women educators in Van Buren County, Michigan.
Working with colleagues from around the county, she began the process
of chartering a new chapter in early 2000. Potential new members
were contacted and responded with enthusiasm! Marilyn served as
Gamma Theta's first president provided guidance for our
growth as a dynamic chapter.
As the new chapter began to take shape, women educators from the
surrounding area who have worked on joint projects with Van Buren
County were also invited to join Gamma Theta. By April 24, 2000,
the Gamma Theta Chapter had 20 members. Now in our fourth
biennium, Gamma Theta's membership continues to grow, with members
making their mark at the local and state levels.
Chapter Presidents: Marilyn Mitchell (2000-2002)*
Sheree Adams (2002-2004)
Marianne Menck (2004-2006)
Sue Kruizenga (2006-2008)
Pat Poggi (2008-2010)