Charter Members and Chapter Leadership

On October 28, 1967, twelve intelligent, dynamic and energetic women who were already members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., came together to form the Saginaw Alumnae Chapter in Saginaw, Michigan. Those chapter members were:

Charter Members
Peeti Greene Marise Tabor Hadden
Leomia Kathryn Holt Shirley Lowery
Jane McGhee Lillian Ollie 
Thelma Kirkland Poston Odahlia Ledford Rance 
Lizzie Dillard Robinson Barbara Walker
Sandra Wilson Betty Greene


For 50 years, the Saginaw Alumnae Chapter has been a pillar in the community rendering countless hours of service and remaining decicated to social action. Collectively, we work together and with community partners to develop and implement programs that benefit the City of Saginaw.

Through all of the social action initiatives Saginaw Alumnae has collaborative alliances that have been developed with many community organization that include: NAACP, Black Nurses Association, Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum, Pulse 3, Health Fair and Zeta Phi Beta, community churches with the Read-In Chain, and Gospel Praise Brunch. Each alliance with programs and agencies aims to promote at least one of our five-point programmatic thrusts: Economic Development, Educational Development, International Awareness and Involvement, Physical and Mental Health, Political Awareness and Involvement on a local, state, national and/or international level.

Saginaw Alumnae Chapter Officers


Elected Officers
President Karen L. Lawrence-Webster, CPA
1st Vice President Melleretha Moses-Johnson
2nd Vice President  Fontella Smith
Corresponding Secretary  Shalanda Ellison
Recording Secretary Dawn Tatum
Treasurer  Gina Osborne
Assistant Treasurer  Gwendolyn Bowman 
Financial Secretary  Lisa Ingram
Assistant Financial Secretary  Deborah Williams




Arthur Hill High School honored Soror Thelma Poston – 2017