New ZTA Foundation board elected at Convention

The Zeta Tau Alpha Foundation celebrated the service of two retiring board members before electing its new board of directors at its meeting during Convention 2022 in July.

During the Think Pink® lunch on Friday, July 15, ZTA Foundation President Carolyn Hof Carpenter recognized retiring Foundation board members Sherry Server Tilley, Vice President of Philanthropy, and Catherine G. Slaughter, Vice President of ScholarshipThese dedicated women have helped shape the Foundation in immeasurable ways during their combined 56 years of service on the board.

“It’s difficult to think about our scholarship program without thinking of Cathy. And you really can’t Think Pink without thinking of Sherry,” said Mrs. Carpenter. “These women have become synonymous with their positions because they have faithfully shepherded and grown these programs into ZTA powerhouses.”

Mrs. Carpenter closed her remarks by announcing the establishment of the Catherine G. Slaughter Endowed Scholarship and the Sherry Server Tilley Endowed Scholarship funds.

Later that day, the ZTA Foundation board announced its newly elected board.

President: Carolyn Hof Carpenter
Austin, Texas
Theta Tau (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Vice President of Alumnae Development: Cynthia Byars Courtney
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Gamma Tau (Texas Tech University)

Vice President of Collegiate Development: Carla Martin Cobb
Raleigh, North Carolina
Theta Tau (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill))

Vice President of Philanthropy: Marlene Dunbar Conrad
Powder Springs, Georgia
Eta Iota (Valdosta State University)

Vice President of Scholarship: Kristen Humeston Harthorn
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
Beta Phi (Michigan State University)

Secretary-Treasurer: Kay Dill Kreutzer
Antioch, Illinois
Eta Rho (The University of North Alabama)

Director: Nora Nell Hardy Jackson
Rio Grande City, Texas
Beta Gamma (Florida State University)

Director: Becky Hainsworth Kirwan
Chesterfield, Virginia
Gamma Beta (Washington College)

Director: Sherry Server Tilley
Bonita Springs, Florida
Zeta Alpha (University of Evansville)

Mrs. Carpenter, Mrs. Courtney and Mrs. Kreutzer all return to their previous offices. Mrs. Conrad had previously served as Vice President of Collegiate Development.

Mrs. Harthorn and Mrs. Cobb are new to the Foundation board.

National President Dinah Jackson Laughery, Secretary-Treasurer Shannon Ferguson, Fraternity Housing Corporation President Natalie Yingling Lisko and FHC VP Operations Casey Guimbellot Pash also serve on the Foundation board by virtue of their elected offices.


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