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Delta Gamma Foundation Elects Two Trustees for 2023-2026 Term

Columbus, Ohio [July 20, 2023]- Delta Gamma Foundation voting members elect two Trustees to serve on the Board at the Foundation Annual Meeting, held during Delta Gamma's Officer Training Seminar in Memphis, Tennessee.

Lee C. Deadwyler, Gamma Iota-DePauw, has been elected by the Foundation voting members to serve as a Trustee for the 2023-2026 term. Lee previously served as a member of the Foundation staff from 2014-2016. Catherine (Kim) Schmoker Hunnewell, Alpha Upsilon-Southern Methodist, was re-elected to serve a second term as Trustee for 2023-2026. Both Lee and Kim have served previously in various volunteer positions for Delta Gamma.

Board of Trustees Chair Jennifer Stuart Ragusa, Zeta Lambda-UC Riverside, shares: “The Board of Trustees is thrilled to have Kim Schmoker Hunnewell serving in her second term. The addition of Lee Deadwyler is a great win for our Board. Their remarkable achievements, combined with their passion for the Delta Gamma Foundation, will be invaluable in driving our Board forward. I am confident that their contributions will greatly enhance our ability to make a positive impact in the coming year. We express our gratitude to our departing board member, Joan Workman Newman, Gamma-UC Berkeley for her invaluable service and dedication.”

Deadwyler and Hunnewell were elected and took their Oath of Office on June 29, 2023. Jill Elizabeth Roshto, Gamma Zeta-Louisiana State, will serve as Board Treasurer and Lynne C. Thieme, Beta Xi-Michigan Statewill continue to serve as Board Secretary. 

Six elected Trustees and three ex-officio Trustees, who serve concurrently in the roles of Delta Gamma Fraternity President, Fraternity Treasurer and Council Trustee: Fraternity Programming serve on the Board to ensure the fulfillment of the Delta Gamma Foundation’s philanthropic mission. 

Deadwyler (left) and Hunnewell (right) taking the Oath of Office.
From left to right: Molly Peirano, Danielle Consentino D’Arcy, Jill Elizabeth Roshto, Jenn Stuart Ragusa, Dr. Amy R. Ayres, Susan Meyer Kornegay, Kim Schmoker Hunnewell, Lee C. Deadwyler, Lynne C. Thieme

About the Delta Gamma Foundation: Incorporated in 1951, the Delta Gamma Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization formed as a complement to the Delta Gamma Fraternity. The Delta Gamma Foundation fosters lifetime enrichment for members, promotes Service for Sight and partners with the Fraternity to ensure the future of our sisterhood through three areas of support: Individual Member Support, Training and Programming, and Delta Gamma’s philanthropy, Service for Sight.