Executive Board

Tamara Manning Gordon

1st International Vice President

Initiated:  Spring 1995, Cheyney University in Pennsylvania – Atlantic Region

Current chapter:  Nu Theta Zeta Chapter – Great Lakes Region

Designations: Life Member, Legacy

Quote/ Motto: Two things particularly important to me while serving – “Authenticity and serving in excellence!”

Email: 1stvp@zetaphibetasororityhq.org

Chrislyn Turner

International 2nd Vice President

Initiated: 1990, Delta Eta Chapter – Pacific Region

Current chapter: 1999, charter member, Rho Xi Zeta Chapter, Kennesaw, GA – Southeastern Region

I enjoy serving as International 2nd Vice President as it brings me joy to showcase scholarships for our deserving students.

Quote / Motto: “Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it” ~Marian Wright Edelman

Email: 2ndvp@zetaphibetasororityhq.org

Ivy K. Arnold

International Third Vice President

Initiated: Nov. 27, 2016, Xi Theta Chapter, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Current chapter: Psi Beta Zeta Chapter, Southaven, MS

Designations: I am a Legacy member, with a family full of Zetas and Sigma’s, all from the South Central Region

Quote / Motto: “With service, excellence and ambition, Zeta’s still on the M.O.V.E!” M.O.V.E represents us Motivating each other, Optimizing our assets (which are our undergraduates), Valuing the plans, and Educating each other!


Vanessa Elkins-Rogers

International Chair of The Executive Board

Initiated: Psi Epsilon Chapter, BGSU (Ohio)

Current chapter: Iota Eta Zeta Chapter, Decatur, GA

Professional career: Procurement / Supply chain officer

Quote / Motto: “For I know the plans that I have for you, declares the Lord. Plans to prosper you and not to harm you. Plans to give you hope and a future” ~ Jeremiah 29:11

Email: iebc2020@zetaphibetasororityhq.org

La'Kitha B. Hughes

International Secretary

Initiated: 2000

Current chapter: Alpha Delta Zeta Chapter, Jackson, MS – South Central Region

Designations: Life Member

Email: Grammateus2020@zetaphibetasororityhq.org

Melissa Walton-Jones

International Treasurer

Initiated: May 30, 2000, Iota Gamma Chapter, Rust College

Current chapter: Omega Iota Zeta Chapter – Midwestern Region

Designations: Centennial Life Member

Quote / Motto: “…For there is always light, if only we’re brave enough to see it. If only we’re brave enough to be it” ~ Amanda Gorman

Email: treasurer@zetaphibetasororityhq.org

Saniah Johnson, CPA

International Phylacter

Initiated: Gamma Kappa Chapter, Rutgers University – New Brunswick, NJ

Current chapter: Beta Delta Zeta Chapter, Philadelphia, PA
Past international/national

Co-Chair Centennial Sponsorships, Chair of Internal Audit Committee,
and International Constitution & Bylaws Committee

Email: zphib2020phylacter@gmail.com

Tanya T. Lynn Harrison

International Chair of National Trustees

Inducted: Spring 1993

Designations: Legacy, Diamond Life Member

Email: Chairoftrustees2020@zetaphibetasororityhq.org

Dr. Taneen Brinson

International Graduate Member At Large

Positions: International Executive Board Chair of the Ad Hoc Committee for Social Media

Standard Operations Committee Member
Zeta National Educational Foundation Board Members 2018-2022

Email: GMAL@zetaphibetasororityhq.org

Porsche R. Elkins


Initiated: February 21, 2006, Tau Alpha Chapter, Omaha, Nebraska

Current chapter: Upsilon Zeta Zeta Chapter

Designations:Myrtle and Viola Tylor International Legacy Club Member

Quote:Attract what you expect. Reflect what you desire. Become what you respect. Mirror what you admire.

Email: Trustee2020pelkins@zetaphibetasororityhq.org

LaKeisha Holley Neal

Graduate Member to the Executive Committee

Initiated: Mach 30, 1997, Zeta Alpha Chapter, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC

Current chapter: Charter member, Chi Xi Zeta, Clayton, NC

Designations: Diamond Life Member

Quote: “If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair” ~ Shirley Chisholm

Email: Gmiec2020@zetaphibetasororityhq.org

Lattia Baker, CNED

Executive Director

Stacy N. Burwell, MPA

Deputy Executive Director

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