Board of Directors
* Ramona Murphy Waller, President
Susan Wilson Brown, Secretary
D'Andrea Powell Dorsey, Asst. Secretary
* Rosalind F. Spain, Treasurer
* Doris Barr Hunt, Financial Secretary
*łLueburda Jamison Myers, Emeritus
* Evelyn Hunt Valore, Emeritus
* Sharon West McCarty
Lora D. Timberlake
Joyce Feagin, M.D.
Barbara F. Sneed
Leshonda M. Lindsey
Connie Seets Reynolds
Susan Wilson Brown
Charlene M. Voorhies
Tari T. Bradford
Miranda R. Small
Michelle Y. Holmes
Valerie T. White
*^Lillie J. Bradford
ł Past President
Our Board of Directors
Barbara F. Sneed, Director
Member Alpha Theta Chapter National Sorority Phi Delta Kappa, Inc.
Member Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc Shreveport Chapter
Member Delta Lambda Omega Chapter Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Retired Educator with Med+30 Taught Spanish/French
Deaconess and Scholarship Chair Steeple Chase Baptist Church
Board Member and Former President Literacy Volunteers at Centenary College
Married – One Son--- One Granddaughter
Charlene M. Voorhies, Director
Charlene received her Master’s degree in Elementary Education from Centenary College and retired from Caddo Parish as a Teacher and Reading/Math Interventionist. Ms. Voorhies served on Sacred Heart, Youree Drive, and Byrd Parent Teachers Association; and also served as Red Cross Board Financial Secretary and Paint Your Heart Out and Ivy Crown Board members. Charlene is currently serving as President of the Delta Lambda Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.. In her church, Paradise Baptist Church, she serves as an Usher, Civic Affairs, Senior Mission, and Sunday school member. She has served in several positions in Sorority including, 2nd Vice President, Secretary, Corresponding Secretary, Financial Secretary, Volunteer Chairman, RIF Essay Contest Coordinator and Undergraduate Council Member for Tau Epsilon Chapter at LSUS. She firmly believes the quote from Marian Wright Edelman, “Service is the rent we pay for being." It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time.
Lora Timberlake, Director
Director Lora Timberlake was initiated in Beta Psi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. in 1953, Life Member, 2008 Golden Soror of the Year and Magna Cum Laude Graduate of Southern University Baton Rouge at age of 19. A retired Educator who serves on the Board of Shreveport Green, Veterans Celebration Committee, first African-America to receive the Modisette Award in Louisiana, entrepreneur and world traveler.
Anita Spencer, Director
Child Welfare Specialist-Investigator with the Department of Children and Family Services
Her Leadership includes DLO Executive Board Anti-Grammateus 2018-2020, DLO Graduate Advisor (elect) 2022-2024, Membership Committee, Sisterly Relations Committee Chairman, and the Rituals Committee.
Helen Godfrey Smith, Director
Retired CEO of Shreveport Federal Credit Union and Sr. Pastor of the Greater ProVision Christian Church. Helen also serves as the Finance Committee Chair for the Board of the North Caddo Medical Center and as Legal Committee Chair for the Caddo Levee Board of Trustees. She served as Chair of the Shreveport Chamber of Commerce in 2014. She is a 50 yr. Member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and a founding board member of ICCS.
Monica Mickle, Director
Monica Blake Mickle is a Silver Star and Life Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Currently, she serves as the Treasurer of the Delta Lambda Omega Chapter. as well as serving on several committees including the membership, Founders' day, and finance committees. She has more than twenty-five (25) years of non-profit administration experience.
Monica is a member of The Links, Incorporated, Monica and her husband, Pastor Collier E. Mickles serve in ministry at the Greater St. Mary Baptist Church - Shreveport, LA. She is the mother of 1 daughter, 4 sons and 3 beautiful granddaughters.
Michelle Y. Holmes, Director
Founder's Day Committee (2018 - Present), Verizon Scholarship Committee (Senior Activities/Scholarship) committee member, Shoe Bank, Reading is Fundamental (RIF), Scrapbook Committee (2019 South Central Regional Conference Winner- New Initiate Award, Jazz Brunch committee member, Ritual committee member.
Caddo Parish School Board School Nutrition Association and SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management).
Introduced additional sponsored activities and fund raisers within and outside the Sorority. A D-9 cook off challenge or D-9 Family Picnic with a purpose to raise funds for students attending HBCU's. An Ivy Exchange where stakeholders can donate AKA goods and Sorors can purchase. Proceeds would go towards the parking lot expansion.
Nicole Thomas, Director
Nicole lives in Shreveport, Louisiana. She currently serves as a Staffing Specialist within the Human Resource Department at Barksdale Airforce Base. Previously, she worked as an Employee Relations Partner with Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana. With a love for shopping, traveling, and spending time with loved ones and friends Nicole fills her days with excitement. She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management at Liberty University.
Shreka S. Thrash-Stephens, Director