Alpha Gamma Delta


Board of Trustees

-University of Illinois

Foundation Board President, Sue Maggio Sim, has served on the Foundation Board since 2012. Sue presently serves as Chair of the Governance, Fraternity/Foundation Partnership and Fundraising/Foundation Advancement Committees. She also serves as member of the Strategic Planning, Board Development & Education, and Personnel Review Committees. Sue is an ex-officio member of both the Finance and Investment Committees. Sue retired as Senior Vice President of Boston Portfolio Advisors. Sue's professional experience has also included work as an elementary school social worker and supervisor at Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Broward County. Her volunteer experience has included service on the Big Brothers/Big Sisters Board of Directors, and service with Junior League, Kids in Crisis and Panhellenic. Sue holds a Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Social Work from the University of Illinois. She has served in numerous local leadership roles including past President of the Greater Ft. Lauderdale Alumnae Club. Sue wears the Arc of Epsilon Pi for her service to the Fraternity. She and her husband, Steve, reside in Jupiter, Florida.

Alpha Beta-University of Michigan

Foundation Board Vice President, Carol Richards Peske, has served on the Foundation Board since 2015. Carol is a long-serving Fraternity volunteer on both the international and local levels. Carol has served as Rose Sister Chairman, Province Director Alumnae, and as a member of both the Alumnae Development and Convention Committees. Her most recent Fraternity position was Chairman of the International Philanthropy Committee. Carol currently serves the Foundation as Chair of the Strategic Planning, Board Development & Education and SIS/Disaster Relief Grant Selection Committees. She is also a member of the Foundation's Governance and Fundraising/Foundation Advancement Committees. Carol is a semi-retired freelance writer and editor, but keeps busy volunteering and fundraising for numerous organizations. Carol wears the Crescent of Epsilon Pi for her service to the Fraternity, and in 2013 received the Athena Award from the South Bay Area Panhellenic for service to both her community and the Fraternity. Serving as past President, Carol is also a long-time member of the Santa Clara Valley Alumnae Club. Carol comes from a family with many Greek affiliations, including her sister and cousin who are also Alpha Gams. She and her husband, Richard, and their two grown sons reside in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Janis Bartosz.jpgJanis Lang Bartosz
Zeta Delta-Towson University

Foundation Board Treasurer, Janis Lang Bartosz, has served on the Foundation Board since 2012. Janis currently serves as Chair of both the Personnel Review and Finance Committees; and as a member of the Fundraising/Foundation Advancement, Investment, and Fraternity, Educational Area & Leadership Grant Selection Committees, and an alternate on the Fraternity/Foundation Partnership Committee. Professionally, Janis brings business, strategy management, supply chain, procurement and information technology experience to the Foundation through her work at Ciena Corporation, in Hanover, Maryland, which focuses on optic, Ethernet and network automation. Janis is a long-serving Fraternity volunteer on both the local and International level including service as Chesapeake Alumnae Chapter President, Zeta Delta Chapter Advisor, Province Director and Alumnae Development Spec
ialist. She wears the Arc of Epsilon Pi with Diamonds and Pearl, presented at 2014 International Convention. Janis received her Bachelor of Arts from Towson University and her Master of Arts from Loyola University Maryland. She is married to Greg; they have one son, Adam.

Gamma Delta-Auburn University

Foundation Board Secretary, Patti Guthrie Rogers, has served on the Board since 2015. Patti was president of the Board of Directors for The Leadership Institute-Women With Purpose, Finance Specialist for the Fraternity and currently serves the Fraternity as Government Relations Coordinator. Patti serves on the Foundation's Board as Chair of both the Investment and Fraternity, Educational Area and Leadership Grant Selection Committees. She is also a member of the Fundraising/Foundation Advancement, Fraternity/Foundation Partnership, Strategic Planning, and Finance Committees. Patti holds over 30 years of banking experience including service as Executive Vice President with Regions Bank and Chief Operating Officer of Colonial Bank. Patti wears the Crescent for her service to the Fraternity. Originally from Birmingham, Alabama, she and her husband, Ed, have four children and two grandchildren and reside in McLean, Virginia.

Adrienne Kerr Beckett (1).jpgAdrienne Kerr Beckett
Zeta Omicron-Kettering University

Foundation Board Trustee, Adrienne Kerr Beckett, has served on the Board since 2016. Adrienne previously served the Fraternity as both a Director of Extension and New Chapter Development Specialist, and held various local Chapter Advisor roles. She currently serves as Chair of the Diabetes Education & Awareness Grant Selection Committee and is a member of the Strategic Planning, Fundraising/Foundation Advancement, and Governance Committees. Adrienne most recently served on the Foundation's A Team Committee, thanking donors for their contributions. Professionally, she is a business executive in the area of Manufacturing Supply Chain, specializing in Food & Beverage. She is originally from Ohio; she and her husband currently reside in Edina, Minnesota, where they enjoy travel, reading, and cooking.

Rei Hoehner.jpgRie gerah hoehner
Epsilon Nu-University of Central Oklahoma

Foundation Board Trustee and Fraternity International President since 2014, Rie Gerah Hoehner, serves as the Fraternity's representative to the Foundation's Board of Trustees. Rie also serves the Foundation as member of Fraternity/Foundation Partnership, Fundraising/Foundation Advancement, Continuing Education Grant Selection, SIS/ Disaster Relief Grant Selection Committees. Rie's post-collegiate involvement in the Fraternity and support of the Alpha Gamma Delta Foundation began immediately following graduation when she served as a traveling Leadership Consultant for the Fraternity. She continued in Fraternity volunteer work including appointments to the Philanthropy Committee, Personal Development Committee, Province Director, and NPC Alternate Delegate. She has served on the Fraternity's International Council as International Vice-President Panhellenic Affairs from 2004-2014 and on the NPC Delegation for nearly 20 years. Within NPC she has chaired the Recruitment Committee, served on Judicial Affairs, Public Relations, Alumnae Panhellenics and College Panhellenics Committees. Rie served as a member of the Alpha Gamma Delta Foundation's successful capital campaign steering committee from 1999-2004. Rie was awarded with the Crescent with Diamonds within the Honors of Epsilon Pi in 2012. She has a Bachelors of Business Administration in Marketing from the University of Central Oklahoma where she served as Chapter President, Panhellenic President and VP-Scholarship for Epsilon Nu Chapter. Following a 13 year career with Dun & Bradstreet, lastly as District Manager for South Texas & Louisiana, she now continues as a small-business owner. Rie and her husband, Mack, reside in Houston, TX with their four children, where they are very involved in local school and community volunteer activities.

Catherine Matthews.JPGCatherine Matthews
Theta Eta-University of Tennessee at Martin

Foundation Board Trustee, Catherine Matthews, has served on the Board since 2016. Catherine has a wealth of experience in higher education and law and holds a Juris Doctorate and a PhD in Higher Education. She is currently the Board President of the Girls, Inc. affiliate in Monroe County Indiana, and a scholarship review team member for the NPC Foundation. She also volunteers as a pro bono attorney in her community. She serves the Foundation Board as Chair of the Scholarship Grant Selection Committee; as well as a member of the Continuing Education Grant Selection, Fraternity, Educational Area and Leadership Grant Selection, and Fundraising/Foundation Advancement Committees. Catherine held a Leadership Advisor position with the Fraternity in 2001, served on the Fraternity Education committee from 2011-16, and previously served in multiple local chapter advisor positions for three collegiate chapters. Catherine has been personally impacted by the Foundation as the receipient of four separate Foundation scholarships. She wears the Arc with Diamond. Originally from Tennessee, Catherine currently resides in Bloomington, Indiana, where she enjoys college football, baking, and fostering cats for the animal shelter.

Patricia Riddiford.jpgPatricia tulley riddiford
Beta Iota- Eastern Illinois University

Foundation Board Trustee, Pat Tulley Riddiford, has served on the Foundation Board since 2004 as President, Treasurer and Trustee. A Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and involvement in the financial management of her family's construction company for the past 25 years provides Pat with the experience to serve as a member of the Governance, Fraternity/Foundation Parternship, Personnel Review, and Fundraising/Fraternity Advancement Committees
. Pat is an active member and past President of the Fox Valley Alumnae Club and wears the Crescent with Diamonds, awarded during the recent 2016 Convention for her service to the Fraternity and Foundation. Her Alpha Gam experience has included serving as Province Director-Alumnae, Local Arrangements Chairman for Convention 2004 in Chicago and Alumnae Development Committee Member. In Chicago, Pat has been involved with the local hospital auxiliary and with Holy Name Cathedral. Pat is married to George; they have 2 sons, five granddaughters and one grandson.

Lynne Rossell(1).jpgLynne Dunford Rossell
Omega-University of Akron

Foundation Board Trustee, Lynne Dunford Rossell, has served on the Board since 2016. Lynne was president of the Queensbury New York Newcomers Club and a Girl Scout leader for eight years. She also was active with numerous local and school community organizations. She previously served as a Recruitment Advisor for Omega Chapter and was a member of the Foundation's A Team Committee, thanking donors for their contributions, for two years. Lynne is now Chair of the A Team and the Continuing Education Grant Selection Committees. She is a member of the SIS Grant, Board Development & Education and Fundraising/Foundation Advancement Committees. Lynne received her Bachelor of Arts in textiles and clothing with a business minor at the University of Akron. As an Omega collegian, she served as president and first vice president, and was the Panhellenic overall recruitment chair. Both Lynne's mother and sister are Alpha Gams. Originally from Akron, OH, she and her husband, Robert, currently reside in Queensbury, New York, where they enjoy traveling, hiking, biking, skiing, and kayaking.
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  • The Scholarship application for the 2017-18 Academic year is now available. Deadline for completed applications and all supporting materials is Friday, March 3, 2017 (11:59 p.m. EST) Click to apply
  • Columns is now online. Meet a collegian who has attended BOTH LeaderShape and UIFI, supported by the Foundation; and a sister who is a public servant, civic leader and scholarship endowment donor. Read the Fall 2016 issue
  •  2016-17 Diabetes Education & Awareness Grant applications are now available here. The application deadline is 12:30am January 31, 2017.
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