When & Where
The DeKalb Chapter was chartered on April 24, 1963 in Decatur, Georgia by the Atlanta Chapter. The chapter was chartered with 16 members. Betty Dickson served as our chapter's first president.
DeKalb Chapter has chartered two professional chapters. New Rock Chapter was chartered on May 4, 2004 with the first president being Rosie Bucknor. The Atlanta Airport Chapter was chartered on June 24, 2008 with the first chapter president being Vanessa Campbell.
Many DeKalb Chapter members have servd on and chaired Georgia Division comittees and events. Janet McGraw, CPS, a former DeKalb Chapter member served as Georgia Division President for the 1997 - 1998 term. Carol Putman O'Brien, CPS, a former DeKalb Chapter member served as Georgia Division President for the 2001 - 2002 term. Valerie Carter, CPS/CAP served as Georgia Division Treasurer for the 2009 - 2010 term and current serves as Georgia Division Secretary.
DeKalb Chapter has hosted two Annual Meetings - May 1972 at the Plantation Inn at Stone Mountain Park and May 1994 at the Ramada Hotel and Conference Center, which is now the Doubletree Hotel. We also hosted the first Leadership Development Workshop in March 1964 and again in September 1981.
We currently sponsor DeKalb Technical College Clarkston Campus Student Chapter.
We have participated in various Community Service endeavors.