(Oxford, OHIO)  Delta Zeta Sorority announces the election of its National Council at the 52nd National Convention of the Sorority held in Orlando, Florida on July 6-10, 2016. The following National Council members will hold positions in their respective offices for the 2016-2018 biennium:

National President:  Diane M. Stecher Iota Xi Chapter, University of Missouri/St. Louis

National Vice President of Membership: Leslie Evans Williams Epsilon Chapter, Indiana University

National Vice President of Collegians: Christy Phillips-Brown Theta Iota Chapter, Western Carolina University

National Vice President of Alumnae: Barbara Jones Brotherton Theta Nu Chapter, Minnesota State University/Moorhead

National Vice President of Administration: Christi Schneeberger Mayer Kappa Mu Chapter, Shepherd University

National Vice President of Finance: Stacey Wheeler Slaughter Kappa Chapter, University of Washington

In addition, the National Council is pleased to announce the appointment of the Past National President and National Panhellenic delegation for Delta Zeta Sorority for the 2016-2018 biennium:

Past National President: Michelle Albrecht Smith Alpha Chi Chapter, University of California/Los Angeles

National Panhellenic Conference Delegate: Jeanine Petersen Triplett Beta Gamma Chapter, University of Louisville

National Panhellenic Conference Alternates

1st Alternate Delegate:  Lynnda Wolf Hoefler Gamma Kappa Chapter, Kent State University

2nd Alternate Delegate: Phyllis Sundberg Davis Alpha Gamma Chapter, University of Alabama

3rd Alternate Delegate: Michelle Albrecht Smith Alpha Chi Chapter, University of California/Los Angeles

Beginning with Delta Zeta’s Founders, leadership is truly a hallmark of the Sorority. The National Council has been key to that insightful leadership for over 100 years. Today’s National Council continues to lead Delta Zeta on the tradition of the Sorority’s values, ensuring a strong and essential organization for our members and one that truly makes the world better.

The National Council is directly responsible for policy-making and the governance of Sorority business. The Council members are dedicated volunteers who work day-to-day with the Executive Headquarters staff, Educational Leadership Consultants, National Committees, National Panhellenic Conference delegates, the Delta Zeta Foundation Board and other Delta Zeta volunteers.

Delta Zeta Sorority is a premier global network of inspired women who translate their passions through leadership, service and philanthropy to enrich their communities and change lives. Founded on Miami University’s campus in Oxford, Ohio in 1902, the Sorority has more than 261,000 alumnae and collegiate members in the United States and Canada. The Delta Zeta Foundation, a non-profit organization, makes possible gifts and support for scholarships, leadership, philanthropy and education. Learn more about our mission at

For further information, please contact Nancy E. Brewer, Director of Communications, Delta Zeta Sorority, 202 East Church Street, Oxford, Ohio 45056, (513) 523-7597.