Chapter History

In February 2001, four Sorors who were general members, Barbara Thomas, Revertha Grace, Veronica Phillips, and Mildred Hightower began formulating, organizing, and discussing, the need to have chapter serve the needs of the residents in the North Broward County area. The group name was PEARLS of Distinction grew to 42 members and they continued to meet monthly at various places such as homes, clubhouses, schools, and multipurpose rooms formulating plans to provide community service. The services that they were able to provide consisted of distributing backpacks, creating Thanksgiving food baskets, hosting brain bowls, judging science fairs, donating toys to adopted families, and providing sisterly assistance to three Broward Chapters.
After several years of unwavering work with the community, a group of 32 sorors was presented for chartering June 12, 2005 in Coral Springs, FL , and given the name Chi Psi Omega. The service area consists of : Coral Springs, Tamarac, Margate, North Lauderdale, Coconut Creek and Parkland.
The Chartering Members
Margarita Alamo, Andrea Bailey-Dowling, Gloria Battle, Ernestine Bobb, Arnetta Davis, Cheryl Fields Sonya Fields, Alethea Foxworth* Revertha Grace, Michele Green, Daise Greenland, Mildred Hightower, Sydney Hodge*, Darlene Hudson, Karena Ivey, Genita Jackson*, Sharon Jordan, Emma Kurtz, Ann Lee, Gwendolyn Lewis, Debra McCray, Bettye McDonald*, Mary McDuffie, Gloria Myrick, Josetta Patterson, Veronica Phillips, Vonetta Rachels, JoAnnethier Ritter, Yulanda Smith, Betty Somerset, Leona Sturrup, Barabra Thomas, Taffie Turner, and Anita Washington. 

The Chartering Officers

Barbara Thomas

First Vice President
Revertha Grace

Second Vice President
Veronica Phillips

Recording Secretary
Genita Jackson

Mary McDuffie

Financial Secretary
Yulanda Smith

Corresponding Secretary
Gwendolyn Lewis

Andrea Bailey-Dowling

Ivy Leaf Reporter
Vonetta Rachels

Keeper of the Door
JoAnnethier Ritter

Mildred Hightower

Sharon Jordan