LAC-Executive Board

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Pamela D. Nicholson is the 16th President of the Laurinburg Alumnae Chapter.  Initiated January 27, 2013, by Laurinburg Alumnae Chapter.  Mrs. Nicholson has served in many capacities during her tenure in the Chapter Recording Secretary 2013-2015, Treasurer 2015-2019, and various committees.  President 2019-Current.  She has been a very active member of the chapter for 7 years.

 

Mrs. Nicholson has a Masters in Financial Management and Accounting and is the Finance Director of a Federally Qualified Health Center and has been providing accounting services for 22 years.  She provides financial workshops, and contractual accounting services to business and organizations. Mrs. Nicholson is also a Certified Phlebotomist.

 

Mrs. Nicholson serves in many other organizations including member of North Carolina Community Health Center Association, Palestine #79 Order of Eastern Star-Conductress and Secretary, held and lead a community drive for victims of Hurricane Matthew October  2016.  Mrs. Nicholson is also a member of Carpenter Assembly #164-Secretary and Ouda Court# 151-Oriental Guide.

 

Her hobbies include crocheting, reading, cooking and giving back to the community, and always willing to help when she can.

 

Pamela and her husband Richard “Nic” Nicholson of 13 years reside in Richmond County, NC. 

 

Luke 6:38 Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.

 

“The Saddest part about Life, is not Death, it is not Living Life, So Live Life and Have Fun’

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Denita Harrington Campbell, is the 1st Vice President of the Laurinburg Alumnae Chapter.  Initiated January 27, 2013, by Laurinburg Alumnae Chapter, Mrs. Campbell is serving and has served in many capacities to include Chairperson of the Membership Services/Reclamation Committee, Treasurer, Member of Finance Committee, Co-chair of Domestic Violence Committee, Financial Secretary, 2nd Vice President, Member of the Social Action Committee, Member of Properties Committee, and Member of the Scholarship/May Week Committee

 

She has a Master of Arts in Education and a Bachelor of Science in Human Services.  Mrs. Campbell works at Southeastern Community and Family Services, Inc., where she is the Assistant Head Start Director

 

Mrs. Campbell community activities include, but is not limited to, the following: (1) Secretary of Scotland County Democratic Party [Precinct #7], Wagram, NC, (2) Board Member of the NC Pre-K [Scotland County], and (3) Former member of DSS Board (Scotland County).  As an active member of Unionville Missionary Baptist Church, Soror Campbell serves as President of the Usher Ministry.  She, also, served in, or held the following positions:  Director of Christian Education, Director of Music, Musician, Choir Member, and Sunday School Teacher.

 

Denita is the wife of Robert Lee Campbell, and they reside in Wagram, NC.

 

Her hobbies include crocheting, reading, and writing.

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DeBorah Greene Wall, is the 2nd Vice President of The Laurinburg Alumnae Chapter.  She was initiated into Alpha Chapter at Howard University on March 19, 1983.  DeBorah Wall has served as Chair of the International Awareness Involvement, Scholarship/May Week, and Food Drive Committees.  She also served as a member of the Program Planning & Development, Arts & Letters, Rituals & Ceremonies, Fundraising, and 40th Anniversary Committees.

 

She received Bachelor of Social Work and Psychology Degrees from Howard University in Washington, D.C ,  Master of Social Work Degree from UNC-Chapel Hill, Master of Science Degree in Adult Education from N.C. A & T State University, and a Doctorate of Education from N.C. State University.  She retired from the Federal Government, and is currently employed as the Clinical Director at Compassionate Counseling Services in Rockingham, N.C.  Dr. Wall is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Board Certified Diplomate, and a Certified Trauma Specialist. 

 

She is the daughter of the late Rev. Dr. James W. Greene and Willett H. Greene.  She has one daughter, Marielle Wall Warren and 2 grandchildren, ZjaStaten and Zjannon. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling outside of the country, reading, and shopping.

Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. 

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Carrie M. Neal, is the Treasurer of the Laurinburg Alumnae Chapter.  She joined the Laurinburg Alumnae Chapter in 2009 and was formerly a member of the Prince George’s County Alumnae Chapter in Maryland.  In 1967, she was initiated through the Beta Kappa Chapter at Livingstone College, Salisbury, NC.  Mrs. Neal has served as Chair of the Finance, Internal Audit, Nominating, and Policies and Procedures Committees.  She served as the Treasurer (2011-2015) and has actively served as a member of the Program Planning and Development, Scholarship/May Week, Jabberwock, and the Social Action Committees.  As a member of the Social Action Committee she participated in voter registrations.

Mrs. Neal received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Livingstone College.  She also studied Business Management at George Washington University, Washington, DC.  Mrs. Neal retired from the U.S. Government Accountability Office in Washington, DC. after 33 years of evaluating and auditing federal programs.

Mrs. Neal is an active member of Franklin Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church in Laurinburg, NC.  She serves as a Financial Secretary, is a member of the Trustee Board, the Usher Board and the Women Home and Overseas Missionary Society.  Until recently she was the Missionary’s Secretary of Supply who solicited and distributed funds to help those in need. 

In her spare time she enjoys reading and researching various issues.  She is married to Joseph L. Neal and lives in Laurinburg, NC.

2 Timothy 1:7 For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.

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Ruenell McRae, is the Correspondence Secretary of the Laurinburg Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.  Initiated April 22, 2007, by Laurinburg Alumnae Chapter.  Ms. McRae has served in many capacities.  She served as the Financial Secretary (2011-2015), Sergeant-At-Arms (2016-2019) and has served on various committees.

 

Ms. McRae has as BS and Masters in Education.  She was a member of the National Education Association (NEA) for over 30 years.  She worked with afterschool programs such as The Children's Defense Fund and Project Play for preschoolers through fifth grade.  She retired in 2018 from the South Carolina school system, after teaching second through fourth grades for 33 years.

 

Her hobbies include watching game shows, solving puzzles, decorating, and drawing.  She also transporting Senior Citizens to appointments.

 

Ruenell is a lifelong native of Laurinburg, NC, however, she did live and teach in Moncks Corner, SC for five years. 

 

Her favorite song is “So Many Times, The Lord Has Made a Way for Me”, favorite scriptures are Isaiah 43 and 1 Corinthians 10-13, favorite quote “No man is an island”.

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Chiquita Brown-Harrington, is the Recording Secretary for the Laurinburg Alumnae Chapter.  Initiated into the Omicron Nu Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. on April 8, 2005 on the campus of University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Mrs. Harrington has served as Social Committee Chair, Co-Chair of the Fundraising Committee and a member of various committees.

Mrs. Harrington received her Bachelor of Arts  in Sociology in 2008 and a Bachelor Social Work in 2012 from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.  She is employed by Scotland County School Systems as Lead School Social Worker, and is a member of the Attendance Committee, On Track Progress Team, School Improvement Team, Judicial Attendance Counsel, Scotland County Collaborative. 

 

Mrs. Harrington is a Certified Crisis Prevention Institute Trainer, Task Supervisor for student interns majoring in Social Work, 504 Coordinator, trains new School Social Workers for Scotland County Schools.  She has been employed by Scotland County Schools for 24 years serving as School Social Worker for 8 years.

Her hobbies include shopping, watching movies and listening to music and her favorite place to vacation is the beach.

She is the daughter of Rosa and the late Earl Brown.  Her greatest reward is her daughter Omega Roberson. 

She and her husband William will celebrate 4 years of marriage May 2.  They reside in Scotland County.

“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” 

Marie Curie

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E. Cheri Bennett, serves as the Financial Secretary for the Laurinburg Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.  Ms. Bennett was initiated on March 31, 1985, Gamma Lambda Chapter, at Johnson C. Smith University.

 

Ms. Bennett has a BA in Urban Studies and Community Affairs from Johnson C. Smith University and a Masters of Public Administration from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She is a registered NC Notary Public and a Certified ServSafe Instructor and Registered Proctor. She is employed by North Carolina State University as a Nutrition Educator with NC Cooperative Extension-Union County Center. She is a member of the Charlotte Alumni Chapter of Johnson C. Smith University.

 

Ms. Bennett loves spending time with her adult children. Throughout her life she has enjoyed community service in her own community and internationally, as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Dominican Republic. Her hobbies include traveling, writing, and attending theatrical productions.

 

Ms. Bennett resides in eastern Anson County.

 

“Faith is the first factor in a life devoted to service. Without it, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible”. Mary McLeod Bethune